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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on No Monday Seminar (Labor Day)- 9/7/2015

No Monday Seminar (Labor Day)- 9/7/2015

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on No Monday Seminar (Rosh Hashanah) – 9/14/2015

No Monday Seminar (Rosh Hashanah) – 9/14/2015

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on The neuroscience of decision-making as an interaction of multiple information-processing algorithms – 9/21/2015

The neuroscience of decision-making as an interaction of multiple information-processing algorithms – 9/21/2015

Dr. David Redish Distinguished McKnight University Professor Department of Neuroscience University of Minnesota Abstract: Decision-making is fundamentally about using information from our past (i.e. memory), information from our present (i.e. perception), and information about our potential futures (i.e. goals) to select actions. New neuroscience techniques allow the direct observation and manipulation of information processing in […]

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on Excitability and synaptic integration in midbrain dopamine neurons – 9/28/2015

Excitability and synaptic integration in midbrain dopamine neurons – 9/28/2015

Zayd M. Khaliq Investigator, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke National Institutes of Health   Abstract: The goal of our research is to understand the mechanism of synaptic integration and excitability of neurons located in the basal ganglia. Initial efforts in the lab have focused primarily on synaptic and dendritic properties of dopamine-releasing neurons […]

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on Spatial mapping of multimodal data in neuroscience – 10/5/2015

Spatial mapping of multimodal data in neuroscience – 10/5/2015

Dr. Michael Hawrylycz Investigator Allen Institute   Abstract: Spatial mapping of multimodal data in neuroscience employs techniques that are essential for the construction of digital atlases of the brain. Such atlases are increasingly used in the study of both humans and model organisms and enable scientists to access and analyze data in novel and meaningful […]

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on No Monday Seminar (Columbus Day Recess) – 10/12/2015

No Monday Seminar (Columbus Day Recess) – 10/12/2015

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on No Monday Seminar (Society for Neuroscience 2015 Annual Meeting) – 10/19/2015

No Monday Seminar (Society for Neuroscience 2015 Annual Meeting) – 10/19/2015

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on Monday Seminar (Title TBC) – 10/26/2015

Monday Seminar (Title TBC) – 10/26/2015

Kiran Bhadriraju Cell Systems Science Group National Institute of Standards and Technology   [Abstract forthcoming]

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on Pathogen interactions between encephalitic viruses and their human host – 11/2/2015

Pathogen interactions between encephalitic viruses and their human host – 11/2/2015

Aarthi Narayanan Assistant Professor National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases George Mason University   Abstract: New world alphaviruses infect humans and cause encephalitic disease. Currently, no FDA approved vaccines or therapeutics exist for the treatment of new world alphavirus infections. Our laboratory utilizes Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus (VEEV) as a model new world alphavirus […]

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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on The University Strategic Plan: Goals, Progress, Vision – 11/9/2015

The University Strategic Plan: Goals, Progress, Vision – 11/9/2015

Michelle Marks Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost George Mason University   Vice Provost Michelle Marks will discuss the George Mason University 10-year strategic plan, our progress thus far, how we will measure success, and the challenges that we face in reaching our goals. This discussion will be interactive, and an opportunity […]

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