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Refreshments follow the seminar


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All seminars take place THURSDAYS in G-328 at 10:30am (unless otherwise noted).
Refreshments follow.

September 24, 2009
"Imaging modules of perception and attention in Macaque visual cortex"
Anna Roe

Associate Professor, Vision Research Center at Vanderbilt University

October 01, 2009
"A Unified Model for Optimizing Actin Filament Lengths in Muscle"
Ryan Littlefield

University of Washington

Wednesday  October 07, 2009
4:00 pm  T-639
2009 Lamport Lecture - "Coupling of neuronal activity to local cerebral blood flow through astrocytic Ca2+ and BK channels."
Mark T. Nelson, PhD

Professor and Chairman, Pharmacology, University of Vermont College of Medicine

October 15, 2009
"CaBP4, a neuronal calcium-binding protein essential for photoreceptor synaptic function"
Francoise Haeseleer

Physiology and Biophyics, University of Washington

October 29, 2009
"Lettvin's bug detector: multiple systems in the visual system"
Harvey Karten

Professor of Neurosciences, UC San Diego

Wednesday  November 04, 2009
11:30 am  "Stimulus dependence of the functional connectivity between neurons in primary visual cortex"
Andrea Benucci

January 07, 2010
"Brain Rhythm in Normal and Disease Model States: From Autism to Alcoholism"
John Welsh, PhD

Professor, Center for Integrative Neuroscience, Seattle Childrens' Hospital

January 21, 2010
1:00pm  "Sinoatrial Node and Atrial Fibrillation: to beat or not to beat?"
Vadim Fedorov

Research Assistant Professor, Washington University

January 28, 2010
11:30am  "TRPM4 Regulates Smooth Muscle Cell Membrane Potential"
Scott Earley

Assistant Professor , Colorado St. University

February 11, 2010
"Seeking the function of CD133/Prominin-1 - a marker of stem cells and cilia."
Mark Bothwell

Professor, University of Washington

March 04, 2010
"One channel, one vesicle; two channels, two vesicles: synaptic transmission at an analog synapse in the mammalian retina"
Josh Singer

Assistant Professor , Northwestern University

March 11, 2010
"Spatiotemporal regulation of cAMP/PKA and ERK activities induced by GPCRs in cardiac myocytes"
Kevin Xiang

Univ. of Illinois

March 18, 2010
"Bi-directional communication between L-type Ca2+ channels and ryanodine receptors in skeletal muscle"
Roger Bannister

Univ. of Colorado

March 25, 2010
"Role of TAK1 Signaling Network in Cardiac Hypertrophy and Failure"
Qinghang Liu, PhD

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Wednesday  March 31, 2010
4:00pm  T-739
2010 Hille Lecture - "The release of transmitter and the recycling of synaptic vesicles at the vertebrate neuromuscular junction"
Bill Betz

Professor and Chair, Univ. of Colorado Denver

April 08, 2010
"Differential Contributions of Frontal Eye Fields and Parietal Cortex for Smooth Pursuit Initiation and Maintenance"
Mike Mustari

Washington National Primate Research Center, Univ. of Washington

April 15, 2010
" Exploring neuro-ecology: Brain plasticity and brain evolution in social wasp"
Sean O'Donnell

Associate Professor - Animal Behavior Program, University of Washington, Dept. Psychology

May 13, 2010
"Acquired ion channelopathy in epilepsy"
Nick Poolos

Associate Professor, U. Washington

May 18, 2010
4:00pm  T-747
2010 Crill Lecture - "Input-dependent switching of inhibitory configurations in neural networks"
Alex Reyes

Associate Professor , Center for Neural Science, New York University

June 03, 2010
"Using genetics to dissect visual computation"
Thomas Clandinin

Associate Professor, Stanford University

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