Invited Speakers

All talks will take place in Auditorium B, University Hospital, starting at 9:00 a.m.

Date Name Affiliation Seminar Title
September 19 Dr. Lynn Raymond
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of British Columbia "Aberrant synaptic plasticity in prodromal Huntington disease"
October 10 Dr. Samuel David
Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery
McGill University "Microglia-macrophage communication in spinal cord injury"
November 7 Dr. Jenny Bizley
Sir Henry Dale Research Fellow & Reader in Auditory Neuroscience
University College London "Auditory and auditory-visual processing in auditory cortex"
November 28 Dr. Mallar Chakravarty
Researcher, Douglas Mental Health University Institute and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
McGill University "Translational neuroimaging research in neuropsychiatric disorders: feedback loops between animal models and clinical populations"
February 6 Dr. Steve Scott
GSK-CIHR Chair in Neuroscience
Centre for Neuroscience Studies
Queen's University "Faster than a blink of an eye: the use of sensory feedback to rapidly plan and control how we move and interact in the world"
April 3 Dr. Susan Shore
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and the Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan "Multisensory integration in a cerebellar circuit contributes to tinnitus development"

May 1


Dr. Jos J. Eggermont
Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology and Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

University of Calgary

"Long-term non-traumatic noise exposure. A cause of auditory processing disorders?"

May 8

Treva Glazebrook Lecturer

Dr. Miguel Nicolelis
Professor of Neurobiology, Biomedical Engineering, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychology and Neuroscience, and founder of Duke's Center for Neuroengineering

 Duke University

 "Linking Brains to Machines:
From Basic Science to Neurological Neurorehabilitation"