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Neurosciences Calendar (2014-2015 Academic Year)

Current Events

December 2014
Mon
1
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Lauren Donovan
Thu
4
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Lloyd Greene
Title: “Targeting ATF5 to treat cancer”
Institution: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
8
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Alex Sargent
Thu
11
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Jessica Fox
Title: “Sensory information processing for fly flight”
Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Fri
12
4:00 p.m.
The College Club Department of Neurosciences Holiday Party
Mon
15
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Colleen McLaughlin
Thu
18
12:10 p.m. SOM E501 Faculty Candidate Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Seunghee Yoo
Title: : “Circadian Rhythms: from Genes to Behavior”
Institution: University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Wed
24
- University Holiday
Thu
25
- University Holiday - Christmas
Fri
26
- - University Holiday
Wed
31
- University Holiday
January 2015
Thu
1
- - University Holiday - New Year's Day
Fri
2
- - University Holiday

Previous Events

November 2014
Mon
3
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Jon Niemi
Wed
5
8:00 a.m. Hanna House
Rm 537
Joint Seminar, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Neurosciences
Speaker: Dr. Hongyan (Jenny) Zou
Title: “New Strategies for Neural Repair and Disease Modeling”
Institution: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Hosts: Dr. Warren Selman and Dr. Richard Zigmond
Continental Breakfast 7:30 a.m.
Thu
6
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Joint Seminar, Departments of Neurosciences and Neurological Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Hongyan (Jenny) Zou
Title: “Epigenetic Regulation of Axon Regeneration”
Institution: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Warren Selman
Mon
10
- - No Journal Club
Mon
10
1:00 p.m.
BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Thesis Defense
Speaker: Bradley T. Lang
Title: “The role of PTPσ in Regeneration Failure Following Spinal Cord Injury”
Thesis adviser: Dr. Jerry Silver
Reception at 4 p.m., SOM E646
Tues
11
2:00 p.m.
SOM E501 Department of Neurosciences Thesis Defense
Speaker: Pavel Anatolyevich Puzerey
Title: “The role of serotonin in cortical excitability and network dynamics”
Thesis adviser: Dr. Roberto Galan
Reception at 4 p.m., SOM E646
Thu
13
- - No Seminar - SFN
Mon
17
- - No Journal Club - SFN
Thu
20
- - No Seminar - SFN
Mon
24
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Didi Mamaligas
Thu
27
- - Thanksgiving Holiday
Fri
28
- - Thanksgiving Holiday
October 2014
Thu
2
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Marie-Ève Tremblay
Title: “Microglial remodelling of neuronal circuits in health and disease”
Institution: Laval University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
6
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Steve Wyler
Wed
8
2:00 p.m.
SOM E501 Department of Physiology & Biophysics Dissertation Seminar
Speaker: Ross Anderson
Title: “Subthreshold Oscillations and Persistent Activity Modulate Spike Output in the Rodent Dentate Gyrus”
Thesis adviser: Dr. Ben Strowbridge
Reception at 4 p.m. on 5th floor bridge
Thu
9
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Jose Luis Perez Velazquez
Title: “Noise and fluctuations in brain activity, or how to control brain and behaviour with minimal effort”
Institution: University of Toronto
Host: Dr. Roberto Galan
Mon
13
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Isaac Youngstrom
Thu
16
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Dan Wesson
Title: “Behavioral and neural events in the olfactory system”
Institution: CWRU – Neurosciences
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
20
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Becki Skerrett
Thu
23
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Gregg Stanwood
Title: “Neurotransmitter Modulation of Forebrain Development: Implications for Neuropsychiatric Disorders”
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Host: Dr. Evan Deneris
Mon
27
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Joe Vithayathil
Thu
30
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Randy Nelson
Title: “Effects of Light at Night on Metabolism and Mood”
Institution: The Ohio State University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Fri
31
4:00 p.m. BRB 105 Special Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Esther Stoeckli
Title: “To turn, or not to turn – axon guidance mechanisms at choice points”
Institution: University of Zurich
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
September 2014
Mon
1
- University Holiday (Labor Day)
Thu
11
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Dr. Cameron McIntyre
Title: : “From Biophysics to Clinical Practice: Scientific Development of DBS Technology”
Institution: CWRU – Biomedical Engineering
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
15
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Julie Savage
Thu
18
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Dmitry Fyodorov
Title: “Chromatin assembly: conversion of components and functions”
Institution: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Host: Dr. Evan Deneris
Mon
22
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Marc DePaul
Thu
25
- - NO SEMINAR
Mon
29
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Jared Cregg
July, 2014
Tues
1
10:00 a.m.
SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Thesis Defense
Speaker: Loren Schmidt
Title: “Olfactory bulb synchrony: Spatially localized coincident inhibition of mitral cells by GABAergic microcircuits”
Thesis adviser: Dr. Ben Strowbridge
Reception at 3:30 p.m. in SOM E646
May, 2014
Thu
1
- - CANCELLED - NO SEMINAR
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Zador
Mon
5
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Kaitlin Carlson
Thu
8
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Rodrigo Andrade
Title: “Serotonergic regulation of the prefrontal cortex”
Institution: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Host: Dr. Evan Deneris
Fri
16
1:30 a.m.

5:30 p.m.
Wolstein Auditorium Symposium on Nerve Regeneration and Repair
In honor of Lynn Landmesser’s retirement as Chair of the Department of Neurosciences
Speakers:
Dr. Mark Tuszynski
Dr. Warren Alilain
Dr. Jeffery Twiss
Dr. Richard Zigmond
Dr. Aaron DiAntonio
Dr. Robert Miller
Dr. Sarah Busch
Dr. P. Hunter Peckham
Dr. Lynn Landmesser
Thu
22
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Valeria Cavalli
Title: “Epigenetic control of axon regeneration”
Institution: Washington University School of Medicine
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
26
- Memorial Day Holiday - No Journal Club
Thu
29
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. James Sutcliffe
Title: : “The genetic architecture of autism spectrum disorder and neurobiological clues from whole exome sequencing”
Institution: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Host: Dr. Evan Deneris
April, 2014
Thu
3
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Gyorgy Buzsaki
Title: : “Neural syntax: organization of cell assemblies by rhythms”
Institution: NYU Neuroscience Institute; School of Medicine, New York University
Host: Dr. Roberto Galan
Mon
7
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Lauren Donovan
Thu
10
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Terman
Title: “Reversible Redox regulation of actin dynamics to control axon guidance”
Institution: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Host: Dr. Matthias Buck
Mon
14
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Kelsey Herrmann
Thu
17
4:15 p.m. DeGrace Hall 312 Departments of Neurosciences and Biology Shared Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Eve Marder
Title: “Variability, Robustness and Homeostasis in Neurons and Networks”
Institution: Brandeis University
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Roy Ritzmann
Mon
21
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Jane Lindborg
Wed
23
4:00 p.m. SOM E501 Frontiers in Biological Sciences Lecture
Co-sponsored by the Departments of Neurosciences and Biology
Speaker: Dr. Baldomero Olivera
Title: “Conotoxins and Constellation Pharmacology”
Institution: University of Utah
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Radhika Atit
Reception immediately following lecture in SOM T501
Mon
28
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Kendall Hoover
March, 2014
Mon
3
- - No Journal Club
Thu
6
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Frank Longo
Title: “Targeting the p75 neurotrophin receptor for modulating Alzheimer’s mechanisms: from in vitro proof of concept through a phase 1 trial”
Institution: Stanford University School of Medicine
Host: Dr. David Katz
Mon
10
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Isaac Youngstrom
Thu
13
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Lee Thompson
Title: “Using a twin study to understand the neurobiology of math ability and disability”
Institution: CWRU – Psychological Sciences
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
17
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Jared Cregg
Thu
20
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Departments of Neurosciences and Psychiatry Shared Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Huda Akil
Title: “Of Mood and Temperament: Animal Models and Human Studies”
Institution: University of Michigan, the Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Robert Ronis
Fri
21
8:00 a.m. W.O. Walker Bldg
10524 Euclid Ave
Entry on Stokes Blvd
Departments of Neurosciences and Psychiatry Shared Seminar - Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Speaker: Dr. Huda Akil
Title: “Brain Biology of Depression: Here Lies the Winter of our Discontent”
Institution: University of Michigan, the Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Robert Ronis
Mon
24
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Amanda Tran
Thu
27
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Departments of Neurosciences and Neurology Shared Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Bradley Hyman
Title: “Tau and progression of Alzheimer disease: is this why the disease worsens over time?”
Institution: Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Anthony Furlan
Fri
28
8:00 a.m. Kulas Auditorium
Lakeside 5th Floor
Departments of Neurosciences and Neurology Shared Seminar - Neurology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Dr. Bradley Hyman
Title: “Gene therapy and apoE’s role in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Institution: Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Anthony Furlan
Mon
31
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Didi Mamaligas
February, 2014
Mon
3
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Alex Sargent
Thu
6
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Jack
Title: : “Bringing Mind (cognition) and brain (fMRI) together: Promises and pitfalls”
Institution: CWRU
Host: Dr. David Friel
Mon
10
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Colleen McLaughlin
Wed
12
9:30 a.m.
BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Thesis Defense
Speaker: Teresa Evans
Title: “In vivo observations of resident microglia and blood derived macrophages in the brain and spinal cord”
Thesis advisers: Dr. Jerry Silver and Dr. Alex Y. Huang
Reception at 2:00 p.m. in SOM E646
Thu
13
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Ben Walter
Title: TBA
Institution: CWRU/UH
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
17
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Taylor Jay
Thu
20
- - CANCELLED - NO SEMINAR
Mon
24
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: James Howell
Thu
27
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. David Ginty
Title: : “Development and organization of neurons that underlie the sense of touch”
Institution: Howard Hughes Medical Institute/The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Hosts: Jared Cregg and Jon Niemi
January, 2014
Wed
1
- University Holiday
Mon
6
- - No Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Thu
9
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Departments of Neurosciences and Pathology Shared Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Richard Ransohoff
Title: “Neurodegeneration: Echoes of neurodevelopment”
Institution: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
13
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Nick Schmandt
Thu
16
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Heather Caldwell
Title: : “Oxytocin and the neural regulation of behavior”
Institution: Kent State University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
20
- University Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Tues
21
1:00 p.m.
SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Thesis Defense
Speaker: Angela Filous
Title: Title: “The role of NG2+ cells in regeneration failure after spinal cord injury”
Thesis adviser: Dr. Jerry Silver
Reception at 4:00 p.m. in SOM E646
Thu
23
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr Jeff Wenstrup
Title: “Acoustic Communication and the Emotional Brain: Contextual Modulation of Auditory Responses in the Amygdala”
Institution: North East Ohio Medical University
Host: Dr. Dan Wesson
Mon
27
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Jim Sears
Thu
30
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences and Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Dr. Mark Willis
Title: “TBA”
Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
December, 2013
Mon
2
- - No Journal Club
Thu
5
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Yishi Jin
Title: “Molecular Mechanisms of Axon Regeneration in C. elegans”
Institution: University of California, San Diego; Investigator HHMI
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
9
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Jon Niemi
Thu
13
12:10 p.m. SOM E501 Department of Neurosciences Seminar co-sponsored by Advance Platform Technology (APT) Center
Speaker: Dr. Paul Kammermeier
Title: “Metabotropic glutamate receptor heteromers: functional and pharmacological consequences”
Institution: University of Rochester Medical Center
Host: Dr. Stephen Jones
Fri
20
4:00 p.m.

The College Club Department of Neurosciences Holiday Party
Tues
24
- University Holiday
Wed
25
- University Holiday
Tues
31
- University Holiday
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