FAU Neuroscience Seminar Series

Check FAU Brain Institute fliers for Video Conference Locations. All seminars begin at 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Dates Seminars Topic Hosted by Locations
Nov. 28, 2017 Frank Tong, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University Characterizing the Perceptual and Attentional Functions of the Early Visual System Hosted by Sang Wook Hong, Ph.D. Boca Campus, BC-71 (College of Medicine) Room 126
Dec. 5, 2017 György Buzsáki, M.D., Ph.D., New York University Emergence of Cognition from Action Hosted by The Neuroscience Student Organization TBD
Dec. 12, 2017 Steven Maier, Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder Dissecting Prefrontal Circuits that Mediate Resilience in the Face of Adversity Hosted by Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D. Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
POSTPONED Hal Blumenfeld, M.D., Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine Network Inhibition Hypothesis: Depressed Subcortical Function in Seizures Hosted by Ceylan Isgor, Ph.D. Boca Campus, BC-71 (College of Medicine) Room 126

Dates Seminars Locations
Sept. 13, 2016 René Hen, Columbia University
Harnessing Hippocampal Neurogenesis to Improve Cognition and Mood
Boca Campus, EE 106
Oct. 4, 2016 Apostolos Georgopoulos, University of Minnesota
Infomative Neural Interactions
Boca Campus, EE 106
Oct. 18, 2016 Paul Shaw, Washington University
Can Sleep Fix a Broken Brain?
Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Oct. 25, 2016 Martin Sarter, University of Michigan
Regulation and Functions of Brain Cholinergic Systems: Translational Research Approaches
Boca Campus, EE 106
Nov. 1, 2016 Neuroscience Student Organization Kickoff Lake Pavillion
Nov. 8, 2016 Kathryn Commons, Harvard University
Serotonin: The Fifth Discipline
Boca Campus, EE 106
Nov. 18, 2016
10:30 - 11:30
Alexandre Bonnin*
Neurodevelopmental Effects of Maternal Inflammation and Stress: A Novel Placenta-serotonin Pathway
Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Nov. 29, 2016 Aurelio Galli, Vanderbilt School of Medicine
From the Gut to the Brain: Hormonal Regulation of Brain Dopamine Homeostasis and Cocaine Reward
Boca Campus, EE 106
Dec. 9, 2016
12:00 - 1:00
Harold Sitte, Medical University of Vienna*
How Neuronal Membrane Lipids Impact the Activity of Amphetamine-Type Psychostimulants
Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Dec. 13, 2016 Morgan Barense, University of Toronto
The Interface of Memory and Perception: Putting the Pieces Together
Boca Campus, EE 106
Dec. 16, 2016
12:00 - 1:00
Lucia Carvelli, University of North Dakota*
Mechanisms of Action of Amphetamines: Insights from C. elegans Genetics and Physiology
Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Jan. 10, 2017 Hermes Yeh, Dartmouth University
Neuronal Migration, Cortical Form and Function, and FASD
Boca Campus, EE 106
Jan. 31, 2017 Ed Levitan, University of Pittsburgh
Vesicle Circulation, Capture and Synaptic Neuropeptide Release
Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Feb. 7, 2017 Marc Caron, Duke University
GPCR Functional Selectivity in the Actions of Dopamine: Implication for Improved Therapies
Boca Campus, EE 106
Feb. 21, 2017 Jacqueline Crawley, University of California, Davis
Mouse Models of Autism: Probing Genetic Causes and Testing Novel Therapeutics
Boca Campus, EE 106
Feb. 28, 2017 Walter Boron, Case Western Reserve University
Regulation of Intracellular pH in Neurons & Astrocytes: Role of Na-coupled HCO3 Transporters
Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Mar. 21, 2017 Larry Young, Emory University
Neural Mechanisms of Social Bonding and Empathy: Implications for Autism
Boca Campus, EE 106
April 4, 2017 Tim Buschman, Ph.D., Princeton University
Neural Dynamics of Cognitive Flexibility
Boca Campus, EE 106
April 11, 2017 Ted Abel, University of Pennsylvania
Molecular Mechanisms of Memory Storage
Boca Campus, EE 106
April 25, 2017 Vivek Jayaraman, Janelia Research Campus, HHMI
Understanding an Internal Representation Linking Vision and Action
Max Planck
Sept. 5, 2017 Seminar Series Organizational Meeting (for students only) Boca Campus, BC-71 (College of Medicine) Room 126
Sept. 26, 2017 Ofer Tchernichovski, Ph.D., The City University of New York
The Development of Song Rhythm in the Zebra Finch
Boca Campus, BC-71 (College of Medicine) Room 126
Oct. 10, 2017 Gary W. Miller, Ph.D., Emory University
Parkinson’s Disease: Environmental Clues and Transporter Blues
Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Oct. 24, 2017 Samer Hattar, Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health
Retinal and Brain Circuits Underlying Light Effects on Behavior
Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Oct. 31, 2017 Heidi E. Hamm, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Novel Neuromodulatory Mechanisms: Insights into Physiology and Behavior
Boca Campus, BC-71 (College of Medicine) Room 126

Special Neuroscience Seminar Series

Dates Seminars Time Locations
May 19, 2017 Henriette van Praag, Ph.D., National Institute on Aging Noon Boca Campus, BC-71, Room 128
May 22, 2017 Deniz Atasoy, Ph.D., Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Istanbul Medipol University 1:30 p.m. Boca Campus, SC-1, Room 141
June 27, 2017 Satinder Singh, Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine 11 a.m. Jupiter Campus, MC-17 Room 119
Last updated: 10/9/2017