Colloquia

Spring 2020 Brain, Behavior & Cognition Seminar Series

All BBC talks will be held on Thursdays, 12:30pm – 1:30pm, in Room 101 (Auditorium) at 610 Commonwealth Avenue unless otherwise noted.
  • February 27
    Dr. Holger Dannenberg
    “Effects of visual inputs on neural dynamics for coding of location and running speed in medial entorhinal cortex”
  • March 5
    Dr. Mai-Anh Vu
    “Striatum-wide signaling dynamics during learning”
  • March 19
    Ilona Bloem, Talk title TBA
    Daniel Sheehan, “Influence of visual information on the rodent hippocampal coding of space”
    Location: 64 Cummington Mall – Room 150
  • March 26
    Ian Bright, Talk title TBA
    Claudio Toro-Serey, “Adaptive preferences for cognitive versus physical effort in foraging environments”
  • April 2
    Shrey Grover, “Cortical synchrony dynamics during working memory”.
    Michaela Klimova, Talk title TBA
    Location: 64 Cummington Mall – Room 150
  • April 9
    William Chapman, “Predictive coding models of spatiotemporal trajectories”
    Askash Sarkar, “Scale-dependent relationships in natural language”
  • April 16
    John Nguyen, “Absolute and relative representations of value in the brain during reinforcement learning”
    Jasmine Pan, “Arousal-based modulation of pupil size interacts with luminance”
    Location: 64 Cummington Mall – Room 150
  • April 23
    Yixin Chen, Talk title TBA
    Lauren Sussman, “Adaptive Self-Control: Dynamic Decision-Making in Precommitment”.
  • April 30
    Ryan Marshall, “Visual Attention and Working Memory Networks of Human Cerebellum”
    Vaibhav Triphathi, “Whole Brain Connectome Fingerprinting of Visual Attentional Network”
    Location: 64 Cummington Mall – Room 150

Spring 2020 Center for Systems Neuroscience Seminar Series

CSN talks will take place in Kilachand Center Eichenbaum Colloquium Room at 610 Commonwealth Avenue unless otherwise noted (lunch served immediately after)
  • February 20 – 4:00-6:00 PM
    Research on Tap: Innovations in Brain Research, Joint Seminar with BU Research
  • March 4 – 12:15 PM
    Dr. Chandramouli Chandrasekaran, Boston University, Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, and Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • March 16 – 12:15 PM
    Dr. Bosiljka Tasic, Allen Institute, Molecular Genetics, Joint Seminar with Biology
  • March 18 – 12:15 PM
    Dr. Kate Wassum, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Psychology
  • March 23 – 12:15 PM
    Dr. Takaki Komiyama , University of California San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences, Joint Seminar with Biology
    Location: Life Science and Engineering Building, Room B01, 24 Cummington Mall
  • April 15 – 12:15 PM
    Dr. David Leopold, National Institute of Health, National Institute of Mental Health
  • April 22 – 12:15 PM
    Dr. John Serences, University of California San Diego, Department of Psychology
  • April 29 – 12:15 PM
    Dr. Nic Tritsch, New York University, Langone Medical Center
  • May 7
    Time TBA – a CRAM/CSN symposium
  • May 20 & 21
    CSN Workshop
  • Other Neuroscience-Related Seminars at Boston University

  • April 6
    Dr. Elly Nedivi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Biology/Neurophotonics Seminar
    Location: Photonics Center, Room 906, 8 St. Mary’s Street
  • April 15 & 16
    NSF Workshop on “Big Brain Imaging”, Neurophotonics Center/NSF Neuronex Neurotechnology Hub
    Location: Photonics Center, Room 906, 8 St. Mary’s Street

Spring 2020 Developmental Science Colloquium & Brown Bag Series

All Developmental Science talks will be held on Wednesdays from 4:00pm-5:00pm in Room 150 at 64 Cummington Mall, unless otherwise noted.
  • February 19
    Mia Barokova and Sarah Lynch (Doctoral Students)
  • February 26
    Career Panel (TBD)
  • March 4
    Professor Meredith Rowe – Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE)
    Professor Saul Zaentz – Harvard University School of Education
  • April 1
    I-Tzu Hung and Praveen Kenderla (Doctoral Students)
  • April 8
    Dr. Tashauna Blankenship and Dr. Sarah Brown
  • April 29
    Chelsea LaValle and Lizette Pizza Becerra (Doctoral Students)
All Developmental Science talks will be held on Wednesdays from 4:00pm-5:00pm in Room 150 at 64 Cummington Mall, unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2020 Clinical Psychology Colloquia

All Clinical Colloquia are held at 900 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 226A/B, 1:00-2:30pm.
  • February 26
    Dr. Sandy Magaña, University of Texas – Austin
    “Identifying and reducing disparities for Latino children with autism spectrum disorder”
  • March 4
    Dr. Jon Grant, University of Chicago
    “Impulse Control Disorders”.
  • April 8 – Distinguished Speaker Event
    Dr. Diego Pizzagalli, Mclean/Harvard Medical School
    “Neurobiology of Depression”
  • April 29
    Dr. Rinad Beidas, University of Pennsylvania
    “Harnessing implementation science to realize the promise of evidence-based practice”