2020/21 Neuroscience Research Colloquium Schedule

FALL 2020

september 4 - Online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Memory Processes Group Colloquia
  • Title:  Learning and memory: from mice to magnets
  • Zoom information found here
  • Zoom passcode: 362449

SEPTEMBER 11 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Tim Murphy and the Dynamic Brain Circuits Research Excellence Cluster
  • Speaker: Dean Giustini and Vanessa Kitchin, UBC Library
  • Title: Getting a handle on your Scopus, Google Scholar, Publons and ORCID ID's
  • Speaker:  Dmitriy Ryabika, VPRO Office, UBC
  • Title: Research metrics tutorial using Scival for trends and impact studies
  • Zoom information found here
  • Zoom passcode: 504503

SEPTEMBER 25 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Tim Murphy and the Dynamic Brain Circuits in Health and Disease Research Excellence 
  • Speakers: 2020 Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform (CONP) Scholars:
  • Patrick Coleman: Development of Dynamo, an open-soure suite of tools for visualizing, analysing and sharing 4D data sets of neuronal structural growth and activity
  • Ellen Koch: An open resource of mouse fiber photometry and behaviour data for neurological disease research and analysis software optimization.
  • Nick Michelson: Meso-social: an open source approach to derive neural circuit activity in mice during constrained social interaction.
  • Jennifer Kim: Microgliome, an interactive microglia gene regulation browser.
  • Dongsheng Xiao: NeuroMap database: an open resource of event-triggered brain mesoscale maps in awake chronic mice.
  • Kaitlin Sullivan: Identify subpopulations of neurons participating in fear memory.
  • Zoom link is found here
  • Zoom passcode: 951437

OCTOBER 16 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Title: Team Talk on MS
  • Speakers: Dr. Anthony Traboulsee, Dr. Helen Tremlett and Dr. Jacqueline Quandt:
  • Dr. Helen Tremlett: From poop to prodromes: Tremlett lab & Pharmacoepidemiology in Multiple Sclerosis (PiMS) Research group overview
  • Dr. Jacqueline Quandt: Neuroinflammation: the balance between damage and repair in MS
  • Zoom link is found here
  • Zoom passcode: 035326

OCTOBER 23 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley 
  • Speaker: Dr. Lisa Monteggia, Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Tennessee
  • Title: Mechanism of Rapid Antidepressant Action
  • Zoom link found here
  • Zoom passcode: 243876

OCTOBER 30 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speakers: Dr. Neil Cashman, Dr. Todd Woodward and Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez
  • Title: Schizophrenia: Three threads of research at UBC
  • Zoom link found here
  • Zoom passcode:157441

NOVEMBER 6 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speakers: Dr. Sophia Frangou, Dr. Samir Das (McGill University) and Jeff LeDue
  • Title: All about Sharing: V-brain
  • Zoom link found here
  • Zoom passcode: 053450

NOVEMBER 13 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Tim Murphy
  • Title: Stroke seminar
  • Speakers: Dr. Lara Boyd,Dr. Craig Brown and Dr. Thalia Field
  • Dr. Lara Boyd: Predicting recovery after stroke
  • Dr. Craig Brown: Towards a cellular understanding of cortical plasticity and recovery of function after stroke
  • Dr. Thalia Field: Improving the clinical trials
  • Zoom link found here
  • Zoom passcode:095090

NOVEMBER 20 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Liisa Galea
  • Speaker: Dr. Jill Becker, University of Michigan
  • Title: Sex Differences in Addiction: Lessons from Animal Models
  • Zoom link found here
  • Zoom code: 221004

NOVEMBER 27 - cancelled

DECEMBER 4 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speakers: Dr. Shernaz Bamji, Dr. Terry Snutch and Dr. Yu Tian Wang
  • Title: Molecular and Genetic Underpinnings of Epilepsy
  • Zoom link found here
  • Zoom passcode: 824328

december 11 - online via zoom

  • Host:  Dr. Catharine Winstanley 
  • Speaker: Dr. Kota Mizumoto
  • Title: Interaction between electrical and chemical synapses in C. elgans
  • Zoom link found here
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TERM 2 (WINTER 2021)

JANUARY 15 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley 
  • Speaker: Dr. Yu-Tian Wang
  • Title: TBD
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JANUARY 22 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Mark Cembrowski, UBC
  • Title: TBD
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JANUARY 29 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley 
  • Speaker: Dr. Terry Snutch
  • Title: TBD
  • Zoom link found here
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FEBRUARY 5 - online via zoom

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Helen Tremlett
  • Title: TBD
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february 12

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FEBRUARY 19 - online via zoom 

  • Host: Dr. Lynn Raymond
  • Speakers: Dr. Blair Leavitt, UBC, CMMT; Dr. Stephanie Willerth, UVic & SBME and Dr. Miriam Spering, UBC 
  • Title: TBD
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FEBRUARY 26

  • Host: Dr. Annie Ciernia
  • Speaker: Dr. Anthony Filiano, Duke University
  • Title: TBD

MARCH 5

  • Host: Ronan Denyer
  • Speaker: Dr. Jorn Diedrichsen, Western University
  • Title: TBD

MARCH 12 - online via zoom 

  • Host: Dr. Catharine Winstanley
  • Speaker: Dr. Erin Calipari, Vanderbilt University
  • Title: TBD
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MARCH 19

  • Host: Dr. Kota Mizumoto
  • Speaker: Dr. Shigeki Watanabe, Johns Hopkins University 
  • Title: TBD

MARCH 26

  • Host:  Hong Lu
  • Speaker:  Dr. Pascal Kaeser, Harvard University 
  • Title: TBD

APRIL 9

  • Host: Dr. Janet Werker and the UBC Language Sciences Initiative
  • Speaker: Dr. Edward F. Chang, University of California, San Francisco
  • Title: Encoding and decoding speech in the human brain.

APRIL 16

  • Host: Dr. Timothy Murphy
  • Speaker:  Dr. Bojana Stefanovic, University of Toronto
  • Title: TDB

APRIL 23

  • Host: Dr. Lynn Raymond
  • Speaker: Dr. Eric Yttri, Carnegie Mellon University 
  • Title: TBD

APRIL 30

  • Host: Dr. Stan Floresco
  • Speaker: Dr. Kate Wassum, UCLA
  • Title: TBD

MAY 7

  • Host: Dr. Annie Ciernia
  • Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Heller, University of Pennsylvania
  • Title: TBD

MAY 14

  • Host: Dr. Kota Mizumoto
  • Speaker: Moerman Symposium
  • Title: TBD

MAY 21

  • Host: Dr. Kota Mizumoto
  • Speaker: Dr. Hokto Kazama, Riken Centre for Brain Science
  • Title: TBD

MAY 28

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