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Seminars 2013-2014

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


Speaker and topic

June 4, 2014

Dr.Jean-Francois Cloutier
Montreal Neurological Institute
Regulation of innate social behaviors: cell diversity and circuit formation

May 21, 2014

Dr.Michael McConnell
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Single cell analysis reveals mosaic copy number variation in human neurons

May 7, 2014

Dr.Edward Ruthazer
Montreal Neurological Institute
A reassessment of Hebbian mechanisms in visual system development by in vivo imaging

Apr.30, 2014

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

Apr.23, 2014

Dr.Hollis Cline
The Scripps Research Institute
Mechanisms of visual system plasticity in Xenopus

Apr.9, 2014

Dr.Ben Philpot
Dept. of Cell Biology and Physiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Pharmacogenetic insights into neurodevelopmental disorders

Mar.26, 2014

Dr.Julie Lefebvre
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
It's not YOU, it's ME: Dendrite self-avoidance in the mammalian nervous system

Mar.12, 2014

Dr.Jonathan Britt
Dept. of Psychology, McGill University
Dissecting the neural circuits underlying motivated behaviours relevant to reward learning and drug addiction

Feb.19, 2014

Dr.Gabriella Gobbi
Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University
Endocannabinoid system, serotonin and mood regulation: electrophysiological and behavioural evidence

Feb. 13, 2014

(Note: Special Day) 

David Lab

CRN Research Update

Feb.5, 2014

Dr.Michael Hendricks
Dept. of Biology, McGill University
A sensorimotor integration circuit in C. elegans
Jan. 29, 2014

van Meyel Lab

CRN Research Update

Jan. 22, 2014

Stellwagen Lab

CRN Research Update

Jan.8, 2014

Dr.Carl Ernst
Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University
Douglas Mental Heath University Institute
Modeling neurodevelopmental disability in induced-pluripotent stem cells
Dec. 11, 2013

Murai Lab

CRN Research Update

Dec.4, 2013

Dr. Farran Briggs
Geisel School of Medicine
Dartmouth University
Synaptic and circuit mechanisms of attention
Nov. 20, 2013

Rao Lab

CRN Research Update

Nov.7, 2013

(Note: Special Day) 

Dr. Larry Abbott
Dept. of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Two predictive systems: the electrosensory lobe of electric fish and the mushroom body in flies

Oct.30, 2013

Dr. Hideto Takahashi
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal
Cell adhesion complexes for synapse development in CNS

Oct.28, 2013

(Note: Special Day) 

Dr. Robert Brownstone
Dalhousie University
Spinal microcircuits for sensorimotor integration during limb movement

Oct.23, 2013

Dr. Massimo Avoli
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
High frequency oscillations as ictogenetic determinants in temporal lobe epilepsy

Oct.9, 2013

Dr. Reza Farivar-Mohseni
Dept. of Ophthalmology, McGill University
Dorsal-ventral integration in object recognition

Oct.2, 2013

Dr. Martin Beaulieu
Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec
Non-canonical Dopamine Receptor signaling: a target for Bipolar Disorder drugs?

Sept.25, 2013

Dr. Kamran Khodakhah
Dept. of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Cerebellar modulation of basal ganglia function and plasticity in health & disease