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Seminar Archive 2006-2007

Date

Speaker and topic

Wednesday May 16 2007 Dr. Matthias Landgraf
Department of Zoology
University of Cambridge
Development of neural networks - from the morphogenesis of dendritic trees to patterns of connections
Wednesday May 9 2007 Dr. Paul De Koninck
Centre de Recherche Université Laval Robert-Giffard
Imaging the ins and outs of CaM kinase II at synapses
Wednesday Apr 18 2007 Dr. Jaideep S. Bains
Hotchkiss Brain Institute
University of Calgary
Can homeostatic circuits learn and remember? Novel insights into glutamatergic transmission and synaptic plasticity from the hypothalamus
Wednesday Apr 4 2007 Dr. Greg Suh
Division of Biology
California Institute of Technology
Molecular genetic and physiological analyses of neural circuits underlying innate behavior in Drosophila
Monday
Apr 2 2007


**Note**
Special Day and Time
Dr. Yehuda Ben-Shahar
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of Iowa, College of Medicine
Operon-like transcription of a DEG/ENaC-related chemosensory complex
Wednesday Mar 28 2007 Dr. Jean-Francois Cloutier
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Repulsive axon guidance cues in the development of sensory systems
Wednesday Mar 21 2007 Dr. Sangwon Kim
Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins Medical School
Behind the Iron Curtain: GTPase Dexras1 regulates NMDA-mediated iron homeostasis in the brain
Wednesday Mar 14 2007 Dr. Veronika von Messling
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier
Universite du Quebec, Laval
Morbillivirus neurovirulence: following the virus into the brain
Monday
Mar 5 2007


**Note**
Special Day and Time
Dr. Catherine Collins
Washington University School of Medicine
The Wallenda/DLK kinase regulates synaptic development and axonal transport
Wednesday Feb 28 2007 Dr. Jean-Francois Cote
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal
Dock180-Rac pathway: from cell migration to myogenesis
Wednesday Feb 21 2007


**Note**
Special Time and Location
Dr. Larry Zipursky
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of California, Los Angeles
Dscam, Cell Recognition, and Wiring the Brain
11:00 am
Osler Amphitheatre, Rm A6 105
Montreal General Hospital
Special Lecture with support from a grant to McGill University Health Centre, MGH Division from Pfizer
Wednesday Feb 14 2007 Dr. Peter McPherson
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Molecular analysis of clathrin-mediated trafficking
Wednesday Feb 7 2007 Dr. Frederic Charron
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal
Molecular mechanism of axon guidance by morphogens: Boc is a receptor for Sonic hedgehog in the guidance of commissural axons
Wednesday Jan 31 2007 Dr. Jeffrey S. Mogil
Department of Psychology
McGill University
The nature and nurture of pain
Wednesday Jan 24 2007 *Postponed* Dr. Jean-Francois Cloutier
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Repulsive axon guidance cues in the development of sensory systems
Wednesday Jan 17 2007 van Meyel Lab

CRN Research Update
Wednesday Jan 10 2007 Dr. Chi-Hon Lee
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Neural target selection of Drosophila R7 photoreceptor afferents
Wednesday Dec 13 2006 Dr. Steffany Bennett
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
University of Ottawa
Connexin-mediated control of neural progenitor cell fate
Wednesday Dec 6 2006 Dr. Adriana Di Polo
Dept. Pathologie et biologie cellulaire
Université de Montréal
Neuronal survival and regeneration in the injured retina: roles for cell-intrinsic and glial-mediated mechanisms
Wednesday Nov 29 2006 Dr. Karl Fernandes
Dept. Pathologie et biologie cellulaire
Université de Montréal
Skin, stem cells, and the emerging neural crest hypothesis
Wednesday Nov 22 2006 Dr. Mei Zhen
Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute
University of Toronto
Studying neuronal polarity, synaptogenesis and human diseases using the C. elegans model
Wednesday Nov 15 2006 Dr. Xiaojun Zhao
Nanomedicine Institute
Sichuan University
Fabrication of self assembling nanomaterials and its applicaton in nerve injury repair and animal surgical hemostasis
Wednesday Nov 8 2006 Dr. Alastair Ferguson
Department of Physiology
Queen's University
Circumventricular organs as integrators of circulating signals controlling fluid and food intake
Wednesday Nov 1 2006 David Lab

CRN Research Update
Wednesday Oct 25 2006 Murai Lab

CRN Research Update
Wednesday Oct 11 2006 Dr. Marc Freeman
Dept. of Neurobiology
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester
Neuronal and glial responses to acute nerve injury in Drosophila
Wednesday Oct 4 2006 Dr. Artur Kania
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montreal
Development of myotopic organization of spinal motor neurons