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Neuroscience Graduate Program at UCSF

2012-2013 Formal Seminar Schedule

2012-2013 Formal Seminar Schedule

Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.
The first seminar will be on Friday, September 21, 2012.

Seminars will be held at Mission Bay Campus.

Seminars are also available as online Web Casts!!!
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Date / Location

Speaker and Title

Host and Sponsor

September
9/21/12
Friday
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Hiroyuki Kamiguchi
RIKEN

"Lipid-Mediated Guidance and Intracellular Mechanisms for Axon Tract Formation"

Louis Reichardt
9/23 - 9/25
Neuroscience Retreat at Asilomar
- NO SEMINAR
9/25 - 9/26
Yom Kippur
- NO SEMINAR

9/27/12
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Yukiko Goda
RIKEN

"Dynamic Distribution of Synaptic Weights in Simple Networks"

Louis Reichardt
October

10/11/12

SFN from 10/13 to 10/17 - No Seminar

November

11/01/12
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Eric Knudsen
Stanford University

"Neural mechanisms of attention"

Michael Brainard

11/08/12
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Tom Schwarz
Harvard

“How Mitochondria Move and Why it Matters to a Neuron”

Eric Huang

11/15/12
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Jennifer Darnell
The Rockefeller University

"Genome-wide identification of mRNA targets of translational repression by the Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein, FMRP"

Ying-Hui Fu

11/22/12

Thanksgiving Holiday- No Seminar

11/29/12
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Robert Malinow
University of California, San Diego

“Excitatory synapses in plasticity and disease”

Roger Nicoll

December

12/06/12
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Dwight Bergles
Johns Hopkins University

"Homeostatic control of glial progenitors in the adult CNS"

Jonah Chan

12/13/12
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Zhou-Feng Chen
Washington University, St. Louis

"Why we scratch? Gastrin-Releasing Peptide Receptor and its crosstalk with other G-protein-coupled receptors in itch sensation"

Allan Basbaum
12/17/12
Gladstone Auditorium

Juergen Knoblich
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

"Asymmetric cell division and spindle orientation in neural stem cells - from Drosophila to humans"

Yuh Nung Jan

12/20/12

Christmas Holiday- No Seminar

12/27/12

Christmas Holiday - No Seminar
January

1/10/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Nenad Sestan
Yale University

"Evolution, Development and Disorders of Human Neocortical"

David Rowitch

01/17/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Anthony Zador
Cold Spring Harbor

"Cortical Circuits Underlying Auditory Decisions"

Loren Frank

01/24/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Oliver Hobert
Columbia University

"Gene regulatory mechanisms that build nervous systems: Lessons learned from C.elegans and beyond"

Eric Huang

1/31/13
Rock Hall Auditorium

Scott Sternson
Janelia Farm

"Neural circuits and motivational processes underlying hunger"

Kaveh Ashrafi
February

2/14/13

Admissions - No Seminar

2/21/13

Admissions - No Seminar

2/28/13

Admissions - No Seminar

March

03/07/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

CANCELLED

Gary Westbrook
Oregon Health & Science University

"Will the real synaptic NMDA receptor please stand up"

Neuroscience Students

03/14/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Jeff Macklis
Harvard University

"Molecular Logic of Neocortical Projection Neuron Development, Degeneration, and Directed Differentiation"

Sam Pleasure

03/21/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Joshua Sanes
Harvard University

"Wiring up the retina"

John Rubenstein

03/28/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Huizhong Tao
University of Southern California

"Synaptic mechanisms for visual cortical processing and development"

Jonah Chan

April

04/11/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Arthur Konnerth
Institute of Neuroscience, Germany

"Dendritic integration in cortical neurons in vivo"

Roger Nicoll

04/18/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

CANCELLED

David Ginty
Johns Hopskins University

Yuh Nung Jan

May

05/09/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Stephanie White
UCLA

"Of speech and song: molecular microcircuits for learned vocalizations"

Ying-Hui Fu

05/16/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Ed Chapman
University of Wisconsin

"Functions for the three synaptotagmin isoforms that are expressed in all metazoans"

Neuroscience Students

05/30/13
Genentech Hall Auditorium

Axel Borst
Max-Planck Institute

"Neural circuits for Fly Visual Course Control"

Nirao Shah

 

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