Physiology and Biophysics

2013-2014 Seminar Series

October 03, 2013 “Neuronal Integrative Properties and Coherence in the In-Vivo-Like State” John White, University of Utah Host: Adrienne Fairhall October 08, 2013 – 2013 Lamport Lecture “The Allosteric Mechanism of Hsp70 Molecular Chaperones” Lila Gierasch, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, University of Massachusetts October 24, 2013 “Heterogeneity & Synchronization in the Olfactory Bulb” Bard Ermentrout, Professor, University of Pittsburgh Host: Adrienne Fairhall Co-hosting Department: Computational Neuroscience Training Program October 30, 2013 – 2013 Crill Lecture “Self-tuning neurons and firing rate homeostasis in visual cortical networks” Gina Turrigiano, Ph.D., Professor, Brandeis University November 14, 2013 “Regulation of Daily Rhythms by a Few Thousand Clock Neurons” Horacio de la Iglesia, Professor, UW, Biology Host: Adrienne Fairhall December 05, 2013 “Neural clocks and noisemakers: Mechanisms underlying the timing of complex learned behaviors” Michale Fee, Professor of Computational and Systems Neuroscience, MIT Host: Adrienne Fairhall December 12, 2013 “Super-resolution Fluorescence Microscopy: A Window to the Molecular World” Joshua Vaughan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington Host: Stan Froehner January 16, 2014 “Cortical circuits mediating vision in the mouse” Shawn Olsen, Allen Institute for Brain Science Host: Jane Sullivan January 23, 2014 “Cellular forces measured and perturbed at the molecular level” Xuefeng Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Host: Stan Froehner January 30, 2014 “Microtubule Dynamic Instability: Molecular Mechanisms Revealed by In Vitro Reconstitution” Marija Zanic, Yale University Host: Stan Froehner February 06, 2014 “Mechanobiochemistry of the giant protein titin ” Jorge Alegre-Cebollada, Columbia University Host: Stan Froehner February 13, 2014 “Spinal microcircuits in fish suggest an evolutionary template for limb control” Martha Bagnall, Ph.D. , Northwestern University Host: Stan Froehner February 20, 2014 “The Neural Basis of a Conserved Oculomotor Asymmetry” David Schoppik, NYU Host: Adrienne Fairhall February 27, 2014 “Origins of inhibitory specificity in an olfactory circuit” Elizabeth Hong, Ph.D. , Harvard University Host: Stan Froehner March 06, 2014 “Adaptability of Intracellular Structures to Variation in Cell Size and Shape” Matthew Good, Ph.D., University California – Berkeley Host: Stan Froehner March 13, 2014 “Violation of Mendel’s First Law: biased chromosome segregation in meiosis” Michael Lampson, Associate Professor of Biology, U Penn Host: Chip Asbury March 19, 2014 – 2014 Hille Lecture “Phosphoinositides in the control of membrane dynamics and interactions” Pietro De Camilli, MD, Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Neurobiology, Yale University Host: Stan Froehner April 10, 2014 “Deafness mutations provide insights into the structure of the hair cell mechanotransducer channel” Robert Fettiplace, Steenbock Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, University of Wisconsin Host: Peter Detwiler May 01, 2014 “Single-molecule mapping of living synapses” Thomas Blanpied, University of Maryland Host: Andres Barria May 15, 2014 “The Extra Classical Receptive Field and Contextual Modulation in Primate V1: Dynamics, Contrast and Cortical Layers” Michael Hawken, NYU Host: Adrienne Fairhall May 22, 2014 “RIPK1 regulates epithelial homeostasis by inhibiting apoptosis and necroptosis” Michelle Kelliher, PhD, Professor, UMass Medical School Host: Chris Liu May 29, 2014 – Crill Lecture “Dynamic reconfiguration of direction selective circuits in the retina” Marla Feller, Professor and Head, Division of Neurobiology, University California – Berkeley Host: Stan Froehner