Archive 2016-2017

Date

Speaker and topic

Wednesday
June 15, 2017

Dr. Anastassia Voronova*
Mental Health Department, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
Epigenetics and the environment: key regulatory factors in brain development
Host: David Stellwagen

Wednesday
May 24, 2017

Dr. Adrien Peyrache
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University
Internally Organized Mechanisms of the Brain's Navigation System
Host: Keith Murai

Wednesday
May 17, 2017

Dr. Alex Wade
Dept of Psychology, University of York
Fly vision and its application to neurological disease
Host: Kathy Mullen

4 PM, Thursday
May 11, 2017
Note special time of this talk.

Dr. Aparna Suvrathan
Dept of Neurobiology, Stanford University
Synaptic learning rules and their role in circuit function
Host: Keith Murai

Wednesday
May 10, 2017

Dr. Sylvain Williams
Dept of Psychiatry, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University
Imaging and controlling cell assemblies during learning and memory
Host: Charles Bourque

Wednesday
May 3, 2017

In-house presentation
Host: Dr. Sam David

Wednesday
Apr 26, 2017

Dr. Ben Eppinger
Dept of Psychology, Concordia University
Computational and neuroscience approaches to age differences in learning and decision-making across the human lifespan
Host: Janine Mendola

Wednesday
Apr 19, 2017

In-house presentation
Host: Dr. Reza Farivar

Wednesday
Apr 12, 2017

In-house presentation
Host: Dr. Jesper Sjöström

Wednesday
Apr 5, 2017

Dr. Christian Casanova
Optometry, Université de Montréal
Is the thalamus driving or modulating the visual cortex?
Host: Curtis Baker

Wednesday
Mar 29, 2017

Dr. Sujaya Neupane
MNI, McGill University
The phenomenon of receptive field remapping in primate visual area V4 and its role in trans-saccadic vision
Host: Frederick Kingdom

Wednesday
Mar 22, 2017

In-house presentation
Host: Dr. Brian Chen

4 PM, Monday
Mar 20, 2017
Note special time of this talk.

Dr. Yang Zhou
The McGovern Institute, MIT
Modeling Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Mice and Monkeys with Shank3 Mutations
Host: Keith Murai

Wednesday
Mar 15, 2017

CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Wednesday
Mar 1, 2017

Dr. Won Chan Oh*
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Wiring the brain: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neural circuit formation
Host: David Stellwagen

Wednesday
Feb 22, 2017

Dr. Anne Takesian*
Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard University
Inhibitory circuit gating of auditory cortical plasticity
Host: David Stellwagen

Wednesday
Feb 15, 2017

Dr. Graham Diering*
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Neuroscience
Remodeling of synaptic signaling during homeostatic scaling and sleep
Host: David Stellwagen

Wednesday
Feb 8, 2017

Dr. Stephanie L. Borgland
Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary
Diet induced neuroplasticity in the orbitofrontal cortex
Host: David Stellwagen

Monday
Feb 6, 2017
NB! Special date!

Dr. Renata Batista-Brito*
Dept of Neurosciences, Yale University
Developmental dysfunction of VIP interneurons impairs cortical circuits
Host: David Stellwagen

Wednesday
Feb 1, 2017

Dr. David J. Field
Dept of Psychology, Cornell University
Unraveling the manifold of natural scenes: A geometric approach to understanding the responses of neurons in the visual pathway
Host: Frederick Kingdom

Wednesday
Jan 25, 2017

Dr. Laura Fonken*
Dept of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder
Dynamic regulation of microglia: the influence of a day versus a lifetime
Host: David Stellwagen

Wednesday
Jan 18, 2017

Dr. Tomoko Ohyama
Dept of Biology, McGill University
Circuit mechanisms underlying action selection
Host: Don van Meyel

Wednesday
Jan 11, 2017

Dr. Pierre Lachapelle
Dept of Ophthalmology, McGill University
The effect of bright light exposure and/or birth asphyxia on the primary visual pathways of the newborn
Host: Janine Mendola

Wednesday
Dec 7, 2016

Dr. Gord Fishell
Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine
Making up your mind: the role of local inhibitory neurons in psychiatric disease
Host: Sejalben Davla

Wednesday
November 23, 2016

Dr. Rick Roy
Dept of Biology, McGill University
Acute starvation and metabolic adjustment: the neuronal role of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK)
Host: Dr. Sal Carbonetto

Wednesday
October 12, 2016

In-house presentation
Host: Dr. Curtis Baker

Wednesday
October 5, 2016

In-house presentation
Host: Dr. Charles Bourque

Wednesday
September 28, 2016

Dr. Michael Hughes
Dept of Biology, University of Missouri at St. Louis
Gene Expression Atlases as a Tool to Understand Circadian Clocks and Skeletal Muscle Function
Host: Dr. Brian Chen

*) This speaker is a candidate for a position at the Centre for Research in Neuroscience and the Dept of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.