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PBIO SEMINAR SERIES 2003-2004

Oct 1

David Perkel, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Department of Biology/Otolaryngology, University of Washington

Title: "Cellular approaches to vocal learning in songbirds."

Host: Stan Froehner, 3-0954, froehner@u.washington.edu

Oct 22

Philip A. Barker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University

Title: "Life, Death and the p75 Neurotrophin Receptor."

Host: Mark Bothwell, 3-7924, mab@u.washington.edu

Dec 3
The Crill Lecture
3:30 PM
T-625 HSB

Steven Block, Ph.D.
Professor
Departments of Biological Sciences and Applied Physics, Stanford University

Title: "Light and Life: Biophysics, One Molecule at a Time."

Dec 16
Tuesday
1:00 pm
G-417 HSB

The Graduate Neuroscience Training Grant presents:
Philippe Isope, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia

Title: "Silent synapses and modular organization in the cerebellar cortex: The sound of silence"

Host: Randy Powers, 1-6325, rkpowers@u.washington.edu

Dec 17

Paul Fuchs, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medcine

Title: "Transmitter release from ribbon synapses of cochlear hair cells."

Host: Fred Rieke, 5-0619, rieke@u.washington.edu

Jan 7

Ed Rubel, Ph.D.
Professor
Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center, University of Washington

Title: "Life and Death in the Rubelab - Peripheral Influences on Auditory Brainstem Development: Signals, Cellular Events And Critical Periods."

Host: Jane Sullivan, 3-4038, jmsull@u.washington.edu

Jan 14

Lise Heginbotham, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

Title: "Mechanisms of Channel Block: Insights from functional studies of the KcsA K+ channel."

Host: Sharona Gordon, 6-4861, seg@u.washington.edu

Jan 21

Vivian Mushahwar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Alberta

Title: "Restoring function after spinal cord injury."

Host: Eb Fetz, 3-4839, fetz@u.washington.edu

Jan 28

Tom Daniel, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Biology, University of Washington

Title: "Mechanics and dynamics of flight control in the hawkmoth."

Host: Fred Rieke, 5-0619, rieke@u.washington.edu

Feb 4

Gerry Oxford, Ph.D.
Professor
The Paul and Carole Stark Neurosciences Research Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine

Title: "Regulation of TRPV1 sensitivity: A pain in our grasp?"

Host: Sharona Gordon, 6-4861, seg@u.washington.edu

Feb 11

Jennifer Raymond, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University

Title: "Instructive signals and motor memories in the cerebellum."

Host: Bharathi Jagadeesh, 5-3029, bjag@u.washington.edu

Feb 18

Roger Lemon, Ph.D.
Professor/Director
Institute of Neurology, University College London

Title: "Interactions between premotor and motor cortex during visually-guided grasp."

Host: Host: Eb Fetz, 3-4839, fetz@u.washington.edu

Feb 23
Monday
G-417

PBio Faculty Search Candidate Lecturer

Feb 25

Hector Valdivia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Title: "Modulation of cardiac excitation-contraction coupling by sorcin."

Host: Fernando Santana, 3-0986, santana@u.washinton.edu

Mar 3

PBio Faculty Search Candidate Lecturer

Mar 10

PBio Faculty Search Candidate Lecturer

Mar 17

Sharyn Endow, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center

Title: "Kinesin motor proteins: force generation and motility mechanisms."

Host: Linda Wordeman, 3-9184, worde@u.washington.edu

Mar 24

PBio Faculty Search Candidate Lecturer

Mar 31

PBio Faculty Search Candidate Lecturer

Apr 7

PBio Faculty Search Candidate Lecturer

Apr 14

PBio Faculty Search Candidate Lecturer

May 5

Steven Green, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Iowa

Title: "Mechanisms by which neural activity promotes neuronal survival but inhibits synaptic maintenance."

Host: Mark Bothwell, 3-7924, mab@u.washington.edu

May 12

Rachel Wong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Title: "Imaging synaptic layer development in the zebrafish retina in vivo."

Host: Jane Sullivan, 3-4038, jmsull@u.washington.edu

May 13
Thursday

The Hille Lecture
3:30 PM
T-625 HSB

Joseph Takahashi, Ph.D.
Walter and Mary E. Glass Professor
Life Sciences, Neurobiology and Physiology, Northwestern University

Title: "Genetics and Molecular Neurobiology of Circadian Clocks in Mammals."

May 19

Stanley A. Thayer, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota Medical School

Title: "Modulation of Ca2+ clearance in neurons."

Host: Ed Rubel, 3-8360, rubel@u.washington.edu

May 26

Daniel Feldman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego

Title: "Synaptic mechanisms for whisker map plasticity in rat somatosensory cortex."

Host: Bharathi Jagadeesh, 5-3029, bjag@u.washington.edu

Jun 2

Kenton Sanders, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Physiology, University of Nevada

Title: "Mechanism of electrical rhythmicity in gastrointestinal smooth muscles."

Host: Fernando Santana, 3-0986, santana@u.washinton.edu

Jun 16

Sharona Gordon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington

Title: "Sensitization and Desensitization of Temperature-Sensitive TRP Channels."

Host: Stan Froehner, 3-0954, froehner@u.washington.edu

Jun 30

James Austin, M.D.
Professor
Affiliate Professor of Philosophy, University of Idaho

Title: "Zen and the Brain."

Host: Eb Fetz, 3-4839, fetz@u.washington.edu

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