Graduate Program in Neuroscience

Upcoming Seminars

2018-2019 Neuroscience Seminar Series: Neuro 510

Mondays, 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Autumn Quarter  – T-639 Health Science Building

Winter Quarter  – T-747 Health Science Building

Spring Quarter  – D-209 Health Science Building


Winter Quarter 2019        

  January 7, 2019

NO Seminar

                          January  14, 2019

Dr. Jan-Marino Ramirez
Director, Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute
Professor, Dept. of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington
Seminar Title: “Opioid overdose: how opioids take away our breath”
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                          January 28, 2019

Dr. Michael Ailion
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry
University of Washington
Seminar Title: “Gq, dopamine, and the mysterious NALCN ion channel”
More about Dr. Ailion


February 4, 2019

Dr. Marina Picciotto
Charles B.G. Murphy Professor in Psychiatry
Deputy Chair for Basic Science Research
Professor of  Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Yale University
Seminar Title: “Cholinergic involvement in stress-related behaviors in mice and humans”
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February 11, 2019

Dr. William N. Zagotta
Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Washington
Seminar Title: “The ups and downs of pacemaker channels”
More about Dr. Zagotta

 

                              February 25, 2019

Dr. Sarah Pallas
Professor, Neuroscience Institute and department of Biology, Graduate Program in Neurobiology and Behavior
Georgia State University
Seminar Title: TBD
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                             March 4, 2019

Dr. Anitha Pasupathy
Associate Professor, Biological structure
University of Washington
Seminar Title: TBD
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                                March 11, 2019

Dr. Erika Holzbaur
William Maul Measey Professor of Physiology
University of Pennsylvania
Seminar Title: TBD
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Autumn Quarter 2018   

                                   October 1, 2018

Dr. Azadeh Yazdan-Shahmorad
Assistant Professor, Departments of Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering
University of Washington
Seminar Title: “Neurorehabilitation using novel neural technologies”
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                                      October 8, 2018  

Dr. Gabriel Kreiman
Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard University
Seminar Title: “Behavior, physiology, and computations in visual object recognition”
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                                 October 15, 2018

Dr. Yavin Shaham
Senior Investigator, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Behavioral Neuroscience Branch
Seminar Title: “Incubation of drug craving after voluntary abstinence: behavior and circuit mechanisms”
More about Dr. Shaham

 

 

                                  October 22, 2018

Dr. Aakanksha Singhvi
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Structure
University of Washington
Seminar Title: “Molecular mechanisms of Gila-neuron interactions”
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                                   October 29, 2018

Dr. Thomas Daniel
Professor, Department of Biology
University of Washington
Seminar Title: “Sensing to fly and flying to sense”
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                                    November 19, 2018

Dr. Cliff Saper
James Jackson Putnam Professor of Neurology
Harvard University
Seminar Title: “Brain circuitry for arousal from sleep apnea”
More about Dr. Saper

                                   

                                    November 26, 2018

Dr. Leslie Kay
Professor, Department of Psychology, Institute for Mind and Biology
University of Chicago
Seminar Title: “The Effects of context in central olfactory processing”
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                                     December 3, 2018

Dr. Smita Yadav
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology
University of Washington
Seminar Title: “Autism susceptibility gene TAOK2 in development and disease”
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Spring Quarter 2018                                

April 1, 2019

Dr. Evelyn Lambe
Associate Professor, Dept. of Physiology, and Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Toronto
Seminar Title: TBD
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April 8, 2019

Dr. Michael Shadlen
Professor of Neuroscience; Principle Investigator at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute; Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Columbia University
Seminar Title: TBD
More about Dr. Shadlen

April 15, 2019

TBD

April 22, 2019

Dr. Vivek Jayaraman
Senior group Leader and Head of Mechanistic Cognitive Neuroscience
HHMI- Janelia Research Campus
Seminar Title: TBD
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April 29, 2019

TBD

May 6, 2019

Dr. Daniel Geschwind
Co-Founder and Director, UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment; Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Human Genetics
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Seminar Title: TBD
More about Dr. Geschwind

May 13, 2019

Dr. Garret Stuber
Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
University of Washington
Seminar Title: TBD
More about Dr. Stuber

May 20, 2019

Dr. Jeansok Kim
Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Washington
Seminar Title: TBD
More about Dr. Kim

June 3, 2019

TBD