Invited Speakers

Please visit our events page for the location of our invited speaker seminars.  All seminars begin at 9:30 a.m.

Date Name Affiliation Seminar Title
September 27 Dr. Marc Schieber
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Rochester University "Reaching and grasping are separated more in time than in space"
October 4 Dr. Esteban Fernandez-Juricic
Professor of Biological Sciences and Showalter Faculty Scholar
Purdue University "Predator-prey interactions: the avian visual sensory perspective"
November 29 Dr. Rosie Cowell
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of Massachusetts Amherst "Recollection without Hippocampal Engagement"
January 17 Dr. Michael Salter
Chief of Research at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Senior Scientist in the Program of Neurosciences & Mental Health, and Professor of Physiology
University of Toronto "From receptors to pain: the molecular dynamics of pain"
February 28 Dr. Beverley Orser
Canada Research Chair in Anesthesia and Professor of Anesthesia
University of Toronto "Targeting astrocytes-neuron crosstalk to reverse cognitive deficits"
March 7 Dr. Marie-Ève Tremblay
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Laval University "Targeting microglia to rescue brain circuits from elimination in chronic stress, aging, and Alzheimer's disease"

April 18

Treva Glazebrook Lecture

Dr. Stan Floresco
Professor, Department of Psychology

University of British Columbia

"Prefrontal GABA regulation of cognition: Implication for psychiatric disorders"

June 13 Dr. Abigail Marsh
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Georgetown University "The Altruistic Brain"