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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 |  
https://zoom.us/j/98109554963
Host | Sheena Josselyn, PhD, Hospital for Sick Children; University of Toronto
Co-Sponsor | Department of Physiology


   

Courtine Bloch picture


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

   
 Graff  

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


   

Cohn

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 | 
Encoding of Associative Memory in Synaptic Engram
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 

 

   
Happel   

CPIN Distinguished Lecture /Max Planck-University of Toronto Centre for Neural Science and Technology (MPUTC) Lecture
Speaker | Max Happel, PhD, Group Leader, Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Magdeburg; Professor, Medical School Berlin, Germany
Title | Neuronal circuit physiology of learning, motivation & decision making
Date | Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Time | 10:00 AM
Lecture Link | https://gwdg.zoom.us/j/89012364153?pwd=ZUxrSkllYzZmOXBGSVpFK2lEZjlpdz09, Meeting-ID: 890 1236 4153, 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)
Lecture Details | https://mpc.utoronto.ca/events/ 


   

Seth Grant

 

CPIN Distinguished Lecture
Speaker | Seth Grant, PhD, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, The University of Edinburgh
Title | The synaptome architecture of the brain: lifespan, disease and behaviour
Date | Thursday, March 3, 2022
Time | 11:00 AM
Lecture Link | 
https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/82678453704 
Host | Maithe Arruda Carvalho, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, UofT
Co-Sponsor | Department of Psychology, UTSC
More about Dr. Grant | https://www.ed.ac.uk/profile/professor-seth-grant


   
 
Perez


CPIN Distinguished Lecture/Dr. Albin T. Jousse Lecture Series

Speaker | Monica A. Perez, PT, PhD, Scientific Chair, Arms + Hands Lab, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University/
Title | Neurostimulation for Spinal Cord Injury: A Route to New Treatments
Date | Thursday, March 24, 2022
Time | 12:00 PM
Lecture link | 
https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/85184179497
Host | Kei Masani, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Director, Motion and Adaptation Science Laboratory, Lyndhurst Centre, KITE - Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network; Associate Professor, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
More about Dr. Perez | https://www.sralab.org/user/474561

   
 Petrucelli  

RESCHEDULED: CPIN Distinguished Lecture
Speaker | Leonard Petrucelli, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
Title | TDP-43 RNA targets -novel pathology and biomarkers
Date | Thursday, April 21, 2022
Time | 10:00 AM
Zoom Link | https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/82025014863
Host | Lilian Lin, PhD Candidate, Robertson Lab, Tanz CRND, University of Toronto
More about Dr. Petrucelli | 
https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/petrucelli-leonard-ph-d/bio-00027816


   
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 | Thursday, April 28, 2022
Time | 11:00AM
Lecture link | https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/81189878210
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

   
Moser 
2022 Neuroscience Conference/CPIN Research Day: Conference Keynote & CPIN Julius Axelrod Distinguished Visiting Neuroscientist Lecture
Speaker |  May-Britt Moser, PhD, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, and Nobel Laureate
Title | Space and memory in the brain
Date | Friday, May 27, 2022
Time | 10:00 AM
Link |  https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/88268870945  Passcode: 254486
Host | Zhong-Ping Feng, MD, PhD, Professor in Physiology & Medical Sciences Director, Collaborative Program In Neuroscience, U of T


   
David_Poeppel 
2022 Neuroscience Conference/CPIN Research Day: Conference Lecture
Speaker | David Poeppel, PhD, Departments of Psychology & Neuroscience, New York University, USA; CEO, Ernst Strungmann Institute for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society in Frankfurt, Germany
Title | Rhythms in Sounds and Brains
Date | Friday, May 27, 2022
Time | 1:40 PM
Link |  https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/88268870945  Passcode: 254486
Host | Taufik Valiante, PhD, Co-Director, MPUTC; Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute (Krembil); Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery, Institute of Medical Science, The Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto



 
Janice Eng 
CPIN Distinguished Lecture/ Mark Rochon Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker | Janice Eng, PhD, University Killam Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Canada Research Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation, University of British Columbia; Director, Rehabilitation Research Program, GF Strong Rehab Centre
Title | Implementation of evidence-based stroke rehabilitation research: Real-world success with complex protocols
Date | Monday, June 13, 2022
Time | 12:00 PM
Link | https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86598648897, Passcode: 512840
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
Lecture details| https://kite-uhn.com/talk/implementation-of-evidence-based-stroke-rehabilitation-research


   
 Yassa  

CPIN Distinguished Lecture /Max Planck-University of Toronto Centre for Neural Science and Technology (MPUTC) Lecture
Speaker | Michael A. Yassa, PhD, Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior, School of Biological Sciences; Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, School of Medicine; Professor of Psychological Science, School of Social Ecology; James L. McGaugh Endowed Chair in the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory; Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, School of Biological Sciences; Director, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory; Director, UCI Brain Initiative, University of California, Irvine
Title | Episodic Memory Mechanisms in Health and Disease
Date | Monday, June 27, 2022
Time | 1:00 PM
Link | https://gwdg.zoom.us/j/81998317820 
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)
Additional lecture information | https://mpc.utoronto.ca/events/



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 2022-2023 Distinguished Lecturer Nominations

CPIN trainee & faculty members are welcome to nominate potential speakers for the 2022-2023 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