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2014/2015 Speaker Series
Date
Speaker
Lecture
Host
Contact
2014 / 2015
September 5, 2014      

September 12, 2014

Dr. Geoffrey Kerchner, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Stanford School of Medicine

Stanford, California

Hippocampal Laminar Anatomy in Aging and Cognitive Decline, Through the Lens of 7-Tesla MRI

Dr. Mary Pat McAndrews

Senior Scientist,

Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

Manoj Vasudeva

September 19, 2014

   

 

October 3, 2014

Internal Speaker Seminar

Dr. Magdy Hassouna, FRCSC, ChB, MB, MSc, PhD

Affiliate Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Principles and Outcome of Sacral Neuromodulation for Pelvic Organ Dysfunctions

Dr. Peter Carlen, MD, FRCPC

Division Head

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel
October 10, 2014      
October 24, 2014

Dr. Maria Valente, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medical Genetics

Section of Neuroscience

Dept. of Medicine and Surgery

University of Salerno

and

Head, Neurogenetics Unit

CSS-Mendel Institute

Rome, Italy

PINK1: a key protein at the crossroads of multiple neuroprotective pathways

Dr. Antonio Strafella, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Senior Scientist

Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

Samira Patel

October 31, 2014

Special Seminar

Dr. Anie Philip, PhD

Principal Investigator

Department of Surgery,
McGill University

Montreal, Canada

Targeting TGF-beta Pathway to Improve Skin and Cartilage Repair

Dr. Mohit Kapoor, PhD

Scientist

Genetics and Development

Julie Wan
November 7, 2014

Dr. Adriana DiPolo, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Pathology and Cell Biology

Universite de Montreal

Montreal, Canada

The Molecular Basis of Retinal Ganglion Cell Death in Glaucoma: New Insights

Dr. Valerie Wallace, PhD

Division Head

Vision Science

Julie Wan

November 21, 2014

PhD Student Seminar

Leigh Christopher

PhD Student

Strafella Lab

The role of dopamine dysfunction in Parkinson's disease with mild cognitive impairment

Dr. Antonio Strafella, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Senior Scientist

Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

Manoj Vasudeva
December 12, 2014

Dr. Ege Kavalali, PhD

Professor

Department of Neuroscience, Physiology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, Texas

The mechanisms and functions of spontaneous neurotransmitter release

Dr. Shuzo Sugita, PhD

Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel
January 9, 2015

Dr. Lisa Topolnik, PhD

Centre de Neurophotonique/Centre de recherche de I'Institut universitaire en sante mentale de Quebec

Depart. Biochimie et Microbiologie

Faculte des Sciences et de Genie

Universite Laval

Quebec

VIP members of the hippocampus

Dr. Frances Skinner, PhD

Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel

January 14, 2015

Special Seminar

Dr. John D. Murray, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

Center for Neuroscience,

New York University

Modeling Neural Circuit Dysfunction in Schizophrenia: Toward Computational Psychiatry

Dr. Frances Skinner, PhD

Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Julie Wan

January 16, 2015

Internal Speaker Seminar

Dr. Jonathan Downar, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Scientist
Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

rTMS for depression: how neuroimaging is turning a miss into a hit

Dr. Karen Davis, PhD

Division Head

Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

Manoj Vasudeva

January 21, 2015

Special Seminar

Dr. Jeremie Lefebvre, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

LINE-Laboratory for Investigative Neurophysiology,

Department of Radiology,

University of Lausanne

Lausanne, Switzerland

Shaping oscillations in the aging brain: computational perspectives

Dr. Frances Skinner, PhD

Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Julie Wan
January 23, 2015      

January 28, 2015

Special Seminar

Dr. Richard Naud, PhD

Academic Visitor,

Computational and Biological Learning Lab, University of Cambridge, UK

Postdoctoral Fellow,
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU), Germany

Molecules and Cognition: The Challenge of Bridging the Gaps

Dr. Frances Skinner, PhD

Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Julie Wan

February 6, 2015

Internal Speaker Seminar

Dr. Shuzo Sugita, PhD

Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Exocytosis from Neuronal and Immune Cells

Dr. Peter Carlen, MD, FRCPC

Division Head

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel

February 13, 2015

Dr. Helen Morrison, PhD

Leibniz Institute for Age Research,

Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI)

Jena, Germany

What the tumour suppressor protein merlin can do for your nervous system

Dr. Don Weaver, PhD, MD, FRCPC, D. LItt

Director TWRI, Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel

February 20, 2015

Special Seminar

Dr. Christopher Barden, PhD

TWRI Liaison

Technology Development & Commercialization

Knowledge Translation and Intellectual Property at TWH

Dr. Don Weaver, PhD, MD, FRCPC, D. LItt

Director TWRI, Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Leanne Da Costa

March 6, 2015

Internal Speaker Seminar

Dr. Cathy Barr, PhD

Senior Scientist

Genetics and Development

Decoding the Non-Coding Genome: Functional Annotation of Genetic Variation Contributing to Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

Dr. James Eubanks, PhD

Division Head

Genetics and Development

Leanne Da Costa
March 13, 2015

Dr. Phillip Popovich, PhD

Professor

Department of Neuroscience

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Columbus, OH

Autonomic Dysreflexia and Intestinal Dysbiosis: Novel Mechanisms of Neuro-immune Regulation after Spinal Cord Injury

Dr. Michael Fehlings, PhD, MD, FACS, FRCSC

Senior Scientist

Genetics and Development

Leanne Da Costa
March 20, 2015

Dr. Ueli Rutishauser, PhD

Director, Human Neurophysiology Research, Neurosurgery;

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the

Department of Neurosurgery, Neurology and Biomendical Sciences;

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,

Los Angeles, CA

Probing the Mechanisms of Learning and Memory at the Single-Neuron Level in Humans

Dr. Taufik Valiante, MD, PhD. FRCSC

Affiliate Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel

April 1, 2015

Special Seminar

Dr. Simona Casarosa, PhD

Principal Investigator

University of Trento, CIBIO

In vivo and in vitro models of retinogenesis: from frog to mouse

Dr. Valerie Wallace, PhD

Division Head

Vision Science

Samira Patel

April 10, 2015

Postdoctoral Seminar

Reaz Vawda

Postdoctoral Fellow

Fehlings Lab

TBA

Dr. Michael Fehlings, PhD, MD, FACS, FRCSC

Senior Scientist

Genetics and Development

Leanne Da Costa
April 17, 2015

Dr. Adam Aron

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology

UC San Diego

La Jolla, CA

How Human Actions are Stopped

Dr. Robert Chen, MA, MSc, MB, BChir

Senior Scientist

Brain Imaging & Behaviour Systems-Neuroscience

Manoj Vasudeva
May 1, 2015

Special Seminar

Melanie Cohn, PhD

Neuropsychologist

Psychology Department, UHN

 

Memory Networks in Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Mary Pat McAndrews, PhD

Senior Scientist

Brain Imaging & Behaviour Systems-Neuroscience

Manoj Vasudeva
May 8, 2015        

May 13, 2015

TWRI Research Day

Dr. Gyorgy Buzsaki, MD, PhD

Biggs Professor of Neural Sciences

NYU Neuroscience Institute

New York University, Langone Medical Center

New York, NY

Emergence of Cognition From Action

Dr. Peter Carlen, MD, FRCPC

Division Head

Fundamental Neurobiology

Carley McPherson

May 15, 2015

Postdoctoral Seminar

Kaviraj Udupa

Postdoctoral Fellow

Chen Lab

TBA

Dr. Robert Chen, MA, MSc, MB, BChir

Senior Scientist

Brain Imaging & Behaviour Systems-Neuroscience

Manoj Vasudeva
May 22, 2015

Dr. Martin Ingelsson

Associate Professor

Depart of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Geriatrics; Molecular Geriatrics / Rudbeck Laboratory

Uppsala University

Sweden

TBA

Dr. Lorraine Kalia, PhD

Scientist

Genetics and Development

Leanne Da Costa

May 29, 2015

Special Seminar

Dr. Anna Devor, PhD

Associate Adjunct Professor

Department of Neurosciences

UCSan Diego

La Jolla, CA

TBA

Dr. Peter Carlen, MD, FRCPC

Division Head

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel
June 5, 2015

Dr. Steven U. Walkley, D.V.M., PhD

Professor in the

Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience, the

Department of Pathology and

the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology;

Director of the

Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center;

Albert Einstein College of Medicine,

New York

TBA

Dr. Jeffrey Medin,PhD

Senior Scientist

Manoj Vasudeva
June 12, 2015      
June 19, 2015      

 

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