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There’s always something going on within the Department of Medical Neuroscience - whether it’s an innovative research project or an exciting new program. Check back often for our latest news.

Upcoming seminars for 2023 - 2024

In the Department of Medical Neuroscience you’ll have the opportunity to attend a number of enlightening seminars designed to enrich your educational experience. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Seminars are on Tuesdays, 11:30am - 12:30pm, 3rd Floor LSRI, unless otherwise specified.

Thursday, August 17, 2023:

Claire Mitchell, Professor, Department of Basic Translational Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Lysosomal dysfunction and repair.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023:

Abraham Nunes, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Computer Science, Dalhousie University. Computational Approaches to Bridge Neuronal Hyperexcitability and Episodic Memory Deficits in Bipolar Disorder.

Thursday, September 28, 2023:

Andy Hartwick, Associate Professor, College of Optometry, Department of Neuroscience, Ohio State University. Illuminating Retinal Ganglion Cell Photoreceptors.

Tuesday, October 3, 2023: 

Lindsey Power, PhD Student, School of Biomedical Engineering, Dalhousie University. Imaging and Modelling Transient Patterns of Human Brain Activity in Normal Ageing.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023: 

Francisco Alvarez, Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Emory University School of Medicine. The diversity of inhibitory interneurons controlling motor output.

Tuesday, October 31, 2023:

Réjean Dubuc, Professor, Department of Human Kinetics, University of Quebec in Montreal. Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurosciences, University of Montreal. Title TBA

Tuesday, November 7, 2023:

Peter Chipman, Associate Specialist, Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco. Title TBA

Tuesday, November 21, 2023:

Hamza Imtiaz, PhD Student, Department of Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University. Title TBA

Friday, November 24, 2023: 

Yoshiyuki Kubota, National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS), Okazaki, Japan; and RIKEN Center for Brain Science, Wako, Japan. Title TBA

Tuesday, November 28, 2023:

Sherry Stewart, Professor, Departments of Psychiatry/ Psychology and Neuroscience/Community Health and Epidemiology. Dalhousie University. Title TBA

Tuesday, December 12, 2023:

Victoria Abraira, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology & Neuroscience, Rutgers University. Title TBA