Archive 2012-1013


Speaker and topic

May 15, 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Mogil 
Dept. of Psychology, McGill University
The nature and nurture of pain

May 8, 2013

Dr. Jannic Boehm 
Dept. of Physiology, Université de Montréal
Amyloid-precursor protein and tau, a "Danse Macabre" that induces synaptic depression

May 1, 2013

Dr. Pablo Castillo 
Dept. of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bidirectional synaptic plasticity expressed by NMDA receptors
Apr. 24, 2013

Chen Lab

CRN Research Update

Apr. 17, 2013

Dr. Fen-Biao Gao 
Neurotherapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Molecular pathogenic mechanisms of frontotemporal dementia

Apr. 3, 2013

Dr. Sangwon F. Kim 
Department of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Physiological and pathophysiological roles of iron in the nervous system
Mar. 27, 2013

Bourque Lab

CRN Research Update

Mar. 13, 2013

Dr. Andy Huberman 
Division of Biological Sciences
University of California, San Diego
Assembly, function and customization of visual circuits

Mar. 6, 2013

Dr. Paul Fernyhough
Depts. of Pharmacology and Therapeutics & Physiology
University of Manitoba,and St. Boniface Research Centre 
Novel therapy for peripheral nerve disease in diabetes

Feb. 27, 2013

Dr. Michael Gordon
Dept. of Zoology
University of British Columbia
Dissecting taste circuits and feeding behaviour in Drosophila

Feb. 20, 2013

Dr. Jon Sakata
Dept. of Biology
McGill University
Neural circuits mediating sensory and social influences on vocal control

Feb. 6, 2013

Dr. Ian Duguid
Centre for Integrative Physiology
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Edinburgh
Behavioural state differentially regulates input sensitivity in motor cortex pyramidal neurons

Jan. 30, 2013

Dr. Valérie Mongrain
Dept. of Psychiatry
Université de Montréal & Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal
The unexpected link between synaptic adhesion and sleep/wake regulation

Jan. 22, 2013

Special Day

Dr. Leonard Levin
Dept. of Ophthalmology
McGill University
The cecocentral vegan: understanding nutritional optic neuropathy

Jan. 16, 2013

Dr. J. Alex Parker
Dept. of Pathology and Cellular Biology
Université de Montréal
Worming forward: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis toxicity mechanisms and drug discovery in C. elegans

Jan. 9, 2013

Dr. Sacha Nelson
Dept. of Biology
Brandeis University
Physiological genomics of cortical circuits in health and disease

Dec. 12, 2012

Dr. Pejmun Haghighi
Dept. of Physiology
McGill University
Retrograde regulation of synaptic homeostasis: role of postsynaptic translational pathways
Dec. 5, 2012

van Meyel Lab

CRN Research Update

Nov. 28, 2012
Dr. Xia Zhang
Institute of Mental Health Research
University of Ottawa 
Glia and memory
Nov. 21, 2012
Dr. Stefano Stifani
Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
Mechanisms underlying malignant brain tumour propagation
Nov. 14, 2012

Stellwagen Lab

CRN Research Update

Oct. 31, 2012

Dr. Gerhard Multhaup
Dept. of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
McGill University
Old amyloid - launching a new era in Alzheimer research

Oct. 24, 2012

Dr. Roberto Araya
Dept. of Physiology
Université de Montréal
Active and passive mechanisms controlling the electrical function of spines: contributions to information processing and plasticity

Oct. 10, 2012

Sjöström Lab

CRN Research Update

Sept 26, 2012

Dr. Richard Huganir
Dept. of Neuroscience, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Regulation of receptors, synapses and memories