2018-2019 Neuroscience Seminar Series Schedule


Sponsored by the Neuroscience Research Institute at The Ohio State University

115 Biomedical Research Tower (BRT)
12:00 – 1:00 pm
(changes in the room location are noted below)

October 1
170 Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
Mark Bear, PhD
Picower Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Mobilizing Synaptic Plasticity to Promote Recovery from Amblyopia"
Host: Teng-Leng Ooi (ooi.22@osu.edu)

October 22
Michael Sofroniew, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Department of Neurobiology
University of California, Los Angeles
"Dissecting Spinal Cord Regeneration"
Host: Min Zhou (Min.Zhou@osumc.edu)

November 19
Shane Liddelow, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
New York University Langone Medical Center
"What do Reactive Astrocytes Do?"
Host: Phillip Popovich (Phillip.Popovich@osumc.edu)

January 14
170 Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
Na Ji, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California at Berkeley
"High-speed, High-resolution in vivo Imaging of the Brain"
Host: Jamie Jontes (jontes.1@osu.edu)

January 28
Gero Miesenboeck, MD, PhD
Waynflete Professor, Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics
Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour
Oxford University
"The Somnostat: Neuronal Machinery for Balancing Sleep Need and Sleep"
Host: Andrea Tedeschi (Andrea.Tedeschi@osumc.edu)

January 29* (please note this seminar will be held on a Tuesday)
NGP Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminar
Susan Fiske, PhD
Eugene Higgins Professor, Department of Psychology
Princeton University
"Navigating the Social World: Universal Dimensions of Evaluation"
Host: NGP Students

February 4
Rudiger von der Heydt, PhD
Professor Emeritus, The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience
Kreiger Mind/Brain Institute
Johns Hopkins University
"Mechanisms of Object Representation in the Visual Cortex"
Host: Teng Leng Ooi (ooi.22@osu.edu)

February 11 - Cancelled
Andrew Huberman, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Department of Ophthalmology
Stanford University
Title: TBD
Host: Stuart Mangel (mangel.1@osu.edu)

February 18
Vittorio Gallo, PhD
Chief Research Officer
Children's National Health System
"White Matter Injury and Regeneration in the Developing Brain"
Host: Min Zhou (Min.Zhou@osumc.edu)

February 25
Zhigang He, PhD
Professor, Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
"Dissecting and rebuilding brain-spinal cord connections"
Host: Andrea Tedeschi (Andrea.Tedeschi@osumc.edu)

March 4 - cancelled
George Buzsaki, MD, PhD
Biggs Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology 
Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
New York University Langone Medical Center
"Space, Time, and Memory"
Host: Stuart Mangel (mangel.1@osu.edu)

April 1 - cancelled
Benjamin Deneen, PhD
Professor, Center for Stem Cell and Regeneration
Baylor College of Medicine
"Decoding the Glial Blueprint in the Normal Malignant Brain"
Host: Min Zhou (Min.Zhou@osumc.edu)

April 8
170 Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
Songhai Shi, PhD
Lab Head, Department of Developmental Biology
Sloan Kettering Institute
"Lineage-dependent circuit assembly in the mammalian cortex"
Host: Jamie Jontes (jontes.1@osu.edu)

April 15 - cancelled
Michael Stryker, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology
University of California, San Francisco
"The High‐gain State of Visual Covtex: A Gateway to Adult Plasticity"
Host: Teng-Leng Ooi (ooi.22@osu.edu)

April 22
Liqun Luo, PhD
Professor, Department of Biology
Stanford University
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
"Organization and Assembly of Neural Circuits"
Host: Jamie Jontes (jontes.1@osu.edu)

April 29
John Cryan, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience
University College Cork
"More than a Gut Feeling: The Role of Microbiome in Regulating Brain and Behavior across the Lifespan"
Host: Leah Pyter (Leah.Pyter@osumc.edu)

May 6
Susanna Rosi, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of California San Francisco
"Traumatic Brain Injury Strategies for Diagnosis and Treatment"
Host: Jonathan Godbout (Jonathan.Godbout@osumc.edu)

May 20
NGP Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminar*
Jonathan Kipnis, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Center for Brain Immunology & Glia (BIG), University of Virginia
Host: NGP Students


*Sponsored by the Neuroscience Graduate Program