FAU Neuroscience Seminar Series

FALL 2020

Please pre-register for each seminar by using the ZOOM links. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Watch past seminars here.
Seminars are 4-5p.m. For more information, contact Linda Petersen lpetersen@fau.edu

Date Speaker Seminar Pre-Registration & Seminar Recordings Host

September 15

Remapping Your Mind: The Neuroscience of Self-Transformation Through Story
Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Bangor Executive Director, Coyote Institute
Faculty Physician, Northern Light Family Medicine Residency
Dr. Mehl-Madrona's Addiction Research

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Ceylan Isgor , Ph.D.

September 29

Inhibitory Neuron Dysfunction in the Amygdala: A Common Feature of Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder?
McLean Bolton, Ph.D.
Max Plank Florida Institute for Neuroscience

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Ken Dawson-Scully, Ph.D.

October 6

Neuro-Computational Underpinnings of Context-Based Learning Differences in ASD
Ari Rosenberg, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Carmen Varela, Ph.D.

October 13

Combating Deleterious Phases in ALS/FTD
James Shorter, M.A., Ph.D. 
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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Deguo Du, Ph.D.

October 20

Oxytocin in Experience-Dependent Development
Elizabeth Hammock, Ph.D. Florida State University

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Gizelle Anzures, Ph.D.

November 10

Seeing Light in a New Way – Melanopsin Signaling Pathways in Retinal Ganglion Cells
Zheng Jiang, Ph.D. 
Baylor College of Medicine

Meeting Number:
835 6272 0286

Meeting Password:

Pre-Register ZOOM Link: bit.ly/3kRqwJI

Wen Shen, Ph.D.

November 17

Building and Maintaining an Expansive Neurotransmitter System One Stage at a Time
Evan Deneris, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair,  Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine

Meeting Number:
849 5327 1477

Meeting Password:

Pre-Register ZOOM Link: https://bit.ly/3ljldmr

Randy Blakely, Ph.D.

December 8

Alpha-Synuclein Dysregulation of D2 Receptor Activity Contributes to the Vulnerability of iPSC-derived Human Dopamine Neurons

Habibeh Khoshbouei, PhD, PharmD, Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Florida College of Medicine

Meeting Number:
849 5327 1477

Meeting Password:

Pre-Register ZOOM Link: https://bit.ly/36xcn0i

Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D.

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Last updated: 10/5/2020