Neuroscience

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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Recommended Readings: Ole Kiehn Ph.D. October 14, 2016

By |2019-08-02T18:55:50+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Events, Friday Lectures, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , |

Friday Lecture Series Friday October 14, 2016   3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Ole Kiehn, Ph.D. Professor, Mammalian Locomotor Laboratory, Dept. of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institut Deciphering the Functional Organization of Neuronal Circuits Controlling Locomotion Recommended Readings: Kiehn, Ole.  Decoding the organization of spinal circuits that control locomotion. NATURE REVIEWS NEUROSCIENCE    17(4): 224-238    APR 2016 Bouvier, Julien; Caggiano, Vittorio; Leiras, Roberto; [...]

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

By |2019-08-02T18:55:50+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 [...]

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Recommended Readings: Mary Jeanne Kreek, M.D., May 2

By |2019-08-02T18:56:00+00:00April 8th, 2016|Categories: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genomics, History of Science, Monday Lectures, Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Monday Lecture Series Monday, May 2, 2016 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Mary Jeanne Kreek, M.D. Senior Attending Physician, The Rockefeller University Hospital Patrick E. and Beatrice M. Haggerty Professor and Head, Laboratory of the Biology of Addictive Diseases, The Rockefeller University 50th Anniversary of First Research Paper on Methadone Maintenance Treatment: Update on [...]

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Recommended Readings: Lindsay Schwarz, Ph.D., March 7

By |2019-08-02T18:56:02+00:00February 9th, 2016|Categories: Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Special Seminar Monday, March 7 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) Lindsay Schwarz, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, Stanford University New Approaches for Uncovering Norepinephrine Circuit Organization and Function Recommended Readings Schwarz, L. A., & Luo, L. (2015). Organization of the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system. Current Biology, 25(21), R1051-R1056. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.09.039. Schwarz, L. A., Miyamichi, K., [...]

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Recommended Readings: David Schneider, Ph.D., March 14

By |2019-08-02T18:56:02+00:00February 9th, 2016|Categories: Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Recommended Readings, Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Special Seminar Friday, March 14 4:00 p.m., Carson Family Auditorium (CRC) David Schneider, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Sensory and Motor Circuits for Listening and Learning Recommended Readings Empirical Articles Nelson, A., Schneider, D. M., Takatoh, J., Sakurai, K., Wang, F., & Mooney, R. (2013). A circuit for motor cortical modulation of [...]

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