News & Events
The 37th Annual W. Alden Spencer Award and Lecture: Loren Looger (HHMI Janelia) and Atsushi Aiyawake (Riken), Thursday 10/29, 5pm
Columbia Nano Initiative (CNI) Special Neuro Seminar: Friday, 10/23, 11am, Paolo Milani, "Modulation of complex neuronal cell activities by mechanotransductive signaling induced by surfaces with engineered nanoscale roughness."
Kavli NTC Neurolunch Seminar: Tuesday 10/27/15, 12 noon, Kimberly Kempadoo from the Kandel Lab, "The neural basis of spatial learning: dopamine release in the dorsal hippocampus."
Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar: Thursday, October 22nd, at 12 Noon, in NI Auditorium: Michael Brecht (Berlin Center for Computational Neuroscience) - “Sex, touch & tickle. The cortical neurobiology of physical contact."
Seminar at NYSPI: Lars Muckli (University of Glasgow), "Predictive coding of auditory and contextual information in early visual cortex - evidence from layer specific fMRI brain reading." Thursday 10/15, 10am
The Kavli Foundation established three new neuroscience institutes at Johns Hopkins, Rockefeller, and UCSF
NeuroLunch Seminar, Thursday 10/6, Anita Burgos (Grueber Lab), "Neural circuitry controlling body posture gates nociceptive escape behavior in Drosophila"
Dept. of Neuroscience special seminar, Monday 10/5, Ya-Hui Chou (Academia Sinica): "Wiring variability of Drosophila olfactory local interneurons"
Weekly seminar in Neurobiology & Behavior: Thursday 10/8, Attila Losonczy (Columbia): "Assembly and Functional Organization of Hippocampal Microcircuits for Spatial Navigation and Episodic Learning."
Live webcasts on 10/1 sponsored by The Kavli Foundation: 9:30am - Bipartisan briefing on the BRAIN Initiative. 2:00pm - Symposium "Neuroscience in the 21st Century" to discuss how the field is evolving and being shaped by the BRAIN Initiative