University of Southern California

USC Neuroscience

2008 Spring Seminar

January 15, 2008
"Uncovering Circuits for Behavior in Drosophila"
Leslie Griffith (Brandeis University) Host: Michelle Arbeitman (NB)
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January 16, 2008
"The Relationship of fMRI-Determined and Neuronally-Determined Object Selectivity in the Primate Temporal Lobe"
James DiCarlo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Host: Irving Biederman (NS)

January 22, 2008
"Encoding and Use of Tactile Afferent Information in Control of Object Oriented Actions"
Roland Johansson (Umea University) Host: Gerald Loeb (NS)
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February 5, 2008
"Genes to Behavior: Drosophila Neural Circuit that Underlie Courtship Behaviors"
Michelle Arbeitman (USC) Host: Sarah Bottjer (NB)
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February 12, 2008
"A Developmental Perspective on Brain Tumorgenesis"
David Rowitch (UC, San Francisco) Host: Samantha Butler (NB)
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March 11, 2008
"Reward, Value and Choice: Neural Mechanisms Underlying Value-Based Decisions"
Bill Newsome (Stanford University) Host: Samantha Butler (NS)
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March 25, 2008
"Spontaneous Rhythmic Activity in the Formation of Spinal Motor Circuits"
Lynn Landmesser (Case Western Reserve University) Host: Chien-Ping Ko(NS)
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April 1, 2008
"Lou Gehrig, Flies, Worms, and Ephrin Receptor Signaling: A Model for the Pathogenesis of ALS"
Hugo Bellen (Baylor College of Medicine) Host: Michelle Arbeitman (NB)

April 8, 2008
"Proteoglycans Specify a Mitogenic Response to Sonic Hedgehog"
Rosalind Segal (Harvard Medical School & Dana Faber Cancer Institute) Host: Sarah Bottjer (NB)

April 15, 2008
6th Annual USC NS Vision Symposium
Organizer: Norberto Grzywacz

April 22, 2008
"Development of Hypothalamic Feeding Pathways"
Sebastien Bouret (CHLA, Saban Institute) Host: Sarah Bottjer/ Samantha Butler (NB)
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April 29, 2008
"Spontaneous and Synaptic Signaling in Cerebellar Circuits"
Indira Ramon (Northwestern University) Host: Emily Liman (NB)
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May 6, 2008
"The Neural System Underlying Sign Language Production"
Karen Emmorey (San Diego State University) Host: Michael Arbib (NS)
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May 22, 2008
"Towards Manipulative Neuroscience based on Brain Network Interface"
Mistsuo Kawato (ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories) Host: Stefan Schaal (NS)
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