Archive 2007-2008


Speaker and topic

June 6 2008 12:00 noon

Special Day and Time
Dr. Yishi Jin
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Division of Biological Sciences
University of California, San Diego
Synapse formation and axon regeneration in C. elegans
Special seminar sponsored by a CIHR Team Grant in Nanomedicine and Regenerative Medicine
Friday May 23 2008

Special Day and Time
Dr. Thomas Fisher
Dept. Physiology and Biophysics
University of Saskatchewan
Calcium channel structure and function in the hypothalamo-neurohypophysial system
Wednesday May 21 2008 *cancelled* Dr. Eric Shoubridge
Montreal Neurological Institute
Lost in (mitochondrial) translation
May 16 2008 12:00 noon

Special Day and Time
Dr. Jean-René Martin
Neurobiologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire
CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex France
In-vivo imaging of brain activity using a new genetically encoded calcium bioluminescent reporter, GFP-aequorin, in Drosophila
Wednesday May 7 2008 Dr. Yves De Koninck
Centre de recherche Université Laval Robert-Giffard
Neuron-to-microglia-to-neuron signaling events involved in modulation of neuronal chloride homeostasis
May 5 2008 12:00 noon

Special Day and Time
Dr. Brian Chen
Dept. Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University
Molecular mechanisms of synaptic specificity
Wednesday Apr 30 2008 Stellwagen Lab

CRN Research Update
Wednesday Apr 23 2008 Dr. Graziella di Cristo
Centre de Recherche
Hôpital Ste-Justine
Mechanisms regulating the development of GABAergic circuits in the postnatal brain
Wednesday Apr 16 2008 Dr. Zhigang He
Dept. of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Extrinsic and intrinsic control of axon regeneration
Wednesday Apr 9 2008 Dr. Paul Frankland
Hospital for Sick Children and Dept. of Physiology
University of Toronto
Adult neurogenesis and hippocampal memory formation
Wednesday Mar 26 2008 Dr. Jeffrey Tasker
Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology
Tulane University
Rapid, synapse-specific regulation of hypothalamic magnocellular neurons by glucocorticoids
Wednesday Mar 19 2008 Dr. James Connor
Dept. of Neurosurgery
Penn State University M.S. Hershey Medical Center
Pathophysiology of Restless Legs Syndrome: is iron the culprit?
Wednesday Mar 5 2008 Dr. Jannic Boehm
Dept. of Physiology
University of Montreal
Changes in synaptic plasticity during development and Alzheimer's disease
Wednesday Feb 27 2008 Dr. Bryan Stewart
Dept. of Zoology
University of Toronto, Mississauga
Old dog, new tricks: novel interactions for NSF in synaptic development
Wednesday Feb 20 2008 Dr. Tzumin Lee
Dept. of Neurobiology
University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Single-cell analysis of Drosophila brain
Wednesday Feb 13 2008 Dr. Ellis Cooper
Dept. of Physiology
McGill University
Inactivation of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors by mitochondrial ROS: implications for diabetic dysautonomias
Wednesday Feb 6 2008 Dr. Didier Mouginot
Unité de neuroscience, Pavillon CHUL
Laval University
Intrinsic and peptidergic control of the GABAA receptor-mediated inhibition of the median preoptic nucleus, a strategic hypothalamus site for hydromineral homeostasis
Wednesday Jan 30 2008 Dr. Ji Zhang
Faculty of Dentistry
McGill University
Contribution of glial cells in neuropathic pain
Wednesday Jan 9 2008 Dr. Paul Garrity
Biology Dept.
Brandeis University
Feeling the heat: thermosensory behavior in Drosophila
Wednesday Dec 12 2007 Dr. Greg Emery
Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer
University of Montreal
Endocytosis regulates asymmetric cell division in the Drosophila nervous system
Wednesday Dec 5 2007 Dr. Laurent Lecanu
Department of Medicine
McGill University
Caprospinol: from a neuroactive steroid to a neurotropic drug
Wednesday Nov 28 2007 Dr. Bin Hu
Hotchkiss Brain Institute
University of Calgary
Hybrid neurons in mammalian cortex: an alternative form of adult neurogenesis
Nov 22 2007 12:00 noon

Special Day and Time
Dr. Étienne de Villers-Sidani
Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience
University of California, San Francisco
Age and cortical plasticity
Wednesday Nov 21 2007 Dr. Philippe Monnier
University of Toronto
University Health Network
RGMa from axon guidance to cell survival
Wednesday Oct 31 2007 Dr. Tak Pan Wong
Douglas Hospital Research Centre
Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Presynaptic contributions to synaptic plasticity
Wednesday Oct 24 2007 Dr. Fang Liu
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
University of Toronto
Dual regulation of the dopamine transporter function by the dopamine D2 receptor through direct protein-protein interaction
Wednesday Oct 17 2007 Dr. Paul Wiseman
Department of Physics
McGill University
Mapping regulation of the molecular clutch in migrating cells via transport measurements of actin, integrins and the ECM
Wednesday Oct 10 2007 Dr. Linda Wilbrecht
Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience
University of California, San Francisco
Experience-dependent cortical plasticity: from barrel to frontal cortex
Wednesday Oct 3 2007 Dr. David Ragsdale
Montreal Neurological Institute
How do mutant voltage-gated sodium channels cause epilepsy?
Wednesday Sept 26 2007 Dr. Hiroshi Nishiyama
Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Axonal motility and its modulation by activity are branch-type specific in the intact adult cerebellum