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  • December 09, 2016 11:00 am

    Title: “Regulatory roles of pre-mRNA processing in neuronal development and axon regeneration"

    Yishi Jin Seminar Talk

    Yishi Jin, PhD
    Division of Biological Sciences, Section of Neurobiology
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

  • October 07, 2016 11:00 am

    Title: From synapses to the axon initial segment

    Juan Burrone Seminar Talk

    Juan Burrone, PhD
    Professor of Development Neurophysiology
    King's College, London

  • September 30, 2016 11:00 am

    Title: The Molecular and Cellular Logic of Cell Fate Decisions in the Vertebrate Neural Tube

    James Briscoe Seminar Talk

    James Briscoe, PhD
    Senior Group Leader
    The Francis Crick Institute Mill Hill Laboratory

  • September 23, 2016 11:00 am

    Title: Sodium channel SCN8A in movement disorders and epilepsy

    Miriam Meisler Seminar Talk

    Miriam Meisler, Ph. D.
    Professor of Human Genetics
    University of Michigan 

  • September 16, 2016 11:00 am

    Title: What do reactive astrocytes do? 

    Shane Liddelow Seminar Talk

    Shane Liddelow, PhD
    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Barres Lab, Department of Neurobiology
    Stanford University

  • July 15, 2016 11:00 am

    Joe Chakkalakal Seminar Talk

    Title: Interrelationships between age-related skeletal muscle stem cell and neuromuscular junction decline

    Joe V. Chakkalakal,Ph.D
    Department of Orthopaedics
    Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Institute
    Rochester Aging Research Center

  • June 03, 2016 11:00 am

    Ke Xu Seminar Talk

    Title:“Rediscovering the neuronal cytoskeleton at 10 nanometer optical resolution”

    Ke Xu, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    The Chevron Professor of Chemistry
    UC Berkeley College of Chemistry

  • April 01, 2016 11:00 am

    Jorge Palop Seminar Talk

    “Network Abnormalities and Interneuron Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease”

    Jorge Palop-Esteban, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    UCSF School of Medicine

  • March 04, 2016 11:00 am

    Piera Pasinelli Seminar Talk

    Title TBD

    Piera Pasinelli, PhD
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Co-Director of the Weinberg Unit for ALS Research
    Thomas Jefferson University

  • February 05, 2016 11:00 am

    Protein and RNA Homeostasis in ALS

    Jiou Wang, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Neuroscience
    Johns Hopkins University


  • January 08, 2016 11:00 am

    Circuits Coding Locomotor Speed in Vertebrates

    Abdel El Manira, PhD

    Professor at Karolinska Institutet

    Retzius Väg 8 171 65

    Solna, Sweden

  • October 02, 2015 11:00 am


    Multiple Neuromodulatory States in Motorneurons: Normal Functions and Implications for ALS

    Speaker:Charles J. Heckman, PhD
    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences
    Northwestern University...

  • September 11, 2015 11:00 am

    Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    How Protective Modifiers Help Us to Understand the Main Disturbed Cellular Processes and to Develop Therapies in SMA

    Speaker: Brunhilde Wirth, PhD
    Head, Institute of Human Genetics
    University of Cologne

  • August 07, 2015 11:00 am

    Rational Design of Novel Therapeutic Interventions for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Bernard Jasmin, PhD
    Vice Dean, Research
    Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
    Faculty of Medicine
    University of Ottawa 

  • January 08, 2015 11:00 am


    Abdel El Manira, PhD
    Karolinska Institutet, Sweden