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Date

Speaker and topic

Wednesday
May 30, 2012

Dr. Mark Schnitzer
Depts. of Biology and Applied Physics
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Stanford University
Mice, men, and microscopes: Visualizing the dynamics of the neuronal orchestra in awake behaving animals

Wednesday
May 16, 2012

Dr. Eric Lai
Sloan-Kettering Institute
Transcriptional control of mammalian neural stem cell identity

Wednesday
May 9, 2012

Dr. Alexandre Prat
Neuroimmunology Research Unit
CHUM-Hopital Notre Dame
Université de Montréal
Identification of novel adhesion molecules involved in the recruitment of immune cells to the CNS

Wednesday
Apr. 25, 2012

Dr. William Tsang
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
Regulation of cilia biogenesis

Wednesday
Apr. 18, 2012

Dr. Richard Robitaille
Groupe de Recherche sur le Système Nerveux Central
Université de Montréal
Dynamic analysis of synaptic transmission and its modulation by glial cells

Wednesday
Apr. 11, 2012

Dr. Hey-Kyoung Lee
Dept. of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University
Cross-modal homeostatic synaptic plasticity in sensory cortices

Wednesday
Mar. 28, 2012

Dr. Ron Postuma
Dept. of Neurology and Neurosurgery
McGill University
Prediction of Parkinson's: from pathology to neuroprotection

Wednesday
Mar. 21, 2012

Dr. Sarah Woolley
Dept. of Biology
McGill University
Emergence and regulation of variability in a basal ganglia nucleus

Wednesday
Mar. 14, 2012

Dr. Naguib Mechawar
Dept. of Psychiatry
McGill University
An investigation of human cortical astrocytes in depression and suicide

Wednesday
Mar. 7, 2012

Dr. Sylvain Williams
Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Determining the role of GABAergic interneurons in the generation of hippocampal rhythms using optogenetics

Wednesday
Feb. 29, 2012

Rao Lab

CRN Research Update

Wednesday
Feb. 8, 2012

Dr. Tarek Sharshar
Department of Intensive Care Medicine
Raymond Poincaré Hospital, Garches, France
Brain dysfunction in sepsis

Wednesday
Feb. 1, 2012

Dr. Hiroshi Tsuda
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Molecular pathology of Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS), a fly's view

Wednesday
Jan. 25, 2012

Dr. Edward Giniger
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD
Wiring the nervous system during development; unwiring it in neurodegenerative disease

Wednesday
Jan. 11, 2012

Dr. Bruno Giros
Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
The dopamine transporter: from molecular to integrated aspects

Wednesday
Dec. 7, 2011
Dr. Maia Kokoeva
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
Neural plasticity and energy balance regulation in the adult hypothalamus
Wednesday
Nov. 30, 2011
Murai Lab

CRN Research Update
Wednesday
Nov. 23, 2011
Chen Lab

CRN Research Update
Wednesday
Nov. 9, 2011
Dr. Heidi McBride
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
The emerging role of mitochondrial dysfunction in neurodegeneration

Tuesday
Nov. 8, 2011
12:00 noon
**Note**
Special Day

Dr. Luis F. Alguacil
Translational Research Unit
Hospital General de Ciudad Real, Spain
The brain reward system in addiction, obesity and eating disorders
Wednesday
Nov. 2, 2011
Dr. Christine Vande Velde
Centre de recherche du CHUM
Université de Montréal
Mitochondria, stress, and ALS
Wednesday
Oct. 26, 2011
Dr. Jean-Claude Lacaille
Dept. of Physiology
Université de Montréal
Persistent plasticity of inhibition in brain memory circuits
Wednesday
Oct. 19, 2011
Dr. Gustavo Turecki
Dept. of Psychiatry, McGill University
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Methylation changes associated with early-life adversity: behavioral implications
Wednesday
Oct. 12, 2011
Dr. Greg Suh
Skirball Institute for Biomolecular Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
Dissection of aversive and appetitive behaviors in Drosophila
Wednesday
Sept. 28, 2011
Dr. Alanna Watt
Dept. of Biology
McGill University
Traveling waves in the developing cerebellum

Friday
Sept. 23, 2011
12:00 noon

**Note**
Special Day

Dr. Stéphane Oliet
Neurocentre Magendie
Bordeaux, France
Synaptic and extrasynaptic NMDA receptors are gated by different co-agonists