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Distinguished Lectureship Series 1994-95


Date | September 28 1994
Topic | Cortical Plasticity Underlying Learning: Some Implications for the Remediation of  Functional Disabilities
Location | Sidney Smith Hall Room 2117 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. MICHAEL MERZENICH University of California School of Medicine

Date | October 19 1994 
Topic | The Nucleus Tractus Solitarius: a Little Brain within the Brain
Location | Medical Sciences Building Room 2172 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. ANDRE JEAN Laboratory of Functional Neurobiology

October 26 1994
Topic | Pleiotropy of a Circadian Clock Gene?
Location | Sidney Smith Hall Room 2117 University of Toronto 
Speaker | Dr. MICHAEL MENAKER University of Virginia

Date | November 3 1994
Topic | Trophic Support of Motoneurons
Location | Ben Sadowski Auditorium Mount Sinai Hospital 
Speaker | Dr. HANS THOENEN Department of Neurochemistry Max Plank Insitute for Psychiatry

Date | December 8 1994 
Topic | Molecular Mechanisms of Axon Growth Repulsion during Development and Regeneration
Location | Main Auditorium West Wing Toronto Hospital Western Division
Speaker | Dr. JERRY SILVER Case Western Reserve University

Date | January 12 1995 
Topic | Inductive Signals that Control Cell Pattern in the Neural Tube
Location | Ben Sadowski Auditorium Mount Sinai Hospital 
Speaker | Dr. TOM JESSELL Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Date | February 15 1995
Topic | The Role of the Trk Family of Receptors in the Development of the Mammalian Nervous System
Location | Ben Sadowski Auditorium Mount Sinai Hospital   
Speaker | Dr. MARIANO BARBACID Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute

Date | March 28 1995
Location | Medical Sciences Building Room 3227 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. JOHN CIRIELLO Department of Physiology University of Western Ontario

Date | April 6 1995 
Topic | Molecular Engineering Approaches to Optical Recording and Synaptic Plasticity
Location | Main Auditorium Toronto Western Hospital
Speaker | Dr. ROGER Y. TSIEN University of California San Diego

Date | April 27 1995 
Topic | A Neurobiological Perspective on Speech Production
Location | Tanz Neuroscience Building Room 6 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. VINCENT GRACCO Yale University

Date | May 17 1995
Topic | Cellular and Molecular Basis for Plasticity in the Neural System for Locomotor Control
Location | Senate Chamber Alumni Hall 4th Floor University of St. Michael's College
Speaker | Dr. LARRY M. JORDAN Department of Physiology University of Manitoba

Date | May 24 1995 
Topic | Molecular Biology of Glutamate Receptors: Insights into Structure and the Mechanisms of Memory  and Neurological Disease
Location | Ben Sadowski Auditorium Mount Sinai Hospital 
Speaker | Dr. STEPHEN HEINEMANN Salk Institute San Francisco California

Date | May 25 1995 
Topic | Do Astrocytes Modulate Neuronal Excitability by Changes in Extracellular pH?
Location | Medical Sciences Building Room 2172 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. BRUCE RANSOM Yale University