UCLA JOINT SEMINARS IN NEUROSCIENCE

SPRING QUARTER 2015

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)  4:00 p.m. prompt

 

March 31, 2015

J. DAVID JENTSCH, PhD. (Hosted by Chris Evans; cevans@ucla.edu)
Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles

“Reward, Interrupted: Inhibitory Control and its Relevance for Addictions”

April 7, 2015

HONG-WEI DONG, PhD. (Hosted by Michael Fanselow; fanselow@psych.ucla.edu)
Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

“Assembling Neural Networks of the Mouse Neocortex”

April 14, 2015

PATRICIA H. JANAK, PhD. (Hosted by Sotiris C. Masmanidis; smasmanidis@ucla.edu)
Departments of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

“Parsing the Contribution of Dopamine to Learning and Performance”

April 21, 2015

PAUL KENNY, PhD. (Hosted by Chris Evans; cevans@ucla.edu)
Departments of Molecular Therapeutics and Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute, Experimental Therapeutics Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

“Role for Habenlar Systems in Regulating Nicotine Addiction”

April 28, 2015

The Integrative Center for Learning and Memory Distinguished Lecture
SUSUMU TONEGAWA, PhD.
 (Hosted by Alcino J. Silva; silvaa@ucla.edu)
Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Director, RIKEN Brain Science Institute; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

"Memory Engram Cells have Come of Age"

May 5, 2015

ANDREAS LUTHI, PhD. (Hosted by Michael Fanselow and the ICLM; fanselow@psych.ucla.edu)
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland

“Deconstructing Fear”

May 12, 2015

NOELLE L'ETOILE, PhD. (Hosted by Alvaro Sagasti; sagasti@mcdb.ucla.edu)
Department of Cell and Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco

“Endogenous RNAi in Behavioral Adaptation”

May 19, 2015

The 23rd Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture
NEELROOP PARIKSHAK.
 (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)
Laboratory of Daniel Geschwind, Departments of Neurology, Psychiatry and Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles

“Insights into the Molecular Underpinnings of Autism from the Analysis of Gene Expression in Human Brain”

May 26, 2015

           

EVAN EICHLER, PhD. (Hosted by Carrie Bearden and the ICN)
Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington; Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Seattle, Washington

“Genome Structure, Neurocognitive Disease and Evolution”

June 2, 2015

ELIZABETH BUFFALO, PhD. (Hosted by James Bisley; jbisley@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

“Neural Signals for Navigation and Exploration in the Medial Temporal Lobe”

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