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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 2018 - 2019

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.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

Dr. Alessandro Santuz, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Akay Lab), Dept. of Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University. "Muscle synergies for locomotion: methods and experiments"

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

Dr. Anna Phan, Post-Doctoral Associate (Dr. Ronald Davis), Candidate for Assistant Professor. Neuroscience Department, Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, Florida. "Constraining Learning by Shrinking the Vesicle Pool"

Monday, May 6, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

Dr. Jay Penney, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Tsai Lab), Candidate for Assistant Professor. Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "Modeling TREM2 mutations in iPSC-derived microglia"

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

Ellen Parker, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University. Title TBA

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

Dr. Aref Zarin, Post-Doctoral Researcher (Doe Lab), Candidate for Assistant Professor. Howard Huges Medical Institute, University of Oregon, Institute of Neuroscience. "Developmental and functional study of motor circuits producing distinct locomotor behaviors in Drosophila larva"

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

Asal Yans, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University. Title TBA

Friday, May 24, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

Dr. Birendra Nath Mallick, Professor of Neurobiology & JC Bose National Fellow, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. "REM sleep loss induced effects are mediated by elevated level of noradrenaline in the brain"

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 3rd Floor Conference Room, Life Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

Danielle Stanton-Turcotte, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University. Title TBA

Tueday, June 4, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Room 14-B2, 14th Floor, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building

Olivier Laflamme, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Medical Neuroscience, Dalhousie University. Title TBA