Perspectives in Neuroscience Speaker Series

2014 - 2015

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

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



Seminar Title


Dr. Alex Huk
Department of Neuroscience and Psychology
University of Texas at Austin

"A new perspective on decision-related activity across the dorsal stream."

September 30, 2014

Dr. Dan Margoliash
Department of Behavioral Neurobiology
University of Chicago

"Neuromechanics and neurodynamics in bird song singing: A new theory of motor control."

October 28, 2014

Dr. Amy Ramsey
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
University of Toronto

"Reversing the developmental consequences of NMDA receptor dysfunction."

November 25, 2014

Dr. Psyche Loui
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience
Wesleyan University

"Action and perception in the musical brain."

December 9, 2014

Dr. Louis-Eric Trudeau
Department of Pharmacology
University of Montreal

"Axonal arborization and energetic metabolism of nigral dopamine neurons: A window into selective vulnerability in Parkinson's disease."

January 27, 2015

Dr. Sheena Josselyn
Neurosciences & Mental Health
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario

"Making, breaking and linking memories."

 March 3, 2015

Dr. Sandra Black
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario

"The Cholinergic System and Dementia: Neurodegeneration and Vascular Contributions"

March 31, 2015

Dr. Aude Oliva
Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab; MIT Computer Vision & Graphics Group

"Zooming through the human visual brain in time and space."

April 28, 2015

All students and faculty welcome

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




Contact Us

Susanne Schmid, Ph.D. Co-Director
Stefan Köhler, Ph.D. Co-Director

Program Coordinator
Susan Simpson

T (519) 661-4039

Western University
Robarts Research Institute, RRI 3203
100 Perth Drive,
London, Ontario, CANADA N6A 5K8

Areas of Research

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

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