News & Events

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminars

Upcoming Neurobiology & Behavior Seminars: 2/23 - Eve Marder (Brandeis), "Degeneracy and Robustness of Variable Neuronal Circuits." 3/2 - James Surmeier (Northwestern), "Striatal homeostatic plasticity in Parkinson’s disease."

Sense 2 Synapse 2017 Conference

Sense 2 Synapse Conference (talks on the biology of sensory transduction, subsequent neural processing and perception), Saturday 4/8/17, The Rockefeller University.

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminars

February Neurobiology & Behavior seminars: 2/2 - Vanessa Ruta (Rockefeller), 2/16 - Ivan Soltesz (Stanford), 2/23 - Eve Marder (Braindeis)

Public Symposium on Social Evolution and Genome Complexity

Friday March 3, 2017: Columbia Symposium on Social Evolution and Genome Complexity, with talks from leading scientists exploring the relationship between social behavior and genome evolution (followed by reception and poster session).

Kavli NeuroTechnology Center seminar

Kavli NTC Seminar, Thursday 1/12/17, 2pm: Hajime Hirase (RIKEN), "Involvement of astrocytes in transcranial direct current stimulation."

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminars

Neurobiology & Behavior upcoming weekly seminars: David Lovinger (NIH) 1/12/17, Thilo Womelsdorf (York University) 1/19/17

Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defenses

December NB&B graduate student thesis defenses: Phuong Hoang, Austen Sitko, David Doobin, Rebecca Williamson, Abigail Clark, Scott Bolkan

Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defense

NB&B Thesis Defense 12/5/16: Sze Yen (John) Kerk, Hobert lab, "Diversification of C. elegans Motor Neuron Identity via Selective Effector Gene Repression."  

Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defense

NB&B Thesis Defense: Nathan Danielson (Losonczy lab), 11/29/16, "Functional Diversity Within Hippocampal Principal Cell Subpopulations"

Abraham Spector Prize Lecture

Abraham Spector Prize Lecture: David Anderson (Cal Tech), "Neural Circuitry of Emotional Behaviors in Flies and Mice," December 1, 2016