Student Seminars

Our student seminars are an integral part of the course requirements for our Graduate program. In each presentation the student will present an annual update on their graduate research. 

All student seminars normally take place in Auditorium B, University Hospital. Due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, student presentations will be online for the 20/21 schedule.

Current students and faculty can submit evaluations using the seminar evaluations page.

2020/21 Invited Speakers

A component of the seminar course is the Perspectives in Neuroscience Speaker Series.  Distinguished experts within the field of Neuroscience will be invited to speak throughout the year. 

Location: Currently, due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, all guest lectures will take place virtually. 

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (Exception: Students and Faculty in the Neuroscience Graduate Program will be automatically registered). Visit the registration page to receive a meeting invitation.

Date Name Affiliation Seminar Title

Sept 15, 2020

Dr. Rafael Yuste
Professor of Biological Sciences;
Director, NeuroTechnology Center;
Co-Director, Kavli Institute of Brain Sciences;
Ikerbasque Research Professor, Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC)

Columbia University

Can you see a thought? Holographic activation of neuronal ensembles control perceptual states

Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Bojana Stefanovic
Department of Medical Biophysics, 
University of Toronto;
Senior Scientist, 
Physical Sciences Platform Director, 
Sunnybrook Research Institute
University of Toronto Imaging neurovascular unit dysfunction in preclinical models of ischemia and traumatic brain injury

April 6, 2021

Dr. Sarah Certel
Associate Professor, 
Division of Biological Sciences

University of Montana

Information transfer by dual-transmitting neurons

April 27, 2021

Dr. Numa Dancause
Department of Neuroscience

University of Montreal

Premotor cortex organization and reorganization after brain lesion

May 4, 2021

Treva Glazebrook Lecturer

Dr. Anne Churchland
David Geffen School of Medicine

University of California, Los Angeles

Single-trial neural dynamics are dominated by richly varied movements

June 1, 2021

Dr. Khaleel Razak
Professor, Psychology Department;
Director, Graduate Neuroscience Program
University of California, 

Mechanisms and Biomarkers of Auditory Hypersensitivity in Fragile X Syndrome

June 22, 2021

Dr. Anne-Marie Guerguerian
Assistant Professor, Institute of Medical Science, Medicine, Surgery, Anaesthesia, Paediatrics

University of Toronto