Department Seminars

Spring 2023:

Department Seminars held in A106 Morison Room from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker

January 26, 2023

Lucas Sjulson, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Host: Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz - "Off-manifold coding in visual cortex revealed by sleep"
February 9, 2023 Eirene Markenscoff-Papadimitriou,  Cornell University; Host: Jesse Goldberg - "Mechanisms of cortical development and autism"
February 16, 2023 Jessica Yorczinski, Texas A&M; Host: David Deitcher - "Significance of Eye Morphology on Gaze Perception in Primates"
February 23, 2023 Scott Juntti, University of Maryland; Host: Ben Sandkam - "Hormonal and pheromonal control of signaling during mating by prostaglandin F2a  Or: How to find love in Lake Tanganyika"
March 2, 2023 Benjamin Hoffman, Earth Species Project; Host: Brendan Ito - "Can neural network-based analyses link audio with motion in animal communication"
March 9, 2023 Alison Bell, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Host: Ben Sandkam - "The evolution of family life in sticklebacks"
March 16, 2023 Ruben Portugues, Technical University of Munich; Host: Andy Bass - "Navigation in larval zebrafish: strategies and internal representations"

March 20, 2023

4:00pm in Biotech, G10

Arlene Sharpe, Harvard Medical School; Life Sciences Lecture Series; Hosts: Claudia Fischbach (Biomedical Engineering) and Cinthia Leifer (Microbiology and Immunology) - "The Biology Behind PD-1 Blockade"

March 23, 2023

Claire Wyart, Paris Brain Institute; Host: Nilay Yapici - "Sensing curvature in the spinal cord?  Discovery of an axial sensory system informing development, posture, and innate immunity"
March 30, 2023

Caleb Kemere, Rice University; Host: Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz - "Computational and Experimental Approaches for Studying the Latent States of Memory"

April 6, 2023 Spring Break

April 14, 2023

12:30pm in Biotech, G10

Ole Kiehn, Karolinska Institutet; Host: Shelby Dietz - "Brainstem circuits controlling locomotion in the healthy and diseased brain"

April 19, 2023

10:00am in Biotech, G01

Andrea Roeser, PhD Defense; Host: Jesse Goldberg
April 20, 2023 Marlene Cohen, University of Chicago; Host: Melissa Warden - "Feature Interference: a neuronal population hypothesis about limits on cognition"

April 25, 2023

4:00pm in Biotech, G10

Chris Thomas, University of York; Life Sciences Lecture Series; Host: Clifford Kraft (Natural Resources) - "Surviving the Anthropocene"
April 27, 2023 Dion Dickman, USC; Hosts: David Deicher and Chun Han - "Trans-synaptic dialogues controlling homeostatic plasticity on both sides of the synapse"

May 4, 2023

Nilay Yapici, Cornell University; Host: Kern Reeve

May 11, 2023

Honors Poster Session

July 18, 2023

11:00am in A106 Morison

Yuta Mabuchi, PhD Defense; Host: Nilay Yapici