University of Southern California

USC Neuroscience

2013 Spring Seminar

January 11, 2013
"The Basal Ganglia and Behavioral Control"
Joshua Berke (University of Michigan) Host: Bottjer (NB)
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January 22, 2013
"Metabolic modulation of olfactory circuit and behavior in Drosophila"
Jing Wang (UCSD) Host: Liman (NGP)
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January 29, 2013
"Gene and Protein Networks Regulating Synaptic Dopamine: A Child (and a Few Worms) Shall Lead Them"
Randy Blakely (Vanderbilt University) Host: McKemy (NB)

February 5, 2013
"Critical Period Plasticity and Binocular Matching in the Visual Cortex"
Jianhua Cang (Northwestern University) Host: McGee (NGP)
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February 12, 2013
"Determining the Rules For Astrocyte Engagement In Neuronal Circuits"
Baljit Khah (UCLA) Host: Liman (NB)

February 26, 2013
"Cell Biology meets Physiology: Ankyrin adaptors in health and disease"
Vann Bennett (Duke University) Host: Arnold (NB)
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March 5, 2013
"Neural Circuit Mechanisms of Reward Prediction"
Jeremiah Cohen (Harvard University) Neurobiology Faculty Candidate Search
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March 12, 2013
"Synaptic Mechanisms for Visual Computation in Retinal Circuitry"
Jonathan Demb (Yale School of Medicine) Host: Hirsch
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March 19, 2013
"Local Circuitry Mechanism Regulating Adult Neurogenesi"
Juan Song (Johns Hopkins University) Neurobiology Faculty Candidate Search
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March 21, 2013
"Encoding and Decoding of Touch Perception in Cortical Circuits"
S. Andrew Hires (Janelia Farm Research Campus of Howard Hughes Medical Institute) Neurobiology Faculty Candidate Search
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March 26, 2013
"Mirror neurons and dorsal/ventral auditory processing streams"
Josef Rauschecker (Georgetown University) Host: Arbib (NGP)

March 28, 2013
"Understanding Mechanisms of Food Choice in Drosophila"
Anupama Dahanukar (UC, Riverside) Neurobiology Seminar
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April 2, 2013
"Cortical Representations of Visual Information"
Ian Nauhaus (Salk Institute) Neurobiology Faculty Candidate Search

April 3, 2013
"Local and Long-range Cortical Circuits for Visual Processing"
Alex Kwan (UC, Berkeley) Neurobiology Faculty Candidate Search
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April 9, 2013
"Optogenetic Technologies for the Study of Neuronal Circuits in Health and Disease"
Viviana Gradinaru (CalTech) Host: Ko
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April 16, 2013
"How do we use what we hear"
Donata Oertel (University of Wisconsin) Host: Bottjer (HCN)
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April 30, 2013
"A Bifunctional Regulator of Potassium Channels and Acetylcholine Receptors that Controls Sleep in Drosophila"
Bill Joiner (UCSD) Host: Dickman (NB)

May 7, 2013
"Sensorimotor integration: linking auditory processing to socially appropriate vocal expression"
Darcy Kelley (Columbia University) (HCN)
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