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
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

Title: TBD
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
George Buzsaki, MD, PhD
Biggs Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology 
Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
New York University Langone Medical Center
Title: TBD
Host: Stuart Mangel (mangel.1@osu.edu)

April 8
Songhai Shi, PhD
Lab Head, Department of Developmental Biology
Sloan Kettering Institute

Title: TBD
Host: Jamie Jontes (jontes.1@osu.edu)

April 15
Michael Stryker, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology
University of California, San Francisco

Title: TBD
Host: Teng-Leng Ooi (ooi.22@osu.edu)

April 22
Liqun Luo, PhD
Professor, Department of Biology
Stanford University
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Title: TBD
Host: Jamie Jontes (jontes.1@osu.edu)

April 29
John Cryan, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience
University College Cork
TBA
Host: Leah Pyter (Leah.Pyter@osumc.edu)

May 6
Susanna Rosi, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of California San Francisco
TBA
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
TBA
Host: NGP Students

 

*Sponsored by the Neuroscience Graduate Program

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