1999 Spring

January 13, 1999

“Ions, Proteins, Glia, and Gap Junctions: Their Roles in Neuroendocrine Cell Excitability”
Glenn I. Hatton (UCR) Host: Larry Swanson (NB)

January 27, 1999

“Action Without Perception”
Melvin Goodale (University of Western Ontario) Host: Irving Biederman (NS)

February 10, 1999

“Potassium Regulation and Seizure Generation”
Phillip A. Schwartzkroin (University of Washington) Hosts: Michel Baudry & Caleb Finch (NS)

February 24, 1999

“Intelligence and Learning in Mobile Robots”
George Bekey (USC) Host: Ted Berger (NS)

March 3, 1999

“Effect and Role of Nitric Oxide and Carbon Monoxide in Regulating the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Response to Stress”
Catherine Rivier (Salk Institute) Host: Alan Watts (NB)

March 10, 1999

“Why do Things Look as They Do?”
Tom Albright (Salk Institute) Host: Larry Swanson (NS)

March 24, 1999

“Are Complex Internal Models Biologically Plausible?”
Stefan Schaal (USC) Host: Richard Thompson (NB)

April 7, 1999

“The Mechanism and Signitficance of Homosynaptic Long-Term Depression”
Mark Bear (Brown University) Host: Michel Baudry (NB)

April 21, 1999

“Neural Substrates of Vocal Imitation of Parrots”
Georg Striedter (UC, Irvine) Host: Sarah Bottjer (NS)

May 5, 1999

“Unraveling the Molecular and Cellular Basis of Cognitive Disorders with Genetics & Pharmacology”
Alcino Silva (UCLA) Host: Michel Baudry (NB)

Past research seminars