Events 2022-2023

Neuroscience Special Seminars   |   Neuroscience Seminar Series   |   Neurotopics

Neuroscience Special Seminars

The Department of Neuroscience holds special seminars outside of the regular seminar series. Please note the day, time & location below. Please join us and welcome each invited seminar speaker.

Neuroscience Seminar Series

The Department of Neuroscience holds seminars to inform and update the medical community on current research.  Seminars are held on designated Tuesdays in MedDent NE401 at 12:00 pm unless otherwise noted.  Please join us and welcome each invited seminar speaker.  Check back often for updates.

September 20, 2022
Elise Cope, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
University of Virginia

Host: Kathy Maguire-Zeiss, PhD
Title: “Exploring hippocampal adult-born neurons, glia, and perineuronal nets in social memory”

October 4, 2022
Howard Fox, MD/PhD
Senior Associate Dean of Research & Development – College of Medicine
Professor – Department of Neurological Sciences
Director – Center for Integrative & Translational Neuroscience
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Host: Italo Mocchetti, PhD
Title: “Neuropathogenic Microglia: Single Cell Analysis in HIV/SIV, ARV Treatment, and Drug Abuse”

October 25, 2022
Christina S Meade, PhD
Associate Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University

Host: Xiong Jiang, PhD
Title: “HIV and substance use comorbidity: from social to neural networks”

November 29, 2022
Nicole Calakos, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology
Professor in Neurology
Professor in Neurobiology
Professor of Cell Biology
Duke University

Host: Rebekah Evans, PhD
Title: New thinking about the role of cell stress response pathways in the brain – significance for neuromodulation by acetylcholine and dopamine

December 20, 2022
Adeen Flinker, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Host: Josef Rauschecker, PhD
Title: “Neural dynamics of feedforward and feedback processing in human speech cortex”

January 24, 2023


February 7, 2023
Laurel Buxbaum, PsyD
Associate Director
Director of Cognition and Action Laboratory 
Research Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University

Host: Ella Striem-Amit, PhD
Title: TBA

February 28, 2023
Hey-Kyoung Lee, PhD
Department of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins

Host: Bill Rebeck, PhD
Title: “TBA”

March 21, 2023

Host: TBA
Title: “TBA”

April 4, 2023
Bonnie Firestein

Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
Rutgers University

Host: Kathy Conant, MD
Title: “TBA”

April 25, 2023

Host: NIP
Title: “TBA”

May 16, 2023
Emily Finn

Host: Max Riesenhuber, PhD
Title: “TBA”

May 30, 2023

Host: TBA
Title: “TBA”

Neurotopics Seminar Series

The Neurotopics Seminar Series is a departmental gathering which aims to increase awareness of ongoing research in the department and to foster collaboration among the neuroscience community. Seminars will resume at a later date.  Check back often for updates. 

Thank you for your participation and support for these seminars.

Check our department calendar for a schedule of additional upcoming events:

Neuroscience Calendar of Events (new window)

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