2020-2021 Neuroscience Seminar Series Schedule


Sponsored by the Neurological Institute at The Ohio State University

Virtual via Zoom
12:00 – 1:00 pm

December 14, 2020
Gina Poe, PhD
Professor, Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology
University of California, Los Angeles
"Adaptive Sleep Features That Formulate and Renovate Memories for Development and Lifelong Mental Health"
Host: Dr. Leah Pyter

January 25, 2021
Dorothy (Dori) Schafer, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
"Microglia and Neural-immune Signaling at the Synapse"
Host: Dr. Benjamin Segal

February 1, 2021
Corey Harwell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
"Development and Diversity of Neural Cell Types in the Septum"
Host: Dr. Leah Pyter

February 8, 2021
Michelle Monje, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neuro-Oncology
Stanford University
"From Cognition to Cancer: Neuron-glial interactions in health and disease"
Host: Dr. Wenjing Sun

February 15, 2021
R. Douglas Fields, PhD
Chief, Nervous System Development & Plasticity Section
National Institutes of Health, NICHD
"Regulation of Myelin and Conduction Velocity by Action Potentials"
Host: Dr. Dana McTigue

February 22, 2021
Baljit (Bal) Khakh, PhD
Professor, Departments of Physiology and Neurobiology
University of California, Los Angeles
"Cells That Tile Your Brain: Astrocyte roles in neural circuits"
Host: Dr. Min Zhou

March 1, 2021
Michelle Gray, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurobiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Astrocytes in Huntington's Disease: The other part of the story"
Host: Dr. Dana McTigue

March 29, 2021
Paola Arlotta, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University
Host: Dr. Jason Wester

April 26, 2021
Yishi Jin, PhD
Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Host: Dr. Andrea Tedeschi