Seminars by Postdocs in Neuroscience: Extramural Series
Hosted by NYU Langone’s Neuroscience Institute, the 2018–19 Seminars by Postdocs in Neuroscience: Extramural Series, or SPiNES, features 8 speakers chosen from 98 applications. All talks are held at noon in the Science Building, 435 East 30th Street, room 103, in Manhattan.
2018–19 SPiNES Lectures
November 15, 2018
Hiroko Nobuta, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Laboratory of Jean Hebert, PhD)
Postdoc Host: Jessica Sadick (Laboratory of Shane A. Liddelow, PhD)
December 13, 2018
Masashi Tabuchi, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Laboratory of Mark N. Wu)
Postdoc Host: David Fox (Laboratory of Katherine Nagel, PhD)
January 31, 2019
Matthew Lovett-Barron, Stanford University (Laboratory of Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD)
Postdoc Host: Julieta Lischinsky (Laboratory of Dayu Lin, PhD)
February 21, 2019
Arpiar Saunders, Harvard University (Laboratory of Steve McCarroll, PhD)
Postdoc Host: Sara Fernstermacher (Laboratory of Jeremy S. Dasen, PhD)
April 18, 2019
Ming-fai Fong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Laboratory of Mark Bear, PhD)
Postdoc Host: Simon Chamberland (Laboratory of Richard Tsien, DPhil)
May 2, 2019
Arif Hamid, Brown University (Laboratories of Michael Frank, PhD, and Christopher Moore, PhD)
Postdoc Host: Arka Banerjee (Laboratory of Michael A. Long, PhD)
May 16, 2019
Yoav Livneh, Harvard University (Laboratories of Mark Andermann, PhD, and Brad Lowell, MD, PhD)
Postdoc Host: Silvana Valtcheva (Laboratory of Robert C. Froemke, PhD)
June 13, 2019
Elise Piazza, Princeton University (Laboratories of Uri Hasson, PhD, and Casey Lew-Williams, PhD)
Postdoc Hosts: Gregg Castellucci and Robert Egger (Laboratory of Michael A. Long, PhD)
SPiNES: Call for Applications
Applications for the 2019–20 SPiNES speakers are now open. Applicants should have at least two to three years of postdoctoral experience. Our aim is to attract a diverse group of talented neuroscientists. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Candidates will need to provide the following materials to be considered for committee review:
- a CV (three-pages maximum)
- a research summary or an abstract (300-words maximum)
To apply, please complete the SPiNES application form. Applications for the 2019–20 SPiNES Series will be accepted until 5:00PM eastern standard time on September 4, 2019. The SPiNES Committee will convene after the submission deadline, and notification of acceptances or declines will be sent by email to the nominee by September 17, 2019.
Speakers are selected by the NYU SPiNES Committee. The 2019–20 committee consists of the following postdoctoral fellows and faculty:
Christian Ebbesen, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Robert C. Froemke, PhD.
Sara Fenstermacher, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Jeremy S. Dasen, PhD.
Robert Egger, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Michael A. Long, PhD.
Julieta Lischinsky, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dayu Lin, PhD.
Michael A. Long, PhD, faculty advisor.
Please direct any inquiries about the SPiNES application process to Rihan Hassad at firstname.lastname@example.org.