OHSU hosts John M. Brookhart lecturer Cori Bargmann, Ph.D., May 16

The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology invites you to attend the 23nd Annual John M. Brookhart Lecture. This year, we’re pleased to be hosting Cori Bargmann, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Torsten N. Wiesel Professor; Head, Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior, Rockefeller University. Dr. Bargmann will be discussing the “Neuromodulation and regulation of long-term behavioral states.”

The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Medical Student Lecture Hall, Richard Jones Hall 4340, on May 16, 2013 and will be followed by a reception in the Atrium Lobby.

About Dr. Bargmann

Dr. Bargmann received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Georgia. She received her Ph.D. in 1987 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where she worked under Robert A. Weinberg at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. She pursued a postdoctoral fellowship with H. Robert Horvitz, also at MIT, until 1991, when she accepted a faculty position at the University of California, San Francisco. She remained there until 2004, when she joined Rockefeller as the Torsten N. Wiesel Professor. Dr. Bargmann also is codirector of the Shelby White and Leon Levy Center for Mind, Brain and Behavior. She has been an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 1995.