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Monday, December 3, 2018

Oxyopia Seminar

Seminar: Oxyopia Seminar | December 3 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 489 Minor Hall


Kevin Duffy, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills



Gesture: its relationship to thinking and speaking

Seminar: ICBS Seminar | December 3 | 4-5 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall


Sotaro Kita, University of Warwick

Neuroscience Institute, Helen Wills


This presentation concerns a theory on how gestures (accompanying speaking and silent thinking) are generated and how gestures facilitate the gesturer's own cognitive processes. I will present evidence that gestures are generated from a general-purpose Action Generator, which also generates “practical” actions such as grasping a cup to drink, and that the Action Generator generates gestural...   More >

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Ion Channels as Organizers of Neuronal Signaling Domains

Seminar | December 6 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition


James Trimmer, University of California, Davis, Department of Physiology and Membrane Biology

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology


This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH