NACS Seminars

The 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.  For additional information, please contact Blaze Buck at bbuck@umd.edu.

FALL 2017 SEMINARS

September 15: Dr. Marlene Behrmann, Carnegie Mellon University. (Host: Amritha Mallikarjun)
A broader vision of object recognition: beyond ventral cortex

September 22: Dr. Jessica Grahn, University of Western Ontario. (Faculty Host: Dr. Bob Slevc)
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September 29: Dr. Rebecca Spencer, University of Massachusetts Amherst. (Faculty Host: Dr. Tracy Riggins)
Developmental and aging-related changes in sleep's role in cognition

October 6: Dr. Barani Raman, Washington University in St. Louis. (Faculty Hosts: Dr. Dan Butts and Dr. Quentin Gaudry)
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October 13: Dr. Ed Lalor, University of Rochester. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Simon)
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October 20: Dr. Uri Hasson, Princeton University. (Host: Dustin Moraczewski)
I am because we are: Dynamic and Embodied Brain-to-Brain coupling as a new framework for social interaction between people

October 27: Dr. Gavin Bidelman, University of Memphis. (Faculty Host: Dr. Bob Slevc)
Hierarchical auditory neural processing underlying speech perception at the cocktail party

November 3: Dr. Florian Engert, Harvard University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jens Herberholz)
Neural circuits underlying operant learning in larval zebrafish

November 17: Dr. Claude Alain, University of Toronto. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Simon)
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December 1: Dr. Brian Knutson, Stanford University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Alex Shackman)
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SPRING 2018 SEMINARS

January 26: Dr. Arash Afraz, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Fritz)
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February 2: Dr. Anne Churchland, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Fritz)
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February 9: Dr. Venkatesh Murthy, Harvard University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Quentin Gaudry)
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February 23: Dr. Shawn Burgess, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH. (Faculty Host: Jens Herberholz)
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March 2: Dr. Douglas Bayliss, University of Virginia. (Faculty Host: Dr. Joshua Singer)
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March 9: Dr. Cynthia Moss, Johns Hopkins University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jens Herberholz)
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April 13: Dr. Larry Trussell, Oregon Health and Science University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Joshua Singer)
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April 20: Dr. Eiling Yee, University of Connecticut. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jared Novick)
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May 4: Dr. Maria Geffen, University of Pennsylvania. (Faculty Host: Dr. Dan Butts)
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