The Mind, Brain and Behavior Collaborative, along with the Center for Pediatric Neuroscience, hosts a monthly seminar series to feature eminent national and international speakers conducting groundbreaking neuroscience research. These distinguished researchers lecture on topics ranging from basic mechanisms of nervous system development to novel translational therapies for neurological disease.

Past Speakers

  • Jeff Petruska, PhD, University of Louisville
    Molecular Control of Distinct Modes of Axonal Growth
  • Mark Zylka, PhD, University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill
    Neuropathic Pain Spinal Cord Single Cell RNA-seq / CRISPR-based Gene Therapy for Angelman Syndrome
  • Karl Obrietan, PhD, The Ohio State University 
    Circadian Timekeeping within the CNS: Cellular and System-Wide Oscillators, and Their Effects on Neuronal Plasticity
  • Benedetta Leuner, PhD, The Ohio State University 
    Microglia and Motherhood: Emerging Evidence for Immune Alterations in the Pregnant and Postpartum Brain
  • Tor Wager, PhD, Dartmouth College
    Neuroimaging of Pain and Emotion: Computation, Representation and Regulation
  • Richard Lu, PhD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 
    Glial Progenitors: The Crossroads of Neurological Disorders, Regeneration and Tumorigenesis
  • Magdalena Gotz, PhD, Helmholz Center Munich
    Discovering Pharmacological Therapeutics for Autism Using Translational Mouse Models
  • James Herman, PhD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Programming Stress Resilience and Susceptibility in the Adolescent Brain
  • Jacqueline Crawley, PhD, University of California Davis School of Medicine
    Discovering Pharmacological Therapeutics for Autism Using Translational Mouse Models

Become a Speaker

For more information or to become a speaker, contact Nichole Preisler at 513-636-0669 or nichole.preisler@cchmc.org.