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Distinguished Lectureship Series 2003-04

Date | September 10 2003  
Topic | Repairing the damaged cord: from stem cell to activity-based mechanisms of recovery.
Location | Tanz Neuroscience Building Room 6 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. JOHN McDONALD Department of Neurology Washington University School of Medicine

The Second Sackler Distinguished Visiting Neuroscientist

Date | September 16 2003 
Topic | Adhesion molecules in the architecture of nerve and synapse.
Location | Medical Sciences Building Room 3153 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. DAVID COLMAN McGill University

PIN Poster Day

Date | September 30 2003 
Topic | Purinergic signalling in the nervous system
Location | Medical Sciences Building Room 2158 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. GEOFF BURNSTOCK Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology University College London UK 

Date | October 24 2003
Topic | The cognitive functions of language: implications for and from aphasia
Location | Sidney Smith Hall Room 2117 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. PETER CARRUTHERS Department of Philosophy University of Maryland

Date | October 29 2003
Topic | The Molecular Basis of Plasticity in the Mammalian Visual System
Location | Main Auditorium, Hospital for Sick Children  
Speaker | Dr. LAMBERTO MAFFEI Vice-President of the Italian Academy of Science

Date | November 25 2003
Topic | The latent inhibition model of schizophrenia
Location | Ben Sadowski Auditorium Mount Sinai Hospital 
Speaker | Dr. INA WEINER Dean The Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences  Tel Aviv University Israel

Date | December 11 2003
Topic | What Songbirds can Teach Us about Vocal Learning and Basal Ganglia Function
Location | Koffler Institute for Pharmacy Management 569 Spadina Ave. Room 108 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. ALLISON DOUPE Department of Physiology University of California

Date | January 23 2004 
Topic | Circadian Rhythms Sleep and Cognitive Performance 
Location | University College Room 140 15 King's College Circle University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. CHARLES CZEISLER Harvard Medical School 

The Third Sackler Distinguished Visiting Neuroscientist

Date | February 27 2004
Topic | Voltage-gated Calcium Channels: From Mammals to Worms and Back Again
Location | Medical Sciences Building Room 3153 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. TERRY SNUTCH University of British Columbia Biotechnology Lab

Date | March 10 2004
Topic | Novel Photoreceptors Within the Vertebrate Eye
Location | Sidney Smith Building Room 2117 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. RUSSELL FOSTER Head of the Department of Integrative and Molecular Neuroscience Imperial College School of Medicine London England

Date | March 25 2004 
Topic | Multiple mechanisms of activity-dependent circuit development in vivo
Location | Main Auditorium, Hospital for Sick Children
Speaker | Dr. HOLLY CLINE Cold Spring Harbor Lab Cold Spring Harbor New York

PIN Poster Day

Date | April 29 2004
Topic | Integrated analysis of memory processes in the brain
Location | Medical Sciences Building Room 2172 University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. JOE TSIEN Department of Molecular Biology Princeton University