GT Neuro Seminar Series

GT Neuro Seminar Series - Mondays at 11 a.m.

Previous talks have been recorded and archived on the GT Library Website.  See individual links below.

2017 SPRING SEMESTER SCHEDULE   (Note: all events will be held at EBB 1005 and videoconferenced to Emory HSRB E160 - Bluejeans link)

We host student meetings with our speakers in EBB 2029 following each of the talks.  Sign up to participate.






Jan 23, 2017

Hillel Chiel 

Case Western University

"Principles of Motor Control"

EBB 1005

Jan 30, 2017

Sabine Kastner 

Princeton University

"Neural dynamics of the primate attention network"

EBB 1005

Feb 6, 2017

Adam Cohen 

Harvard University

"All-Optical electrophysiology, from ion channels to brain"

EBB 1005

Feb 13, 2017 

Doby Rahnev 

Georgia Tech

"The dynamics of perceptual decision making


EBB 1005

Feb 27, 2017

Audrey Duarte

Georgia Tech

"What can neuroimaging tell us about age-related memory changes?"

EBB 1005

March 6, 2017

John Krakauer

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

"Rethinking recovery and rehabilitation after stroke"

EBB 1005

March 27, 2017 

Machelle Pardue  

Georgia Tech/Emory

"How to improve detection and treatment of diabetic retinopathy"

EBB 1005

April 3, 2017

Chethan Pandarinath  

Georgia Tech/Emory

"Advancing brain-machine interfaces toward clinical viability"

EBB 1005

April 10, 2017

Steve Finkbeiner  

University of California, San Francisco

"Using the past to predict the future: Applications of high throughput longitudinal single cell analysis, genomics, stem cells and machine learning to discovery"

EBB 1005

April 17, 2017 

Svjetlana Miocinovic  


"Electrophysiology of movement disorders"

EBB 1005

April 24, 2017

Massimo Scanziani  

University of California, San Francisco

"Cortical Circuits of Vison"

 EBB 1005

For questions or more information please contact Chris Rozell (


Date Speaker  Title Location
Sept 9, 2016   (Friday  11 am)  Mark D’Esposito  (UC Berkeley) "The Modular Brain" Student Center Ballroom
Sept 12, 2016    Sam Sober (Emory) "Vocal motor control and sensorimotor learning: behavior,

physiology, and biomechanics
 Klaus 1116W
Sept 19, 2016  Michael Borich (Emory)

"Identifying and targeting potential biomarkers of motor dysfunction after stroke using non-invasive neurostimulation and neuroimaging"

EBB 1005
Sept 26, 2016  Liang Han (Georgia Tech) "Itch receptors in the airway EBB 1005
October 3, 2016 Simon Sponberg (Georgia Tech) "Spike timing, precision, and sensory conflict in motor control" Klaus 1116W
October 17, 2016  Barry Connors (Brown University)  "How the cortex regulates the thalamus" IBB 1128
October 24, 2016 Bilal Haider (Georgia Tech) Inhibitory control of cortical activity in vivo EBB 1005
October 31, 2016  Annabelle Singer (Georgia Tech) "Hippocampal Codes in Spatial Memory and Alzheimer’s disease" EBB 1005
November 7, 2016 Andreas Tolias (Baylor College of Medicine) 

"The Fabric of the Neocortex: Canonical structure and computations"

IBB 1128
November 28, 2016 Stephanie Jones (Brown)  "Biophysically Principled Modeling of Human MEG/EEG Signals Reveals Novel Mechanisms and Meaning of Brain Rhythms" EBB 1005
December 5, 2016  Gordon Berman (Emory) "Mapping the structure of animal behavior" EBB 1005
December 12, 2016 Oliver Hobert (Columbia)

Map making in C. elegans: Charting the nervous system

EBB 1005