UTSA NEUROSCIENCES INSTITUTE

Fall 2020 Neurobiology Seminars

Presented by the UTSA Department of Biology & Neurosciences Institute.  

All seminars are virtual for the fall. Platform details forthcoming.

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Host
8/27 Hugo Merchant PhD UNAM Brain dynamics in the primate motor system during rhythmic timing Santamaria
9/3 Peyman Golshani MD PhD UCLA New tools to study neuronal network dynamics in models of neurological disease Hsieh
9/10 Peter Kochunov PhD U MD Deriving Big-Data informed Anatomical and Genetic Vulnerability for Mental Illness Carless Join event
9/17 Matt Higgs PhD UTSA Synaptic integration in oscillating neurons Wilson
9/24 Isabel Muzzio PhD UTSA Neural representations and circuits underlying memory encoding and retrieval Wilson
10/1 Luke Coddington PhD HHMI Janelia Dopamine signals for learning how to act Paladini
10/8 Michael Hasselmo PhD BU Coding of space and time in the entorhinal cortex and hippocampus Muzzio
10/15 Eliza Bliss-Moreau PhD UC Davis Rethinking the neuroscience of emotion: animal models, translational tools, and the importance of theory Carless
10/22 Nicola Grissom PhD U of MN Let me try that again: Sex differences in reward learning, decision making, and modeling autism Wanat
10/29 Philip Starr MD PhD UCSF Chronic invasive brain recording at home for decoding motor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease Lin
11/5 Qitao Ran PhD UT Health Is ferroptosis a therapeutic target for neurodegenerative diseases? HG Lee
11/12 All Day Annual Symposium, A Gut Feeling: Chemosensory Signaling from the Gut to the Brain
11/19 H.Tad Blair PhD UCLA Effects of aversive experience upon population coding in the hippocampus Savelli
12/3 Brian Wiltgen PhD UC Davis Mechanisms of memory in hippocampus and neocortex Muzzio