Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
2002-2003

Presented by the Brain Research Institute and the Neuropsychiatric Institute, as well as the Interdepartmental Programs for Neuroscience, the Mental Retardation Research Center, and the Departments of Anesthesiology, Neurobiology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Physiological Science, Physiology, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, Psychology, and Surgery/Neurosurgery
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OCTOBER
1 "The Oscillatory Basis of Human Cognition"
Michael J, Kahana, Ph.D.
Center for Complex Systems
Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
now online
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8 "Modulation of Electrical Synapses by Neural Activity"
Alberto E. Pereda, M.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
now online
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15 "Sweet, Bitter, and Amino Acids: The Biology of Taste"
Charles Zucker, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cell & Molecular Medicine
University of California, San Diego
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22 "Substrates of Rapid Plasticity in Developing Cortex"
Michael P. Stryker, Ph.D.
Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience
Department of Physiology
University of California San Francisco
  now online
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29 "From Single Neuron to Neural Circuits:
Genetic Analysis of Drosophila Brain Development"

Liqun Luo, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
Stanford University
  now online
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NOVEMBER
5 "Society for Neuroscience Meeting"
No Seminar
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12 "Genetic Models of Anxiety and Depression"
Rene Hen, Ph.D.
Center for Neurobiology & Behavior, and the
Department of Pharmacology, Columbia University,
College of Physicians and Surgeons,
New York, New York
  now online
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19 "Logistics of Brain Development"
Pasko Rakic, M.D., Ph.D.
Ackerman Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and
Chairman, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine,
New Haven, Connecticut
The Brain Research Institute Neuroscience Poster Day Distinguished Lecturer
Location & Time: Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom 11:00 AM
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26 "Genetic Dissection of the Dementias"
John Hardy, Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National
Institute on Aging, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland
  now online
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DECEMBER
3 "Prefrontal Cortex and Attention"
Robert T. Knight, M.D.
Evan Rauch Professor of Neuroscience, and Director,
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, Department of Psychology, University
of California, Berkeley, California
  now online
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JANUARY 2003
7 "Structure and Function of the Ribbon-Class Synapses in
Hair Cells of the Frog Sacculus"

William M. Roberts, Ph.D.
Institute of Neuroscience
University of Oregon
  now online
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14 "Molecular Neurobiology of Memory Formation"
J. David Sweatt, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience
Baylor College of Medicine
  now online
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21 "Synaptic Representation of Visual Features
in the Cat’s Thalamocortical Pathway"

Judith A. Hirsch, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
& The Neuroscience Graduate Program
University of Southern California
  now online
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28 "Nogo Receptor in the Limitation of
Axon Regeneration by Myelin"

Stephen M. Strittmatter, M.D., Ph.D.
Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology,
and Professor of Neurobiology
Yale University School of Medicine
  now online
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FEBRUARY
4 "Functional MRI of Human Memory"
Susan Y. Bookheimer, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Brain Mapping Center
University of California Los Angeles
  now online
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11 "Patterning, Proliferation and Migration
in the Mammalian Telencephalon"

Gordon J. Fishell, Ph.D.
Developmental Genetics Program
Skirball Institute
New York University Medical Center
  now online
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18 "AAA Chaperones in the Secretory Pathway"
Phyllis I. Hanson, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine
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25 "Banburismus and Brain: A Neural Mechanism
for Making Decisions"

Michael N. Shadlen, M.D., Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Department of Physiology and Biophysics,
and National Primate Research Center
University of Washington
  now online
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MARCH
4 "A Spatial View of Neurotrophin Signaling"
Rosalind A. Segal, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  now online
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11 The Fourteenth Annual H.W. Magoun Lecture
What Makes a Brain Feminine or Masculine?
Arthur P. Arnold, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Physiological Science
  now online
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18 NO Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
25 Reward Processing in the Basal Ganglia and Frontal Cortex
Wolfram Schultz, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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APRIL 2003
1 The Charles H. Sawyer Distinguished Lecture
"Neurosteroids: A New Function of the Brain,
Protection, Repair, Memory, Aging..."

Étienne Émile Baulieu, Ph.D.
Professor
Director, INSERM U. 33
College of France
  now online
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8 "Looking for Inspiration"
Jack L. Feldman, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurobiology
University of California, Los Angeles
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15 NO Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
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22 "From Genes to Memory"
Susumu Tonegawa, Ph.D.
Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience
Director, The Picower Center for Learning and Memory
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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29 "Stress, Neurodegeneration, and Strategies
for Saving the Endangered Neuron"

Robert M. Sapolsky, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences,
Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Standford University School of Medicine
  now online
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MAY
6 "Genetic Dissection of Glycinergic Neurotransmission"
Heinrich Betz, M.D.
Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung
Frankfurt, Germany
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13 "Memory Computations in Hippocampal and
Parahippocampal Neuronal Circuits"

Edvard I. Moser, Ph.D.
Centre for the Biology of Memory
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway
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20 No Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
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27 The Eleventh Annual Samuel Eiduson Student Lecture
"Overcoming Fear: Behavioral Pharmacology and
Physiology of Fear Extinction in Mice"

Chris Cain
Interdepartmental Graduate Program for Neuroscience
University of California, Los Angeles
  now online
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Unless otherwise indicated, all lectures are held in the Louis Jolyon West Auditorium in the NPI Building (C8-183, 720 Westwood Plaza) on Tuesday afternoons at 4:00 PM.

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