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 Pam Komarek at email@example.com.
SPRING 2018 SEMINARS
February 2: No NACS Seminar
February 9: Dr. Venkatesh Murthy, Harvard University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Quentin Gaudry)
February 16: Dr. Lucas Butler, University of Maryland. (Faculty Host: Dr. DJ Bolger)
Using functional genomics to understand hearing regeneration
March 2: Dr. Douglas Bayliss, University of Virginia. (Faculty Host: Dr. Joshua Singer)
March 30: Dr. Thomas Park, University of Illinois at Chicago. (Faculty Host: Dr. Bob Dooling). Cosponsored by the Brain and Behavior Initiative (BBI).
April 6: Dr. James Heaton, Harvard Medical School. (Faculty Host: Dr. Steven Brauth). Cosponsored by the Brain and Behavior Initiative (BBI).
April 13: Dr. Larry Trussell, Oregon Health and Science University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Joshua Singer)
April 20: Dr. Eiling Yee, University of Connecticut. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jared Novick)
May 4: Dr. Maria Geffen, University of Pennsylvania. (Faculty Host: Dr. Dan Butts)
FALL 2017 SEMINARS
September 15: Dr. Marlene Behrmann, Carnegie Mellon University. (Hosts: Dr. Rochelle Newman and Amritha Mallikarjun)
Rhythm and the brain: The role of the motor system in auditory sequence perception
September 29: Dr. Rebecca Spencer, University of Massachusetts Amherst. (Faculty Host: Dr. Tracy Riggins)
A computational logic for olfaction
October 13: Dr. Ed Lalor, University of Rochester. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Simon)
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)
Neural circuits underlying operant learning in larval zebrafish
November 17: Dr. Claude Alain, University of Toronto. (Faculty Host: Dr. Jonathan Simon)
December 1: Dr. Brian Knutson, Stanford University. (Faculty Host: Dr. Alex Shackman)