Perspectives in Neuroscience Speaker Series

2013 - 2014

Seminars are held Tuesdays, 9:30 AM, Fisher Scientific Seminar Room

2nd Floor (at the Main Entrance) Robarts Research Institute (RRI)



Seminar Title


Dr. Michael Schmid
Ernst Strungmann Institute for Neuroscience; Germany 

"Blindsight: Visual brain functions without V1."

October 1, 2013

Dr. Philippe Monnier
Toronto Western Hospital

"Modifying lipid rafts to promote neuronal regeneration."

October 29, 2013

Dr. Antoine Adamantidis
Department of Psychiatry
McGill University

"Optogenetic dissection of sleep-wake circuits in the brain."

November 26, 2013

Dr. Robert Cumming
Department of Bioloby 
Western University

"Metabolic reprogramming to prevent amyloid beta toxicity in Alzheimer's disease."

December 10, 2013

Department of


January 28, 2014

Dr. Richard Bazinet
Department of Nutritional Sciences,
University of Toronto

"Brain fatty acid metabolism: Uptake, metabolism and signal transduction."

 February 25, 2014

Dr. Andrew Holmes
Alcohol Abuse & Alcolholism
National Institutes of Health

"Chronic alcohol produces neuroadaptations to prime dorsal striatal learning."

March 25, 2014

Dr. Randall O'Reilly
Institute of Cognitive Science, Center for Neuroscience

University of Colorado Boulder

"How adaptive control emerges from multiple interacting brain systems."

April 8, 2014

All students and faculty welcome

This lecture series is organized to foster interdisciplinary research in Neuroscience.
For further information, please contact the Neuroscience Program Office at 519-661-4039.




Contact Us

Michael Poulter, Ph.D. Director

Ms. C. Anderson
Program Coordinator

T (519) 661-4039
F (519) 661-4153

Western University
Robarts Research Institute, RRI 5260a
1151 Richmond Street North
London, Ontario, CANADA N6A 5B7

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Areas of Research

Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience
Computational Neuroscience
Neural Substrates of Behaviour

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