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JOSEPH R. FETCHO, Ph.D. (Hosted by David Glanzman; dglanzman@physci.ucla.edu)
Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
“Optical and Genetic Approaches Toward Understanding Motor System Function and Dysfunction”


DIANE PAPAZIAN, Ph.D. (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)
Department of Physiology, University of California , Los Angeles
“Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels and Neuronal Survival During Development and Aging in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 13”


NO JSN LECTURE- SFN Meeting In Atlanta , Georgia

24 LESLIE M. THOMPSON, Ph.D. (Hosted by George Jackson; GRJackson@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Department of Biological Chemistry, and Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, University of California, Irvine
“Pathogenic Mechanisms in HD and Targeted Therapeutic Approaches”

31 SHIMON WEISS, Ph.D. ( Hosted by Chris Evans; cevans@ucla.edu)
Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Physiology, UCLA
“Single Molecule Probing of Dynamic Conformations, Molecular Interactions and Dynamic Localizations In-Vitro, In Live Cells and in Organisms”

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FRÉDÉRIC E. THEUNISSEN, Ph.D.* (Hosted by Stephanie White; sawhite@ucla.edu, and Mark Frye; frye@physci.ucla.edu)
Department of Psychology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley
"Perceptual and Neural Discrimination of Spectral and Temporal Modulations Found in Natural Sounds"
*this talk will be held in the Louis Jolyon West Auditorium (C8-183) in the Semel/NPI building


The Brain Research Institute Neuroscience Poster Session and Grass Traveling Scientist Program Distinguished Lecturer
ALEX L. KOLODKIN, Ph.D.* (Hosted by Larry Zipursky; lzipursky@medmet.ucla.edu)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
“Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Growth Cone Guidance”
*this talk will be held in the Grand Ballroom, Ackerman Union

21 LOUIS J. PTACEK, M.D. (Hosted by Felix Schweizer; felixs@ucla.edu)
Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco; Howard Hughes Medical Institute
“Dissecting the Genetic and Molecular Basis of the Human Clock”

AZAD BONNI, M.D., Ph.D. (Hosted by Yi Sun; ysun@mednet.ucla.edu)
Department of Pathology, Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
“Cell-Intrinsic Mechanisms Regulating Neuronal Connectivity”


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E.J. CHICHILNISKY, Ph.D. (Hosted by Dario Ringach; Dario@ucla.edu)
Systems Neurobiology, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, California
“Ensemble Signaling of Visual Motion in the Retina”


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Unless otherwise indicated, all lectures are held in the Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (635 Charles E. Young Drive South, UCLA-NRB) on Tuesday afternoons at 4:00 PM.

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