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Neuroscience Seminar Series
January 21st: 
11:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: Douglas Black, PhD - UCLA
Title: “Mechanisms and Programs of Posttranscriptional Gene Regulation in the Mammalian Brain”
Host: Xiaoxi Zhuang, PhD - CON

Neurobiology Special Seminar
January 23rd:
10:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: Marlene Cohen, PhD - University of Pittsburgh
Title: "Neuronal Population Coding: From Vision to Decision"

Psychology Job Talk
January 23rd:
4:00pm, Stuart Hall 101
Speaker: Laurel Joy Gabard-Durnam, PhD - Harvard University
Title: "Critical Periods in Socioemotional Development"

Neuroscience Student Talks
January 27th: 12:30pm, BSLC 008
Speakers: AJ Miller
Title: "Higher-Order Thalamic Inputs to Primary Sensory Cortex"

Neuroscience Seminar Series
January 28th: 
11:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: James Kozloski, PhD - IBM
Title: “Network Dysfunction in Brain Injury and Neurodegeneration: Cause or Effect?”
Host: Nicholas Hatsopoulos, PhD - CNS

Neurobiology Job Talk
January 30th:
10:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: Meng-Meng Fu, PhD - Stanford University
Title: "Building the Oligodendrocyte: Mechanisms of Acentrosomal Microtubule Nucleation and mRNA Transport"


Neurobiology Job Talk
February 13th:
10:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: Marie Suver, PhD - New York University
Title: "Sensory Coding and Active Sensing in the Drosophila Antenna"

Neuroscience Seminar Series
February 25th: 11:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: Paul Frankland, PhD - University of Toronto
Title: "The Network Organization of Memory"
Host: Xiaoxi Zhuang, PhD - CON

Neurobiology Job Talk
February 27th:
10:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: Ben Scholl, PhD - Max Plank Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Title: "The Neuronal Population within a Neuron: Synaptic Building Blocks of Cortical Selectivity"


Neurobiology Job Talk
March 5th:
10:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: Nathan Klapoetke, PhD - HHMI Janelia Research Campus
Title: "A Visual Feature Map for Guiding Motor Behavior"

Breakthroughs in Marine Biology Symposium
The Grossman Neuroscience Institute is hosting a spring symposium with faculty members from the Marine Biological Laboratory as a way of introducing students, post-docs, and faculty members of the University of Chicago to the new initiatives taking place at the MBL.
March 13th: 1:00pm - 4:30pm, GCIS W301/303 (Reception to follow)
Imaging Initiative
    - Patrick LaRiviere, PhD - The University of Chicago
    - Abhishek Kumar, PhD - MBL
Model Organisms Initiative
    - Joshua Rosenthal, PhD - MBL
Regeneration and Synapses
    - Karen Echeverri, PhD - MBL
    - Jennifer Morgan, PhD - MBL

April - December

2020 Neurobiology of Cognition Gordon Research Conference
The sessions within the 2020 Gordon Conference for the Neurobiology of Cognition span inter-related areas of cognitive, systems, and computational neuroscience most relevant for understanding how brain circuits give rise to our abilities to think, feel, act, decide, plan, and learn. The detailed program will be available by March 26, 2020. Please check back for updates.
July 26 - 31, 2020: Jordan Hotel at Sunday River, 27 Grand Circle, Newry, ME
Applications must be submitted by June 28th, 2020.
More information and registration can be found here.

Deep Learning for Microscopy Image Analysis
October 11th - 22nd, 2020
The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
This course will familiarize researchers in the life sciences with state-of-the-art deep learning techniques for microscopy image analysis. Basic familiarity with the Python programming language is required. Students are encouraged to bring their own microscopy datasets to work on.
Course Directors:
Jan Funke, HHMI Janelia Research Campus
Anna Kreshuk, EMBL Heidelberg
Florian Jug, MPI-CBG
Application Deadline: July 7th, 2020
Full financial assistance is available

Neuroscience Seminar Series

January 21st, 2020 | 11:00am

Special Seminars

January 23rd, 2020 | 10:00am

Neuroscience Student Talks

January 27th, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Neuro Theory Club

May 24th, 2019 | Every Other Fridays I 10:00 a.m.