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 Jasmine Washington at

Titles of NACS Seminar talks coming soon... 


September 7Dr. Catherine Weisz, National Institute of  Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIH. (Faculty Host: Dr. Catherine Carr)

September 14Dr. Craig StarkUniversity of California in Irvine. (Faculty Host: Dr. Tracy Riggins)

September 21Dr. Gregg Recanzone, University of California in Davis. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Simon)

September 28Dr. Laurel Trainor, McMaster University. (Host: Mattson Ogg)

October 5Dr. Amit Etkin, Stanford University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Alex Shackman)

October 12Dr. Lisa Stowers, Scripps Research Institute. (Faculty Host: Dr. Scott Juntti)

October 19Dr. Paul Katz,  University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  (Faculty Host: Dr. Jens Herberholz)

October 26: Dr. Arthur Wingfield, Brandies University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Stefanie Kuchinsky)

November 9: TBA

November 16: TBA

November 30Dr. Samer Hattar, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jens Herberholz).

December 7Dr. Charles Schroeder, Nathan S Kline Institute. (Faculty Host: Dr. Ricardo Araneda)



February 1Dr. Janet Werker,  University of British Columbia. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jan Edwards)

February 22Dr. Benjamin Greenwood, University of Colorado in Denver. (Host:  Lauren Weiss)

March 1Dr. Alex Chesler, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH. (Faculty Host: Dr. Ricardo Araneda)

March 8Dr. Dayu Lin, NYU Langone Medical Center. (Faculty Host: Dr. Scott Juntti)

March 29: TBA

April 5Dr. Judy Kroll, University of  California in Riverside. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jared Novick)

April 12: Dr. Andrea Halpern, Bucknell University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Fritz)

April 19Dr. Margaret Livingstone, Harvard University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Fritz)

May 3: TBA