November 16, 2009
Dr. Mary Logan
Department of Neurobiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Glial immune responses to neurodegeneration in Drosophila"
November 30, 2009
Dr. Ethan Graf
Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University, St. Louis
"Activating the active zone: dynamic control of synaptic structure and function by Rab3"
Dr. Elizabeth Glater
"What's for dinner? Uncovering the neuronal and genetic basis of food preference in C. elegans"
December 10, 2009
Dr. Glen Ernstrom
Department of Biology, University of Utah
"Acidification is a checkpoint for synaptic vesicle fusion"