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All seminars will be held at noon in the Physiology Library (P&S 11-505) unless otherwise indicated
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons | Department of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics
Dr. J. Troy Littleton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - "Retrograde signaling through postsynaptic vesicular trafficking mediates synaptic plasticity and growth in Drosophila”
||Dr. Jeremy Gunawardena, Harvard Medical School - "Towards a Systems Biology of Signal Transduction”
||Dr. David Sulzer, Columbia University - "The AM and FM of central dopamine neurontransmission"
11 Dr. Venkatesh N. Murthy, Harvard University - "Synaptic Gain Control"
18 Dr. Manfred Lindau, Cornell University - "Exocytosis and transmitter release - learning from single vesicles"
25 Dr. Steven Thomas, University of Pennsylvania - "BETA-Adrenergic Signaling – a Molecular Mechanism for Memory Retrieval in the Hippocampus"
01 Dr. Paul H. Patterson, California Institute of Technology, “Neuroimmune Interactions in Schizophrenia and Autism: an Animal Model
09 Dr. Carlos Brody, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, "Dynamical Systems in Biology: a Neural Model that combines Working Memory and Decision-Making"
15 Dr. Vasso Episkopou, Imperial College, "A Novel Mechanism to achieve TGFb Signaling Memory and Superactivation"
22 Dr. Galit Lahav, Harvard Medical School, "Digital Oscillations of p53 in Single Living Cells"
29 Dr. Josh Huang, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, "Construction and Plasticity of GABAergic Circuits in Mammalian Brain"
13 Dr. Hugo J. Bellen, Baylor College of Medicine, “Molecular Mechanisms of Exo and Endocytosis at Synapses”
20 Dr. Ralph J. Greenspan, Professor, Neurosciences Institute (San Diego), “From Somnolence to alertness in Drosophila: The Sublime to the Ridiculous”
09 Dr. Matthew C. Gibson, Harvard Medical School, "Epithelial Morphogenesis in Drosophila: Pattern Proliferation and Pascal's Triangle
10 Dr. Robert Malinow, Cold Spring Harbor, "Receptor trafficking during synaptic function and dysfunction"
17 Dr. Larry Abbott, Columbia University, "Re-examining the connection between synaptic plasticity and memory"
24 Dr. Bruce Bean, Harvard Medical School, "Mechanisms of Electrical Pacemaking in Central Neurons"
31 Dr. Larry Young, Emory University, "The Neurobiology and Evolution of Social Monogamy"
14 Dr. Marla Feller, University of California San Diego
21 Dr. Ed Skolnick, NYU School of Medicine, “A lipid phosphatase that negatively regulates K channels: Myotubularin regulation of the Ca – activated K channel KCa3.1 T cell responses”
28 Dr. Brent R. Stockwell, Columbia University, "Genotype-Selective Compounds for Cancer and Neurodegeneration"
14 Dr. Peter Rabinovitch, University of Washington, "Long lived mice over expressing mitochondrially targeted catalase: support for the free radical theory of aging"
21 Dr. Ravi Iyengar, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, "Analysis of Cell Signaling Networks"
28 Dr. Gary Yellen, Harvard University, Professor of Neurobiology, "Functional movements of voltage-gated ion channels"
11 Dr. Makoto Kuro-o, University of Texas Southwestern, “Klotho as a regulator of aging and growth factor signaling”
18 Dr. Nicholas Katsanis, John Hopkins University, "The vertebrate cilium: new functions for an ancient organelle”
25 Dr. Zach Mainen, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, "How rats use odors to make decisions"
Dr. Brant Weinstein, National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, "Fish tales – studying vascular embryogenesis using the zebrafish"
30 Dr. Ken R. Chien, Harvard, Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, "Heart Like Blood: The Islet-1 Cardiovascular Progenitor Story”
20 Dr. Aravinda Chakravarti, JHU
Dr. Ai Yamamoto, Columbia University "Eliminating protein accumulation to eliminate disease: Autophagy mediated protein degradation triggered by the insulin signaling pathway"