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Pierre-Pascal J. Lenck-Santini, PhD
Department of Neurology
Neuroscience Center at Dartmouth
Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, NH
Understanding Cognitive Comorbidities in Epilepsy Beyond Seizures: From Rats to Men (and vice versa)Jan 14

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Erich Wanker, PhD
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch
Department of Neuroproteomics
Berlin, Germany
Protein Misfolding, Perturbation of Protein Networks and NeurodegenerationJan 28

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Dr. Mark Hoon, PhD
National Institutes of Health/NIDCR
Bethesda, MD
Molecular Dissection of Peripheral SomatosensationFeb 4

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

V. Wee Yong, PhD
Departments of Oncology & Clinical Neurosciences
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Overcoming Inhibitors in the Lesion Microenvironment for Remyelination

Feb 18

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Anjan Chatterjee, MD
Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Department of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Spatial Thought and Language
Feb 25

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Konstanze Winklehofer, MD, PhD
Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen
Adolf Butenandt Institute
Metabolic Biochemistry/Neurobiochemistry
Munich, Germany
Ubiquitin Signaling and Mitochondrial Integrity: Implications for Neurodegenerative DiseasesMarch 4

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Robert Froemk, PhD
New York University School of Medicine
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
New York, NY
Cortical Plasticity Improves Sensory PerceptionMarch 11

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Pierre Drapeau, PhD
Director, Department of Pathology & Cell Biology
University of Montreal
Fishing for Causes and Cures of NeurodegenerationMarch 18

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Dr. J. Surmeier, PhD
Department of Physiology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
Chicago, IL
TBD

March

25

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Daniel Colon-Ramos, PhD
Department of Cell Biology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
TBD

April 1

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Valerie Castellani, DR2, HDR - CNRS
University Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Centre de Génétique et de Physiologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire
UMR CNRS 5534
FRANCE
Molecular Mechanisms of Axon Navigation

April 8

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

David Glanzman, PhD
Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
TBD

April 15

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Dr. Arnold Kriegstein, MD, PhD
Director, Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
University of California at San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
TBD

April 22

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Dr. Carla Shatz
Sapp Family Provostial Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Director of Bio-X
Stanford's pioneering biosciences program

Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer's Disease - can knowledge of one help cure the other?

May 1 

Thursday at 4:00 pm in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, 3801 University Street.

For more information: http://neuroevents.mcgill.ca/

Dr. Carla Shatz
Sapp Family Provostial Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and Director of Bio-X
Stanford's pioneering biosciences program

Explaining the “X” in Stanford’s Bio-X

May 2

Friday at 1:00 pm at the McIntyre Medical Building, Palmer Theatre, Room 522 (access via the 5th Floor only), 3655 Sir William Osler Drive.

TBD

George Karpati Lecture

May 6

TBD

Dorothy J. Killam Lecture
Dr. Nora D. Volkow
Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health

Addiction in the Human Brain 

May 12

Monday at 4:00 pm in the Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.  A reception will follow.

For more information: http://neuroevents.mcgill.ca/

Yang Dan, PhD
Howard Hughes Investigator
Professor of Neurobiology
University of California, Berkeley
Herbert Jasper Lecture

May 20

Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre

Canadian Association for Neuroscience 

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

May 25-28, 2014

May 27


PAST 2013 LECTURES

Rémi Quirion
(Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Santé)

From Douglas to Quebec city: the long road of the Chief Scientist 

Sept 9
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Jennifer Maselli
senior student seminar
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

The effect of BEP chronic treatment on the sperm nuclear proteome and its impact on male fertility and progeny outcome

Sept 9
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Jean Christophe Poncer
Institut du Fer à Moulin
INSERM-UPMC UMR-839

TBD

Sept 16
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Dr. John Jefferys, FMedSc, PhD
University of Birmingham
School of Clinical & Experimental Medicine
Neuronal Networks Group, Birmingham, UK
Neuronal Network Oscillations in Focal EpilepsySept 17

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Bastien Castagner
Drug discovery & delivery
Zürich Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Inhibition of bacterial toxins - how to trick a toxin


Sept 19
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Thursday at 1:30 pm in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Sumantra Chattarji
(National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India) 

The fear of fear itself: stress, memory and the amygdala 

Sept 23
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Ava Schlisser
senior student seminar
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

The role of oxidative stress in hydroxyurea teratogenesis in the organogenesis stage mouse embryo

Sept 23
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Dan Drucker
Banting and Best Diabetes Centre
University of Toronto

Why do we treat type 2 diabetes? Incretin-based therapies as a case study for assessing risk and benefit.

Sept 24
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Tuesday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building

Paul Clarke
(McGill University)

Ultrasonic conversations with rats: pharmacology and behavior 

Sept 30
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Jerome Fortier
senior student seminar
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

Breaking SMADs: the hidden life of pituitary gonadotropes

Sept 30
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Richard Tsien, D. Phil.
NYU Neuroscience Institute
New York, NY

2013 Wilder Penfield Lecture

Neuronal activity, gene expression, and diseases of the brain

Sept 30
2013 Wilder Penfield Lecture at The Neuro
Monday at 4:00 pm, Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre
Catherine Cahill
Dept of Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Care
University of California

TBD

Oct 2
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Wednesday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Florian Storch
(Douglas Institute)

Discovery of an ultradian oscillator controlling behavioral rhythms: links to schizophrenia 

Oct 7
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Kevin Neibert
senior student seminar
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

TBD

Oct 7
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
TBA

Brenda Milner Symposium in celebration of 95th birthday

Oct 7
Monday, Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre
Nigel G. Laing, PhD
University of Western Australia
Western Australia Institute for Medical Research Australia

Seeing Muscle Biology Through the Window of Genetic Disease

Oct 8

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

George Rebec, PhD
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

Dysfunctional Neural Circuitry in Huntington's Disease: From Vitamin C to Glutamate

Oct 15

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

TBA

Denis Melancon Neuroradiology Lecture

Oct 17
Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre
Siddhartha Mondragon
(Douglas Institute)

Is phosphorylation of tau protein the cause of Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases? 

Oct 21
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Gail Prins

TBD

Oct 21
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Dr. Stephen Elledge
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
and
Dr. Gary Ruvkun
2008 Canada Gairdner International Laureate of Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Genetic approaches to cancer

and

Eukaryotic Pathways that surveil conserved proteins for inhibition by microbial toxins & couple to defense

Oct 22
The 2013 Gairdner National Program Lecture
Tuesday, 1:00 p.m., Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre
Yves De Koninck
(Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec)

Chloride transport enhancers as novel therapeutics for neurological and psychiatric diseases 

Oct 28
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
David Sharp

TBD

Oct 28
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Michele Rucci, PhD
Active Perception Lab
Department of Psychology
Boston University
Boston, MA

Seeing Space Through Time

Oct 29

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Special seminar, Douglas Institute Brain Imaging Centre (room C0111); 9:30-12:15 

fMRI applied to mental health : From theory to practice I 

Nov 4
The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Luisa Pimental
senior student seminar
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

Studies on early CNS inflammation in transgenic models of the Alzheimer’s pathology

Nov 4
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Tara Barton-McLaren
Health Canada
Ottawa

Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch Health Canada

Nov 11
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Special seminar, Douglas Institute Brain Imaging Centre (room C0111); 9:30-10:45 

fMRI applied to mental health : From theory to practice II 

Nov 18
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Guy Rouleau
(Montreal Neurological Institute) 

Hughlings Jackson Lecture 2013

Genetics of Neuro Developmental Disorders 

Nov 20
Wednesday, 4:00 p.m., Jeanne Timmins Amphitheatre
Guy Rouleau
(Montreal Neurological Institute) 

Genomics of brain diseases 

Nov 25
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Mary Olmstead
(Queen's University)

Rodent models of interactions between motivational and cognitive processes 

Dec 2Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Madhu Pai

Open access publishing: the good, the bad, the ugly

Dec 2
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Joel M. Levine PhD
Department of Neurobiology & Behavior
Program in Neuroscience
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

Modifying the Glial Scar to Promote Repair and Regeneration

Dec 3

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Michael Meaney
(Douglas Institute)

Environmental epigenetics: Maternal regulation of genome structure and function 

Dec 9
Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Jason Tanny
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University

TBD

Dec 9
The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Monday at 12:00 in room 1345 of the McIntyre Medical Building
Kevin Jones, PhD
Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO

TBD

Dec 10

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Matt Carter
(Williams College, MA, USA)

Genetic identification of a neural circuit that suppresses appetite 

Dec 16Douglas Institute's
Neuroscience for Mental Health Seminars 
Mondays, 11:00, Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion 
Melanie Woodin, PhD
Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto

Cellular Mechanisms Regulating Inhibitory Synaptic Plasticity and Chloride Homeostasis

Dec 17

Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

MAY

Paul Kulsea
Associate Professor and Director of Imaging/KulesaLab Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Graduate Research Day
Social Networking in the Embryo: How cells collaborate to form the peripheral nervous system
May 3rd

Physiology

Friday at 11:00 AM 

Room 1034 of the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Q. Richard Lu
Department of Developmental Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Paving the Axonal Highway and BeyondMay 6th

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Mondays 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room 1345 McIntyre Medical Bldg. 


Ronald Davis, PhD
Department of Neuroscience
Scripps Research Institute Florida
Jupiter, FL  USA

Jerzy Olszewski Lecture

Brain's Logic for Memory Formation and Forgetting

May 7th

Killam Lectures - MNI

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Dr. Marcus Smolka
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University

The DNA damage signaling network:
from proteomics to mechanisms of tolerance to replication stress
May 7th

Dept. of Biology

Tuesday at 4:00 pm
Stewart Biology W4/12
Host: Dr. Jackie Vogel

SENIOR SEMINAR
Kristin Dawson
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University
The Regulation of Atrial Fibroblast Behaviour and its Role in Atrial FibrillationMay 13th

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Mondays 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room 1345 McIntyre Medical Bldg.

Elena Timofeeva
Universite Laval, Dept of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
The effects of feeding on neuronal activityMay 13th

Douglas Institute

Mondays 11:30

Bowerman Room, Dobell Pavilion

Dr. Adam Martin
Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Shaping Tissues with Contractile RatchetsMay 14th

Dept. of Biology

Tuesday at 4:00 pm
Stewart Biology W4/12
Host: Dr. Laura Nilson

Robert Ferrante, PhD, MS
Director, Translational Therapeutics Laboratory
Co-Director, Center for ALS Research
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA  USA
The Magrums: Huntington's Chorea  - Hunting for a CureMay 14th

Killam Lectures - MNI

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Dr. Steven George
University of Florida
Biopsychosocial Influences on Shoulder Pain: Recent Findings and Future DirectionsMay 15th
Alan Edwards Centre for Pain Research
at 4:00 pm
MGH, Room D14-102
Francesco Marchetti
Department of Biology
Carleton University
Protecting future generations: how sperm and eggs cope with DNA damageMay 27th

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Mondays 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room 1345 McIntyre Medical Bldg.

Elizabeth M. McNally, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL  USA
George Karpati Lecture

Genetic Modifiers for Muscular Dystrophy
May 28th

Killam Lectures - MNI

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre.

Robert Campbell
Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta
Optogenetic reporters for all-optical neurophysiologyMay 30th

Physiology

Friday at 11:00 AM 

Room 1034 of the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

Illana Gozes
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Tel-Aviv University
Targeting Microtubules to Protect the Brain in Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric Diseases: Novel Drug CandidatesFriday
May 31st

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Mondays 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room 1345 McIntyre Medical Bldg.

June

SENIOR SEMINAR
Mona Aflaki
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University
Beta adrenergic remodeling in chronic heart failureJune 3rd

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Mondays 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Room 1345 McIntyre Medical Bldg.

Ehud Isacoff, PhD
University of California
Berkeley, CA  USA
Gating Synaptic Plasticity with Light Controlled Glutamate ReceptorsJune 4th

Killam Lectures - MNI

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre

Vincenzo Crunelli, PhD
Cardiff School of Biosciences
Cardiff, UK
Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Absence SeizuresJune 11th

Killam Lectures - MNI

Tuesday at 4:00 pm in the de Grandpré Communications Centre in the Brain Tumour Research Centre

FEBRUARY

Date & time: Friday, February 1, 2013 at 3:30pm
Location:  MCMED 504

Dr. Jeff Mogil
Department of Psychology, McGill University
Mice are People Too: Social Modulation of and by Pain in Laboratory Rodents and Humans

see PSYCHOLOGY


Date & time: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Ted Fon

Dr. Gerhard Multhaup, PhD
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, McGill University
The Role of Secretases in the Amyloid Puzzle

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


Date & time: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Dr. Bruce Pike

Dr. David Mikulis, BSc, FRCR, MD
Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto
Cerebrovascular Reserve and Neurovascular Uncoupling Syndrome

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


Date & time: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Dr. Alyson Fournier

Dr. Michael Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS
Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto
Repair and Regeneration of the Injured Spinal Cord: From Molecule to Man

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


Date & time: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Location: MGH, Room D14-102

Dr. Volker Neugebauer
University of Texas/Galveston
Amygdala and Prefrontal Cortex Interactions in Pain

see ALAN EDWARDS CENTRE FOR PAIN RESEARCH


Date & time: Friday, February 22 at 11:00 am
Location: MCMED 1034

Heidi McBride
Department of Neurology Neurosurgery, McGill University
TBA (mitochondria in neurodegenerative disease)

see PHYSIOLOGY


Date & time: Monday, February 25, 2013 at noon
Location: MCMED 1345
Host: Dr. Alain Dagher

Dr. Vincent Giguère
Departments of Biochemistry, Medicine & Oncology, McGill University
Nuclear receptors, metabolism and cancer: a functional genomic approach

see PHARMACOLOGY


Date & time: Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Dr. Angela Genge

Dr. Fady Malik, MD, PhD, FACC
Senior Vice President, Research and Early Development, Cytokinetics, Inc., South San Francisco, CA  USA
Concept to Clinic: 
Fast Skeletal Troponin Activators and their Application to Neuromuscular Diseases

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


MARCH

Date & time: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Dr. Alain Dagher

Dr. François Rassendren, PhD
Département Pharmacologie Moléculaire, Institut de Genomique Fonctionnelle, CNRS UMR5203, Montpellier, FRANCE
Sensing danger signals: an emerging role for ATP-gated P2X receptors

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


Date & time: Monday, March 11, 2013 at noon
Location: MCMED 1345

Dr. Roderick R. McInnes
Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital
Inherited photoreceptor degenerations - models of neurodegenerative disease

see PHARMACOLOGY


Date & time: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Dr.

Dr. Anton Reiner, PhD
Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN  USA
Drug Therapy for Huntington’s Disease: Targeting Corticostriatal Transmission

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


Date & time: Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Location: Meakins McMed 521

Dr. Heidi McBride, Ph.D.
Canada Research Chair in Mitochondrial Cell Biology Associate Professor Montreal Neurological Institute
TBA (mitochondria in neurodegenerative disease)

see BIOCHEMISTRY


Date & time: Friday, March 15, 2013 at 11:00 am
Location: MCMED 1034

Dr. Michael Salter
Toronto
TBA - fundamental principles of cell-cell signaling in the central nervous system and to understanding how aberrations in signaling underlying nervous system disorders

see PHYSIOLOGY


Date & time: Monday, March 18, 2013 at noon
Location: MCMED 1345

Dr. Alyson Fournier
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University
TBA - molecular and cellular biology of neurite outgrowth and growth cone guidance

see PHARMACOLOGY


Date & time: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Dr. Jean-Francois Cloutier

Dr. Francis Lee, MD, PhD
Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY   USA
Role of Neurotrophins in Neuropsychiatric Disorders

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


Date & time: Friday March 22, 2013 at 3:30pm
Location: MCMED 521


Dr. Joe LeDoux
New York University 
Center for Neural Science 
New York, NY, USA
TBA (memory and emotion)

see PSYCHOLOGY


Date & time: Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:30 am
Location: MCMED 504

Dr. Lorne Mendell
(Stonybrook)
TBA - functional effects of neurotrophins in neonatal and adult mammals

see PHYSIOLOGY


Date & time: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Ted Fon

Dr. Leo Pallanck, PhD
Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA  USA
Genetic and Proteomic Analysis of Mitochondrial Quality Control

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


APRIL

Date & time: Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Dr. Christopher Pack 

Maximilian Riesenhuber, PhD
Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC   USA
TBA - computational mechanisms underlying human object recognition

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


Date & time: Friday, April 5, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Location: MCMED 504

Dr. Alan Kingstone
University of British Columbia
 Department of Psychology, 
Vancouver, BC
TBA

in PSYCHOLOGY


Date & time: Friday, April 5, 2013 at 11:00 am
Location: MCMED 1034

Dr. Rikard Blunck
Department of Physiology, Université de Montréal
TBA -Structure-function relations of voltage-gated K + channels

see PHYSIOLOGY


Date & time: Monday, April 8, 2013 at noon
Location: MCMED 1345

Dr. Giamal Luheshi
Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University
TBA - IL-1 is involved in the initiation and progression of the inflammatory events associated with some of these brain disorders


Date & time: Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Location: MNI
Host: Alyson Fournier

Dr. Minh Dang Nguyen, PhD
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
TBA - Molecular cell biology of the neuronal cytoskeleton and nucleoskeleton
- Neurodegenerative disorders and Aging

see Neuro - Killam seminar series


Date & time: Monday, April 15, 2013 at noon
Location: MCMED 1345

Dr. Valerie Wallace
Vision Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Hedgehog signaling in the brain: a tale of two tissues 

in PHARMACOLOGY


Date & time: Monday, April 29, 2013 at noon
Location: MCMED 1345

Dr. Gerald W. Zamponi
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Calgary
TBA - neuronal voltage-dependent calcium channels

in PHARMACOLOGY