Events Related to Neuroscience for 2012

Neurotransmitter Transporters: Tales of Structure, Function, and Biology

Jan. 12, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Susan Amara, PhD

Thomas Detre Professor of Neuroscience and Chair of the Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; President of the Society for Neuroscience

Distinguished Public Lectures

A New Take on Uptake: Neurotransmitter Transporters and the Activation of Cellular Signaling Pathways by Amphetamines

Jan. 13, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Susan Amara, PhD

Thomas Detre Professor of Neuroscience and Chair of the Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; President of the Society for Neuroscience

Distinguished Public Lectures

Developmental Neuroeconomics: Applications for Child and Adolescent Externalizing Disorders

Feb. 16, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Carla Sharp, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Developmental Psychopathology Lab, University of Houston, Texas

Special Seminars

The Functional Neuroanatomy of Violence

March 9, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Adrian Raine, DPhil

Richard Perry University Professor in the Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry, and Psychology and Chair of the Department of Criminology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Distinguished Public Lectures

Back to the Future: Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry

March 29, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Sarah Lisanby, MD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina

Distinguished Public Lectures

Deconstructing the role of expectations in cooperative behavior with decision neuroscience

April 16, 2012 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Luke J. Chang, PhD

University of Arizona and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles

Special Seminars

Therapeutic strategies for mitochondrial disorders

May 1, 2012 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Sarika Srivastava, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Special Seminars

The Neurobiology of Primate Social Behavior

May 7, 2012 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Karli Watson, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Special Seminars

Understanding Interacting Neurotransmitter Systems in Cortical Networks Through Dynamic Causal Modeling

May 10, 2012 , 3 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rosalyn Moran, PhD

Senior Research Associate, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London

Special Seminars

Reversing Stem Cell Dysfunction in Aging and Disease

May 11, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Amy Wagers, PhD

Associate Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University; Principal Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center; Early Career Scientist, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

Distinguished Public Lectures

Neurotransmitter and Ion Channel Asymmetries: Does Experience-Dependent Accrual and Loss Over the Lifespan Predispose Us to Neurodegenerative Disease?

May 11, 2012 , 3 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Rosalyn Moran, PhD

Senior Research Associate, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology, University College London

Special Seminars

Roles for Extracellular Matrix Molecules in Synaptic Targeting and Synaptic Differentiation

June 5, 2012 , noon at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael Fox, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia

Special Seminars

Multisensory Integration and Visual Perception in the Human Brain Studied with Electrocorticography, fMRI, and TMS

July 23, 2012 , 4 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael S. Beauchamp, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Special Seminars

Translating New Neurons from Mice to Humans: The Computational Neuroscience of Scale

Oct. 1, 2012 , 10:30 a.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

James Bradley Aimone, PhD

Senior Member of Technical Staff, Cognitive Modeling Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Special Seminars

GABA Neurons in Schizophrenia: From Circuits to Cells to Molecular Regulation

Oct. 25, 2012 , 5:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Francine Benes, MD, PhD

William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Program in Structural and Molecular Neuroscience, McLean Hospital Director, Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center, McLean Hospital Belmont, Massachusetts

Distinguished Public Lectures

Developing Treatment for Hereditary Neuromuscular Diseases

Nov. 9, 2012 , 1 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Kenneth Fischbeck, MD

NIH Distinguished Investigator

Timothy A. Johnson Medical Scholar Lecture Series

Now vs. Later: Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies of Impulsive Choice in Addictive Disorders

Nov. 26, 2012 , 2:30 p.m. at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute

Michael Amlung

MS

Special Seminars