Ramp-Up Seminars

June 2, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

New Brain Research Institute Member Short Talks Part 1 (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)

AGATHA LENARTOWICZ, Ph.D.
Departments of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

"Mechanisms of Attention Control, Its Failures & Applications"

PAVAK SHAH, Ph.D.
Departments of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

"From Structure to Function"

JESSICA REXACH, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neurology

"Functional Genomics Elucidates Novel Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration"


June 9, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

New Brain Research Institute Member Short Talks Part 2 (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)

ZIVA COOPER, Ph.D.
Departments of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

"Multitissue Multiomics Systems Biology of Complex Diseases"

XIA YANG, Ph.D.
Departments of Integrative Biology and Physiology

"Human Behavioral Pharmacology of Cannabis and Cannabinoids"


June 16, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

The Brain Research Institute 31st Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)

MICHAEL V. SOFRONIEW, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Essential Astrocyte Roles in Protectionand Repair after CNS Injury and Disease

 

June 23, 2020

NOTE: The lecture will begin at 1:00pm

Zoom Seminar Registration

Brain Research Institute Endowed Term Presentation (Hosted by Gina Poe; ginapoe@g.ucla.edu)

Joanne and George Miller and Family Endowed Chair
MICHELLE G. CRASKE, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology

Neuroscience Informed Behavioral Treatments for Anxiety and Depression

 

June 30, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

Brain Research Institute Endowed Term Presentation (Hosted by Gina Poe and Alapakkam Sampath; ginapoe@g.ucla.edu; asampath@jsei.ucla.edu)

William Scheibel Chair in Neuroscience
STEPHANIE A. WHITE, Ph.D.
Departments of Integrative Biology and Physiology

What a Bird Can Tell You About Your Brain

 

Carol Moss Spivak Scholar
PEYMAN GOLSHANI, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neurology

Breakdown of Spatial Coding in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

 

July 7, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

Brain Research Institute Endowed Term Presentation (Hosted by Ketema Paul and Felix Schweizer; ketema.paul@ucla.edu; felixs@ucla.edu)

Frances O'Malley Endowed Chair in Neuroscience History
JOEL T. BRASLOW, M.D., Ph.D.
Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Why History Matters: Understanding Psychopharmacology

 

July 14, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

Brain Research Institute Endowed Term Presentation (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)

Gail Patrick Endowed Administrative Chair in Brain Research
THOMAS J. O'DELL, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology

Properties of NeoHebbian Long-term Potentiation in the Hippocampal CA1 Region

 

August 11, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

JSN Integrative Center for Addictions

NICOLE PETERSEN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu )
Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Dr. Edythe London Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Effects of Sex on the Cortex:Translational Neuroimaging of Male and Female Smokers

 

August 25, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

Center for NeuroTechnology (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)

NADER POURATIAN, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neurosurgery

DEJAN MARKOVIC, Ph.D.
Department of Electrical Engineering

NANTHIA SUTHANA, Ph.D.
Department of Neurosurgery

“Center for Neurotechnology (CENT):Bringing together Clinicians, Engineers, and Neuroscientiststogether through Translational Science”

 

September 15, 2020

Zoom Seminar Registration

JSN Integrative Center for Learning and Memory Lecture

SHAN HUANG, Ph.D. (Hosted by Alcino Silva; silvaa@mednet.ucla.edu )
Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Dr. ​Weizhe Hong Departments of Biological Chemistry and Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Cortical Representations of Conspecific Sex Shape Social Behavior