Archive 2021-2022


Speaker and topic   


Sept 22, 2021

Dr. Leigh Anne Swayne
Division of Medical Sciences, University of Victoria
Title: The dynamic life of pannexin 1, a multimodal neuroplasticity regulator in brain health and disease
Host: Keith Murai


Oct 06, 2021

Dr. Katrina Y. Choe
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University
Title: Oxytocin normalizes altered circuit connectivity for social rescue of the Cntnap2 knockout mouse
Host: Charles Bourque


Oct 13, 2021

"In-Silico" documentary and panel discussion on the Human Brain Project
Host: The BRaIN Program

Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Samuel Paul Louis Veissière
Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Title: Is Brain Science the New Shamanism? Culture, Context, and Placebo Effects in Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Host: BRaIN Program EDI Committee


Oct 27, 2021

Dr. Michael Mack
Department of Psychology, University of Toronto
Title: The computational dynamics of the human hippocampus in concept learning
Host: BRaIN Program Trainee Council


Nov 03, 2021

Dr. Shernaz Bamji
Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia
Title: Palmitoylating Enzymes in Brain Development and Disease
Host: BRaIN Program Trainee Council


Nov 10, 2021

Dr. Alexandre Reynaud
McGill Vision Research Group, McGill University
In-House Research Update

Dec 08, 2021

Dr. Emma G. Duerden
Department of Education and Brain & Mind Institute, University of Western Ontario
Title: Anxiety in children with neurodevelopmental disorders: association with amygdala development
Host: Kathy Mullen


Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Argel Aguilar-Valles
Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University
Title: Translational control of antidepressant response to ketamine
Host: Gabriella Gobbi


Jan 26, 2022

Dr. Gary Armstrong
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, MNI, McGill University
Title: Zebrafish CRISPR models of ALS
Host: Jesper Sjöström


Feb 16, 2022

Jean- Baptiste Poline, PhD, Bryan Caron, PhD, James Mehta, MBA
Title: NeuroHub: a platform for efficient, collaborative and reproducible neuroscience
Host: BRaIN Program

Mar 09,2022
Dr. Corey Baimel
Center for Neural Science, New York University
Title: Afferent regulation of local and long range circuits in the nucleaus accumbens
Host: The BRaIN Program

Mar 16,2022

Dr. Nader Ghasemlou
Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen's University
Title: Dendritic cell:nociceptor interactions control peripheral neuroinflammation and pain
Host: Aparna Suvrathan


Mar 23,2022

Dr.Frédéric Chavane, PhD
Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and Aix-Marseille Université
Title: Dynamic representations along the apparent motion path in V1
Host: Alexandre Reynaud

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