Seminar Series

2018 Spring Schedule

Sponsored by the Kim Family Fund

Seminars are held in the Low Learning Center at 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Rashmi Bansal, bansal@uchc.edu, or Jody Gridley, gridley@uchc.edu.

Date Guest Host
January 16 Paul Fuchs, Ph.D., Co-Director, the Center for Sensory Biology, Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD  Dr. Douglas Oliver
23 Elizabeth (Betty) A. Eipper, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Molecular Biology & Biophysics and Department of Neuroscience, UConn Health, Farmington, CT  Internal
30 Se-Jin Lee, MD, PhD, Presidential Distinguished Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences Joint Appointment, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT Dr. Richard (Dick) Mains
February 6 Drew Kiraly, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Resident for Research, Department of Psychiatry, Instructor, Department of Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Dr. Richard (Dick) Mains
13 Elena Gracheva, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Neuroscience, Yale University, New Haven, CT Dr. Kyle Baumbauer
20 Stephen Crocker, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UConn Health, Farmington, CT Internal
27 Douglas Oliver, Ph.D.,  Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UConn Health, Farmington, CT Internal
March 6 Royce Mohan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UConn Health, Farmington, CT  Internal
13 NO Seminar – Spring Recess  N/A
20 Leslie R. Bernstein, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UConn Health, Farmington, CT  Internal
27 Allison D. Ebert, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI  Dr. Stephen Crocker
April 3 Mark Anthony Fields, M.P.H., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT  Dr. Royce Mohan
10 James Li, Ph.D., Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences, UConn Health, Farmington, CT  Internal
17 Stephen M. Strittmatter, M.D., Ph.D., Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair; Director, Memory Disorders Clinic; Director, Yale Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. ***JOINT SEMINAR with Molecular Biology and Biophysics (MBB)*** Dr. Lawrence Klobutcher
24 Sharon Kujawa, Ph.D.,  Director of Audiology at Mass. Eye & Ear Infirmary, Associate Professor Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, MA Leslie R. Bernstein, Ph.D.,
May 1 Yu Zhang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Center for Brain Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Dr. Zhao-Wen Wang
8 No Neuroscience Seminar – RETREAT WEEK  N/A