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BCS Fall Colloquium Series
Fridays at 4:00 PM, Bldg 46-3002 Auditorium

Fall 2008
Talk Title

September 12 Jody Culham, PhD, Associate Professor, Psychology Department , University of Western Ontario

Neural Coding Within Human Brain Regions Involved in Grasping and Reaching (PDF)

September 19
Philip Haydon, PhD, Annetta and Gustav Grisard Professor, Chair of Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience, Tufts University The Tripartite Synapse: Roles of Astrocytes in Synaptic Plasticity and Behavior. (PDF)
September 26

Miles Whittington, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University

Multiple Modes of Neocortical Oscillation and Their Disruption in Models of Schizophrenia (PDF)

October 3 Elisa Konofagou, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology, Depts. of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology, Columbia University

Brain Molecular Imaging and Molecular Delivery Through the Blood-Brain Barrier In Vivo (PDF)

October 10 Barry Connors, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience, Brown University Electrical Synapses in the Thalamocortical System (PDF)
October 24
Larry Maloney, PhD, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, Department of Psychology , Center for Neural Science, New York University

Uncertainty in Perception and Action (PDF)
October 31
Bradley Hyman, MD, PhD, John B Penney Professor of Neurology, Director, Massachusetts Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Multiphoton Imaging of Alzheimer's Disease Changes (PDF)

November 7

Terrence J. Sejnowski, PhD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
University of California, San Diego
Google Brain (PDF)
November 12
Richard Wurtman, MD, Cecil H. Green Distinguished Professor, and Professor of Neuropharmacology in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Translating Basic Science Advances into a Safe and Effective Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease (PDF)

November 21

  Steve Petersen, PhD, James S. McDonnell Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Director, McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience, Depts. of Neurology and Psychology, Washington University Medical School  

The Way You Do the Things You Do: Using network Tools to Study Attention Systems (PDF)

December 5
Preston Garraghty, PhD, Psychological & Brain Sciences, Program in Neuroscience, Indiana University

Plasticity in Adult Primate Somatosensory Cortex: Learning, Memory, and Forgetting (PDF)

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