Seminar Archive 2004-2005


Speaker and topic

Monday May 16 2005 Dr. Mark Voigt
Dept. Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences
Saint Louis University
Zebrafish shed new light on P2X receptors
Monday May 9 2005 Dr. Craig Mandato
Department Anatomy and Cell Biology
McGill University
Studying cytokinesis and cell motility in cells that neither divide nor crawl
Thursday Apr 28 2005 *11:30 am* Dr. Hannele Ruohola-Baker
Department of Biochemistry
University of Washington
Drosophila model for muscular dystrophy: Dystroglycan signaling
** Room D1422, Montreal General Hospital **
Monday Apr 25 2005 Dr. Ulrich Tepass
Department of Zoology
University of Toronto
Mechanisms of epithelial polarity and photoreceptor morphogenesis
Monday Apr 18 2005 Dr. Anne McKinney
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
McGill University
The role of dendritic spines in development, plasticity and neurological disorders
Monday Apr 11 2005 Dr. Ole Kiehn
Department of Neuroscience
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
Physiologic and genetic deciphering of locomotor circuits in mammals
Monday Apr 4 2005 Dr. Nathalie Lamarche-Vane
Dept. Anatomy and Cell Biology
McGill University
Insight into netrin-1 receptor DCC signaling: Rho GTPases, phosphorylation, and ..FRET!
Monday Mar 21 2005 Bourque Lab

CRN Research Update
Monday Mar 14 2005 Dr. Ed Ruthazer
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Synaptic Control of Axon Branch Dynamics in the Developing Brain
Monday Mar 7 2005 Dr. Pejmun Haghighi
Department of Physiology
McGill University
Regulation of Synaptic Growth and Homeostasis of Neurotransmitter release: Retrograde Signaling Mechanisms
Monday Feb 21 2005 Dr. Juan Burrone
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University
Visualizing activity-dependent changes in synaptic connectivity
Monday Feb 14 2005 Dr. Graziella Di Cristo
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
New York
Constructing GABAergic circuits: from subcellular synapse targeting to activity-dependent plasticity
Monday Feb 7 2005 Dr. Matt Nolan
Center for Neurobiology and Behaviour
Columbia University, New York
Contrasting roles for HCN1 channels in cerebellar and hippocampal dependent forms of learning and memory
Monday Jan 31 2005 Dr. Giovanni Marsicano
Molecular Genetics of Behaviour
Max-Planck Institut fur Psychiatrie
The endogenous cannabinoid system: physiological regulation of neuronal activity
Monday Jan 24 2005 Dr. Le Ma
Department of Biological Sciences
Stanford University
Molecular control of branching morphogenesis in the developing nervous system
Monday Jan 17 2005 Dr. Thomas Misgeld
Dept. Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University
Axon loss in development and disease
Monday Dec 13 2004 Dr. Gabriel Corfas
Department of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Mechanisms and roles of neuron-glia interactions
Thursday Dec 9 2004 Dr. Mireille Montcouquiol
National Institutes of Deafness & other Commun. Disorders
Planar polarity in mammals: the inner ear leads the way
Monday Dec 6 2004 Dr. Alvaro Sagasti
Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
Abhor thy neighbors: Repulsive interactions shape trigeminal sensory neuron axon morphologies
Monday Nov 29 2004 Dr. Tao Sun
Department of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Transcriptional control of human embryonic left and right cortical asymmetry
Monday Nov 22 2004 Dr. Zhihua Zou
Division of Basic Sciences
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Odor coding in the olfactory cortex
Monday Nov 15 2004 David Lab

CRN Research Update
Monday Nov 1 2004 Dr Jane Hewitt
Queen's Medical Centre
University of Nottingham, UK
The LARGE mouse, a model for glycosylation-deficient muscular dystrophy
Monday Oct 18 2004 Dr. Sylvain Williams
Douglas Hospital Research Centre
Montreal, QC
Role of pro-inflammatory cytokines in synaptic dysfunction: Potential implications in Alzheimer's disease.
Wednesday Oct 6 2004 Dr. Stephane Oliet
Institut Francois Magendie
Universite Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France
The supraoptic nucleus as a model to study neuroglial interactions
Wednesday Sept 29 2004 Dr. Jacques Drouin
Laboratoire de Génétique moléculaire
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
It`s all in the boxes: organogenesis and cell fate decisions controlled by transcriptional regulators (homeo, T and bHLH boxes)
Monday Sept 13 2004 Drapeau Lab

CRN Research Update
Tuesday Sept. 7 *10:30 am* Dr. Peter K. Lauf and Dr. Norma C. Adragna
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
K-Cl cotransport and KCC isoforms in erythrocytes and the human lens (Dr. Lauf).
K-Cl cotransport, vasodilators and hypertension in KCC-3 knockout mice (Dr. Adragna)
Wednesday Sept. 1 2004 Dr. Robert M. Friedlander
Department of Neurosurgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Role of Caspase Cell Death Pathways in Neurologic Disease