FBI Cyber Series

The Friedman Brain Institute’s “FBI Cyber Series” is a new weekly virtual faculty seminar series highlighting the outstanding brain research by Mount Sinai’s elite scientists. The seminars take place on Thursday afternoons from 1- 2 pm and are made available by Zoom.

Upcoming Speakers

Responsive Neurostimulation for Epilepsy in Children and Adults

Saadi Ghatan, MD, Chair, Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside and Director of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Program of the Mount Sinai Health System.

Lara V. Marcuse, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Co-Director of the Mount Sinai Epilepsy Center

Thursday, February 11, 2021 1-2pm

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Mechanisms of age-related tauopathy

John F. Crary, MD, PhD

Professor, Departments of Pathology & Neuroscience, Director of the Neuropathology Brain Bank & Research CoRE and Director of the Physician Scientist Track in Experimental Pathology

Thursday, February 18, 2021 1-2pm

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On the Origins of Schizophrenia

René S. Kahn, MD, PhD

Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Professor & Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health System

Thursday, February 25, 2021 1-2pm

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Towfique Raj, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Genetics and Genomic Sciences and Neurology

Thursday, March 4, 2021 1-2pm

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Prefrontal cortex contributions to reward-guided decision-making

Peter Rudebeck, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Thursday, March 11, 2021 1-2pm

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What do clinical trials and FAD mutants teach us for the etiology of AD

Nikolaos K. Robakis, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and experimental therapeutics First A.P. Slaner Professor for Alzheimer disease research

Thursday, March 25, 2021 1-2pm

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Myeloid cells in High-grade Gliomas

Dolores Hambardzumyan, PhD, MBA

Associate Professor, Department of Oncological Sciences and Neurosurgery

Thursday, April 1, 2021 1-2pm

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Powering the Discovery of Safer Opioid Therapeutics with Enhanced Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Artificial Intelligence

Marta Filizola, PhD

Sharon & Frederick A. Klingenstein-Nathan G. Kase, MD Professor, Departments of Pharmacological Sciences and Neuroscience

Thursday, April 22, 2021 1-2pm

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Denise Cai, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Thursday, April 29, 2021 1-2pm

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Vanna Zachariou, PhD

Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacological Sciences

Thursday, May 6, 2021 1-2pm

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Modulation of Proteinopathy and Neurogenesis by Metabotropic Antagonists

Daniela Schiller, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry

Thursday, May 20, 2021 1-2pm

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Michelle Ehrlich, MD

Professor, Department of Neurology and Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Thursday, June 10th, 2021 1-2pm

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