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Mriganka Sur Lectures 2006 - 2014

• 2014

January 24  IAP Talk, MIT

January 26-30  Molecular Basis of Brain Disorders, Miami, FL

February 27  Joint Neurobiology/INP Seminar, Yale University, New Haven, CT

March 1-5  IIT, Kanpur

April 13-15  NEI Board of Scientific Counselors, Bethesda, MD

April 18  Simons Center Second Annual Advisory Board Meeting, MIT

April 22  2014 Spring SfN Finance Committee Meeting, Washington, DC

May 5-7  The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

May 8-9  National Brain Research Center, India

May 26-27  'A dynamic architecture of life' Interdisciplinary Workshop, Rome

June 1-2  BCS-McGovern-Picower Joint Retreat, The Sea Crest Resort, Cape Cod

June 12-13  SFARI workshop on 16p11.2, New York, NY

June 20  King's College, London

June 23-29  International Neuropsychological Symposium, Versilia, Italy

July 19-23  International Society of Developmental Neuroscience's (ISDN) biennial meeting, Montreal, Canada

August 2-6  SfN Summer Finance Committee Meeting, Cavallo Point, CA

Sept 3-5  2014 Bernstein Conference, Göttingen, Germany

Sept 5-8  EMBO Conference on Brain Development and Disorders, La Ciotat, France

Sept 28-30  SFARI Annual Meeting, New York, NY

Oct 2  6th Annual Tufts Neuroscience Symposium

Oct 21  Autism Consortium Annual Symposium, Boston, MA

Nov 4-9  The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Nov 15-19  Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington, DC

Nov 21  SCSB Annual Poster Session: The Social Brain, MIT

Dec 5  MCN Talk, MIT

• 2013

Jan. 8-10 Max Planck Institute, Florida

Jan. 22  IAP Talk: MIT

Feb. 1-2  University of Melbourne, Australia

Feb. 3-6  33rd Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Melbourne, Australia

Feb. 14  American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) Lecture, MIT

Feb 24-26  National Eye Institute Audacious Goals Development Meeting, Bethesda, MD

March 28-31  Colloquium in the Life Sciences, Colorado State University

April 11-16  National Brain Research Center, India

April 23  Simons Center Advisory Board meeting

April 30  Brains on Brains, MIT

May 1  BCS Visiting Committee, MIT

May 28-29  6th Annual Dana & Betty Fisher Retreat of the Picower Institute, South Yarmouth

June 9-11  NEI Board of Scientific Counselors, Bethesda, MD

June 13-30  The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Sept 9-10  Symposium on Emerging Genetics & Neurobiology of Severe Mental Illness, Broad Institute, MIT

Sept 11-14  FENS Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, Featured Regional Meeting, Prague

Sept 26-27  Boston Children's Hospital Summit, Boston

Sept 29-Oct 1  SFARI Annual Meeting, New York

Oct 30 SciBX Summit on Innovation in Drug Discovery and Development, Boston

Nov 7-8  Spanish West Syndrome Foundation, Madrid, Spain

Nov 9-12  Society for Neuroscience (SFN), San Diego, California

Dec 8-14   Sixth Science Conclave 2013, Allahabad, India

• 2012

Jan. 2-4  National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India

Jan 5-7  University of Hyderabad, India

Jan. 7-11  Young Investigator Meeting, Lonavala, India

Jan. 11-14  The International Society of Developmental Neuroscience's (ISDN), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, India

Jan. 24  IAP Talk: MIT

Feb. 17   Simons Center for the Social Brain Kickoff Workshop, MIT

Feb. 22-24  Neuroscience Plenary Grand Rounds Seminar Series, Medical College of South Carolina

Feb. 29-Mar. 1  University of California, San Francisco

Apr. 11   Simons Center for the Social Brain Inaugural Event, MIT

Apr. 24   Psychology Day Colloquium Series, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Apr. 26   Boston Seminar Series, MIT

Apr. 27   16p11.2 Workshop at Simons Foundation, NY

May 7-8  “Brain plasticity” Workshop, Rockefeller University, NY

May 15  Stanley Center retreat

June 1-3  University of Chicago

Jun. 17-22  Molecular & Cellular Neurobiology Gordon Research Conference, Hong Kong

Jun. 25-30  International Neuropsychology Symposium (INS), Bonifacio, Corsica

Jul. 2-3  13th Williams Syndrome Professional Conference, Keynote address, Boston MA

August 7   2012 Merson Neuroscience Lecture, Queensland Brain Institute

Aug. 13   University of Sydney, Australia

Aug. 16-17   National Brain Research Center, India

Aug. 22   National Institute of Immunology, India

Sept. 9-12   CSHL Banbury Autism Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Sept. 30-Oct. 2   NEI Board of Scientific Counselors, Bethesda, MD

Oct. 8-11   The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Oct. 13-14   Institute of Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Oct. 14-16   SFN, New Orleans, Louisiana

Oct. 31-Nov. 1   Child Neurology Society Presidential Symposium 2012, Huntington Beach, CA

Nov. 11-13  SFARI Annual Meeting, NYC

Nov. 28-29  Discovery Lecture Series, Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN

Dec. 24-Jan 1   San Francisco, CA

• 2011

Jan. 1-14  National Brain Research Center, India

Jan. 6-7   IIT Bombay, Infosys Science Foundation

Jan. 17   Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune

Jan. 26  IAP Talk: MIT

Feb. 1-4   Thalamocortical Development Meeting, Arolla, Switzerland

Feb. 4   Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel

Feb. 27-Mar. 1   National Eye Institute Board of Scientific Counselors, DC

Mar. 17   Truffle Capital, Paris

Apr. 4   Seminar at the Center for Brain Science, Harvard University

Apr. 25   Brains on Brains 2, MIT

Apr. 26-27   BCS Visiting Committee

May 3-5   MIT150 “Brains, Minds and Machines” Symposium

May 28   International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) Keynote Speaker, Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Jun. 13 & 20   MIT/CHB Symposia, "Brain Development and Disorders"

Jun. 15-16   Picower Retreat, Cape Cod, MA

Jun. 27-28  Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Keynote Lecture, Québec City, Canada

Jul. 29   Science of the Eye Lecture, MIT

Aug.15-30   National Brain Research Center, India

Aug. 16-19   NBRC lectures, India

Aug. 23-24   Chandigarh lectures, India

Sept. 16   School of Science, Breakfast Series, MIT

Sept. 18-20   SFARI, Washington, DC

Sept. 22-23   Chairing: Symposium on Emerging Genetics & Neurobiology of Severe Mental Illness, MIT

Sept. 25-27   NIH workshop, “Setting Priorities for Therapy Development in Rett Syndrome”, Washington DC

Sept. 28-30   The Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance committee

Oct. 8  Young Investigator Meeting, MIT in Boston

Oct. 10-11   Summit on the Global Agenda, World Economic Forum, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Oct. 14   McGovern Institute Scientific Advisory Board, MIT

Oct. 25   Autism Consortium Symposium

Nov. 4   Intelligence Class, MIT

Nov. 9-11   Cell Neuron Meeting @ SFN, Washington, DC

Nov. 12-16   SFN, Washington, DC

Dec. 6-9   The Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance

• 2010

Jan 5-7   National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India

Jan 11-14   National Brain Research Center, Delhi, India

Jan 26   IAP Talk, MIT

Feb 19   Moses Seminar, MIT

March 10-15   56th National Institute for Basic Biology Symposium, Okazaki, Japan

April 8   Pathways to Convergence Symposium, MIT

April 14-21   India Alliance

April 29-30   SFN/IWiN Workshop, Washington DC

May 9-11   International Symposium of the GRSNC, University of Montreal

May 20-22   Statistical Analysis of Neuronal Data (SAND5) Meeting, Pittsburgh

May 24   Academia Sinica Symposium, MIT

May 26   New York

July 16-18   IITK Golden Jubilee, Santa Clara, CA

July 22   Summer Program for High School Teachers, MIT

Aug. 19-20   National Brain Research Center, India

Aug. 25   IISER Mohali, India

Sept 12-13   Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Science Meeting

Oct 4-8   29th Naito Conference, Japan

Oct 13-15   Williams Syndrome meeting, The Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle WA

Oct 26   Autism Consortium Symposium

Oct 27-30   India Alliance

Nov. 4-5   Vanderbilt Conte Center’s 3rd Annual Symposium, Vanderbilt University

Nov 12   Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

Nov 13-17   Society for Neuroscience, San Diego

• 2009

January 21   Keynote, International Conference on Human-Computer Interactions, IIIT Allahabad, India

January 29   IAP, MIT

February 6   Genentech, San Francisco

February 9   Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle

March 1-3   Neuroscience Research Program, La Jolla, CA

March 7-8   Symposium, Society for Neurochemistry, Charleston, SC

March 9-11   Royal Society, London

March 17-20   Gordon Conference on Astrocytes, Los Angeles, CA

March 22-28   Convocation address, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India

March 31-April 2   Simons Foundation Annual Meeting, New Orleans

April 20-22   NIH Workshop on Neuroplasticity, Washington, DC

May 4   Symposium on Brain Disorders, MIT

May 5-6   BCS Visiting Committee, MIT

May 10-14   Tinnitus Research Foundation Meeting, Lake Como, Italy

June 3-4   PILM retreat

June 5-7   Keynote, IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, Shanghai, China

June 17-19   Annual Lecture, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Newcastle, UK

June 28-30   Symposium, International Rett Syndrome Foundation meeting, Chicago

July 7-10   Symposium, Physiological Society meeting, Dublin, Ireland

July 15   Symposium, L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

July 16-17   Wellcome Trust/DBT Alliance meeting, Hyderabad, India

July 28   Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Sept 18   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sept 26-28   National Academies Kavli Chinese-American Frontiers of Science Symposium, Kunming City, China

Sept 30-Oct 2   Keynote, Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience, Frankfurt, Germany

Oct 18-21   SFN 2009, Chicago

Oct 28   Autism Consortium Symposium, Harvard Med School, Boston

Nov 6   University of California, Berkeley

Nov 30   Translational Health Sci and Tech Inst Workshop, MIT

Dec 13-14   Science Conclave, IIIT Allahabad, India

Dec 16-17   National Brain Research Center, Delhi, India

Dec 19-20   Indian Inst of Science, Education and Research, Pune, India

• 2008

January 2   Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India

January 7-9   Platinum Jubilee Celebration Lecture, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India

January 11   National Brain Research Centre, Delhi, India

January 14-17   Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

February 4   Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science: The Revolution in Mind/Brain Science, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

February 19   Program in Neuroscience Seminar Series, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

March 11   Meeting of the Royal Society, London, UK

March 30-April 2   Medical Research Council (MRC), Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Oxford, UK

May 3-4   Sinneave Center meeting on Autism, Phoenix, AZ

May 20   University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA

May 27-28   PILM Retreat, Cape Cod, MA, USA

June 2-3   MIBR Retreat, Newport, RI, USA

June 9-11   German-US Symposium on Computational Neuroscience, Munich, Germany

June 19-21   Second International Symposium on the Cognitive and Neuronal Bases of Language: Mechanisms of Learning, Brain Plasticity, and Critical Periods, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

June 23-27   Cognitive Neuroscience Symposium, Lake Tahoe, USA

July 9   Darwin Bicentennial Lecture, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India

July 14   Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India

July 16   National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India

July 24   Univ. Rene Descartes, Paris

August 28   Mid-Career Acceleration Program, MIT

September 8-10   FENS/IBRO School: Imaging Brain Function, Lausanne, Switzerland

September 22   Symposium in honor of Brenda Milner, McGill University, Montreal

September 24   WGBH, Boston

October 10-13   Rett World Congress, Paris

October 16-18   Symposium to Honor Professor Lamberto Maffei, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy

October 26-28   Learning and Dynamics in Vision, Glion, Lake Geneva, Switzerland

October 29   EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

November 10-13   Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Silver Jubilee Anniversary Celebration, Mexico City, Mexico

November 15-19   Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA

November 24-25   International Neural Network Society (INNS) New Directions in Neural Networks Symposia, Auckland, New Zealand

December 14   Indian Institute of Science Centenary Symposium, Bangalore, India

December 16   Foundation Day Lecture, National Brain Research Center, India

• 2007

January 4   National Brain Research Center, India

January 17   PILM Advisory Committee Meeting, MIT

January 18   Advisory Council, National Eye Institute, Washington DC

January 23   Keynote Lecture, Techvista 2007, Microsoft Research, Bangalore

February 22-25   Symposium, Institute for Neuroscience, Natal, Brazil

March 5-7   Neuroscience Research Program, La Jolla

March 13   Royal Society, London

March 14-15   Scientific Advisory Committee, Dept of Biotechnology, India

March 22   MIT Neuroscience meeting, MIT

March 27   Modern Optics and Spectroscopy seminar, MIT

April 23-24   Workshop on Information Processing in the Visual System, Ohio State Univ

May 2-3   BCS Visiting Committee, MIT

May 5   Symposium on Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Hong Kong

May 9   Autism Consortium Scientific Advisory Board

May 30 - June 1   PILM Retreat, Cape Cod, MA

June 3 - 5   MIBR Retreat, Newport, RI

June 21   MIT Summer Research Program

July 30   Course on Learning and Memory, Cold Spring Harbor

August 30   Mid-Career Acceleration Program, MIT

September 19   Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY

October 4   Brown University

October 12   Family Weekend, MIT

November 3 - 7   Special Lecture, SFN Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

December 3   Autism Consortium Retreat, Boston, MA

December 6   NLM Foundation, Boston, MA

December 13   Sigma Xi Lecture, NSRDEC

• 2006

January 9   Foundation Day Lecture, Biotechnology Society of India, New Delhi

January 10   National Brain Research Center, Delhi, India

January 18   University of Hong Kong

January 20          8th Annual "MIT in Japan" Symposium, Japan

January 25     Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

January 31   Keynote address, Satellite Symposium on Visual Sciences, "Seeing Connections", Australian Neuroscience Society, Sydney

January 31   Keynote address, Satellite Symposium on Developmental Neurobiology, Australian Neuroscience Society, Sydney

March 9   Euroconference Institute Pasteur, Paris France

March 14-15   Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting, Department of Biotechnology, India

March 19-23   Cajal Winter Conference, Huesca, Spain

March 29      UCSF, Department of Psychiatry, Symposium in Cognitive Neuroscience, San Francisco

April 3   National Academies Keck Initiatives Planning Meeting, Washington DC

April 19   Harvard Graduate School of Design, Annual International Advisory Board Meeting

April 21   Boston University School of Medicine

May 10   Presentation to Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

May 27   Brain Research Center, University of British Colombia, Vancouver

June 5-7   Picower Institute Retreat, Falmouth MA

June 8-9   Advisory Council, National Eye Institute, Washington DC

June 21-23   Institute of Cellular Physiology, Mexico City

June 27-29   Merck Summer Institute on Biology of Developmental Disorders, NJ

July 10   Simons Project Annual Meeting

July 12-14   Royal Society, London

July 17   University College London

September 12   Yale University Neuroscience Graduate Program

September 14-15   Advisory Council, National Eye Institute, Washington DC

September 26   Morehouse College, Atlanta

October 5   Schmidt Lecture, University of Rochester, Rochester NY

October 13   Family Weekend, MIT

October 14-18   Society for Neuroscience Meeting, Atlanta GA

November 2   Presidential Fellows Lecture, MIT

December 28   Postgraduate Institute for Medical Studies, Chandigarh, India