University of Southern California

USC Neuroscience

2010 Spring Seminar

January 12, 2010
"Mechanisms of Axon Regeneration"
Zhigang He (Children's Hospital, Harvard University) Host: Le Ma (NS)
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January 19, 2010
"On the Nature of Sensory-Motor Interaction in Speech Perception and Production"
Greg Hickok (UC, Irvine) Host: Michael Arbib (NS)

January 25, 2010
"Neural Representations of the Chinese Self and Close Others"
Shihui Han (Peking University) Host: Lisa Aziz-Zadeh (NS)

January 26, 2010
"Structure, Function, and Physiological Roles for SK Channels"
John Adelman (Oregon Health Science University) Host: Emily Liman (NB)
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February 1, 2010
"Large Scale Modeling of Brain Function"
Eugene M. Izhikevich (Brain Corporation) Host: Michael Arbib (NS)
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February 2, 2010
"Cellular Mechanisms of Behavioral Sensitization in Aplysia: The View from the Far Side of the Synapse"
David Glanzman (UCLA) Host: Michel Baudry (NS)
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February 11, 2010
"Macro-and Micromechanics of Hair Cells from the Inner Ear"
David Corey (Harvard and HHMI) Host: Emily Liman (NS)
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February 16, 2010
"Stability and Plasticity in the Sense of Balance"
Sascha du Lac (Salk Institute) Host: Sarah Bottjer (NS)
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February 18, 2010
"How Does a Brain Give Rise to a Mind?"
Stephen Grossberg (Boston University) Host: Zhong-Lin Lu (NS)

March 2, 2010
"Human-Machine Interaction in Socially Assistive Robotics for Rehabilitation and Socialization"
Maja Mataric (USC, Computer Science) Host: Sarah Bottjer (NB)

March 9, 2010
"From Genes to Circuits in Huntington's Disease: Every Neuron Needs Good Connections"
Michael Levine (UCLA) Host: Giselle Petzinger (NS)
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March 16, 2010
"Repressors and Glia: Life Support for Neurons"
Gail Mandel (OHSU & HHMI) Host: Pat Levitt (NS)

March 23, 2010
"Hippocampal Network Dynamics and Memory Formation"
Thanos Siapas (Cal Tech) Host: Larry Swanson (NS)

March 30, 2010
"Specificity in the Action of Neurotrophin Receptors"
Moses Chao (New York University) Host: David McKemy (NB)
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April 6, 2010
NS Vision Symposium
"Visual Performance Predicted from the Statistical Structure of Natural Scenes"
Wilson Geisler (University of Texas, Austin) Host: Norberto Grzywacz (NS)

April 13, 2010
"Role of Membrane-Deforming Proteins and Endocytosis in Neuronal Migration and Morphogenesis"
Franck Polleux (University of North Carolina) Host: Samantha Butler (NB)
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April 20, 2010
"Role of Membrane-Deforming Proteins and Endocytosis in Neuronal Migration and Morphogenesis"
Don Cleveland (UC, San Diego) Host: Chien-Ping Ko (NS)
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April 21, 2010
"Optogenetic Mapping of Brain Circuitry"
George Augustine (Duke University) Host: Chien-Ping Ko (NB)
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April 27, 2010
"Neural Mechanisms of Spatial Attention in the Barn Owl"
Eric Knudsen (Stanford University) Host: Tansu Celikel (NB)

May 4, 2010
"Cholesterol, p53 and Axonal Outgrowth Regulation"
Xiaoning Bi (Western University of Health & Sciences) Host: Michel Baudry (NB)
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