University of Southern California

USC Neuroscience

2009 Spring Seminar

January 13, 2009
"Transmission of Complex and Simple Spikes within an Interneuron Network"
Larry Trussell (Oregon Health & Science University, Vollum Institute) Host: Chien-Ping Ko (NS)
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February 3, 2009
"Can We Restore Lost Hearing? Tissue Patterning and Regeneration in the Organ of Corti"
Neil Segil (House Ear Institute, USC) Host: Samantha Butler (NB)
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February 10, 2009
"Mechanisms of Competition Between Inputs in the Developing Brain: The Roles of Neurotrophins, Tumor Necrosis Factor, and Cortical Inhibition in the Plasticity of the Visual Cortex"
Michael Stryker (UC, San Francisco) Host: Judith Hirsch (NB)
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February 24, 2009
"Motor Neuron Death in Development and Disease"
Chris Henderson (Columbia University) Host: Chien-Ping Ko (NB)
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March 3, 2009
"Inhibition of Plasticity in the Injured and Intact CNS by Myelin and the Nogo-66 Receptor"
Aaron McGee (CHLA, USC) Host: Tansu Celikel (NB)
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March 10, 2009
"Molecular and Cellular Cognition: Unraveling Mechanisms and Developing Treatments for Cognitive Disorder"
Alcino Silva (UCLA) Host: Michel Baudry (NB)
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March 17, 2009
"Coordinating Excitation with Inhibition in Space and Time"
Massimo Scanziani (UC, San Diego) Host: Tansu Celikel (NS)
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March 24, 2009
"Dissecting the Neural Machinery for Face Processing"
Doris Tsao (Caltech) Host: Irving Biederman (NS)

March 31, 2009
"The Neural Circuits Underlying Somatosensation"
Karel Svoboda (Howard Hughes Medical Institute) Host: Don Arnold (NB)
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April 7, 2009
"TRP Ion Channels as Sensors of Temperature and Pain"
Ardem Patapoutian (Scripps) Host: Emily Liman/ David McKemy (NB)

April 14, 2009
7th Annual USC NS Vision Symposium
Organized: Norberto Grzywacz

April 21, 2009
"Mechanisms of Cyclic Nucleotide Regulation of Ion Channels"
William N. Zagotta (University of Washington) Host: David McKemy (NB)
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April 28, 2009
"Prolonged Disruption of the Circadian Clock by Acute Light Exposures at Night"
Jimo Borjigin (University of Michigan) Host: Cheryl Craft (NS)

May 5, 2009
"Stress and Health: From Molecular to Societies"
Robert M. Sapolsky (Stanford University) Host: NGP Graduate Student (NS)
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May 26, 2009
"Cortical Dynamics and Perception"
Chirs Moore (MIT) Host: Tansu Celikel (NB)



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