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. Gordon Buchanan, 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 four locations (see schedule):

  1. PBDB = 1459 Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building (Default location)
  2. BBE = 101 Biology Building East (4th Tuesday of the month)
  3. MERF = 2117 Medical Education and Research Facility (Guest Speakers)

Upcoming Events

Date/time Title Presenter(s)
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:00pm
1459 PBDB
“Unraveling the links between sleep and homeostatic synaptic plasticity” and “Cerebellar-related phenotypes in the prickle2 mouse model of autism-like behavior”

Noah Armstrong,
Parker Abbott
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
101 BBE

Benjamin Rangel,
Adriana Rivera-Dompenciel
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
1459 PBDB

Jenna Kelly,
Kelle E Nett
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 4:00pm
2117 MERF
Guest Speaker: Dr. Martha Gillette “Metabolic Oscillators in the Brain: Where, When, Why?”

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
101 BBE

Louis Balcziak,
Timothy Skog
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 4:00pm
1459 PBDB

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
1459 PBDB
Rotation Talks

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
Dr. Mark Niciu and Dr. Rainbo Hultman

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm
101 BBE
Rotation Talks


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