DLS Archive

2018-2019

Title: Smooth muscle physiology and neural rhythms

Location: Speaker's Auditorium
Host: Gennady Cymbalyuk, Ph.D. B&B Neuroscience Faculty

Selected Papers:
1. Interstitial cells- Review.
2. Inhibitory regulation of ICC-DMP.
3. Clusting of Ca2+ transients.
4. Temporal sequence of activation of cells involved in purinergic neurotransmission in the colon.

Title: Primate brain evolution

Location: Speaker's Auditorium
Host: David Washburn, Ph.D. B&B Psychology Faculty

Selected Papers:
1. Brain plasticity and human evolution
2. Are we wired differently?
3. A cerebellar substrate for cognition evolved multiple times independently in mammals

Centennial Hall
12:30-6:45pm
RSVP to Liz Weaver


2017-2018

Disorders of Consciousness: Neurotechnologies and Neuroethics
Location: 124 Petit Science Center
Host: Neil Van Leeuwen, Ph.D. B&B Philosophy Faculty

Selected Papers:

1. Neuroethics Review
2.Why Libet’s studies don’t pose a threat to free will
3.Agency and Intervention
4.Mind Reading, Lie Detection, and Privacy

A multisensory internal model of gravity and its role in spatial orientation
Location: 124 Petit Science Center
Host: Sarah Pallas, Ph.D. B&B Neuroscience Faculty

Selected Papers:
1. The brain compass. A perspective on how self-motion updates the head direction cell attractor.
2. Gravity orientation tuning in macaque anterior thalamus
3. Neural representation of orientation relative to gravity in the macaque cerebellum

The evolutionary neuroscience of musical beat perception
Location: 124 Petit Science Center
Host: Walt Wilczynski, Ph.D. (Neuroscience) & Martin Norgaard, Ph.D. (School of Music Faculty)

Selected Papers:
1. The evolutionary biology of musical rhythm: Was darwin wrong?
2. The evolutionary neuroscience of musical beat perception: the Action Simulation for Auditory Prediction (ASAP) hypothesis.
3. Predictive and tempo-flexible synchronization to a visual metronome in monkeys.

Centennial Hall
12:30-6:45pm
RSVP to Liz Weaver


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