Invited Speakers

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

Date Name Affiliation Seminar Title
Sept. 10, 2019 Dr. Rosemary Bagot
Assistant Professor & William Dawson Scholar, Department of Psychology
McGill University

 “Circuit mechanisms of resilience and susceptibility”

Oct. 1, 2019

Dr. Mark T. Wallace
Dean of the Graduate School;
Louise B. McGavock Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and
Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences, Pharmacology, Psychology and Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University "Adventures in Multisensory Science: From Single Neurons to Autism"

Nov. 19, 2019

Treva Glazebrook Lecturer

Dr. Li-Huei Tsai

Professor and Director of the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

“Network level approaches to studying Alzheimer’s disease”

Dec. 3, 2019 Dr. Eiman Azim
Assistant Professor, Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory,William Scandling Developmental Chair
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

“Feedback circuits for dexterous forelimb movement”

Feb 25, 2020 Dr. Jennifer Steeves
Associate Dean Research & Graduate Education, Faculty of Science; Professor, Department of Psychology
York University

Audiovisual plasticity following long term monocular deprivation”

Mar. 24, 2020


Dr. Numa Dancause
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
University of Montreal

 “Premotor cortex organization and reorganization after brain lesion”

Apr. 21, 2020


Dr. Khaleel Razak

Professor, Psychology and the Graduate Neuroscience Program

University of California, Riverside

“Mechanisms and biomarkers of sensory hypersensitivity in Fragile X Syndrome”

May 12, 2020


Dr. Sarah Certel

Associate Professor, Division of Biological Sciences

University of Montana "Fighting flies: Octopamine neuron dependent aggression requires dVGLUT in dual transmitting neurons"