Seminars

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

Jan 22

No Speaker; Graduate Program Director meeting with 1st year PhD and MS students enrolled in 1-credit seminar BIOL 891a

Jan 29

What does dopamine represent in the brain?

Distinguished Lecturer
Harvard University 

Host: Joseph Bergan
222 Morrill Science Center II

Feb 5

Rethinking Autism and Animal Models: A Systems Perspective

New York University 

Host: Paul Katz
222 Morrill Science Center II

Feb 12

NSB Graduate Student Talk
Mutagenesis of GABA(A) Receptor alpha Subunits Reveals Selectivity in Regulating Locomotor Behavior

Wayne Barnaby (Downes lab)

Feb 19

Differential resilience to perturbation of circuits with similar behaviors

Distinguished Lecturer
Brandeis University 

Host: Paul Katz
222 Morrill Science Center II

Feb 26

NSB Graduate Student Talk

Title TBA

Kyle Kainec (Spencer Lab)

Mar 4

TBA

University of Minnesota

Host: Elena Vazey
222 Morrill Science Center II

Mar 11

TBA

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Host: Nikki Lee
222 Morrill Science Center II

Mar 25

The Hippocampus: Memory and Space

Distinguished Lecturer
University of Arizona

Host: Rosie Cowell
222 Morrill Science Center II

Apr 1

A C. elegans double header: sleep and neurodegenerative disease

Brown University 

Host: Paul Katz
222 Morrill Science Center II

Apr 8

Learning in a multi-layer network of electric fish

Distinguished Lecturer
Columbia University 

Host: Paul Katz
222 Morrill Science Center II

Apr 15

NSB Annual Kay Fite Lecture

TItle TBA

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Host: Margaret Stratton
222 Morrill Science Center II

Apr 29

Proteomic insights into visual system organization, development and plasticity

Distinguished Lecturer
Scripps Research Institute and University of California, San Diego

Host: Paul Katz
222 Morrill Science Center II