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Distinguished Lectureship Series 2007-08


Topic | Mossy fibre information processing and the role of vesicular zinc in the hippocampus
Speaker | Dr. KATALIN TOTH Laval University
Host | Joint PIN - BRAIN Platform Seminar

PIN Poster Day

Topic | Epigenetic transmission of the effects of early stress on behavior across generation
Speaker | Dr. ISABELLE MANSUY University of Zurich

Topic | A tale of two calcium channels: Regulation of NMDA receptors and N-type calcium channels
Speaker | Dr. GERALD ZAMPONI

Topic | Prothymosin alpha plays a key role in cell death mode-switch, a new concept for neuroprotective mechanisms in stroke
Speaker | Dr. HIROSHI UEDA Division of Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan

Topic | Mechanisms and Functional Implications of Adult Neurogenesis
Speaker | Dr. FRED GAGE Salk Institute, California

The Seventh Sackler Distinguished Visiting Neuroscientist

Topic | How serotonin shapes neural circuits during critical periods in development
Speaker | Dr. PATRICIA GASPAR Institut du Fer a Moulin, Paris

Topic | Cholinergic switching of hippocampal working modes
Speaker | Dr. UWE HEINEMANN Johannes Muller Center of Physiology, Berlin, Germany

Topic | Role of cholinergic and GABAergic basal forebrain neurons in modulating cortical activity and behavioural state
Speaker | Dr. BARBARA JONES Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University

Topic | Phantom Limbs and Phantom Limb Pain
Speaker | Dr. HERTA FLOR Central Institute of Mental Health, Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience, Mannheim, Germany
Host | Co-sponsored by PIN and the Centre for the Study of Pain 

Topic | Memory Reactivation in the Hippocampus during Awake and Sleep states
Speaker | Dr. MATT WILSON Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Host | Co-sponsored by PIN and the Department of Psychology

Topic | Brain Changes in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging: Distinguishing Normal from Pathological Aging
Speaker | Dr. SUSAN RESNICK National Institutes of Health 
Host | Co-sponsored by PIN and the Rotman Research Institute