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UC Irvine EpiCenter Seminar Series (2017-2018) 

 

Jan 16, 2018

Ethan Goldberg, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, The Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania

Feb. 20, 2018

David Freeman, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Neurobiology, University of Chicago

Mar 13, 2018

Epicenter Annual Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Annamaria Vezzani, PhD
Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research

Apr 3, 2018

Amy Brewster, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University

May 8, 2018

Robert Knight, MD
Professor, Dept. of Psychology and Neuroscience, UC Berkeley

Jun 12, 2018

Robert Fisher, MD, PhD
The Maslah Saul Professor in the Department of Neurology and Professor, Stanford University

2016-2017 Seminar Series »
Speaker Institution
Vijayalakshmi Santhakumar, PhD New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Michel Baudry, PhD Western University of Health Sciences
Brenda Porter, MD, PhD Stanford University

Olaf Sporns, PhD

Indiana University
Chris McBain, PhD NICHD

Jessica Cardin, PhD

Yale University

Epicenter Annual Symposium

Jack Parent, MD

University of Michigan

Anthony Koleske, PhD

Yale University

Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD

University of Colorado
Ueli Rutishauser, PhD Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
2015-2016 Seminar Series »
Speaker Institution
Kelsey Martin, MD, PhD University of California - Los Angeles
Daniel Lowenstein, MD, PhD University of California - San Francisco
Jamie Maguire, PhD Tufts University

Alon Friedman, MD, PhD

Ben‑Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Laura Colgin, PhD University of Texas - Austin
2014-2015 Seminar Series »

Speaker Institution
Anne Schaefer, MD, PhD Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Mayank Mehta, PhD University of California - Los Angeles
Christopher Reid, PhD University of Melbourne, Australia
Peter Crino, MD, PhD Temple University
Epicenter Annual Symposium - Michael Hasselmo, PhD Boston University
Steve Danzer, PhD Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Artur Luczak, PhD University of Lethbridge, Canada
2013-2014 Seminar Seies »
Speaker Institution
Linda Wilbrecht PhD UC Berkeley
Jeffrey Loeb MD PhD University of Illinois-Chicago
Epicenter 3rd International Symposium
Patrick Sullivan PhD University of Kentucky
Frances Skinner PhD University of Toronto
Farah Lubin PhD University of Alabama-Birmingham
2012-2013 »
Speaker Institution
Professor Maxim Bazhenov, PhD UC Riverside
Professor Steven A. Siegelbaum, PhD Columbia University
Professor Steven Petrou, PhD University of Melbourne
Professor Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD Yale University
Professor Istvan Mody, PhD University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Elias Aizenman, PhD University of Pittsburgh
Professor Liset Menendez de la Prida, PhD Cajal Institute, Madrid, Spain
Professor Robert K.S. Wong, PhD State University of New York (SUNY)
Professor Janice R. Naegele, PhD Wesleyan University
Annual EpiCenter Symposium, Keynote Speaker
Professor Itzhak Fried, MD, PhD University of California, Los Angeles
2011-2012 »
Speaker Institution
Professor J. "Pete" Engel, MD UCLA
Professor Ed Cooper, MD, PhD Baylor College of Medicine
Professor Wayne Frankel, PhD Jackson Laboratories, Bar Harbor
Professor Sydney Cash, MD, PhD Harvard Medical School
Professor Dan H. Lowenstein, MD University of California, San Francisco
Professor Alfred L. George, MD  Vanderbilt University
Professor Gary Bassell, PhD Emory University
Professor Lori Isom, PhD University of Michigan
Professor Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD Comparative Medicine, Stanford University
Annual EpiCenter Symposium, Keynote Speaker
Professor Matthew C. Walker, MD, PhD UCL Institute of Neurology, London
2010-2011 »
Speaker Location
Professor Avtar Roopra, PhD University of Wisconsin, Madison
Professor Bret Smith, PhD University of Kentucky
Professor Johan F. Storm, MD, PhD University of Oslo, Norway
Professor Beat Lutz, PhD   Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany 
Professor Howard P. Goodkin, MD, PhD University of Virginia
Professor Jeffrey L. Noebels, MD, PhD Baylor College of Medicine
Professor Douglas A. Coulter, PhD University of Pennsylvania
Professor Daniela Kaufer, PhD University of California, Berkeley
Professor Aric Agmon, PhD West Virginia University
Annual EpiCenter Symposium: Keynote Speaker
Professor Thomas C. Sudhof, MD HHMI/Stanford University School of Medicine
2009-2010 »
Speaker Institution
Professor F. Edward Dudek, PhD University of Utah
Professor Zakaria Mtchedlishvili, PhD Allegheny-Singer Research Institute
Professor Michael Wong, MD, PhD Washington University School of Medicine
Professor Wytse J. Wadman, PhD University of Amsterdam
Professor Jaideep Kapur, MD, PhD University of Virginia
Professor Ray Dingledine, PhD Emory University
Professor Kevin Staley, MD  Harvard Medical School
Professor Scott Baraban, PhD University of California, San Francisco
Professor Helen Scharfman, PhD New York University
Annual EpiCenter Symposium, Keynote Speaker
Professor Richard L. Huganir, PhD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
2008-2009 »
Speaker Institution
Professor Tim Benke, MD, PhD University of Colorado
Professor Joseph LoTurco, MD, PhD University of Connecticut 
Professor Dirk Isbrandt, MD University of Hamburg
Professor Quentin Pittman, PhD University of Calgary
Professor Ed Bertram, MD  University of Virginia
Professor Alcino Silva, PhD  UCLA
Professor Russell Sanchez, PhD  A&M University, Texas
Professor Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD University of Colorado, Denver
2007-2008 »
Speaker Institution
Professor Karen Wilcox, PhD  University of Utah
Professor Michael Rogawski, MD, PhD University of California, Davis
Professor Kai Kaila, PhD University of Helsinki, Finland
Professor Dane M. Chetkovich, MD, PhD Northwestern University
Professor David Prince, PhD Stanford University
Professor Steve Danzer, PhD University of Cincinnati, Ohio
Professor Michel Baudry, PhD University of Southern California
Professor Asla Pitkanen, MD, PhD University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio
Professor Jeffrey Rothstein, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

2006-2007 »
Speaker Institution
Professor Manisha Patel, PhD University of Colorado
Professor Ed Cooper, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania
Professor Wolfgang Loscher, PhD University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany
Professor Yehezkel Ben-Ari, PhD INMED, Marseille, France
Professor Tom Sutula, MD, PhD University of Wisconsin
Professor Robert Schwartz, PhD University of Maryland
Professor Ed Ziff, PhD New York University School of Medicine
Professor George W. Huntley, PhD The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
Professor Peter Crino, MD, PhD University of Pennsylvania
Annual EpiCenter Symposium, Keynote Speaker
Professor Robert L Macdonald, PhD Vanderbilt University 
2005-2006 »
Speaker Institution
Professor Victor Nadler, PhD Duke University
Professor Roger Simon, MD  Legacy Clinical Research and Technology Center, Oregon
Professor Suzanne Zukin, PhD Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Professor Helen Scharfman, PhD Columbia University
Professor Ray Dingledine, PhD Emory University
Professor Ashok K. Shetty, PhD Duke University
Professor Frances E. Jensen, MD Harvard Medical School
Annual EpiCenter Symposium, Keynote Speaker
Professor Phillip Schwartzkroin, PhD University of California, Davis
2004-2005 »
Speaker Institution
Professor Gary Mathern, MD  UCLA
Professor Christophe Bernard, PhD INMED, INSERM, France
Professor Nicholas Poolos, MD, PhD University of Washington, Seattle
Professor Steven Petrou, PhD University of Melbourne, Australia
Professor Albert Becker, MD  Bonn University, Germany
Professor Arnold Krigstein, MD, PhD University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Theoden I. Netoff, PhD  Boston University
Professor Anne Anderson, MD  Baylor College of Medicine
Professor Jack Parent, MD  University of Michigan
Annual EpiCenter Symposium, Keynote Speaker
Professor Solomon L. (Nico) Moshe, MD Albert Einstein College of Medicine
2003-2004 »
Speaker Institution
Professor Carolyn R. Houser, PhD UCLA
Professor Steve H. White, PhD Baylor College of Medicine
Professor John Huguenard, PhD  Stanford University
Professor John W. Swann, PhD  Baylor College of Medicine
Professor Kevin S. Lee, MD, PhD University of Virginia
Professor Jurgen H. Wenzel, MD DSC University of California, Davis
2002-2003 »
Speaker Institution
Professor Steven Roper, MD University of Florida
Professor Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD Stanford University
Professor Kevin Staley, MD  University of Colorado
Dr. Robyn H. Wallace, PhD University of Tennessee
Professor Istvan Mody, PhD UCLA
Professor Jeffrey L. Nobels, MD, PhD Baylor College of Medicine
Professor Gregory L. Holmes, MD  Dartmouth Medical School
Professor Dan H. Lowenstein, MD  University of California, San Francisco
Professor Jaideep Kapur, MD, PhD University of Virginia