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Neuroscience Distinguished Lectureship Series

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CPIN Distinguished Lectureship Schedule 2021-2022

 Christina Kim

CPIN Emerging Leaders In Neuroscience Lecture/Physiology Seminar Series
Speaker | Christina Kim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Neuroscience and Department of Neurology, University of California, Davis
Title | Molecular tools for accessing activated neural ensembles
Date | Thursday, September 23, 2021
Time | 4:00 PM
Online |  
Host | Sheena Josselyn, PhD, Hospital for Sick Children; University of Toronto
Co-Sponsor | Department of Physiology


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CPIN Distinguished Lecture/Tator-Turnbull Symposium Keynote Address

Speakers |Grégoire Courtine, PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne; Jocelyne Bloch, MD, University Hospital Lausanne
Title | Spinal Cord Gateways to Restore Neurological Functions

Date | Friday, October 29, 2021
Time | 3:30 PM *Updated

Online | Registration: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dB9-wIPNQ4OVb6VeXOMbXw
Host | Dr. Michael Fehlings, Co-Director UofT Spinal Program & Vice Chair Research, Department of Surgery, U of T

Co-Sponsors | Barbara Turnbull Foundation; Brain Canada Foundation; Cerapedics; Inteligex; Liaison Medical; NuVasive; Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
CPIN Trainees are invited to attend the entire Symposium from 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Program: https://surgery.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/2021_tator_turnbull_program_final.pdf


CPIN Distinguished Lecture/Psychology Brain and Behaviour Seminar
Speaker |Johannes Gräff, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Brain Mind Institute, School of Life Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Title | Memory aids on the chromatin? Epigenetic mechanisms underlying memory allocation and storage.
Date | Friday, October 29, 2021
Time | 4:00PM

Online | Zoom Link: https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/88602067964
Host | Paul Frankland, PhD, Senior Scientist, Neuroscience & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children; Professor, Department of Psychology, Department of Physiology, and Institute of Medical Science, U of T

Co-Sponsors | Department of Psychology

 Mike X Cohen  

CPIN Distinguished Lecture/Max Planck-University of Toronto Centre for Neural Science and Technology (MPUTC) Lecture
Speaker | Mike X Cohen, PhD, Associate Professor, Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands, and Donders Centre for Neuroscience
Title | Nonorthogonal source-separation for guided network discovery
Date | Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Time | 10:00 AM
Zoom Link | https://gwdg.zoom.us/j/89717632159?pwd=Qlo4ZEJiUXdscWJlM0k5Wmc1Y2R4dz09, Meeting ID: 897 1763 2159, Passcode: 06120
Host | Dr. rer. nat. Michael Brunk, Neuroscience Lab Coordinator at Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, Science Coordinator at Max Planck-University of Toronto Centre  
Co-Sponsor | Max Planck-University of Toronto Centre for Neural Science and Technology (MPUTC)
More about the speaker | mikexcohen.com



CPIN Distinguished Lecture/Mark Rochon Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker | Jeffrey Cohn, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Intelligent Systems, University of Pittsburgh; Member, Clinical Psychology Program, Pittsburgh; Chief Scientist, Deliberate.ai
Title | Multimodal measurement of depression and treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder
Date | Monday, December 6, 2021
Time | 12:00 PM
Lecture link | https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81487454210?pwd=bXJJM1QzbXpwRkxzcHN0NGhlQzdMUT09, Passcode: 782417
Host | José Zariffa, PhD, PEng, Senior Scientist, KITE - Toronto Rehab - UHN, Associate Professor, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, UofT
Co-Sponsor | The Kite Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN
More about the lecture| https://www.kite-uhn.com/talk/depression-ocd-treatment

Jun-Hyeong Cho   
CPIN Emerging Leaders in Neuroscience Lecture
Speaker | Jun-Hyeong Cho, PhD, Associate Professor, University of California Riverside
Title | TBA
Date | Thursday, February 10, 2022
Time | 4:00 PM
Lecture link | https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/83324043424

Host | Maithe Arruda Carvalho, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, UofT
Co-Sponsor | Department of Psychology, UTSC
More about Dr. Cho | https://profiles.ucr.edu/app/home/profile/juncho 


Amy Lee
CPIN Distinguished Lecture
Speaker | Amy Lee, PhD, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, The University of Texas-Austin
Title | More than a pore: Ca2+ channels as organizers of the active zone
Date | Monday, February 21, 2022
Time | TBA
Lecture link | 
Host | Zhong-Ping Feng, MD, PhD, Professor in Physiology & Medical Sciences; Director, Collaborative Program In Neuroscience (CPIN), U of T
More about Dr. Lee | https://cns.utexas.edu/directory/item/17-neuroscience/4258-lee-amy?Itemid=349

New lectures will be added as they are confirmed throughout the term. Confirmed lectures will also be announced via email to all CPIN members. 

Because of physical distancing efforts due to COVID-19, lectures during the 2021-2022 Fall/Winter terms will be offered virtually. Please check back regularly for updates. 

Updated Dec 16, 2021

Call for 2021-2022 Distinguished Lecturer Nominations

CPIN trainee & faculty members are welcome to nominate potential speakers for the 2021-2022 Distinguished Lectureship Series. Because of physical distancing efforts due to COVID-19, online lecture options from international and local scientists are welcome. The nominations will be reviewed by the CPIN Academic/Executive Committees for approval. Your participation is important and would be greatly appreciated. Please fill the online form by clicking here