2005 Fall

September 13, 2005

“Visual Plasticity in the Developing Retina”
Norberto Grzywacz (USC) Host: Bartlett Mel (NS)

September 20, 2005

“Exocytotic Release of Glutamate from Astrocytes”
Vladimir Parpura (UC, Riverside) Host: Chien-Ping Ko (NB)

October 4, 2005

“Wired on hormones: Development of Neural Circuits for Feeding & Reproduction”
Richard Simerly (USC & Saban Research Institute) Host: Alan Watts (NS)

October 11, 2005

“Unraveling Smell”
Linda Buck (HHMI, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) Host: Emily Liman (NS/WiSE)

October 19, 2005 (Gerontology Auditorium, 9AM to 5PM)

Neural Development and Disease: Advancing Repairs and Cures
Samantha Butler (USC), Fiona Doetsch (Columbia University Medical Center), Marie Filbin (Hunter College). Wenbiao Gan (New York University Medial Center), Thomas Jongens (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine), Christopher Walsh (Harvard Medical School), Li Zhang (USC)

November 1, 2005

“Mechanisms of Face Categorization from Cortical Activity”
Philippe Schyns (University of Glasgow) Host: Irving Biederman (Special Seminar)

November 22, 2005

“TRP Channels, Regulators of Sensory Signaling”
Craig Montell (The John Hopkins University School of Medicine) Host: Emily Liman (NB)

November 29, 2005

“The Neural Bases of Human Tool Use”
Scott Frey (University of Oregon) Host: Michael Arbib (NS)

December 6, 2005

“Illuminating Dendritic Intergration and Synaptic Plasticity with Glutamate Photolysis”
Scott Thompson (University of Maryland) Host: Don Arnold (NB)

December 13, 2005

“The Beginnings of Neuroendocrinology”
Roger Guillemin (Salk Institute) Host: Michel Baudry (NS)

Past research seminars