For a list of past Joint Seminars visit here.

To view some of our past Joint Seminars, please visit us on YouTube.

Unless noted otherwise, the seminars will be held 12:00pm,
in the Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium.

January 9, 2018

DEBRA SILVER, Ph.D. (Hosted by Ben Novitch; bnovitch@g.ucla.edu)
Departments of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Neurobiology and Cell Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

“Dynamic Post-Transcriptional Control of Cortical Development and Disease”

January 16, 2018

WENBIAO GAN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Carlos Portera-Cailliau; cpcailliau@mednet.ucla.edu)
Molecular Neurobiology Program, Skirball Institute, and Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

“Learning and Sleep-Dependent Dendritic Spine Plasticity and Maintenance”

January 23, 2018

THOMAS A. BLANPIED, Ph.D (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)
Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

“Control of Nanostructure and Alignment in Single Synapses”

January 30, 2018

CATHERINE COLLINS, Ph.D. (Hosted by Ming Guo; MGuo@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

“Conserved Mechanisms Linking Axonal Damage Signaling, Axonal Transport, and Synapse Loss”

February 6, 2018

ROBERT FROEMKE, Ph.D. (Hosted by Peyman Golshani and Nicholas Hardy; PGolshani@mednet.ucla.edu; nhardy01@ucla.edu
Departments of Otolaryngology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Skirball and Neurosciences Institutes, New York University School of Medicine; HHMI Faculty Scholar, New York, New York

“Oxytocin, Maternal Behavior, and Synaptic Plasticity”

February 13, 2018

PAUL FUCHS, Ph.D. (Hosted by Peter Narins; pnarins@ucla.edu)
Department of Otolaryngology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

“Functional Diversity among Cochlear Afferents”

February 20, 2018

BITA MOGHADDAM, Ph.D. (Hosted by Pamela Kennedy; pkennedy@psych.ucla.edu)
Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

“Translation of Anxiety into Actions by Prefrontal Cortex Neurons”

February 27, 2018

MATTHEW RUSHWORTH, Ph.D. (Hosted by Hakwan Lau; hakwan@gmail.com)
Department of Experimental Psychology and Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN), University of Oxford, United Kingdom

“The Anterior Cingulate Cortex in Learning and Changing Behaviour”

March 6, 2018 

ELISABETH MURRAY, Ph.D. (Hosted by Alicia Izquierdo; aizquie@psych.ucla.edu)
Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health

“Specializations for Decision Making in Primate Prefrontal Cortex”

March 13, 2018

The Brain Research Institute Twenty-Sixth Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture

CELINE VUONG (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)
Laboratory of Dr. Douglas Black, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles

"Rbfox1 Regulates Inhibitory Synaptic Transmission through the v-SNARE Vamp1"

If you would like to meet with a speaker, please contact the host listed above.