BRaIN  |  Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program


The BRaIN Program organizes and supports numerous speakers, seminars, and symposia throughout the year.

BRaIN Program Seminar Series Fall 2021

BRaIN Program seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12 to 1 p.m. (unless otherwise stated). Seminars will be in English.

Seminars will be online during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the Zoom registration link, please contact the BRaIN Program at brain [at]

September 22, 2021
Leigh Anne Swayne, PhD
Topic: The dynamic life of pannexin 1, a multimodal neuroplasticity regulator in brain health and disease
October 6, 2021
Dr. Katrina Y. Choe
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University
Topic: TBD
October 20, 2021
Dr. Samuel Paul Louis Veissière
Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Topic: Is Brain Science the New Shamanism? Culture, Context, and Placebo Effects in Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Host: BRaIN Program EDI Committee
October 27, 2021
Dr. Michael Mack
Department of Psychology, University of Toronto
Topic: The computational dynamics of the human hippocampus in concept learning
Host: BRaIN Program Trainee Council
November 3, 2021
Dr. Shernaz Bamji
Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia
Topic: Palmitoylating Enzymes in Brain Development and Disease

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