Neuroscience Seminar Series

The Seminar Series provides a weekly forum for research presentations by faculty, students, and invited guest speakers of national and international prominence. The seminar is attended by all students in the program, as well as faculty and guests from other departments and programs on campus. High-spirited discussion is encouraged.

The director of the series, Prof. Pedro Gonzalez, screens the presentations to ensure a uniformly high level of quality.

The format encourages student-faculty interaction. Faculty and invited guest speakers are introduced by a neuroscience graduate student, who provides a brief overview of the presentation as well as a personal introduction.

Seminars are held on Tuesday afternoon from 4:00 to 5:00 in one of three locations (see schedule):

  1. MERF = 2189 Medical Education and Research Facility
  2. BBE = 101 Biology Building East
  3. VAN = LR 2 Van Allen

Date & Location Title Presenter
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Friday, April 25, 2014
9:30am - 10:30am

2117 MERF
Calvin Carter“Characterizing the role of primary cilia in neural progenitor cell development and neonatal hydrocephalus”Thesis Defense: Calvin Carter
Monday, April 28, 2014
11:00am - 12:00pm

C S 724 GH Damasio Conference Room
Jake C. Kurczek"Hippocampal contributions to language: an examination of referential processing and narrative in amnesia"Thesis Defense: Jake C. Kurczek
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
4:00pm - 5:00pm

101 BBE
“Drugs, acid, and the brain: potential roles of acid-sensing ion channels in addiction" SJohnson; "Cognitive Codes: Modeling the Neural Representation of Meaning in a Cognitive Task" SKolbu
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
4:00pm - 5:15pm

2189 MERF
Monday, June 2, 2014
10:00am - 11:00am

2117 MERF
Rebecca J. Taugher “TBD” Thesis Defense: Rebecca J. Taugher

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