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Distinguished Lectureship Series 2012-2013

BRoth_PhotoSpeaker | Dr. Bryan Roth, University of North Carolina 
Date | November 2, 2012 
Time | 2 - 3 PM
Title| Pharmacology control of brain function
Location | Room 610, Health Sciences Building (155 College Street, M5T 1P8)
Host | Dr. John Peever, Associate Professor, Department of Cell and System Biology

Speaker | Dr. Zhigang He, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital
Date | November 16, 2012 
Time | 4 - 5 PM 
Title| Mechanisms of axon regeneration in adult CNS
Location | Room 610, Health Sciences Building (155 College Street, M5T 1P8)
Host | Andrew Barszczyk, CPIN PhD Student & Dr. Zhong-Ping Feng, Associate Professor, Physiology 

Speaker | Professor Leonard K Kaczmarek, Yale University School of Medicine
Date | January 24, 2013
Time | 4:00 p.m.
Title | RNA-binding ion channels and the control of sensory sensitivity
Location | Room 2172, Medical Sciences Building (1 King's College Circle, M5S 1A8)
Host | Dr. Lu-Yang Wang, Professor, Department of Physiology 
Co-sponsor | Department of Physiology


Speaker | Professor Rodolfo Llinas, Thomas and Suzanne Murphy Professor of Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine
Date | April 3, 2013
Time | 2:30 - 3:30 pm 
Title | Evidence for Thalmocortical Dysrhythmia and its Association with Health Conditions
Location | Worthman Hall, Baycrest Centre (3560 Bathurst Street; ground Floor by the Bathurst St main entrance)
Host | Dr. Lee Bartel, Professor, Associate Dean-Research, Faculty of Music, Acting Director of MaHRC  
Co-sponsor | Music and Health Research Collaboratory (MaHRC)
Funding | Connaught Fund

Speaker | Professor Lisa M. Monteggia, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre
Date | April 5, 2013
Time | 10:30 - 11:30 am
Title | Mechanism of Rapid Antidepressant Action
Location | Room 1160, Bahen Centre (40 St. George Street) 
Host | Dr. Fang Liu, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Physiology 
Co-sponsor | Centre for Addition and Mental Health (CAMH)

Physician's ImageSpeaker | Professor Timothy Ryan, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University 
Date | May 2, 2013
Time | 1:30-2:30 pm
Title | What your brain uses to think: the biology of synapses and their control 
Location | MSB 3154
Host | Dr. Lu-Yang Wang, Professor, Department of Physiology 
Co-Sponsor | Department of Physiology
Funding| BRAIN Platform, Department of Physiology

LaraBoydSpeaker | Professor Lara Boyd, University of British Columbia
Date | May 3, 2013
Time | 1:00-2:00 pm
Title | Sensorimotor physiology and function after stroke
Location | Room 1105, Sanford Fleming Bldg (10 King's College Road)
Host | Dr. Karl Zabjek, Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Co-sponsor | Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto

Ivan SolteszSpeaker | Professor Ivan Soltesz, Chancellor's Professor and Chair of Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California (Irvine)
Date | May 10, 2013
Time | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Title | Organization and Control of Hippocampal Chronocircuits
Location | Auditorium (WWW2-401), Toronto Western Hospital (399 Bathurst Street)
(Host | Dr. Frances Skinner, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine (Neurology) and Physiology 
Co-sponsor | Toronto Western Research Institute (TWRI), UHN, and Center for Mathematical Medicine (CMM - Fields)

Leslie G. Ungerleider PhotoCANCELLED
Speaker | Dr. Leslie G. Ungerleider, Chief, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Date | May 29, 2013
Time | TBA
Resaerch interests | Neural structure and cognitive function
Location | TBA
Host | Dr. Cheryl Grady, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology 
Co-sponsor | Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest

Eleventh Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture

Speaker | Dr. Brian Kobilka, Stanford University
Date | June 10, 2013
Time | 4:45 pm
Title| Structural Insights into the dynamic process of G-protein coupled receptor activation
Location | MacLeod Autitorium, MSB 
Host | Oliver Ernst, Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Special lecture

The 2013 UofT Oliver Smithies Lecturer 
by Dr. Marc Tessier-LavignePresident of The Rockefeller University, at 12 pm on April 23rd in MacLeod Auditorium, MSB. 
Click here to register.

This lecture counts as a credit for the CPIN students.
Download 2013 CPIN Lecture Report & Evaluation Forms 

CPIN Lectureship Selection Committee 2012-13 

David R. Hampson
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy 
Michael Fehlings 
Neurosurgery | IMS | TWRI

Vincent Tropepe

Cell and Systems Biology

Zhong-Ping Feng

Michelle Aarts 

UTSC, Centre for the Neurobiology of Stress | Cell and Systems Biology

Paul Fletcher
CAMH | Dept. of Psychology

Bradley MacIntosh
Medical Biophysics

Lu-Yang Wang
SickKids | Dept. of Physiology
Gerold Schmitt-Ulms