The Grass Foundation
Traveling Scientist Program
hosted by the
Winnipeg Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience
JONATHAN WOLPAW, MD, Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Nervous System Disorders, Wadsworth Centre, NY Dept. of Health
"The CNS Mechanisms and Therapeutic Uses of a Simple Motor Skill"
STEVE LEVISON, Ph.D.
Professor, UMDNJ-New JERSEY Medical School
"Signaling cascades that mediate the regenerative responses of neural stem cells to brain injury"
MICHAEL FEHLINGS, MD, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Toronto, Ontario
"Repair and regeneration of the injured spial cord: Opportunities for clinical translation of basic research discoveries"
YU TIAN WANG, Ph.D.
Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
"NMDA receptors in synaptic plasticity and excitotoxicity"
SAMUEL DAVID, Ph.D.
Professor, McGill University, Montreal
"Rust-proofing the brain to prevent neurodegeneration"
FREDA MILLER, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children Reseach Institute, Toronto
"Becoming a Neuron: Signaling Mechanisms Regulating Neurogenesis"
DAVID COLMAN, Ph.D.
Director, Montreal Neurological Institute
"Functional Architecture of Nerve and Synapse"
MICHEL CHRÉTIEN, M.D., Ph.D.
Ottawa Health Research Institute
"Endoproteolysis in Disease Processes Including Alzheimer's"
PIERRE MAGISTRETTI, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Institute of Physiology,
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
"Neuron-Glia Metabolic Coupling"
STEPHEN REDMAN, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience, Australia National University
John Curtin School of Medical Research
"Synaptic Plasticity at Synapses in CA1 Hippocampus"
RONALD OPPENHEIM, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. Neurobiol. & Anat.
Director, Neurosci. Program
Wake Forest University
"Activity-dependent regualtion of motoneuron development and survival"
ROBERT FYFFE, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy
Wright State University
"Spatial distribution of neurotransmitters on spinal cord neurons"
SAMUEL WEISS, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Anatomy and
Pharmacology & Therapeutics
University of Calgary
"A mammalian central nervous system stem cell"
JOHN GARTHWAITE, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology
University of Liverpool
"Nitric oxide as a mediator of cell-cell communication in the CNS"
RICHARD J. MILLER, Ph.D.
Professor, Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences
University of Chicago
"The receptor mediated regulation of neuronal calcium homeostasis and
ENRICO MUGNAINI, M.D.
Laboratory of Neuromorphology
University of Connecticut
"Cell lineage and neurospecific gene expression: studies by means of
neuronal markers in transgenic mice"
DOUGLAS G. STUART, Ph.D.
Professor and Head, Physiology
University of Arizona
"The Neurobiology of Muscle Fatigue"
Sponsored by the SfN's
Grass Traveling Scientist Program.
www (at) sfn-manitoba.ca
This page was prepared by Maria
Setterbom and Gilles
Detillieux. Revised October 2, 2008.