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Upcoming Neuroscience Seminars


February 2017


CPIN Fourteenth Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Visiting Neuroscientist Lecture
Speaker | Dr. Carol A. Barnes, Regents' Professor, Psychology, Neurology and Neuroscience; Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging; Director, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute; Director, Division of Neural Systems, Memory and Aging, University of Arizona
Title | Aging is not a disease: Normal lifespan changes in brain circuits critical for memory
Date | Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time | 4:00 pm
Location | Rm. 2172, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, U of T
Host| Dr. Cheryl Grady, Professor, Depts. of Psychology and Psychiatry, U of T; Senior Scientist, Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre
Note: CPIN Trainees should fill the online lecture report form following the lecture

Baycrest GeMH Videoconference Education Series
Speaker | Dr. Sidney Kennedy, Professor, Psychiatry, U of T; Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute and Krembil Research Institute; Arthur Sommer-Rotenberg Chair in Suicide and Depression Studies, St. Michael’s Hospital
Title | 
Enhancing Treatment Outcomes for Depression: From Guidelines to Biomarkers
Date | Friday, February 24, 2017
Time | 12:00 pm
Location | Classrooms ABC, 2nd Floor Hospital, Baycrest

Physiology Neuroscience Platform and the Hospital for Sick Kids Special Seminar
Speaker | Dr. A. David Redish, Distinguished McKnight University Professor and J. B. Johnston Land Grant Chair, Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
Title | The neurophysiology of decision-making: implications of direct observations of cognitive processing in neural ensembles
Date | Friday, February 24, 2017
Time | 2:00 pm
Location | Event Room 3 a/b, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research & Learning (PGCRL), Hospital for Sickkids, 686 Bay Street

Baycrest Rotman Research Institute Rounds
Speaker | Dr. James L. Kennedy, Professor and Co-Director, Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, U ofT; Director, Molecular Brain Sciences Department Head, Neurogenetics Section & Tanenbaum Pharmacogenetics Centre, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Title | Pharmacogenetic Testing in Psychiatry: Personalizing Treatment Across the Lifespan
Date | Monday, February 27, 2017
Time | 3:30 pm
Location| Classroom ABC, 2nd floor Hospital Building, Baycrest

Physiology Special Graduate Association for Students in Physiology (GASP) Seminar
Speaker | Dr. Tim Bliss, National Institute for Medical Research, United Kingdom
Title | The Making of Memories
Date | Monday, February 27, 2017
Time | 4:00 pm
Location | Rm. 3231, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, U of T



March 2017


CPIN Faculty Distinguished Lecture
Speaker | 
Dr. Albert Wong, Clinician-Scientist, Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute;Staff Psychiatrist, Schizophrenia Division, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Pharmacology & Toxicology and the Institute of Medical Science, U of T
Title | 
Mental Health Matters
Date | Thursday, March 2, 2017
Time | 12:00 pm
Location | Rm. 2172, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, U of T
Host | Dr. Zhong-Ping Feng, Professor, Dept. of Physiology; Director, Collaborative Program In Neuroscience (CPIN), U of T
Co-sponsor | Department of Physiology, U of T
*CPIN Trainees should fill the online lecture report form following the lecture
*Physiology students can fill the lecture form for the 1000/2000 Seminar Series Course



April 2017


CPIN Distinguished Lecture
Speaker | 
Dr. Andrew Pruszynski, Canada Research Chair in Sensorimotor Neuroscience; Assistant Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology, Psychology, Western University
Title | 
Edge orientation processing in first order tactile neurons
Date | Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time | 12:00 pm
Location | Rm. 2170, Medical Sciences Building, 1 King's College Circle, U of T
Host | 
Dr. Steven Prescott,Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children; Associate Professor,Department of Physiology and Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, UofT
Note: CPIN Trainees should fill the online lecture report form following the lecture. 


May 2017


CPIN Distinguished Lecture
Speaker | 
Dr. Eve Marder, Professor of Biology, Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience, Brandeis University, MA
Title | 
TBA
Date | Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time | 2:00 pm (to be finalized)
Location | 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON
Host | 
Dr. Frances Skinner,Senior Scientist and Professor, Krembil Research Institute, UHN and U of T
Co-sponsor | 
Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network
Note: CPIN Trainees should fill the online lecture report form following the lecture





Please see the websites below for more information about upcoming Neuroscience seminars:
U of T Department of Pyschology: Ebbinghaus Empire Series
Rotman Rounds at Baycrest
U of T Department of Biochemistry: Cette Semaine
U of T Department of Psychology: Brain & Behaviour Seminar Series

 

Please see the Neuroscience Seminar Archive for a list of seminars held earlier in the 2015-2016 academic year.