Seminar Series


Date: January 21, 2020
Speaker: Joan L. Luby, MD

Professor, Child Psychiatry
Director and Founder, Early Emotional Development Program
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Topic: Early Childhood Depression: Clinical and Neural Characteristics
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Event Location: Medical Education Building, Telemedicine Theater B001


Date: January 22, 2019
Speaker: Rebecca Shansky, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology
Northeastern University

Topic: Sex differences in fear processing
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Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: August 7, 2018
Speaker: Catherine Monk, PhD
Professor of Medical Psychology
Department of Psychiatry

Columbia UniversityTopic: Parenting Begins before Birth: Prenatal Maternal Distress and Offspring Brain-Behavior Adaptations
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Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: March 6, 2018
Speaker: Nim Tottenham, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Columbia University

Topic: Development of Emotion Regulation: the Importance of Early Experiences

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: Nov. 28, 2017
Speaker: Mirella Dapretto, PhD

Topic: Parsing ASD Heterogeneity: Neuroendophenotypes of Social Sensory Responsivity

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: October 17, 2017
Speaker: Margaret M. McCarthy, PhD
University of Maryland
School of Medicine

Topic: Neuroinflammation, Neuroepigenetics and Male Vulnerability

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: September 13, 2017
Speaker: Uma Rao, PhD
University of California – Irvine

Topic: Distinction between Depression Phenotypes with and without Early-Life Adversity

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: May 9, 2017
Speaker: Charles A. Nelson, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School

Topic: The Effects of Early Psychosocial Deprivation on Brain-Behavioral Development

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


Date: March 7, 2017
Speaker: Ted Abel, PhD
University of Iowa

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

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus


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

Event Location: UC Irvine Campus