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2013/2014 Speaker Series
Date
Speaker
Lecture
Host
Contact
2013 / 2014
September 6, 2013

Dr. Donald Weaver,MD, PhD, FRCPC

Director, TWRI

Senior Scientist, Fundamental Neurobiology

Design and Development of Disease Modifying Agents

Dr. Barry Greenberg, Ph.D

Director, Neuroscience Drug Discovery and Development, UHN

Carley McPherson

September 13, 2013

       
September 25, 2013

Dr. Donald Weaver,MD, PhD, FRCPC

Director, TWRI

Senior Scientist, Fundamental Neurobiology

Town Hall

TWRI - A Discussion
  Carley McPherson

September 26, 2013

Special Seminar

Dr. Mohit Kapoor, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Montreal

Emerging role of autophagy in the pathophysiology of Osteoarthritis

Dr. Donald Weaver,MD, PhD, FRCPC

Director, TWRI

Senior Scientist, Fundamental Neurobiology

Carley McPherson

October 10, 2013

Special Seminar

Dr. Francesco Ciccia MD., Ph.D.

Professor of Rheumatology

Senior Scientist

University of Palermo

Palermo, Sicily, Italy

IL-23 and IL-23-responsive innate lymphoid cells in the pathogenesis of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Dr. Jeffrey Medin

Senior Scientist

Dr. Robert Inman

Senior Scientist

Jane Howard
October 11, 2013

Dr. Natalia Trujillo

Postdoctoral Fellow

Grupo De Neurociencias De Antioquia

Columbia, South America

Toward comprehension of early neurobiological markers for parkinson disease patients from a genetic isolate in Antioquia, Colombia

Dr. William Hutchison, Ph.D

Senior Scientist, Division of Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

Ava Lucero
November 1, 2013        
November 8, 2013

Dr. Crystal Ruff, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow,

Genetics And Development

The Potential For Stem Cell Therapies To Have An Impact On Perinatal Neurological Injury - The Hype, The Hope And The Reality

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

Senior Scientist, Genetics And Development

Julie Wan
November 15, 2013

Dr. Terrance P. Snutch, Ph.D, FRSC

Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories, Departments of Zoology and Psychiatry, and Brain Research Centre

University of British Columbia,

Vancouver, BC

T-type Calcium Channels: Pathophysiological Contributions and Therapeutic Implications for Epilepsy

Dr. Elise Stanley, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Genetics and Development

Julie Wan
November 22, 2013

Dr. Florence Tsui, Ph.D

Senior Scientist

Genetics And Development

"A Tale Of Two Complex Diseases: Ankylosing Spondylitis And Inflammatory Bowel Disease"

Dr. James Eubanks, Ph.D

Division Head, Genetics and Development

Manoj Vasudeva
December 6, 2013        
December 13, 2013

Dr. Sylvain Williams, Ph.D.

Researcher, Douglas Institute

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

McGill University

Deconstructing neural circuits generating hippocampal oscillations using optogenetics

Dr. Frances Skinner, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Manoj Vasudeva
December 20, 2013        
January 3, 2014        
January 10, 2014

Dr. Kinga Szydlowska, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Tymianski Lab

"Can we treat glaucoma learning from stroke research? Tissue specific differences between ischemic brain and retina"

Michael Tymianski, FRCSC, Ph.D., MD

Senior Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Julie Wan
January 17, 2014

Dr. Peyman Golshani, M.D

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Brain Research Institute

David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Los Angeles, CA

USA

Brain-state dependent membrane potential dynamics in awake behaving

Dr. Taufik Valiante, MD, Ph.D.

Affiliate Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Manoj Vasudeva
January 24, 2014      
February 7, 2014

Susan B. Dillon, Ph.D

Global Therapeutic Area Head, Immunology

Janssen Research & Development, LLC

Changing Paradigms of Drug Research in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Donald Weaver, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Director, TWRI

Senior Scientist, Fundamental Neurobiology

Julie Wan

February 14, 2014

       
February 21, 2014

Dr. Patric Kevin Stanton, Ph.D.

Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy

Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy

New York Medical College

Valhalla, New York

Long-term Plasticity of Transmitter Release – Significance for Health and Disease

Dr. Peter Carlen, FRCPC, MD

Division Head

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel

Julie Wan

March 7, 2014

Yimin Zou, Ph.D.

Professor and Vice Chair

Section of Neurobiology, UC San Diego

La Jolla, California

Growth cone steering by cell polarity signaling pathways

Dr. Philippe Monnier, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Genetics and Development

Julie Wan
March 14, 2014

Dave J. Hayes, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Division of Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

Brain Correlates of Negative Affect

Dr. Mojgan Hodaie, Ph.D.

Scientist

Division of Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

Manoj Vasudeva
March 21, 2014        
April 4, 2014

Dr. Georg Zoidl, Ph.D.

Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience

Pannexins: Past, Present and Future

Dr. Peter Carlen, FRCPC, MD

Division Head

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel
April 9, 2014

Dr. Donald Weaver, MD, Ph.D., FRCPC

Director TWRI, Senior Scientist, Fundamental Neurobiology

Town Hall: TWRI Strategic Plan   Carley McPherson
April 11, 2014

Dr. Alice Cronin-Golomb, Ph.D.

Director, Vision & Cognition Laboratory

Director, Center for Clinical Biopsychology Boston University, USA

Perception and Cognition in Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Mary Pat McAndrews, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist, Division of Brain, Imaging & Behaviour-Systems Neuroscience

Manoj Vasudeva

April 24, 2014

Special Seminar

Dr. Jeffrey Lorenz Neul, MD, Ph.D.

Assistant Medical Director-Blue Bird Circle Rett Centre

Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, Texas, USA

Neurodevelopment Conditions in Rhett Syndrome

Dr. James Eubanks, Ph.D.

Division Head, Genetics & Development Division

Julie Wan
May 2, 2014

Dr. Rajiv R. Ratan, M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Director, Burke Medical Research Institute

Professor, Neurology and Neuroscience

Associate Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College

Twists and Turns (non-helical) on the Transcriptional Road to Oxidative Cell Death: Implications for Brain Protection and Repair

Dr. Michael Tymianski, FRCSC, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Division of Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel
May 9, 2014

 

 

 

 

May 14, 2014

TWRI Research Day

Dr. Olaf Sporns

Provost Professor

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Indiana University

Bloomington, Indiana

USA

Mapping and Modeling Human Brain Networks

Dr. Barry Greenberg, Ph.D.

Director, Neuroscience Drug Discovery and Development

Director of Strategy, Toronto Dementia Research Alliance

Carley McPherson
May 16, 2014        
May 23, 2014

Dr.Elizabeth M Badley, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Division of Healthcare & Outcomes Research

In Sickness or in Health?
 How Well are the Baby Boomers Aging Compared to Other Generations: An Analysis of Age, Period and Cohort Effects

Dr. Donald Weaver, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Director, TWRI

Senior Scientist, Fundamental Neurobiology

Manoj Vasudeva
June 6, 2014

Dr. Taufik Valiante, MD, Ph.D.

Affiliate Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Epilepsy: A Window to Brain Mechanisms

Dr. Peter Carlen, FRCPC, MD

Division Head, Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel
June 13, 2014

Dr. Qian-Quan Sun, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology and Physiology

University of Wyoming

Optogenetics Study of Long-range and Local Cortical Circuits

Dr. Liang Zhang

Affiliate Scientist

Fundamental Neurobiology

Samira Patel
June 20, 2014

Luminita Tarita-Nistor, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Tymianski Lab

Legally blind from macular degeneration? Our eye-movement research helps patients read

Dr. Martin Steinbach, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Vision Science

Julie Wan

 

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