For list of past Joint Seminars visit here.


Sponsored by The Brain Research Institute, The Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior and The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

The Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB) at 12:00 p.m. unless indicated otherwise

January 12, 2016

ADAM GAZZALEY, M.D., Ph.D. (Hosted by Jesse Rissman; rissman@psych.ucla.edu)
Departments of Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco

“Technology Meets Neuroscience - A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education”

January 19, 2016

GORDON FISHELL, Ph.D. (Hosted by Ben Novitch and the ICNR; bnovitch@g.ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology and Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

The Integration of Interneurons into Brain Circuits: Both Nature and Nurture”

January 26, 2016

YAEL NIV, Ph.D. (Hosted by Alicia Izquierdo and the ICLM; aizquie@psych.ucla.edu)
Princeton Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

“What is the Role of the Orbitofrontal Cortex in Reinforcement Learning?”

February 2, 2016

SARAH ROSS, Ph.D. (Hosted by Ben Novitch; bnovitch@g.ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“A Neural Basis for the Inhibition of Itch by Counter-Stimuli”

February 9, 2016

GREG BASHAW, Ph.D.(Hosted by Samantha Butler; butlersj@ucla.edu)
Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“To Cross or Not to Cross: Molecular Mechanisms that Regulate Axon Guidance at the Midline”

February 16, 2016

FRED RIEKE, Ph.D.(Hosted by A.P. Sampath; asampath@jsei.ucla.edu)
Departments of Physiology and Biophysics, Physics and Ophthalmology, University of Washington; HHMI, Seattle, Washington

Retinal Encoding of Natural Images”

February 23, 2016

LORENZ STUDER, M.D., Ph.D. (Hosted by Ben Novitch and Daniel Geschwind; bnovitch@g.ucla.edu; dhg@mednet.ucla.edu)
Developmental Biology Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

“Applications of Human ESC and IPSC-derived Neurons in the Gut, Muscle and Brain”

March 1, 2016

GEOFFREY SCHOENBAUM, M.D., Ph.D. (Hosted by Kate Wassum; kwassum@ucla.edu)
Cellular Neurobiology Research Branch, Behavioral Neurophysiology Neuroscience Section, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Baltimore, Maryland

“How Do You (Estimate You Will) like Them Apples?  The Role of the Orbitofrontal Cortex in Imagining Outcomes and Changes Caused by the Use of an Addictive Drug”

March 8, 2016

The 24th Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture

TESSA HARRISON (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)
Laboratory of Dr. Susan Bookheimer, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

“Neuroimaging Markers of Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease in Cognitively Healthy Cohorts”

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