Distinguished Visitor Talks

William Bialek, 2016
Professor of Physics, Princeton University
Searching for simplicity:  A physicist’s quest for theories of mind and brain
Back to behavior(ism)?

February 14 - 20, 2016

William Newsome, 2012
Harman Family Provostial Professor, Vincent V. C. Woo Director of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute, and Professor of Neurobiology, Stanford University
Rethinking gating: selective integration of sensory signals through network dynamics
Neuroscience, explanation, and the problem of free will
March 11 – 17, 2012

Thomas Insel, 2008
Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Joint Distinguished visitor with the Salk Institute.
Social Neuroscience: Toward a New Basic Science for Psychiatry
May 8, 2008

Simon Fisher, 2007
Royal Society Research Fellow
Head of Molecular Neuroscience at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
University of Oxford
Molecular Windows into Speech and Language
October 29 – November 2, 2007

Daniel Geschwind, 2007
Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry 
Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics 
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Dr. Geschwind’s visit included two talks and numerous meetings and lab tours with members of the local research community. KIBM also hosted a pre-visit discussion lead by David Kang and Pascal Gagneux, to discuss Dr. Geschwind’s most recent discoveries. 
Understanding Humans: From Genes to Brains and Diseases
Developmental Vulnerability to Neurodegeneration
Pre-visit talk
April 4 – 17, 2007

Marcus Raichle, 2006
Professor of Radiology & Neurology
Co-Director, Division of Radiological Sciences
Washington University
Functional Brain Imaging & Systems Neuroscience
April 2 – 8, 2006

May-Britt Moser, 2006
Professor and Co-Director
The Centre for the Biology of Memory
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Computational Functions of Hippocampal Subfields
February 14 – 27, 2006

Edvard Moser, 2006
Professor and Director 
The Centre for the Biology of Memory
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Spatial Maps in the Hippocampus and Entorhinal Cortex
February 14 – 27, 2006