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Neurobiology Seminar Series 2023-2024

September 5, 2023

Jason N.D. Kerr, PhD | Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology of Behavior

Title: Imaging cortical activity, visual behavior, and skeletal kinematics using head-mounted 3-photon microscopes, cameras, and spots

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


September 12, 2023

James Fitzgerald | Janelia Research Lab Members

Title: 1. Tirthabir Biswas: From the Fly Connectome to an Exact Neural Compass 2. Benjamin James: Parsing Stimulus-Selective Neurons from Whole-Brain Imaging 3. Maanasa Natrajan: Rethinking Plasticity-Stability Dilemma: When Plasticity Enhances Stability

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


October 10, 2023

Marco Gallio, PhD | Northwestern University - Dept of Neurobiology

Title: Temperature sensing in Drosophila flies: from molecular receptors and neural circuits to the evolution of behavior

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


October 17, 2023

Robin Nusslock, PhD | Northwestern University - Dept of Psychology

Title: How Stress Gets Under the Skin: A Neuroimmune Network Hypothesis

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


October 24, 2023

Lindsey Macpherson, PhD | The University of Texas at San Antonio

Title: All in good taste- investigating the function, connectivity, and plasticity of the peripheral gustatory system

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


November 7, 2023

Sachin Patel, MD, PhD | Northwestern University - Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Title: Endocannabinoid Modulation of Central Stress Responses: translational implications for trauma-related disorders

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


November 21, 2023

Máté Lengyel, PhD | University of Cambridge

Title: Simple principles underlying complex neural responses

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


November 28, 2023

Arianna Maffei, PhD | Stony Brook University

Title: Neural Mechanisms for Taste Learning

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


December 12, 2023

Bharath Chandrasekaran, PhD | Northwestern University - Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Dept of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Title: Neural systems underlying auditory and speech categorization

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


January 9, 2024

Wei-Chun Wang | Bucknell University

Title: A sample lecture on the action potential

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


January 11, 2024

Yuqing Zhu | Pomona College

Title: The Action Potential

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 4:00 pm


January 23, 2024

Miranda D. Horn | Tulane University - Brain Institute

Title: The Ins and Outs of the Action Potential

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


February 13, 2024

Cory Root | University of California San Diego

Title: Neural circuits underlying olfactory motivational valence.

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


February 20, 2024

Shai Silberberg | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Title: The p-value pretense and other common statistical pitfalls

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


March 5, 2024

Ali Shilatifard | Northwestern University - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Title: Transcriptional elongation control and chromatin in developmental gene expression, aging, and disease

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45 pm


March 18, 2024

NISTP Routtenberg Lecture

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 4:00 pm


March 18, 2024

Routtenberg Lecture | Denise Cai | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Title: Memory stability and flexibility across the lifetime 

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 4:00 pm


March 19, 2024

Ismail Ahmed | NYU Langone Health

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45 pm


March 26, 2024

Hannah Payne | Columbia University

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45 pm


April 2, 2024

Joseph Zak | University of Illinois Chicago

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


April 9, 2024

Yueqing Peng | Columbia University

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium

Time: 12:45 pm


April 23, 2024

Emily Liman | University of Southern California

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


April 30, 2024

Mark Sheffield | The University of Chicago

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


May 7, 2024

Ken Paller | Northwestern University - Department of Psychology

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


May 14, 2024

Jeff Lichtman | Harvard University

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm


June 4, 2024

Ivan E de Araujo | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai & Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Title: TBA

Location: Pancoe Auditorium / Online

Time: 12:45 pm