Seminars 2017-2018

Throughout the academic year, the CRN and McGill Vision Research host the weekly BRaIN Seminar Series, as part of the RI-MUHC BRaIN Program. 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 Hospital, Livingston Hall, L7-140 (unless posted otherwise).

Want a monthly email to notify you of upcoming seminars? Contact Yvonne Gardner



Speaker and topic

Sept 27, 2017

Dr. Stefanie Blain-Moraes
School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University
Title: Harnessing physiological signals to enhance the personhood of non-communicative individuals
Host: Keith Murai

Oct 4, 2017

Dr. Arjun Krishnaswamy
Department of Physiology, McGill University
Title: Assembly of motion-selective circuits in the retina
Host: Curtis Baker

Oct 11, 2017

Dr. Kathy Mullen
McGill Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, McGill University
In-House Research Updates

Oct 18, 2017

Dr. Yong Rao
Centre for Research in Neuroscience, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University
In-House Research Updates

Oct 25, 2017

Dr. Robert Zatorre
Montreal Neurological Institute
Title: The neural basis of musical pleasure and anhedonia
Host: Fred Kingdom

Nov 1, 2017

Dr. Jamie Near
MR Physicist, Brain Imaging Centre, Douglas Institute
Title: Dynamic In vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy: a window into brain chemistry and metabolism
Host: Don van Meyel

Nov 8, 2017

Dr. Krystel Huxlin
Department of Ophthalmology, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center
Title: What can we teach the damaged visual system to see?
Host: Curtis Baker

Nov 29, 2017

Dr. Artur Kania
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
Title: DCC is required for nociceptive topognosis in mice and humans
Host: Don van Meyel

Dec 5, 2017
(MGH L7-140)

Dr. Mathias Bähr
Department of Neurology, Universität Göttingen Medical School
Title: Dissecting optic nerve lesion pathology: in vivo imaging, molecular analysis and therapeutic strategies
Host: Sam David