Neurofax Calendar

The NRC Neurofax calendar includes seminars, grand rounds, research colloquia, symposia, and other local or national conferences that are sponsored by UTHealth, the Texas Medical Center, and Houston area universities and research institutions.

To submit your event to this calendar, please send an email to UTHealth.NRC@uth.tmc.edu and include Event name, contact, date, time and location.

Upcoming Events:

UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center and UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Current Topics in the Neurobiology of Disease – GS14 1021
September 1 through December 15, 2020
The Microbiome and the Brain
Course Director: Cameron B. Jeter, Ph.D.
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May 26, 2021
UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center – Distinguished Lecture Series

Ed Boyden, Ph.D.
Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology at MIT
Leader, Synthetic Neurobiology Group
Professor, MIT Media Lab and McGovern Institute,Departments of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Co-Director, MIT Center for Neurobiological Engineering
Member, MIT Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Computational and Systems Biology Initiative, and Koch Institute
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lab Website: Synthetic Neurobiology Group
McGovern Medical School MSB 3.001 at 4:00 p.m.

 

Neurofax Calendar


  • November 4, 2020

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Shin Nagayama, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
    Wed., November 4, 2019 @ 11:00 a.m.

  • November 5, 2020

    Fall 2020 Seminar Series
    The Rice Neuroengineering Initiative

    Dr. Lena Ting
    John and Jan Portman Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy, Emory University
    Co-Director, Georgia Tech and Emory Neural Engineering Centers

    Lecture Title: Revisiting muscle spindle function to understand impaired sensorimotor control

    Thursday, November 5, 2020
    4:30 PM  – 5:30 PM CT

    **Zoom webinar registration is required**: https://riceuniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PKg-HxfASCG9svxUidzYvg

  • November 6, 2020

    Department of Neuroscience Seminar Series
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Angela Yu, Ph.D. 
    Dr. Angela Yu is an associate professor in the Department of Cognitive Science at University of California, San Diego.
    Lecture title: To be announced.
    Friday, November 6, 2020 @11:00 a.m.
    Host: Xaq Pitkow, Ph.D.

    Join via Zoom
    Meeting ID: 990 2541 5565
    Password: 500471
    By Phone: In Houston, 713-798-9666; 1 877 369 0926 (US Toll Free); International numbers available.

  • November 11, 2020

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    M. Neal Waxham, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
    Wed., November 11, 2019 @ 11:00 a.m.

  • November 13, 2020

    Department of Neuroscience Seminar Series
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Gwyneth Card, Ph.D. 
    Dr. Gwyneth Card is group leader and fellow at Janelia Research Campus at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
    Lecture title: To be Announced.
    Friday, November 13, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Fabrizio Gabbiani, Ph.D.

    Join via Zoom
    Meeting ID: 990 2541 5565
    Password: 500471
    By Phone: In Houston, 713-798-9666; 1 877 369 0926 (US Toll Free); International numbers available.

  • November 18, 2020

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Denise Cai, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neuroscience and the Friedman Brain Institute
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    “Linking Memories across Time”
    Wed., November 18, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Fabricio H. Do Monte, D.V.M., Ph.D.

  • November 20, 2020

    Department of Neuroscience Seminar Series
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Hisashi Umemori, M.D. Ph.D.
    Dr. Hisashi Umemori is a research associate and associate professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School.
    Lecture title: To be announced.
    Friday, November 20, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Joanna Jankowsky, Ph.D.

    Join via Zoom
    Meeting ID: 990 2541 5565
    Password: 500471
    By Phone: In Houston, 713-798-9666; 1 877 369 0926 (US Toll Free); International numbers available.

  • December 2, 2020

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Daniel J. Felleman, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
    Wed., December 2, 2020 @ 11:00

  • Online: December 2-4, 2020

    ONLINE: 3rd Annual GCC Mental Health Research Conference

    This exciting event will highlight advances in Mental Health Research in the region and across the nation and will take place in three 2-hour video sessions, each followed by an interactive breakout lunch session.  Confirmed keynote, Joshua Gordon, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will discuss priorities and funding opportunities. Additional confirmed speakers: Gabrielle Rudenko, UTMB; Sameer Sheth, BCM; Jacob Robinson, Rice; Agenor Limon, UTMB; Therese Kosten, UH; Consuelo Walss-Bass, UTHealth; Francesco Versace, MDA; Fernanda Laezza, UTMB; Wayne Goodman, BCM; Shelly Buffington, UTMB; Gabriel Fries, UTHealth, John Allen, UTMB; Kimberly Tolias, BCM; Samina Salim, UH; Yong Xu, BCM; and Douglas Engelke, UTHealth.

    Conference website  

    Registration.

  • December 4, 2020

    Department of Neuroscience Seminar Series
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Josh Jacobs, Ph.D. 
    11 a.m. via Zoom. Dr. Josh Jacobs is an associate professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University.
    Lecture title: To be Announced.
    Friday, December 4, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Mike Beauchamp, Ph.D.

    Join via Zoom
    Meeting ID: 990 2541 5565
    Password: 500471
    By Phone: In Houston, 713-798-9666; 1 877 369 0926 (US Toll Free); International numbers available.

  • December 9, 2020

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Douglas S. Engelke, Ph.D.
    Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
    Wed., December 9, 2020 @ 11:00

  • December 11, 2020

    Department of Neuroscience Seminar Series
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Randy Bruno, Ph.D. 
    Dr. Randy Bruno is associate professor of neuroscience at Columbia University Medical Center.
    Lecture title: To be announced.
    Friday, December 11, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Jeff Yau, Ph.D.

    Join via Zoom
    Meeting ID: 990 2541 5565
    Password: 500471
    By Phone: In Houston, 713-798-9666; 1 877 369 0926 (US Toll Free); International numbers available.

     

  • December 19, 2020

    Department of Neuroscience Seminar Series
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Valentin Dragoi, Ph.D. 
    Dr. Valentin Dragoi is the Rochelle and Max Levit Distinguished Professor in the Neuroscience, Neurobiology and Anatomy Departments of University of Texas McGovern Medical School.
    Lecture title: To be announced.

    Friday, December 16, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Jeff Yau, Ph.D.
    Join via Zoom
    Meeting ID: 990 2541 5565
    Password: 500471
    By Phone: In Houston, 713-798-9666; 1 877 369 0926 (US Toll Free); International numbers available.

     

  • January 27, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Russell Milton, Ph.D.
    Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
    Wed., January 27, 2021 @ 11:00

  • January 29, 2021

    Online: 18th Annual Gulf Coast Consortia

    Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference

    Confirmed speakers for this online event include Daniella Witten, University of Washington; Claudia Clopath, Imperial College London; and Bobby Kasthuri, University of Chicago. Conference website. Registration

  • February 6, 2021

    Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

    2021 UTHealth Psychiatry Update

    Treatment Innovation for Veterans and First Responders

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  • April 9 - 10, 2021

    Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

    2021 Houston Addiction Disorders Conference

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  • April 7, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Riccardo Mozzachiodi, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi
    Wed., April 7, 2021 @ 11:00
    Host: Yili Zhang, Ph.D.

  • April 21, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Diasynou Fioravante, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences
    University of California, Davis
    Wed., April 21, 2021 @ 11:00
    Host: Rongyu Yiu, Ph.D.

  • June 16, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Michael Beierlein, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
    McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
    Wed., June 16, 2021 @ 11:00