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Jan 31 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Weill Auditorium
Adam Kepecs, Ph.D. Professor Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Every decision we make is accompanied by a sense of confidence about the likely outcome. An accurate sense of confidence confer benefits for a broad range behavior, such as investing more when a gain is more likely. Conversely, the pathological misevaluation of confidence contributes to a wide range of neuropsychiatric conditions, including anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and addiction. I will...
Jan 25 2019 - 12:00pm
Speaker: eresa Sanchez Garcia Vao (PhD, Assistant Prof of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and of Neuroscience, BMRI, WCM)
Location: Feil Family Research Building Conference Room 108
Jan 18 2019 - 12:00pm
Speaker: Marilena D’Aurelio (PhD, Assistant Research Prof of Neuroscience, BMRI, WCM)
Location: Feil Family Research Building Conference Room 108
Jan 17 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Weill Auditorium
Akira Sawa, M.D. Director and S&R Innovation Professor, Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health Supported by technological advances and collaborative efforts, psychiatric genetics has provided robust genetic findings in the past decade, particularly through genome-wide association studies (GWASs). However, translating these genetic findings into biological mechanisms and new therapies has been enormously...
Jan 4 2019 - 12:00pm
Speaker: Charlotte Bavley (PhD Candidate, Rajadhyaksha Lab, WCM)
Location: Feil Family Research Building Conference Room 108
Jan 3 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Weill Auditorium
Rafael Yuste, MD, PhD Neurotechnology Center, Dept., Biological Sciences, Columbia University The design of neural circuits, with large numbers of neurons interconnected in vast networks, strongly suggest that they are specifically build to generate emergent functional properties (1). To explore this hypothesis, we have developed two-photon holographic methods to selective image and manipulate the activity of neuronal populations in 3D in vivo (2). Using them we find that groups of...
Dec 28 2018 - 12:00pm
Dec 14 2018 - 12:00pm
Speaker: Jonathan Baker (PhD, Assistant Prof, Laboratory of Cognitive Neuromodulation, BMRI, WCM)
Location: Feil Family Research Building Conference Room 108
Dec 13 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: A-950 Auditorium
Adam G Carter, PhD Associate Professor Center for Neural Science New York University The prefrontal cortex (PFC) controls a variety of cognitive and emotional behaviors and is disrupted is many neuropsychiatric disorders. I will talk about recent findings from my lab on the organization and functional properties of neurons and synapses in the mouse PFC. I will begin with a brief overview of the projection neurons and long-range afferents that link the PFC with other brain regions. I will...

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