November 11, 2008
Dr. Dylan Clyne

Department of Cellular & Molecular Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine
"Love at First Light: Sex-Specific Control and Tuning of the Courtship Song in Drosophila"

November 13, 2008
Dr. Sarah Webster
Harvard Medical School
Synaptotagmin IV is involved in neuropoptide secretion in Drosophila"

November  20, 2008
Dr. Sarah Certel
Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
"Building a circuit for decision-making:  Aggression vs Reproduction"

December 1, 2008
Dr. Jeffrey M. Trimarchi '93
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
"Exploring retinal development at single cell resolution"

December 11, 2008
Dr. Annaliese Beery
University of California, San Francisco
"The social brain: neurobiology of affiliation and anxiety in rodents."December 15, 2008

December 15, 2008
Dr. Mary Packard
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
"Creating neural stem cells in vivo: Using the fruit fly brain to identify molecular mechanisms that control neurogenesis"