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Distinguished Lectureship Series 2009-10

Michael Fanselow Date | Wednesday September 9, 2009
Time | 12:00pm
Topic | The Dynamic Origin of Memory Systems in the Brain: Insight from Contextual Fear Conditioning
Location | Room 2173, Medical Science Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. Michael Fanselow Professor, UCLA Psychology Department, Brain Research Institute
Host | Dr. Bev Orser

Allan Pack Date | October 2, 2009
Time | 3:00pm
Topic | Functional Genomic Approaches to the Study of Sleep
Location | Room 2172, Medical Science Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. Allan Pack Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Host | Dr. John Peever

Holger Wille Date | Thursday November 12, 2009
Time | 1:00pm
Topic | Prions: What do we know about the structure of the infectious prion protein?
Location | Room 3154, Medical Science Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. Holger Wille University of California, San Francisco
Host | Dr. Gerold Schmitt-Ulms

Alcino Silva Date | Tuesday December 12, 2009
Time | 1:00pm
Topic | Memory allocation: insights into the mechanisms that determine the synapses and cells engaged in memory storage
Location | JJR MacLeod Auditorium (Rm 2158), Medical Science Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. Alcino Silva University of California, Los Angeles
Host | Dr. Sheena Josselyn

Sonia Lupien Date | January 14 2010
Time | 2:00pm
Topic | Stress, Glucocorticoids and the Hippocampus : A Lifespan Perspectives
Location | Rm 3153, Medical Science Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. Sonia Lupien Scientific Director, Fernand-Seguin Research Centre, Hospital Louis-H Lafontaine, University of Montreal | Director, Centre for Studies on Human Stress Senior Investigator Chair on Sex, Gender and Mental Health, Canadian Institute of Gender and Health
Host | Dr. Evelyn Lambe

Jay Giedd Date | March 25, 2010
Time | 4:00pm
Topic | The Teen Brain
Location | Rm 3154, Medical Science Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. Jay Giedd Unit on Brain Imaging in the Child Psychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health
Host | Dr. Hazel McBride

Nick Brandon Date | March 31, 2010
Time | 2:00pm
Topic | Understanding the role of the Psychiatric Risk Genes DISC1 and TNIK at the synapse
Location | 18th Floor Auditorium, Mt. Sinai Hospital
Speaker | Dr. Nick Brandon Head, Schizophrenia Research Wyeth Discovery Neuroscience
Host | Dr. John Roder | Co-sponsored by the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mt. Sinai Hospital

Rami Burstein Date | April 12, 2010
Time | 4:00pm
Topic | The neurobiology of photophobia: How does light exacerbate migraine headache
Location | Rm 3154, Medical Science Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. Rami Burstein Vice Chairman, Research, Department of Anesthesia | Critical Care Academic Director, HMFP Comprehensive Headache Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Webcast | http://mediacast.ic.utoronto.ca/20100412-UTNP/index.htm
Host | Dr. Barry Sessle | Co-sponsored by the University of Toronto Centre for the Study of Pain and The Faculty of Dentistry

D.Brooks Date | April 14, 2010
Time | 1:00pm
Topic | Imaging inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases
Location | Rm 3153, Medical Science Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. David Brooks Professor, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London | Co-Chair, Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience Section | Head, Neurology Group
Host | Dr. Antonio Strafella

Marshall Devor Date | Tuesday June 15, 2010
Time | 4:00pm
Topic | On feeling no pain
Location | Room 610 Auditorium, Health Sciences Building, University of Toronto
Speaker | Dr. Marshall Devor Department for Cell and Animal Biology, Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Host | Dr. Ze'ev Seltzer