Events

See a list of previous events and speakers (PDF).

If you would like to be on our mailing list for seminars, please contact Joel Arnold at 424-315-4549 or joel.arnold@cshs.org.


Center for Neural Science and Medicine Seminar Series

Monday, January 7, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: Overdosing on Opioids: How Opioids Take our Breath Away
Speaker: Jan-Marino Ramirez, PhD, professor of neurological surgery; director of Center for Integrative Brain Research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute; research affiliate, Center on Human Develo p.m.ent and Disability, University of Washington, Seattle

Monday, January 28, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 5
Title: Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting: A Flexible Framework for Fast Quantitative MRI
Speaker: Dan Ma, PhD, research scientist, Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 4
Title: Single-Cell Epigenomic Profiling Uncovers Regulatory Diversity of Brain Cell Types and Diseases
Speaker: Chongyuan Luo, PhD, postdoctoral researcher, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California

Monday, February 4, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: Mitofusin Activation to Reverse Neurodegenerative Disease
Speaker: Gerald W. Dorn II, MD, Philip and Sima K. Needleman professor of medicine; associate chair for translational research; director of Center for Pharmacogenomics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Monday, March 4, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: Transcriptional Regulation of Cortical Excitatory Neuron Fate Specification
Speaker: Bin Chen, PhD, assistant adjunct professor, University of California, San Francisco, Department of Computational Health Science

Monday, March 25, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: Harnessing the Power of Microglia to Control Metabolic and Cognitive Function
Speaker: Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD, associate professor, Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Monday, April 1, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: Cell Intrinsic and Non-Cell Autonomous Mechanisms in Glioma
Speaker: Harley I. Kornblum, MD, PhD, professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; associate director UCLA Intellectual and Develo p.m.ental Disabilities Research Center; Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Monday, May 6, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: TBA
Speaker: Sabrina Diano, PhD, Richard Sackler Family professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, and of comparative medicine and of neuroscience; director, Reproductive Neurosciences Group

Monday, June 3, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6&7
Title: TBA
Speaker: Bennett Novitch, PhD, professor and Ethel Scheibel chair in neuroscience, neurobiology; co-director Cells Systems and Circuit Analysis Core, Intellectual and Develo p.m.ental Disabilities Research Center, UCLA

Monday, July 15, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: TBA
Speaker: Troy Ghashghaei, PhD, professor of neurobiology, North Carolina State University

Monday, August 19, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: TBA
Speaker: Josef Parvizi, MD, PhD, professor of neurology and neurological sciences, Stanford University Medical Center

Monday, September 16, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6&7
Title: TBA
Speaker: Flora Vaccarino, MD, Harris professor in the Child Study Center; professor in the Department of Neuroscience, Yale School of Medicine

Thursday, September 26, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: TBA
Speaker: Edward Chang, MD, professor, neurological surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Monday, October 7, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: TBA
Speaker: Anne Brunet, PhD, Michele and Timothy Barakett professor of genetics, Stanford University

Monday, November 4, 2019
Noon–1 p.m.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, PEC 6 & 7
Title: TBA
Speaker: Katalin Gothard, MD, PhD, professor of physiology and neuroscience, Arizona Health Sciences Center