Invited Speakers 

Virtual Events Only: Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty and students will automatically be registered for these events. Anyone outside of the program wishing to register may do so by visiting our registration page. 

Date Name Seminar Title

October 11, 2022

Treva Glazebrook Lecturer


Dr. Robert Dantzer

Professor, Department of Symptom Research, Division of Internal Medicine

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

"Inflammation is not always the culprit: the case of cancer-related fatigue"

November 29, 2022


Dr. John A. E. Anderson

Assistant Professor, Department of Cognitive Science

Carleton University 

"Modifiable Factors Affecting Neural Decline in Aging: The Roles of Context and Experience"

 January 17, 2023




Dr. Aparna Suvrathan

Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pediatrics

Centre for Research in Neuroscience, McGill University

"Heterogeneity in cerebellar information processing"

February 7, 2023



Dr. Beth Stevens

Associate Professor of Neurology

Harvard University

"Connecting Microglia States to Function in Development & Disease"

March 7, 2023



Virtual Event

Dr. Karen Davis Ph.D., FCAHS, FRSC

Head, Division of Brain, Imaging and Behaviour; Krembil Brain Institute

Professor, Department of Surgery & Institute of Medical Science; University of Toronto

"Your pain is not my pain! MRI- and MEG-based studies of the dynamic pain connectome as a window into individual acute and chronic pain experiences."

April 11, 2023



Dr. Rebecca Saxe

Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Associate Dean, School of Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

"What Theory of Mind is For"

April 25, 2023


Dr. Bevil Conway

Senior Investigator, Section on Perception, Cognition and Action

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

"Principles of Neuroscience in Color"

May 16, 2023


Dr. Kate Watkins

Professor, Cognitive Neuroscience
University of Oxford

"Scanning and Stimulating the Brain in Developmental Stuttering"