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Global Resources Seminar Series

The Canadian Neurophotonics Platform is proud to present the Global Resources Seminar series bringing together experts from Canada and abroad to discuss the latest developments in neurophotonics research.

Time: Tuesdays, noon to 1:30PM (Eastern time zone), every two months

Format: Zoom meeting with two 30 minute talks followed by discussion.

Tuesday March 9, 2021 – noon to 1:30PM EST

Moderator: Yves De Koninck

Speaker 1: Clifford Kentros, Professor of Medicine,  Kavli Institute of Systems Neuroscience, Norway

Using Enhancer-Driven Gene Expression (EDGE) to Design Genetic Tools for the Study of Native Neural Circuits

Speaker 2: Artur Kania, IRCM Research Professor, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal

The molecular logic of Phox2a spinal projection neuron relay of pain sensation

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 – noon to 1:30PM Eastern time

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Moderator: Yves De Koninck

Speaker 1: Jonathan Ting, Affiliate Assistant Professor, Physiology and Biophysics Dept Affiliate Scientist WA National Primate Research Center University of Washington, Seattle WA

Advances in human and non-human primate cellular neuroscience research at the Allen Institute

Speaker 2: Reza Sharif Naeini , Associate Professor Dept of Physiology Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Translational neuroscience, pushing through the boundaries

Friday, July 9, 2021 – noon to 1:30PM Eastern time

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Moderator: Jean-Claude Béïque

Speaker 1: Sébastien Tremblay, Research Associate, Human Frontier Fellow, Dept of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania

Optimizing Primate Optogenetics

Speaker 2: Keith Murai, Director, Centre for Research in Neuroscience, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Marmoset Resources at McGill

Next talk

September – Isabelle Aubert (U. Toronto) and Marie-Eve Paquet (U. Laval)