Neuroscience

November 15, 2010
Dr. Josef Trapani
The Vollum Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland
"Mechanism of spontaneous activity in afferent neurons of the zebrafish lateral-line organ"


November 18, 2010
Dr. Charles Lee
Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago
"Functional architecture of the central auditory system"


November 29, 2010
Dr. Dawn Blitz
Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
"Selecting neural circuit output: insights from a small motor system"


December 9, 2010
Dr. Julie Miller
Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology, University of California at Los Angeles
"Neurogenetics of Motor Disorders:  Novel Insights from Birdsong to Speech "


December 13, 2010
Dr. Amy Brewster
Department of Pediatrics-Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine
“Plasticity of Potassium Channels in Hippocampal Neurons Following Prolonged Seizure Activity”



Spring semester, 2011: Neurobiology of Disease series

Supported by the Class of '62 Fink Symposium Fund


March 3, 2011
Dr. Joanna Jankowsky '91
Departments of Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, and Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine 
"What will it take to cure Alzheimer's disease?  Using transgenic mice to make predictions about human therapeutics"


March 10, 2011
Dr. Robert Ferrante
Departments of Neurology, Pathology, & Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
Director of Experimental Neuropathology, Bedford Veteran's Administration Medical Center.
"From the Bench to Bedside, Translational Therapeutic Strategies in Huntington's Disease"

March 24, 2011
Dr. Robert H. Brown, Jr. '69
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Human ion channel diseases" 


March 31, 2011
Dr. Autumn Klein '93
Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
 "Women with epilepsy: a focus on reproduction and pregnancy"


April 28, 2011
Dr. Robert Fox '91
Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis, The Cleveland Clinic
"Multiple sclerosis: Multiple sclerosis treatment paradigms: success, failure, and counter-culture"



 

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