Physiology and Biophysics

Seminar Archives (2013-2015)

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

September 23, 2014 – 2014 Lamport Lacture
“High-resolution cryo-EM studies towards a mechanistic understanding of microtubule dynamic instability and its regulation”
Eva Nogales, Professor, UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Natl. Lab, University California – Berkeley
Host: Stan Froehner

October 02, 2014
“Conformational Dynamics of CLC channels and transporters”
Merritt Maduke, Associate Professor, Stanford University
Host: Sharona Gordon

October 30, 2014
“Protein structure determination using spin labels: Possibilities and Promises”
Stefan Stoll, Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Dept. of Chemistry
Host: Zagotta

November 6, 2014
“Myriad Effects of Acetazolamide at High Altitude: Is it really an ideal probe of physiological carbonic anhydrase function?”
Erik Swenson, University of Washington
Host: Sharona Gordon

November 20, 2014
“The Application of Large-scale Optical and Electron Microscopy to Study the Neuronal Basis of Behavior”
Kevin Briggman, Investigator, National Institutes of Health
Host: Rachel Wong
Co-hosting Department: Biological Structure

December 11, 2014
“The Optoclamp: Closed-loop optogenetic feedback to control neural activity in vivo and in vitro”
Steve M. Potter, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine
Host: Fetz

January 15, 2015
“Protein Structural Dynamics One Tilt at a Time”
Yale Goldman, University of Pennsylvania
Host: Chip Asbury

January 29, 2015
“Neural circuits for skilled movement”
Eiman Azim, Ph.D., Columbia University
Host: Stan Froehner

February 12, 2015
“Using fluorescence microscopy and fluid mechanics to reveal how biological materials move through fluid. “
Aurelia Honerkamp-Smith, Ph.D.
Host: Stan Froehner

February 19, 2015
“How do you build a functional ciliated cell?”
Eszter Vladar, Ph.D.
Host: Stan Froehner

February 26, 2015
“Exploring spatial dimensions in GPCR signaling”
Roshanak Irannejad, Ph.D.
Host: Stan Froehner

March 05, 2015
“Parallel transformation of tactile signals in central circuits of Drosophila”
John Tuthill, Ph.D.
Host: Stan Froehner

March 12, 2015
“What can sea anemone and comb jelly ion channels tell us about the evolution of the nervous system?”
Timothy Jegla, Assistant Professor, Penn State University
Host: Sharona Gordon

March 26, 2015
“Mechano-molecular regulation of kinetochore function”
Tom Maresca, Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Massachussetts, Amherst
Host: Chip Asbury

March 30, 2015 – Hille Lecture
“Membrane capacitance: two applications to Neuroscience”
Pancho Bezanilla, Lillian Eichelberger Cannon Professor , University of Chicago
Host: Stan Froehner

April 16, 2015
“Regulation of myocardial growth and death by Hippo signaling pathway”
Junichi Sadoshima, Professor, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University
Host: Chris Liu

April 23, 2015
“What the superior colliculus tells the saccade adaptation.”
Robi Soetedjo, Research Assistant Professor, University of Washington
Host: Stan Froehner

April 30, 2015
“Tuning the tone of extrasynaptic GABA-A receptors”
Chris Ransom, University of Washington
Host: Stan Froehner

May 05, 2015 – 2015 Crill Lecture
“Tools for Understanding and Fixing Complex Biological Systems”
Ed Boyden, Associate Professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Host: Stan Froehner

May 21, 2015
“The neural mechanisms responsible for finding sought objects”
Nicole Rust, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Host: Greg Horwitz

May 28, 2015
“(A)Symmetry and Exchange: Testing the Multidrug Transport Mechanism of EmrE”
Katherine Henzler-Wildman, Assistant Professor, Washington University
Host: Sharona Gordon

June 04, 2015
“Divergence, Convergence, and Transforms of Retinal Signals in the Brain”
Gabe Murphy, PhD, Group Leader, HHMI Janelia Research Campus
Host: Stan Froehner