Seminar Series

Conte Center @ UCI Seminar Series

Upcoming Seminars

Date: March 7, 2017
Time: 4-5 p.m. PST
Speaker: Ted Abel, PhD
University of Iowa

Topic: Molecular Mechanisms of Memory Storage: Sleep, epigenetics and neurodevelopmental disorders

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Event Location:

Dale Melbourne Herklotz Conference Center
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
300 Quershey Research Lab
Map (G2)
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Past Seminars

Date: February 21, 2017
Speaker: Benjamin L. Hankin, PhD
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Topic: Understanding development of depression: A choose your own adventure story

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Event Location: UC Irvine Campus

Date: January 17, 2017
Speaker: Stafford Lightman, MBBChir, PhD, FRCP
University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Topic: Why Our Stress System Has Rhythm

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Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: November 1, 2016
Speaker: Olaf Sporns, PhD
University of Indiana

Topic: Computational Connectomics: From Networks to Brain Dynamics
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Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: July 6, 2016
Speaker:Ruth Feldman, PhD
Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Adjunct Professor, Yale University Child Study Center
Topic: Biobehavioral synchrony and the cross-generation transmission of social adaptation and psychopathology; Implications for adolescents’ brain Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: March 22, 2016
Speaker: Francis S.Y. Lee, MD, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College
In collaboration with the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, UC IrvineTopic: Using Genetic Models to Delineate the Role of Growth Factors in Complex Behaviors Related to the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Affective Disorders Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: January 19, 2016
Speaker: Sonia Lupien, PhD
Université de Montréal

Topic: From Neurotoxicity to Vulnerability: A Developmental Perspective of the Effects of Stress on the Brain

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus

Sue & Bill Gross Hall
Thorp Conference Center
Bldg 845, 4th Floor
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Date: October 27, 2015
Speaker: Alan P. Koretsky, PhD

Topic: Localization of Synaptic Sites of Cortical Plasticity by MRI

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus

Medical Education Building
Telemedicine Theater B001
Bldg 836, Rm B001 (in basement)
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Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Speaker: Larry J. Young, PhD
Emory University

Topic: Neurobiology of Social Relationships: Implications for Autism

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: March 5, 2015
Speaker: Rob Kass, PhD
Carnegie-Mellon University (CMU)

Topic: Examples of Bayesian Statistical Thinking in Neuroscience

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Speaker: Megan Gunnar, PhD
University of Minnesota
Topic: Early Life Stress and Development: Research on Internationally-Adopted Children

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Speaker: Regina Sullivan, PhD
New York University

Topic: Neurobiology of Infant Attachment and a Sense of Safety: Lessons from an Animal Model

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Speaker: Pat Levitt, PhD
University of Southern California

Topic: The View Through a Neurobiological Lens – Addressing Autism Heterogeneity

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus

Seminar Speakers

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Speaker: Tomáš Paus, MD, PhD
University of Toronto

Topic: Population Neuroscience of the Growing Brain (Flyer [PDF])

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus

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