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Apr 19 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Amy Kuceyeski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics in Radiology and Neuroscience, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine White matter pathways provide the backbone for transmission of electrical signals between disparate brain regions, allowing communication and coordination for proper cognitive, physical and behavioral functioning of the individual. The area of connectomics, i.e. measurement and analysis of the structural (white matter) and functional (activation...
Apr 12 2018 -
3:45pm to 5:00pm
Pat Levitt, Ph.D. Simms/Mann Chair in Developmental Neurogenetics, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the WM Keck Provost Professor in Neurogenetics, Keck School of Medicine of USC Typically developing individuals exhibit broad heterogeneity in cognitive, social and emotional behaviors. While neuroscientists are still struggling with understanding the mechanisms that underlie this heterogeneity, the field now has recognized that individual differences even between two individuals with...
Apr 6 2018 - 12:00pm
Speaker: Timothy Spellman
Mar 29 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Viviana Gradinaru, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biology and Biological Engineering Director of the Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, Center of the Chen Institute California Institute of Technology Our research group at Caltech develops and employs optogenetics, tissue clearing, and viral vectors to gain new insights on circuits underlying locomotion, reward, and sleep. In most recent work the group has delineated novel arousal-promoting dopaminergic circuits that might be at the root...
Mar 23 2018 - 12:00pm
Speaker: George Alexopoulos, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry
Bedside to Bench Seminar
Mar 22 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
“Neurovascular and cognitive dysfunction in arterial hypertension” Monica M. Santisteban, Ph.D., Lab of Costantino Iadecola, MD & “The BDNF Val66Met prodomain eliminates spines and synapses and alters maturing fear extinction circuitry” Joanna Giza, Ph.D., Lab of Francis Lee, MD., Ph.D.

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