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.
Please visit our events page for the location of our student seminars. All seminars begin at 9:30 am.
Please visit our events page for the location of the Invited Speaker seminar.
|September 27||Dr. Marc Schieber
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
|Rochester University||"Reaching and grasping are separated more in time than in space"|
|October 4||Dr. Esteban Fernandez-Juricic
Professor of Biological Sciences and Showalter Faculty Scholar
|Purdue University||"Predator-prey interactions: the avian visual sensory perspective"|
|November 29||Dr. Rosie Cowell
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
|University of Massachusetts Amherst||"Recollection without Hippocampal Engagement"|
|January 17||Dr. Michael Salter
Chief of Research at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Senior Scientist in the Program of Neurosciences & Mental Health, and Professor of Physiology
|University of Toronto||"From receptors to pain: the molecular dynamics of pain"|
Dr. Beverley Orser
|University of Toronto||"Targeting astrocytes-neuron crosstalk to reverse cognitive deficits"|
|March 7||Dr. Marie-Ève Tremblay
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
|Laval University||"Targeting microglia to rescue brain circuits from elimination in chronic stress, aging, and Alzheimer's disease"|
Treva Glazebrook Lecture
|Dr. Stan Floresco
Professor, Department of Psychology
|University of British Columbia||
"Prefrontal GABA regulation of cognition: Implication for psychiatric disorders"
|May 30||Dr. Monica Dus
Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
|University of Michigan||"Let them eat cake: how sugar changes the brain"|