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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.

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: Auditorium B, University Hospital
Time: 9:00 am

2017/18 Invited Speakers

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"