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Neurosciences Calendar (2014-2015 Academic Year)

Current Events

April 2015
Tue
March 31
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wolstein Neuroscience Research Day
Poster Session and Reception
Wed
1
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Wolstein Neuroscience Research Day
Mt. Sinai Garson Visiting Professor Lecture - 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karl Herrup, Head of Life Sciences at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Title: “Second lives of DNA damage response proteins in neurodegenerative disease”
Thu
2
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Shared Seminar
Co-sponsored by the Departments of Neurosciences and Neurology
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Carmichael
Title: “The Neurobiology of Neural Repair after Stroke”
Institution: Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Anthony Furlan
Fri
3
8:00 a.m. Kulas Aud.
Lakeside
5th floor
Neurology Grand Rounds
Co-sponsored by the Departments of Neurology and Neurosciences
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Carmichael
Title: “Therapeutic Targets in Tissue Repair after Stroke”
Institution: Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Hosts: Dr. Anthony Furlan and Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
6
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Nick Schmandt
Thu
9
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Samuel David
Title: “Targeting inflamation in spinal cord injury”
Institution: McGill University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
13
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Caitlin Carlson
Wed
15
9:00 a.m.
BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Thesis Defense
Speaker: Julie Savage
Title: “Nuclear Receptors license phagocytosis in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease”
Thesis advisor: Dr. Gary Landreth
*Reception at 4:00 p.m. in SOM E646
Thu
16
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Shared Seminar
Co-sponsored by the Departments of Neurosciences and Pediatrics
Speaker: Dr. Kwanghun Chung
Title: “Enabling technologies for integrative understanding of complex biological systems”
Institution: MIT
Hosts: Dr. Richard Zigmond and Dr. Alberto Costa
Mon
20
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Amanda Tran
Thu
23
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Erin Lavik
Title: “Therapeutic applications of polymers in the CNS”
Institution: CWRU - Biomedical Engineering
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
27
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: James Howell
Thu
30
- - No Seminar

Previous Events

March 2015
Mon
2
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Journal Club
Speaker: Jim Sears
Thu
5
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Wynshaw-Boris
Title: “Pathophysiological mechanisms of human neurogenetic diseases: mouse and induced pluripotent stem cell models”
Institution: CWRU – Genetics and Genome Sciences
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
9
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Meredith Whitney
Thu
12
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Robert Kirsch
Title: “TBA”
Institution: CWRU – Biomedical Engineering
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
16
12:15 p.m. SOM E501 Special Seminar
Co-sponsored with the Departments of Cardiology, Cell Biology, CFAR, Dermatology and Pathology
Speaker: Dr. Siamon Gordon
Title: “The Versatile Macrophage: Receptors and Immune Activation”
Institution: Oxford, UK
Thu
19
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Selva Baltan
Title: “Epigenetics of white matter stroke”
Institution: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Lerner Research Institute
Host: Dr. Dan Wesson
Mon
23
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Kendall Hoover
Wed
25
2:00 p.m. SOM E501 Shared Seminar
Sponsored by the Departments of Visual Sciences and Neurosciences
Speaker: Dr. Zhigang He
Title: “Rebuilding neuronal circuits for vision restoration”
Institution: Children’s Hospital Boston
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Thu
26
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Ruben Stepanyan
Title: “Mechano-electrical transduction and calcium balance in cochlear hair cells”
Institution: CWRU - Otolaryngology
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
30
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Paul Cheng
Tue
31
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wolstein Neuroscience Research Day
Poster Session and Reception
Wed
April 1
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Wolstein Neuroscience Research Day
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karl Herrup
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

February 2015
Mon
2
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Journal Club CANCELLED
Wed
4
1:00 p.m. BRB 105 Faculty Candidate Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Julie Simpson
Title: “Behavior and circuit analysis of motor sequence generation in fly grooming”
Institution: Janelia Research Campus; Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Thu
5
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Arnold Caplan
Title: “Adult Stem Cells are all the same”
Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Host: Dr. Jerry Silver
Mon
9
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Taylor Jay
Thu
12
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Richard Ransohoff
Title: : “Fractalkinomics: What? Why? How?”
Institution: Biogen
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
16
12:15 p.m. SOM E501 Faculty Candidate Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Yulan Xiong
Title: “The role of LRRK2 in Parkinson’s disease: a new path to therapies”
Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Thu
19
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Beall
Title: “Andean, Ethiopian and Tibetan patterns of high-altitude adaptation: Three ways to live the high life”
Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
23
12:15 p.m. SOM E501 Faculty Candidate Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Christelle Anaclet
Title: : “The Sleep-Promoting Parafacial Zone: Discovery & Future Directions”
Institution: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard University School of Medicine
Thu
26
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Roberto Galan
Title: “Physiological correlates of standing EEG waves”
Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
January 2015
Thu
1
- - University Holiday - New Year's Day
Fri
2
- - University Holiday
Thu
8
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Darin Croft
Title: “Using ancient mammals to address issues that are important today”
Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
12
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Jane Lindborg
Thu
15
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Yu (Agnes) Luo
Title: “Neuroprotection and neuroregeneration in stroke”
Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
Mon
19
- University Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Thu
22
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Faculty Candidate Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Polyxeni Philippidou
Title: “Molecular mechanisms of respiratory circuit assembly”
Institution: Neuroscience Institute, New York University Medical Center
Mon
26
12:00 p.m. SOM E646 Department of Neurosciences Journal Club
Speaker: Kelsey Herrmann
Thu
29
12:10 p.m. BRB 105 Department of Neurosciences Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Marthe Howard
Title: “Molecular Mechanisms of Autonomic Neuron Development”
Institution: University of Toledo
Host: Dr. Richard Zigmond
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
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
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