2013-2014 George Washington Institute for Neuroscience/Children's National Center for Neuroscience Research Seminar Series

The GW Institute for Neuroscience/Children's National Center for Neuroscience is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 Seminar Series. The speakers, dates, and locations (GW or CNMC campus) for this year's series are now available. Seminar titles will be updated soon. We look forward to gathering the GW and CNMC neuroscience community together for this exciting series.

The seminars are held on Thursdays at 4PM throughout the Fall and Spring Semesters, and the location alternates between GW SMHS Ross Hall 227 and CNMC.

The 2013-2014 seminar series will begin on September 12, 2013. This year's speakers include:

Fall/Spring 2013-2014
Doris WuDoris K. Wu, Ph.D., Principle Investigator, Lab of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders
September 12, 2013
Title: The making of an inner ear
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
Diego ContrerasDiego Contreras, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
September 19, 2013
Title: Rules and spatiotemporal properties of activity propagation in mammalian neocortex
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
Robert ZatorreRobert Zatorre, Ph.D., Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University
October 1, 2013
Title: Predispositions and Plasticity in Auditory Learning: Neural Correlates and Implications
Location: GW Media and Public Affairs Bldg. Rm. B07
Time: 5 p.m.

Neuroscience of Language and Music Seminar Series (co-sponsored with GW Institute of Neuroscience)

Jerry SilverJerry Silver, Ph.D., Case Western University
October 3, 2013
Title: Functional Regeneration Beyond the Gieal Scar
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m.
Richard AranedaRicardo Araneda, University of Maryland
October 17, 2013
Title: TBA
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m.
Harold BurgessHarold Burgess, NICHD/NIH, NICHD/NIH
October 31, 2013
Title: Genetic Analysis of Behavioral Choice in Zebrafish
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m.
Nina KrausNina Kraus, Ph.D., Northwestern University
November 7, 2013
Title: Music and Language: Reading, Rhythm and Neural Synchrony
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
co-sponsored with the GW Neuroscience of Language and Music Program
Samuel PfaffThe 10th Annual Robert Oakley Memorial Lecture in Development Neuroscience presented by the Department of Anatomy and Regenerative Biology, co-sponsored by the GW Institute for Neuroscience

Samuel Pfaff, Ph.D., Professor and Benjamin H. Lewis Chair, Gene Expression Laboratory
The Salk Institute, LaJolla, CA
November 18, 2013
Title: TBA
Location: TBA, Time: TBA
(Note: the Oakley Lecture has been moved from the spring to the fall semester effective the 2013-2014 academic year).

Steven LuckSteven Luck, Ph.D., UC Davis
November 21, 2013
Title: Visual Working Memory: From Psychophysics and Neurobiology to Individual Differences and Psychopathology
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
Joe GleesonJoe Gleeson, M.D., University of California, San Diego
December 4, 2013
Title: Treating the untreatable: Insights into neurodevelopmental disease through exome sequencing
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m..
Kathy MillenKathy Millen, M.D., University of Washington, Seattle
December 12, 2013
Title: The brain does not develop in isolation: Mesenchymal interactions regulate cerebellar and cerebral development
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m.
Brian KnutsonBrian Knutson, Stanford University
January 16, 2014
Title: Applying Neuroeconomic Probes to Psychiatric Disorders
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
Monica CarsonMonica Carson, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
January 30, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m.
Shai ShahamShai Shaham, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University, New York
February 6, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
Andreas BurkhalterAndreas Burkhalter, Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis
February 13, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m.
Gul DolenGul Dolen, Johns Hopkins University
February 20, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
Mark WallaceMark Wallace, Ph.D., Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Nashville
March 6, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m.
Brad PostleBrad Postle, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
March 20, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
Elizabeth GroveElizabeth Grove, Ph.D., University of Chicago, Chicago
April 3, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: Ross Hall 227
Time: 4 p.m.
Howard EichenbaumHoward Eichenbaum, Ph.D., Boston University, Boston
April 17, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: Ross Hall 427
Time: 4 p.m.
Paola ArlottaPaola Arlotta, Ph.D., Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Boston
May 15, 2014
Title: TBA
Location: 6th floor conference room, M7607, Main Building, Children's National Medical Center
Time: 4 p.m.

 

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