2019-2020 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)

September 23
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)

September 30
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)

October 28
Guoping Feng, PhD
Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Dissecting Synaptic and Circuitry Mechanisms of Psychiatric Disorders"
Host: Andrea Tedeschi (Andrea.Tedeschi@osumc.edu)

November 4
John Hogenesch, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati
"Building Circadian Medicine in a Pediatric Hospital"
Host: Karl Obrietan (obrietan.1@osu.edu)

December 9
Bruce McNaughton, PhD, FRSC
Distinguished Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
University of California Irvine
Host: Teng-Leng Ooi (ooi.22@osu.edu)

December 16
Karen Duff, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
Columbia University
"Propagation of Tauopathy: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities"
Host: Harry Fu (Hongjun.Fu@osumc.edu)

January 13
Seth Blackshaw, PhD
Professor, The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University
"Building and rebuilding the retina and hypothalamus one cell at a time"
Host: Andrew Fischer (fischer.412@osu.edu)

January 27
Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh
"Identification of cortico-striatal activity patterns linked to OCD-related behaviors"
Host: Jamie Jontes (jontes.1@osu.edu)

February 3 - CANCELLED
Andrew Huberman, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Department of Ophthalmology
Stanford University
"Neural Circuits for Fear, Courage, and Threat"
Host: Stuart Mangel (mangel.1@osu.edu)

February 17
Valentin Nagerl, PhD
Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Bio-Imaging
University of Bordeaux
"Super-Resolution Microscopy for Neuroscience"
Host: Andrea Tedeschi (Andrea.Tedeschi@osumc.edu)

March 16 - CANCELLED
NGP Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminar*
Gail Mandel, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Oregon Health and Science University
Host: NGP Students

March 23 - CANCELLED
Tom Clandinin, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurobiology
Stanford University
"Understanding the Functional Architecture of Visual Processing Networks"
Host: Jamie Jontes (jontes.1@osu.edu)

March 30 - CANCELLED
George Buzsaki, MD, PhD
Biggs Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology 
Principal Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
New York University Langone Medical Center
"Ways to Think About the Brain"
Host: Stuart Mangel (mangel.1@osu.edu)

April 20 - CANCELLED
Yishi Jin, PhD
Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and Biological Sciences
University of California San Diego
"Axon Injury Sensing Mechanisms"
Host: Andrea Tedeschi (Andrea.Tedeschi@osumc.edu)

Baljit Khakh, PhD
Professor, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology
University of California Los Angeles
Host: Min Zhou (Min.Zhou@osumc.edu)


*Sponsored by the Neuroscience Graduate Program