Robert J. Wenthold Memorial Lecture
This annual lecture honors the memory of Robert J. Wenthold, Ph.D., who passed away on October 30, 2009. Dr. Wenthold was an extraordinary scientist, mentor, and administrator within the NIDCD. Dr. Wenthold served as the NIDCD’s scientific director from 1998 through 2008, and he was a vital force in helping to build the NIDCD intramural program’s strong research foundation in such areas as genetics, molecular and developmental biology, computational modeling, and brain imaging.
Check back in the fall for information on the 2014 Robert J. Wenthold Memorial Lecture.
Previous Robert J. Wenthold Memorial Lectures, part of the NIH Neuroscience Seminar Series, can be viewed on videocast:
February 11, 2013
Richard Huganir, Ph.D., Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Regulation of Glutamate Receptors and Synaptic Plasticity in the Brain
Videocast available soon.
May 7, 2012
Michael Ehlers, M.D., Ph.D., Pfizer, Inc., Division of Neuroscience
Secretory Trafficking and Synapse Remodeling for Neuronal Plasticity
May 9, 2011
Bernardo Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School
Activity Dependent and Independent Control of Synapse Number in the Brain
May 10, 2010
Peter Gillespie, Ph.D., Oregon Hearing Research Center and Vollum Institute, Oregon Health & Science University
The Hair Bundle’s Protein Constellation