2018/19 NRC schedule

Fall 2018

September 7

  • Host: Dr. Lynn Raymond
  • Speaker: Dr. Leslie Thompson,  Univ. of California, Irvine
  • Title: Applications of stem cells to Huntington’s disease translational research

September 14

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September 21

  • Host: Dr. Shernaz Bamji
  • Speaker: Dr. Joshua Trachtenberg, University of California, Los Angeles
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October 5

  • Host: Dr. Liisa Galea
  • Speaker: Dr. Staci Bilbo, Harvard Medical University
  • Title: Microglia-neuron interactions in neurodevelopment

October 12

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  • Speaker: Dr. Clive Ballard, University of Exeter Medical School
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October 19

  • Host: Dr. Liisa Galea
  • Speaker: Dr. John Cryan, University College Cork, Ireland
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October 26

  • Host: Dr. Liisa Galea
  • Speaker: Dr. Tracey Bale, University of Maryland
  • Title: Parental stress epigenetic programming in neurodevelopment

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November 9

  • Host: Dr. Ipek Oruc
  • Speaker: Dr. David Whitney, University of California Berkeley
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November 16

  • Host: Dr. Jon Stoessl
  • Speaker: Dr. Paul van Donkelaar, UBC Okanagan
  • Title: Characterizing traumatic brain injury in intimate partner violence

November 23

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Alain Dagher, McGill University
  • Title: How Homo Economics Got Fat: brain endophenotypes of obesity.

November 30

  • Host: Dr. Yu Tian Wang
  • Speaker:  Dr. Jaideep Bains, University Calgary
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December 7

  • Host: Dr. Shernaz Bamji
  • Speaker: Dr. Melanie A Woodin, University of Toronto
  • Title: Inhibitory Synaptic Plasticity in Health and Disease

December 14

  • Host: Dr. Tim Murphy
  • Speaker: Dr. Andy Shih, Seattle Children's Research Institute, Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Medicine
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Term 2 (Winter 2019)

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January 25

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February 1

  • Host: Dr. Yu Tian Wang
  • Speaker: Dr. V. Wee Yong, University of Calgary
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February 8

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February 15

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February 22

  • Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar
  • Speaker: Dr. Robert Stowe, UBC Psychiatry
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March 1

  • Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar
  • Speaker: Dr. Matthew Hall, University of Calgary
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March 8

  • Host: Dr. Catherine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Regina M. Carelli, Univ. of North Carolina 
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March 15

  • Host:Dr. Lynn Raymond
  • Speaker: Dr. Jeff Rothstein, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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March 22

  • Host: Dr. Tim Murphy
  • Speaker: Dr. Tuan Trang, University of Calgary
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March 29

  • Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar
  • Speaker: Dr. Dorothy Schafer, Univ. of Massachusetts
  • Title: A Synaptic Feast: Microglia-Mediated Remodeling of Neural Circuits in Health and Disease 

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April 12

  • Host: Dr. Catherine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Rita Goldstein,  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY
  • Title: Neuroimaging reward processing and inhibitory control in human drug addiction: an eye towards intervention development

April 26

  • Host: Dr. Stan Floresco
  • Speaker:  Dr. J. David Jentsch, State University of New York - Binghamton University
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May 3

  • Host: Dr. Stan Floresco
  • Speaker: Dr. Marina E. Wolf, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
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May 10

  • Host: Dr. Brian MacVicar 
  • Speaker: Dr. Jodie Gawryluk, University of Victoria
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May 17

  • Host: Dr. Jason Snyder
  • Speaker: Dr. James Knierim, Johns Hopkins University 
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May 24

  • Host: Dr. Miriam Spering
  • Speaker: Dr. Karl Gegenfurtner, Giessen University
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May 31

  • Host: Dr. Helen Tremlett
  • Speaker: Dr. Kassandra Munger, Harvard University
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June 21

  • Host: Dr. Kota Mizumoto
  • Speaker: Dr. Daniel Colon Ramos, Yale University
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