October 5
Charles Gray, Ph.D., Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, MSU
“Distributed Processing in the Primate Brain”

October 23
Jay Neitz, Ph.D., the Bishop Endowed Professor in Ophthalmology at the University of Washington Medical School Kopriva Seminar
"Reweaving the Rainbow: Gene Therapy and Its Potential to Treat Vision Disorders"

October 22
James Jontes, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience, Ohio State University
"Protocadherins: A novel mechanism of cell-cell adhesion and diverse roles in neural development"

October 25
Alex Huk, Ph.D., Neurobiology, Psychology, & Center for Perceptual Systems, University of Texas at Austin
"New Perspectives in the Primate Motion Pathway"

October 29
Yuan Wang, Ph.D., Acting Instructor, Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center, University of Washington
“Afferent Regulation of Neuronal Dendrites in Binaural Hearing”

November 1
Behrad Noudoost, Ph.D., Research Associate, Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine
“Top-Down Control of Visual Signals: Neuronal Basis and Neuromodulators”

November 8
Susy Kohout, Ph.D., Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
“Investigating a new member of the voltage-gated family of proteins”

November 30
Bern Kohler, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Montana State University
"On the Road to Nowhere: The Ultrafast Events that Inhibit DNA Photodamage"

December 7
Steve Stowers, Ph.D., Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Montana State University
"GRASPing the neural circuitry of mechanosensory behavior"