“Neural circuits mediating anorexia and pain” with Richard Palmiter

The much anticipated talk by Richard Palmiter, PhD will be sure to stimulate the minds of researchers and laypeople alike. Dr. Palmiter is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and adjunct professor in Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. Although the holiday season is quickly approaching, stick RichardPalmiteraround and learn something new on Friday, December 19, 2014.

12:00 – 1:00 pm
The Maldives, 6th Floor Conference Room 606
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
1900 Ninth Avenue, 9th Stewart

 

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People of CIBR: Dr. Franck Kalume

Seattle Children’s Research Institute is home to many incredibly talented researchers making a difference in the treatment of pediatric disease. Among them is Dr. Franck Kalume. You can learn more about Dr. Kalume’s research and what drives him to do such incredible work by watching this short inspiring video.

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Jonathan Cooper–Oct 31st!

Jonathan Cooper, PhD will be visiting Seattle Children’s Research Institute to give a talk entitled “Reelin signaling in cortical development.” Dr. Cooper is the director of the Division of Basic Sciences at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Co-Director of the Cancer Basic Biology Program, UW/FHCRC Cancer Center Support Grant. Please join us for what promises to be a very insightful seminar and discussion on Friday, October 31, 2014.

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The Maldives, 6th Floor Conference Room 606
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
1900 Ninth Avenue, 9th Stewart

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Erik Carlson–Oct 10th!

ErikCarlsonJoin us on October 10th to welcome speaker Erik Carlson as he gives a talk called ”Genetic Dissection of Cerebellar Circuitry in Cognitive, Social, and Affective Behavior.” Dr. Carlson is an acting assistant professor for the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. It promises to be a very interesting talk followed by a stimulating discussion.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 12:00 – 1:00pm Seattle Children’s Research Institute 1900 Ninth Avenue, (9th & Stewart) The Maldives 6th Floor Conference Room 606

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Spencer Lemons–Friday Oct 17th!

SpencerLemonsThe Center for Integrative Brain Research will be hosting Spencer Lemons on Friday October 17th while he gives a talk entitled, “Bench to Bedside: Patents, Licensing, Sponsored Research and Collaborating with Industry” which will feature his experiences in biomedical technology. Spencer Lemons founded Spira Consulting in 2009 and has since then helped start more than 20 other high-tech companies. Prior to Spira, Lemons was vice president of tech transfers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. If you would like to learn more about Spencer Lemons or Spira Consulting, visit his website at http://www.spiraconsulting.com/. This talk will have pizza and salad provided.

His talk will be held on October 17th 12:00-1:00pm
11th Floor Soundgarden Conference Room
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
1900 Ninth Avenue, (9th & Stewart)

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Twice the fun! Ronald Zielke–Sept 23rd

The week of September 23rd we will have two fantastic CIBR Seminars on the same day! RonaldZielkeWe are lucky enough to have Ronald Zielke joining us from the University of Maryland to tell us about “The Current Status of Brain and Tissue Banking and the NIH NeuroBioBank.” Dr. Zielke will be speaking from 1:00-2:00pm in the Fleet Foxes Conference Room 506. His talk will be followed from 3:00-4:00pm by Elke Vlemincx’s talk.

To learn more about Ronald Zielke, PhD you can read his biography on his website:

http://medschool.umaryland.edu/facultyresearchprofile/viewprofile.aspx?id=3006

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“Psychophysiology of the sigh” with Elke Vlemincx–Sept 23rd

 Join us at CIBR for a riveting talk entitled “Psychophysiology of a sigh” from Elke Vlemincx, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany’s Department of Systems Neuroscience.ElkeVlemincx

This seminar will be given on September 23rd 2014 in the Maldives 6th Floor Conference Room 606 of the Jack R McDonald Building.

3:00 – 4:00 PM
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
1900 Ninth Avenue, (9th & Stewart)

 

 

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“A Personal Journey Into the World of the Brain: Shaping the Mind/Function and Plasticity”–Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

International bestselling author of The Woman Who Changed Her Brain,The Woman who Changed Her Brain Barbara Arrowsmith-Young will be visiting Seattle Children’s Research Institute on November 7th. Barbara has been speaking about her experiences in childhood with learning disabilities and her transformation into an exceptional researcher and educator. She is also the Director of the Arrowsmith Program and Arrowsmith School. For more information about Barbara’s amazing story and her book, visit her website. http://www.barbaraarrowsmithyoung.com/

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To attend her talk entitled, “A Personal Journey Into the World of the Brain: Shaping the Mind/Function and Plasticity,” please come 12:00-1:00pm on November 7th 2014  to the Jack McDonald Building Conference Room 606.

You can also download and read a short biography of Barbara’s life and career in PDF format here.

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Yangming Ou–Friday Sept 12th!

Yangming Ou, PhD visiting from Harvard will be giving a talk Friday, Sept 12th entitled, “A general image analysis package for neuro-development, neuro-degenerative, neuro-oncology studies and beyond.” Please join us to welcome Dr. Ou and learn more about the most recent research happening around the world and here at CIBR through our CIBR Seminar Series.

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Parsing the Heterogeneity of Autism Spectrum Disorder with Raphael Bernier–Oct 3rd

Join us in welcoming Raphael Bernier to SCRI on October 3rd! Dr. Bernier will be giving a talk entitled: Parsing the Heterogeneity of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Raphael Bernier, PhD is an Associate Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and of Educational Psychology at the University of Washington.

RaphaelBernierHis talk will take place October 3rd in the Maldives Conference Room (Rm 606) of the Jack R. McDonald Building from 12:00-1:00pm

To learn more, you can read a brief biography of Dr. Bernier on his University of Washington page:

http://depts.washington.edu/uwautism/clinical-services/staff-bernier-raphael.html

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