Spring 2016 Brain, Behavior & Cognition Seminar Series


Spring 2016 Center for Systems Neuroscience Seminar Series

Talks will take place on Wednesdays at 12 noon in Rm. B01 at 24 Cummington Street with lunch served upstairs in Rm. 103 (unless otherwise noted).

  • January 13
    Chris Rozell, Georgia Tech
    “The big (BRAIN) data cometh: Low-Dimensional Models for Understanding Neural Systems”
  • January 20
    Thomas Yeo, National University of Singapore,
    “Hierarchical Bayesian Models of Brain Function and Disorder”
  • January 27
    Tatyana Sharpee, Salk Institute
    “Sensory Coding in the Natural Environment”
  • February 3
    David Boas, MGH Harvard

Future talks TBD

Spring 2016 Center for Memory and Brain Seminar Series

SAVE THE DATE: May 24 & May 25, 2016

Hippocampus: 25 Years of Progress

  • Keynote addresses by Nobel laureates John O’Keefe and Edvard Moser.
  • Lectures by David Amaral, Elizabeth Buffalo, Gyorgy Buzsaki, Neal Cohen, Lila Davachi, Loren Frank, Stephan Heckers, Richard Morris, Lynn Nadel, Alison Preston, Charan Ranganath, Matthew Shapiro, Alcino Silva, and Menno Witter.

Hosted by Boston University Center for Memory and Brain and Charles River Association for Memory. More information to follow closer to date of event.

Spring 2016 Developmental Science Colloquium & Brown Bag Series

All talks are held at 3:30pm in Room 150 of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences unless otherwise noted.

  • February 3 (Brown Bag)
    Kayla Finch and Charu Tuladhar, Boston University
  • February 24
    Dr. Kristin Long, Boston University
  • March 16
    Dr. Joonkoo Park, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • March 23 — Location TBD, 4:00PM
    Dr. Vanessa LoBue, Rutgers University
  • March 30
    Dr. Valerie Knopik, Brown University
  • April 6
    Dr. Katherine McAuliffe, Boston College
  • April 13 — Location TBD, 4:00PM
    Dr.Rebecca Saxe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Spring 2016 Clinical Psychology Colloquia

Colloquium Talks will be held on Wednesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 648 Beacon St., Room 608.

  • January 27
    Dr. Marcy Tompson, Boston University
    “Family­Focused Treatment for Childhood­onset Depressive Disorders: Rationale, Illustration and Initial Evidence of Efficacy”
  • February 17
    Dr. Dorene Rentz, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    “Detecting Cognitive and Behavioral Evidence of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease: Lessons Learned from the Harvard Aging Brain Study”
  • February 24
    Dr. Jill Harkavy-­Friedman, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    Grant Writing Discussion Panel
  • March 16
    Dr. Kim Gratz, University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • March 30
    Dr. Larry Seidman, Harvard Medical School
    “A Developmental Perspective on Identifying Risk for Psychosis and Strategies for Early Intervention & Prevention”
  • April 6
    Dr. David Moscovitch, University of Waterloo
    Understanding social anxiety disorder through the lens of imagery and memory: A fertile landscape for clinical research and practice
  • April 27
    Dr. Robert DeRubeis, University of Pennsylvania