ION Seminar Series

ION seminars are held in Room 110 Willamette Hall at 4:00 p.m. on Thursdays unless otherwise specified. A reception follows; location announced at the seminar.

Contact Vickie Braga for scheduling speakers.

View previous seminar speakers.  

FALL 2017

9/28/17 Martin Usrey Dissecting the Dynamics of Signal Transmission in Thalamocortical Circuits Angie Michaiel
10/5/17 Hari Shroff High speed imaging at and beyond the diffraction limit Tristan Ursell
10/12/17 Santiago Jaramillo Neural pathways for auditory cognition Biology Dept
10/19/17 Andreas Tolias The Fabric of the Neocortex: From Canonical Structure to Computations Cris Niell
10/26/17 Anatol Kreitzer Fast-Spiking Interneurons Regulate Ensemble Calcium and Striatum-Dependent Learning Phil Parker
11/2/17 Adrianne Huxtable Plasticity in the neural control of breathing and the effects of inflammation Cris Niell
11/9/17 Yashar Ahmadian Understanding and inferring circuit mechanisms in sensory cortex Biology Dept
11/16/17 Julia Kaltschmidt Mechanisms of interneuronal circuit formation Chris Doe
11/30/17 David Gire Neural circuits for processing natural odor scenes Matt Smear


1/11/18 Moriel Zelidowsky Neuropeptidergic control of stress-induced effects on fear and social behavior Biology Dept
1/18/18 Ioana Carcea Cortical modulation by behavioral and social context Biology Dept
1/22/18 Athena Akrami Parametric Working Memory and its multiple timescales - a rodent mode Biology Dept
1/25/18 TBA TBA TBA
2/1/18 Qili Liu Neural Plasticity and Motivational Drive: How Hunger and Sleepiness Persist in time Biology Dept
2/8/18 Emily Sylwestrak From RNA to reward: dissecting habenular circuit activity during motivated behavior Biology Dept
2/12/18 Jim Heys TBA Biology Dept
2/15/18 Gul Dolen Social reward learning: basic mechanisms and disease pathogenesis Biology Dept
2/19/18 Bassam Atallah Midbrain dopamine neurons control judgment of time: time flies when you are having fun Biology Dept
2/22/18   No seminar due to grad recruitment  
3/1/18 TBA TBA  
3/8/18 TBA TBA Biology Dept
3/15/18 Bingni Brunton TBA Matt Smear
3/22/18 TBA TBA Biology Dept


4/5/18 Sarah Siegrist TBA Chris Doe
4/12/18 Ken Miller TBA Yashar Ahmadian
4/19/18 Barry Dickson TBA Chris Doe
4/26/18 Bob Datta TBA Matt Smear
5/3/18 Bita Moghaddam TBA Cris Niell
5/10/18 Alex Kolodkin TBA Aref Zarin
5/17/18 TBA TBA  
5/24/18 Brent Doiron TBA Yashar Ahmadian
5/31/18 Adam Hantman TBA Matt Smear
6/7/18 Barry Connors TBA Adam Miller
6/14/17 Jennifer Raymond TBA Angie Michaiel