News & Events

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar

Neurobiology & Behavior Special Seminar: Friday 10/10, 3pm, Michale Fee (MIT): "A model of basal ganglia function, inspired by the songbird"

BRAIN Initiative to Fund First Decoding of a Key Brain Circuit in Mammals

KIBS Investigator Attila Losonczy awarded an NIH Brain Initiative Grant, for a collaborative project with Soltesz (UC Irvine), Buzaki (NYU) and Lisman (Brandeis) to decode the neural circuitry involved in replaying memories.

Departments of Dermatology and Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar

Seminar on Tuesday, October 7th, 10:30am: Ellen Lumpkin, "The Neurobiology of the Skin”

Thesis defense: Timothy Spellman

Timothy Spellman, joint student in the Gordon/Gogos laboratories, will defend his thesis, entitled, "Modulation of Hippocampal-Prefrontal Circuitry in Spatial Working Memory," on Wednesday, October 8nd, at 1:30pm, in Hellman Auditorium.  

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar

Weekly seminar in Neurobiology & Behavior: October 9, 12 noon, Sliman Bensmaia (University of Chicago): " Biological and bionic hands: natural neural coding and artificial perception"  

2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Congratuatlions to Edvard and May-Britt Moser, from the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, who together with John O'Keefe have been awarded the Nobel Prize for 2014 in Physiology or Medicine, for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain!

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar

Weekly seminar in Neurobiology & Behavior: October 2, 12 noon, Dora Angelaki (Baylor College of Medicine): "Neuron correlations, causality and behavior: Where lies the truth in systems neuroscience?"  

Thesis defense: Joseph Schumacher

Joseph Schumacher, from the laboratory of Sarah Woolley, will defend his thesis, entitled, "Effects of Developmental Vocal Learning on Neural Coding in the Songbird Auditory Cortex," on Thursday, October 2nd, at 3pm, in 800 Fairchild.  

Kavli Institute NeuroLunch

Kavli Institute Neurolunch Seminar, Tuesday 9/30, 11:45am: Jae-eun Miller, from the Yuste Lab presents "Visual stimuli recruit instrinsically generated cortical ensembles"

Special Seminar: Wei Min, PhD, Department of Chemistry

Special Seminar: Wei Min, KIBS Investigator from the Department of Chemistry, "Seeing Molecular Vibrations: Chemical Imaging for Biomedicine," Wednesday 9/17, 1pm, Kolb 3rd Floor Conference Room