Neuroscience

Recommended Readings: Gina G. Turrigiano, Ph.D. Friday September 20, 2019

By |2019-09-06T20:46:59+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Biology, Biophysics, Computational Biology, Electrophysiology, Friday Lectures, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, September 20, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Gina G. Turrigiano Ph.D. Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science Department of Biology                                                                 Brandeis University                                         Firing Rate Homeostasis in Neocortical Networks   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Miska, Nathaniel J.; Richter, Leonidas M. A.; Cary, Brian A.; et al. (2018). Sensory experience inversely regulates [...]

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

By |2019-08-02T18:54:50+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 [...]

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Recommended Readings: Susan T. Fiske, Ph.D. Friday October 26, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:54:50+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Friday Lectures, Neuroscience, Psychology, Psychophysiology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, October 26, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Susan T. Fiske Ph.D. Eugene Higgins Professor Department of Psychology Princeton University Navigating the Social World: Universal Dimensions of Evaluation  Recommended Readings: Science News Susan T. Fiske . A Call to Change Science’s Culture of Shaming. October 31, 2016. Association for Phychological Science Empirical Articles [...]

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

By |2019-08-02T18:54:51+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 [...]

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

By |2019-08-02T18:54:51+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 [...]

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

By |2019-08-02T18:55:26+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: Timothy Ryan, Ph.D., Monday October 23th, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:27+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Monday Lectures, Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, October 23, 2017  3:45 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Timothy Ryan, Ph.D. Tri-Institutional Professor Department of biochemistry Weill Cornell Medical College The Cost of Thinking: Metabolic Fitness at the Synapse Level Recommended Readings: Jaime de Juan Sanz (2017). The surprising metabolism of "exercising" neurons. Plos Blogs http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2017/01/brain-cells-mobilize-sugar-response-increased-activity Ashrafi, Ghazaleh; Ryan, Timothy A. (2017). [...]

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Recommended Readings: Nancy Kanwisher, Ph.D. March 10, 2017

By |2019-08-02T18:55:37+00:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Friday Lectures, Neuroimaging, Neuroscience|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 10, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Nancy Kanwisher, Ph.D. Walter A. Rosenblith Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Functional Imaging of the Human Brain:  A Window into the Organization of the Human Mind Recommended Readings: http://nancysbraintalks.mit.edu/video/nancys-ted-talk-neural-portrait-human-mind https://www.theguardian.com/science/neurophilosophy/2017/jan/05/face-selective-brain-region-continues-to-grow-in-adulthood Osher, David E.; Saxe, Rebecca R.; Koldewyn, Kami; [...]

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Recommended Readings: Jeffrey M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.

By |2019-08-02T18:55:37+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Friday Lectures, Neuroendocrinology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, February 24, 2017   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Jeffrey M. Friedman,  M.D., Ph.D. Marilyn M. Simpson Professor and Head, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics The Rockefeller University Leptin Physiology, Pathophysiology and the Neural Circuit Regulating Body Weight   Recommended Readings: Friedman, Jeffrey (2016). The long road to leptin. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION. 126(12): [...]

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Recommended Readings: Rebecca Saxe Ph.D. October 21, 2016

By |2019-08-02T18:55:50+00:00October 6th, 2016|Categories: Friday Lectures, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , |

Friday Lecture Series Friday October 21, 2016   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Rebecca Saxe, Ph.D. Professor, MIT, Brain and Cognitive Sciences It's the Thought that counts: Progress in understanding the  Neural basis of Theory of Mind Recommended Readings:  Chakroff, Alek; Dungan, James; Koster-Hale, Jorie; et al.  When minds matter for moral judgment: intent information is neurally encoded [...]

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