The Making of Memories

Long-term potentiation is one of the most frequently researched processes in the field of neurophysiology. Dr. Tim Bliss of the National Institute for Medical Research, who discovered it, will be hosting a seminar to discuss the process, as well as his current research.

Date: Monday, February 27

Time: 4:00-5:00 pm

Location: Medical Sciences Building, 1 King’s College Circle, Room 3231

Admission: Free

Cell & Systems Biology Student Union (CSBSU) Academic Seminar

The CSBSU will be holding a seminar with the popular Dr. Kenneth Yip as the keynote speaker. Come hear Dr. Yip speak about his ongoing cancer research and possible treatment for cancer.

Date: Tuesday, February 28

Time: 2:15–3:15 pm

Location: RW 010, Ramsay Wright Zoological Laboratories, 25 Harbord Street

Admission: Free

Ascension Conference 2017

The Canadian chapter of the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space is teaming up with the University of Toronto Aerospace Team to host their annual space conference. The conference will be filled with workshops and other events students can attend to deepen their understanding of the world outside our home planet. Speakers for the event include U of T lecturer Dr. Aaron Persad, George Washington University’s Dr. Kris Lehnhardt, and many more!

Date: Friday, March 3 to Sunday, March 5

Location: Bahen Centre for Information Technology, 40 St. George Street

Admission: $70 for students

Confluence: Merging Streams

The U of T Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Students Association will be holding the first iteration of Confluence, an annual undergraduate conference. The conference will bring together undergraduate students in the field of cognitive science to give them an opportunity to present their research and other work.

Date: Saturday, March 4

Time: 1:00–6:00 pm

Location: SS2102, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George Street

Admission: Free

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