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.

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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
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. via Webex

 

Neurofax Calendar


  • March 4, 2021

    Rice University Neuroengineering Seminar Series:

    Dr. Gregory J. Gerling
    Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Science
    University of Virginia
    Lecture Title: Computational models and stimulus devices to capture naturalistic skin-tactile afferent response
    4:30pm – 5:30pm

    For more information

    To join Rice Neuroengineering Initiative webinars on Zoom, registration is required. Click here to register before the seminar begins.

  • March 8, 2021

    Online: GCC Brain Computer Interfaces Neural Mechanisms Seminar Series

    Featuring Dr. Emily Caporello, Director, NINDS Small Business Program, NIH,
    1:00-2:00pm CST.

    Registration

  • March 24, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Gloria Choi, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Wed., March 24, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.
    “Neuroimmune Interactions Shaping Social Behavior”
    Host: Cana Quave

  • March 31, 2021

    GCC Regenerative Medicine Symposium: From Discovery to the Clinic

    Confirmed keynote speakers include Maria T. Millan, California Institute of Regenerative Medicine and Tom Bollenbach, ARMI/BioFabUSA. Local speakers include Laura Smith Callahan, UT Health Science Center at Houston; George T. Eisenhoffer, MD Anderson; Camila Hochman Mendez, Texas Heart Institute; Renita Horton, Univ. of Houston; Henri Justino, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital; Nhat-Tu Le, Houston Methodist Research Institute; Ross A. Poché, Baylor College of Medicine; and Aryeh Warmflash, Rice Univ. Conference

    Website
    Registration

  • March 31, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Jeffrey Min-In Yau, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neuroscience
    Baylor College of Medicine
    “Bimanual Touch and Cortical Models for Cue Integration”
    Wednesday, March 31, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Valentin Dragoi, Ph.D.

  • April 7-8, 2021

    Online: GCC Texas Pain Research Highlights 2021
    Confirmed speaker, Walter Koroshetz, Director, NINDS.

    Stay tuned for more information.

  • 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 a.m.
    Host: Yili Zhang, Ph.D.

  • April 10, 2021

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

    2021 UTHealth Psychiatry Update Conference

    Treatment Innovation for Veterans and First Responders

    Saturday, April 10 starting at 9 a.m. – Global virtual conference

    Click here for registration and more information

  • April 14, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Zhuo-Hua Pan, Ph.D.
    Professor Scientific Director of the Ligon Research Center of Vision,
    Kresge Eye Institute
    Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wed., April 14, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.
    “Optogenetic Approaches for Vision Restoration”
    Host: Ruth Heidelberger, M.D., 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.

  • April 24, 2021

    UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center

    25th Annual Free Public Forum

    Advances in Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression

    Saturday, April 24, 2021, 10:30 a.m. to Noon

    Virtual Event via Webex

    Joao de Quevedo, M.D., Ph.D., professor and director, translational psychiatry program, at McGovern Medical School Louis A. Faillace, M.D. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will moderate a panel of leading UTHealth physicians and researchers on new treatment strategies for neuropsychiatric disorders.

  • May 12, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Yuri Saalmann, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor
    Department of Psychology
    University of Wisconson-Madison
    Wed., May 12, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Ruth Heidelberger, M.D., Ph.D.

  • May 6, 2021

    Rice University Neuroengineering Seminar Series: 

    Dr. Steve Ramirez
    Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Boston University
    Lecture Title: Artificially manipulating positive and negative memories in healthy and maladaptive states
    4:30pm – 5:30pm

    For more information 

    To join Rice Neuroengineering Initiative webinars on Zoom, registration is required. Click here to register before the seminar begins.

  • May 13, 2021

    Rice University Neuroengineering Seminar Series: 

    Dr. Annabelle Singer
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Georgia Tech and Emory University
    Lecture Title: Decoding Memory in Health and Alzheimer’s Disease: From Deficits in Neural Codes to Neural Stimulation that Boosts Immune Function
    4:30pm – 5:30pm

    For more information

    To join Rice Neuroengineering Initiative webinars on Zoom, registration is required. Click here to register before the seminar begins.

  • May 19, 2021

    Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy Seminar Series
    McGovern Medical School

    Chinfei Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor of Neurology
    Harvard Medical School
    “Convergence at the Mouse Retinogeniculate Synapse”
    Wednesday, May 19, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m.
    Host: Michael Beierlein, 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

  • September 2021

    3rd Annual GCC Mental Health Research Symposium: Neurobiology and Translational Psychiatry

    Save the date and stay tuned for speaker updates. Confirmed speaker: Joshua Gordon, NIMH/NIH.

    Conference Website