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), 4:00 - 5:30 PM
  3. MERF = 2117 Medical Education and Research Facility (Guest Speakers)
  4. CBRB = 1289 Carver Biomedical Research Building

Upcoming Events

Date/time Title Presenter(s)
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 1:00pm
2117 MERF
Thesis Defense: Ryan M. Kelley
Ryan M. Kelley
"Neural representations of cognitive control and speech in the subthalamic nucleus"
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
101 BBE
"Dan Tranel-Neuroscience Updates/Overview" & "Finding a leak: Non-neuronal Cacna1c knockout disrupts the blood brain barrier"

Maria F Noterman
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
1289 CBRB
Guest Speaker Josh Cosman, PhD

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 4:00pm
1459 PBDB
Faculty DataBlitz

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Benton S Purnell,
Serena (Banu) Gümüşoğlu
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
101 BBE

Victoria Muller Ewald,
James Kent,
Dylan W. Todd
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Stacey Peek,
McCall E Sarrett
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Gail I Harmata,
Rachel E Schroeder
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:00pm
283 EMRB

Alexandra Petrucci,
Frida A Teran
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 4:00pm
1289 CBRB

Carolina Deifelt Streese,
Tien Tong


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