The Dr. William Hodos NACS Seminar Series brings NACS faculty and students together on a weekly basis. The speakers are world-class neuroscientists and cognitive scientists who are working at the cutting edge of their discipline. Seminars are held on Fridays from 10:15-11:30am in room 1103 in the Bioscience Research Building. Titles will be posted as they become available. For additional information, please contact Claire Morse at cmorse@umd.edu. NACS seminars are not recorded.
 

FALL 2024 SEMINARS

September 6: Dr. Amanda Lauer, Johns Hopkins University (Faculty Host: Dr. Catherine Carr)
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September 20: Dr. Dorit Kliemann, University of Iowa (Faculty Host: Dr. Caroline Charpentier)
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September 27: Dr. Kirsten Adam, Rice University (Hosts: Xinchi Yu & Dr. Zane Xie)
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October 11: Dr. Ross Williamson, University of Pittsburgh (Host: Rose Ying)
Title:  Brain-wide neural circuits for sensory-guided behavior

October 18: Dr. Megan Herting, University of Southern California (Faculty Host: Dr. Tracy Riggins)
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October 25: Dr. Kate Humphreys, Vanderbilt University (Faculty Host: Dr. Rachel Romeo)
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November 1: Dr. Steffen Wolff, University of Maryland School of Medicine (Faculty Host: Dr. Matt Roesch)
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November 8: Dr. Ralf Haefner, University of Rochester (Faculty Host: Dr. Dan Butts)
Title: Behavioral and neural signatures of approximate hierarchical inference

November 15: Dr. Donald Katz, Brandeis University (Faculty Host: Melissa Caras)
Title: A nose is not enough: rethinking the relationship between taste and smell

December 6: Dr. Chris Baker, NIH/NIMH (Faculty Host: Zane Xie)
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SPRING 2025 SEMINARS

January 31: Dr. Hugo Tejeda, NIH/NIMH (Faculty Host: Dr. Ricardo Araneda)
Title: Prefrontal cortical neuropeptidergic control of threat appraisal and circuit dynamics

February 7: Dr. Judith Fan, Stanford University (Faculty Host: Dr. Yiannis Aloimonos)
Title: Cognitive tools for uncovering useful abstractions

February 21: Dr. Patricia Janak, Johns Hopkins University (Host: Sarah Perry)
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February 28: Dr. Mary Kay Lobo, University of Maryland School of Medicine (Host: Chloe Matheson)
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March 7: Dr. Gaurav Patel, Columbia University (Faculty Host: Dr. Caroline Charpentier)
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March 28: Dr. Dani S. Bassett, University of Pennsylvania (Faculty Host: Dr. Arianna Gard)
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April 4: Dr. Emily BJ Coffey, Concordia University (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Simon)
Title: Using the auditory system to manipulate cognitive processes in a closed-loop fashion

April 18: Dr. Amy Arguello, Michigan State University (Faculty Host: Dr. Anna Li)
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May 2: Dr. Nima Mesgarani, Columbia University (Host: Leslie Famularo)
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