Neurobiology

Recommended Readings: David Keays, Ph.D. Monday March 4, 2019

By |2019-06-05T14:16:12+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Genetics, Neurobiology, Pathology, Recommended Readings, Sensory Biology, Special Seminar Series|Tags: , , |

Special Seminar Series Monday, March 4, 2019  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium David Keays, Ph.D. Group Leader Research Institute of Molecular Pathology – Vienna, Austria The Mysterious Magnetoreceptors Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Landler, Lukas; Keays, David A. (2018). Cryptochrome: The magnetosensor with a sinister side? PLOS BIOLOGY. 16 (10) Engels, Svenja; Treiber, Christoph Daniel; Salzer, [...]

Recommended Readings: Mary E. Hatten, Ph.D., Monday November 12, 2018

By |2019-03-28T16:06:57+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Developmental Biology, Monday Lectures, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, November 12, 2018  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Mary E. Hatten, Ph.D. Frederick P. Rose Professor and Head Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology The Rockefeller University Neuronal Migration and the Formation of the Cerebellar Circuitry Recommended Readings: Science News Florian Rosado. Insights Into Autism From The Protein Modulator ASTN2. September 23, 2018. RELIAWIRE [...]

Recommended Readings: John Hardy, Ph.D. Friday September 7, 2018

By |2019-03-28T15:55:58+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, September 7, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium John Hardy Ph.D.  Head of the Department of Molecular Neuroscience Chair of the Molecular Biology of Neurological Disease University College London Genomic Analysis of Alzheimer’s Disease and other Neurodegenerative Disorders  Recommended Readings: Science News Rebecca Hiscott. AT THE BENCH: John Hardy, PhD, on Unraveling the [...]

Recommended Readings: Beth Stevens, Ph.D. Friday May 4, 2018

By |2019-06-05T14:24:34+00:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Friday Lectures, Neurobiology, Neurology, Neuroscience|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 4, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Beth Stevens Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Neurology Harvard Medical School – Boston Children’s Hospital How the Immune System Sculpts Brain Circuitry Recommended Readings: Science News Beth Stevens and Todd E. Golden. Deciphering neurodegeneration: Inflammation, immune response, and Alzheimer’s. (Webinar – February 7, 2018). Science [...]

Recommended Readings: Michael Greenberg, Ph.D. Friday March 9th, 2018

By |2019-03-26T18:08:17+00:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Friday Lectures, Neurobiology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 9th, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Michael Greenberg, Ph.D. Department Chair and Nathan Marsh Pusey Professor Department of Neurobiology Harvard Medical School How Nature and Nurture Conspire to Control Brain Development and Function Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Kalish, Brian T.; Cheadle, Lucas; Hrvatin, Sinisa; et al. (2018). Single-cell transcriptomics of the [...]

Recommended Readings: Rachel Wilson, Ph.D. Friday December 15th, 2017

By |2019-04-08T16:33:31+00:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Friday Lectures, Neurobiology, Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, December 15, 2017  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Rachel Wilson, Ph.D. Martin Family Professor Department of Neurobiology Harvard Medical School Neural Correlates of Orienting Behaviors and Latent Action Biases   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Azevedo, Anthony W.; Wilson, Rachel I. (2017). Active Mechanisms of Vibration Encoding and Frequency Filtering in Central Mechanosensory Neurons. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D. March 3, 2017

By |2017-03-02T17:12:11+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Friday Lectures, Infectious Disease/Mechanisms, Neurobiology, Neurogenetics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 03, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D. Robin Chemers Neustein Professor and Head, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, The Rockefeller University NEUROBIOLOGY OF THE WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS ANIMAL Recommended Readings: Bezzina A. Malaria infection smells irresistible to mosquitoes. Cosmos. Feb 9 2017 Hurd H. Afraid of malaria? [...]

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Recommended Readings: Edward S. Boyden Ph.D. Friday February 17, 2017

By |2017-02-16T12:07:17+00:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Friday Lectures, Methods, Neurobiology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 17, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Edward S. Boyden,  Ph.D. Associate Professor MIT Media Lab Optical Tools for Analyzing and Repairing Complex Biological Systems Recommended Readings: Boyden, Edward S. (2015). Optogenetics and the future of neuroscience. NATURE NEUROSCIENCE. 18(12): 1862-1862 Chen, Fei; Tillberg, Paul W.; Boyden, Edward S. (2015). Expansion microscopy. SCIENCE. 347(6221): 543-548    [...]

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Recommended Readings: Marcello Magnasco Ph.D. Monday October 31, 2016

By |2016-10-21T11:52:29+00:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Mathematics/Physics, Monday Lectures, Neurobiology, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday October 31, 2016   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Marcello Magnasco, Ph.D. Professor, Mathematical Physics The Rockefeller University Recommended Readings: Janik VM, and Slater PJB.  Vocal Learning in Mammals.  Advances in the Study of Behavior,   26:59-99     1997    Request through Markus Library at librequest@rockefeller.edu Reiss D, and McCowan B.  Spontaneous Vocal Mimicry and [...]

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Recommended Readings: Gaby Maimon, Ph.D., Sept 23, 2016

By |2019-03-26T15:26:20+00:00August 30th, 2016|Categories: Friday Lectures, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lecture Series Gaby Maimon, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Laboratory of Integrative Brain Function Quantitative Neural Computations in Behaving Drosophila Recommended Readings: Kim, A.J. et al. Cellular evidence for efference copy in Drosophila visuomotor processing. Nature Neuroscience. 18, 1247–1255 (2015). Rien, D.; kern, R. and R. Kurtz.  Octopaminergic modulation of a fly visual motion-sensitive neuron during stimulation with [...]