Seminar Series

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Date: June 14, 2022
Speaker: C. Neill Epperson, M.D.
Robert Freedman Endowed Chair and Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Executive Director | Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center
Professor | Department of Family Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus

Topic: Enduring Impact of Childhood Adversity: Multimodal Investigations Across the Lifespan

Location: Zoom
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Time: 1:00 – 2:00PM (PT)

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Date: May 9, 2022
Speaker: Mathias Schmidt, Ph.D
Research Group Leader
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
“Neurobiology of Stress Resilience”, Munich, Germany

Topic: Routes to enhance stress resilience: Manipulation of genes or environment?

Location: Gross Hall 4th Floor Conference Room - Refreshments and Pastries provided
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Time: 4:00 – 5:00PM (PT)


Date: April 5, 2022
Speaker: Katie McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Harvard University

Topic: Neurodevelopmental Mechanisms Linking Childhood Adversity with Psychopathology Across the Life-Course
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Time: 1:00 – 2:00PM (PT)

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Date: February 22, 2022
Speaker: Garret Stuber, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
University of Washington

Topic: Neurocircuits for Motivation and Reward
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Time: 4:00 – 5:00PM (PDT)


Date: February 15, 2022
Speaker: William A. Carlezon Jr., Ph.D.
Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport Chair in Psychiatry Chief
Basic Neuroscience Division Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience McLean Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Topic: Enduring effects of early developmental immune activation
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Time: 1:00 – 2:00PM (PDT)



Date: January 11, 2022
Speaker: Thomas L. Kash, Ph.D.
John Andrews Distinguished Professor
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies
Vice-Chair for Faculty Development
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Topic: Probing the Role of Serotonin in Alcohol Use Disorders
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Time: 1:00 – 2:00PM (PDT)