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2013-2014 SEMINAR SERIES



October 03, 2013

"Neuronal Integrative Properties and Coherence in the In-Vivo-Like State"
John White, University of Utah
Host: Adrienne Fairhall

October 08, 2013 - 2013 Lamport Lecture

"The Allosteric Mechanism of Hsp70 Molecular Chaperones"
Lila Gierasch, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, University of Massachusetts
Special time/location: 4 p.m., D-209
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October 24, 2013

"Heterogeneity & Synchronization in the Olfactory Bulb"
Bard Ermentrout, Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Host: Adrienne Fairhall
Co-hosting Department: Computational Neuroscience Training Program
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Wednesday - October 30, 2013 - 2013 Crill Lecture

"Self-tuning neurons and firing rate homeostasis in visual cortical networks"
Gina Turrigiano, Ph.D., Professor, Brandeis University
Special time/location: 4 p.m., T-747
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November 14, 2013

"Regulation of Daily Rhythms by a Few Thousand Clock Neurons"
Horacio de la Iglesia, Professor, UW, Biology
Host: Adrienne Fairhall

December 05, 2013

"Neural clocks and noisemakers: Mechanisms underlying the timing of complex learned behaviors"
Michale Fee, Professor of Computational and Systems Neuroscience, MIT
Host: Adrienne Fairhall
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December 12, 2013

"Super-resolution Fluorescence Microscopy: A Window to the Molecular World"
Joshua Vaughan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington
Host: Stan Froehner

January 16, 2014

"Cortical circuits mediating vision in the mouse"
Shawn Olsen, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Host: Jane Sullivan

January 23, 2014

"Cellular forces measured and perturbed at the molecular level"
Xuefeng Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Host: Stan Froehner
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January 30, 2014

"Microtubule Dynamic Instability: Molecular Mechanisms Revealed by In Vitro Reconstitution"
Marija Zanic, Yale University
Host: Stan Froehner
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February 06, 2014

"Mechanobiochemistry of the giant protein titin "
Jorge Alegre-Cebollada, Columbia University
Host: Stan Froehner
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February 13, 2014

"Spinal microcircuits in fish suggest an evolutionary template for limb control"
Martha Bagnall, Ph.D. , Northwestern University
Host: Stan Froehner
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February 20, 2014

"The Neural Basis of a Conserved Oculomotor Asymmetry"
David Schoppik, NYU
Host: Adrienne Fairhall
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February 27, 2014

""Origins of inhibitory specificity in an olfactory circuit""
Elizabeth Hong, Ph.D. , Harvard University
Host: Stan Froehner
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March 06, 2014

"Adaptability of Intracellular Structures to Variation in Cell Size and Shape"
Matthew Good, Ph.D., University California - Berkeley
Host: Stan Froehner
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March 13, 2014

"Violation of Mendel's First Law: biased chromosome segregation in meiosis"
Michael Lampson, Associate Professor of Biology, U Penn
Host: Chip Asbury
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Wednesday - March 19, 2014 - 2014 Hille Lecture

"Phosphoinositides in the control of membrane dynamics and interactions"
Pietro De Camilli, MD, Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Neurobiology, Yale University
Special time/location: 4:00, HSB T-435
Host: Stan Froehner
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April 10, 2014

"Deafness mutations provide insights into the structure of the hair cell mechanotransducer channel"
Robert Fettiplace, Steenbock Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, University of Wisconsin
Host: Peter Detwiler
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May 01, 2014

"Single-molecule mapping of living synapses"
Thomas Blanpied, University of Maryland
Host: Andres Barria
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May 15, 2014

"The Extra Classical Receptive Field and Contextual Modulation in Primate V1: Dynamics, Contrast and Cortical Layers"
Michael Hawken, NYU
Host: Adrienne Fairhall

May 22, 2014 - 2013-2014 SEMINAR SERIES

"RIPK1 regulates epithelial homeostasis by inhibiting apoptosis and necroptosis"
Michelle Kelliher, PhD, Professor, UMass Medical School
Host: Chris Liu
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May 29, 2014 - Crill Lecture

"Dynamic reconfiguration of direction selective circuits in the retina"
Marla Feller, Professor and Head, Division of Neurobiology, University California - Berkeley
Special time/location: 4:30 pm , HSB T-625
Host: Stan Froehner
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