CNUP: Center for Neuroscience

Seminars

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Mar 17 2017 Department of Neurob

Baohua Liu, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of California, San Diego

Seminar Title: Adaptive control of innate reflexes by visual cortex
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: 4:00 p.m.


Mar 15 2017 4:00 p.m.

Ellen Lumpkin, PhD
Associate Professor Departments of Dermatology and Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
Columbia University

Seminar Title: Neurobiology of skin
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Mar 10 2017 1:15 p.m.

J. Leo van Hemmen, PhD
Professor & Chair of Theoretical Biophysics
Physik Department
Technische Universität
Berlin, Germany

Seminar Title: Mathematics and neuroscience
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: Systems Neuroscience Institute


Mar 9 2017 1:00 p.m.

Richard C. Gerkin, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University

Seminar Title: Building smells: The size, shape, and structure of human olfactory space
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: The Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition


Mar 8 2017 1:00 p.m.

Eric Delpire, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Anesthesiology Research Division
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Seminar Title: Cell volume homeostasis and peripheral nerve disease
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: PIND


Mar 8 2017 4:00 p.m.

Hyun Jae Pi, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Neuroscience Program
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Seminar Title: A cortex-wide disinhibitory circuit motif controlled by VIP interneurons
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Mar 2 2017 4:00 p.m.

Elizabeth M. Brannon, PhD
Professor; Department of Psychology
Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Chair
University of Pennsylvania

Seminar Title: Developmental and evolutionary foundations of the human mathematical mind
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: The Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition


Feb 24 2017 12:00 p.m.

Susan B. Perlman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: The neurodevelopment of irritability: A multi-modal perspective
Location: S100A BST
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Feb 22 2017 10:00 a.m.

Marcel Oberlaender, PhD
Max Planck Group Leader
Center for Advanced European Studies and Research
Tübingen, Germany

Seminar Title: An on-switch for cortical output: Structure and function of L5 pyramidal tract neurons in vivo
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology and Pittsburgh Brain Institute


Feb 22 2017 4:00 p.m.

Reza Sharif-Naeini
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology and Cell Information Systems
McGill University

Seminar Title: CANCELED The neural basis of touch-evoked pain
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research


Feb 20 2017 10:00 a.m.

Puja K. Parekh, BS
Center for Neuroscience
School of Medicine/Neurobiology

Seminar Title: PhD Dissertation Defense:
The differential regulation of synaptic plasticity, mood, and reward behavior by circadian genes.

Location: 1495 Starzl BSTWR
Sponsor: Center for Neuroscience


Feb 17 2017 12:00 p.m.

Diego Pizzagalli, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: The neuroscience of major depressive disorder: Focus on anhedonia
Location: TBA
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Feb 13 2017 2:00 p.m

Matthew Kaufman, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Seminar Title: Cortical communication: Decision and action
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Departments of Neurobiology and Neuroscience


Feb 10 2017 12:00 p.m.

Matthew McDonald, PhD; Fabio Ferrarelli, MD, PhD
Assistant Professors of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Mass spectrometry investigations of synaptic protein networks in schizophrenia; Sleep spindle deficits in schizophrenia: When do they start?
Location: S120 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Feb 8 2017 1:00 p.m.

Sergey Dikalov, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine; Director of Free Radicals in Medicine Core Division of Clinical Pharmacology

Seminar Title: Pathophysiological role of mitochondrial oxidative stress, its regulation and pharmacological targeting
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: PIND


Feb 3 2017 12:00 p.m.

Ian H. Gotlib, PhD
Chair, Department of Psychology
David Starr Jordan Professor of Psychology
Director, Stanford Mood & Anxiety Disorders Laboratory
Stanford University

Seminar Title: Understanding and reducing risk for depression: The role of stress reactivity
Location: S120 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Jan 30 2017 9:30 a.m.

Claire Cheetham, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University

Seminar Title: Building and rebuilding neural circuits: Lessons from the olfactory system
Location: A219B Langley Hall
Sponsor: Department of Neuroscience


Jan 30 2017 4:00 p.m.

Eric Yttri, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Janelia Research Campus
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Seminar Title: The value of action: Dissecting how the brain makes value and movement decisions
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 27 2017 12:00 p.m.

Kymberly Young, PhD; Anna Manelis, PhD
Assistant Professors of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Neurofeedback to increase positive affect in depression;
Neural mechanisms of task anticipation in bipolar and unipolar depression

Location: S120 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Jan 25 2017 4:00 p.m.

Lisa Stowers
Scripps Institute

Seminar Title: Chemosignals that generate behavior
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: The Center for Pain Research


Jan 23 2017 12:00 p.m.

Carolyn Runyan, PhD
Harvey Laboratory
Harvard Medical School

Seminar Title: Distinct timescales of population coding across cortex
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: The Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research and the Department of Neuroscience


Jan 19 2017 12:00 p.m.

Jay Bikoff
Columbia University

Seminar Title: Inhibitory circuits for limb motor control
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: The Center for Pain Research


Jan 18 2017 4:00 p.m.

Renata Batista De Brito, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Neurobiology
Yale School of Medicine

Seminar Title: Developmental dysfunction of VIP interneurons impairs cortical circuits
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Neurobiology


Jan 13 2017 12:00 p.m.

Kirk Erickson, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Run for your life: Exercise effects on brain and cognition
Location: S120 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry


Jan 12 2017 12:00 p.m.

Jose-Alain Sahel, MD
Ear and Eye Foundation Professor
Chair of Ophthalmology
University of Pittsburgh

Seminar Title: Sight restoration: From neuroprotection to artificial vision
Location: Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall
Sponsor: Senior Vice Chancellor’s Office


Jan 12 2017 2:00 p.m

Rhuma Syeda
Scripps Research Institute

Seminar Title: Gating of mechanosensitive piezo and swell ion channels in droplet lipid bilayers
Location: 1495 BSTWR
Sponsor: The Center for Pain Research


Jan 11 2017 1:00 p.m.

Gerold Schmitt-Ulms, PhD
Associate Professor
Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
University of Toronto

Seminar Title: NCAM1 polysialylation: The prion protein’s elusive reason for being?
Location: 6014 BST3
Sponsor: the Blechman Foundation Lecture Series in Neuroprotection and the Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (PIND)


Jan 6 2017 12:00 p.m.

Robert A. Sweet, MD
UPMC Endowed Professor in Psychiatric Neuroscience
Professor of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Seminar Title: A new map of the road to recovery in schizophrenia
Location: S120 BSTWR
Sponsor: Department of Psychiatry