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. 

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

2021/22 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.  

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am

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

Date & location Name Seminar Title

September 28th, 2021

virtual lecture

Dr. Nicole Rust

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania

 "How we remember what we’ve seen"

October 19th, 2021

virtual lecture

Dr. Yulong Li

Professor, School of Life Sciences
IDG/McG Institute for Brain Research
Peking University

"Spying on neuromodulation by constructing new genetically-encoded sensors"

November 9th, 2021

virtual lecture

Dr. Jennifer Campos

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Toronto

Associate Academic Director, Senior Scientist &
Chief Scientist, Challenging Environment Assessment Laboratory,
The KITE Research Institute,
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
University Health Network

"Seeing, hearing, moving, thinking: Age-related changes to multisensory and cognitive processes supporting mobility"

 December  14th, 2021

virtual lecture



Dr. Anne-Marie Guerguerian

Assistant Professor, Institute of Medical Science,
Departments of Medicine, Surgery, Anaesthesia, and Paediatrics, University of Toronto

Senior Scientist, Neurosciences and Mental Health Program, Research Institute;
Staff Physician and Director of Research,
Department of Critical Care Medicine;
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

"Neurological injury in critically ill children"

January 18th, 2022

virtual lecture

Dr. Laura Rowland

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC),
University of Maryland School of Medicine;

Director, Chemical Imaging Core,
Neuroimaging Research Program, MPRC


March 8th, 2022

Treva Glazebrook Lecturer

virtual lecture

Dr. Hakeem Lawal

Assistant Professor,
Department of Biological Sciences
Delaware State University


April 5th, 2022

virtual lecture

Dr. Naoshige Uchida

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology,
Harvard University


April 26th, 2022

Dr. Brad Buchsbaum

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Toronto

Senior Scientist, Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest