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Seminars 2014-2015

The CRN hosts a weekly Neuroscience Seminar Series throughout the academic year. The topics cover numerous aspects of experimental neuroscience, and our speakers include international as well as local leaders in their respective fields. 

When & Where: Wednesdays at 12 noon, Montreal General Hosp., Livingston Hall, L7-140 (unless posted otherwise).

Want a monthly email to notify you of upcoming seminars? Contact yvonne [dot] gardner [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca

 

Date

Speaker and topic

**Thursday
July 2, 2015**

(Note: Special Day)

Dr. Karen Zito
Center for Neuroscience
University of California Davis
Sculpting the nervous system: mechanisms of structural remodeling during synaptic plasticity

**Friday
June 5, 2015**

(Note: Special Day)

Dr. Yukiko Goda
RIKEN Brain Science Institute
Balancing synaptic strengths across the dendritic tree

Wednesday
May 20, 2015

Dr. Junchul Kim
Dept. of Psychology
University of Toronto
Linking genetically defined neurons to specific behaviors

Wednesday
May 13, 2015

Dr. Zhigang He
Division of Neuroscience
Harvard Medical School
Towards repairing functional neuronal circuits

Wednesday
May 6, 2015

Dr. Adam Carter
Center for Neural Science
New York University
Synaptic connectivity in the nucleus accumbens

Wednesday
Apr. 29, 2015

Dr. Roger Nicoll
Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
University of California, San Francisco
Long-term potentiation: the bare bones

Wednesday
Apr. 22, 2015

Dr. Michel Cayouette
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal
Temporal patterning and asymmetric cell divisions in neural progenitors

Wednesday
Apr. 15, 2015

Dr. Brigitte Kieffer
Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University
Douglas Research Centre
Opioid receptors and brain function: mouse genetic approaches

Wednesday
Apr. 1, 2015

Dr. Yong-hui Jiang
Dept. of Pediatrics and Neurobiology, Duke University School of Medicine
Modeling autism by SHANK gene mutations in mice

Wednesday
Mar. 18, 2015

Dr. Adriana Di Polo
Dept. of Neurosciences, Université de Montréal
The molecular basis of retinal ganglion cell death in glaucoma: new insights

**Thursday
Mar. 12, 2015**

(Note: Special Day) 

Dr. Richard Zigmond
Dept. of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University
A new view of macrophage action in nerve degeneration and regeneration

Wednesday
Mar. 4, 2015

Dr. Jean-François Trempe
Dept. of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, McGill University
Structure and function of Parkin and PINK1: linking mitochondrial quality control and Parkinson's disease

Wednesday
Feb. 25, 2015

Bourque Lab

CRN Research Update

Wednesday
Feb. 18, 2015

Dr. Lesley Fellows
Montreal Neurological Institute
The role of the frontal lobes in human decision-making

**Thursday
Jan. 29, 2015**

(Note: Special Day) 

Dr. Gary Brouhard
Dept. of Biology, McGill University
Control of microtubule architecture by Doublecortin

Wednesday
Jan. 21, 2015

Stellwagen Lab

CRN Research Update

Wednesday
Jan. 14, 2015

Chen Lab

CRN Research Update

Wednesday
Jan. 7, 2015

Dr. Michael Meaney
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Parental regulation of the structure and function of the genome in the offspring: Implications for familial transmission

Wednesday
Dec. 3, 2014

Dr. Nelson Spruston
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus
Neuronal diversity and complexity in the hippocampus

Wednesday
Nov. 26, 2014

Dr. Lisa Topolnik
Dept. of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Bioinformatics, Laval University
Optical probing of synaptic integration and plasticity in inhibitory circuits

Wednesday
Nov. 12, 2014

Dr. Jack Mellor
Centre for Synaptic Plasticity, University of Bristol
Synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus

Wednesday
Nov. 5, 2014

Dr. Marie-Ève Tremblay
Dept. of Molecular Medicine, Laval University
Microglial remodeling of neuronal circuits in health and neurodegenerative disease

Wednesday
Oct. 29, 2014

Dr. Lisa Münter
Dept. of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, McGill University
Rhomboid proteases in the brain

Wednesday
Oct. 22, 2014

Dr. Derek van der Kooy
Dept. of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto
The origins of neurons

Wednesday
Oct. 15, 2014

Charmaine Lyn
Director, Office of Admissions, Equity & Diversity, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Everything you wanted to know about Medicine Admissions, but were afraid to ask

Wednesday
Oct. 8, 2014

Dr.Tak Pan Wong
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Hippocampal NMDA receptors and stress susceptibility

Wednesday
Oct. 1, 2014

Dr.Alyson Fournier
Montreal Neurological Institute
Molecular approaches for promoting nerve cell repair

Wednesday
Sept. 24, 2014

Dr.Reza Sharif-Naeini
Dept. of Physiology, McGill University
Molecular dissection of spinal cord neuronal circuits in the processing of sensory information