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The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

LECTURE SERIES

 

BBS Colloquium Series

No RSVP is required.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Feb 12, 2021
Virtual Event
9:30AM
Gary Aston-Jones, PhD
Brain Health Institute at Rutgers University
Unraveling Brain Circuits for Drug Demand: A Central Role for Orexin in Addiction Catherine Thorn, PhD
Mar 26
Virtual Event
9:30AM
Cathie Tamis-LeMonda, PhD
New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
The Culture of Communication: Understanding How Culture Infuses Interactions Between Children and Caregivers Meghan Swanson, PhD
Apr 16
Virtual Event
9:30AM
Denise Park, PhD
UT Dallas, Center for Vital Longevity
The Impact of Experience on the Aging Mind Catherine Thorn, PhD
BBS Colloquium Series Archive

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Career Roadmap Series

Depending on the event, RSVP may be required. Click each event link for more details.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE TIME/LOCATION
Mar 3, 2021   University Career Center Spring 2021 STEAM Career Fair 11:00am — 4:00pm
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Center for Children and Families Forum

Registration is required for this event.

DATE KEYNOTE SPEAKER TITLE
No events scheduled at this time
CCF Forum Archive

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Center for Children and Families Spring Lecture Series

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 2, 2021
Virtual Event
Meghan Swanson, PhD
UT Dallas
Talking to Babies: The Universal Ingredient for Language Learning
Feb 26
Virtual Event
Salena Brody, PhD
UT Dallas
Conversations that Create Change: Talking to Kids about Injustice
View recorded lecture
Apr 27
Virtual Event
CCF Faculty Relational Health: From Research to Practice with Families of Children with Autism or Hearing Differences
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Center for Vital Longevity Science Series

Please RSVP to [email protected].

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 25, 2021
Virtual Event
Craig Stark, PhD
UC Irvine
Old Brains, New Tricks: Can Environmental Enrichment Improve Our Aging Memory?
Feb 8
Virtual Event
Rik Henson, PhD
Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
Relating Age, Brain, and Cognition: Results From the Cambridge Centre for Aging & Neuroscience
Feb 22
Virtual Event
BoKyung Park, PhD
UT Dallas
The Role of Right Temporoparietal Junction in Processing Social Prediction Error Across Relationship Contexts
Mar 8
Virtual Event
Darrell Worthy, PhD
Texas A&M University
Proactive Versus Reactive Decision-Making Strategies in Younger and Older Adults
Mar 22
Virtual Event
Nancy Dennis, PhD
Penn State University
Age Deficits in Neural Discriminability and its’ Relationship to Memory
Apr 5
Virtual Event
Yune Lee, PhD
UT Dallas
The Brain, Music, and Well-being: The BMW Story
Apr 19
Virtual Event
Mariam Aly, PhD
Columbia University
How Hippocampal Memory Shapes, and is Shaped by, Attention
CVL Science Series Archive

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FLASH Series

For more information please contact Lynne Perler.
Bruton Conferences are sponsored by the David Bruton, Jr. Endowed Lecture Series on Communication Disorders.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 5, 2021
Virtual Event
Laiah Factor, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, UT Dallas
A Longitudinal Study of Novel Hand Gesture Phonology in Children with Developmental Language Disorder
Feb 26
Virtual Event
Abbey Thomas
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Using a Web-based App to Investigate Attitude in Tone of Voice
Mar 5
Virtual Event
Lindsey Hiebert, PhD
Missouri State University
Adult Abstract Language Use During Parent-Child Science Activities
Mar 12
Event Canceled
Elena Keltnor
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Neural Correlates of Semantic Object Memory Retrieval
Apr 2
Virtual Event
Boji Lam, PhD
University of North Texas
Emotion in Non-Native Speakers: New Insights From Two New Executive Function Measures
Apr 9
Virtual Event
Erika Skoe, PhD
University of Connecticut
Training and Trauma — Countervailing Forces on the Auditory System
Apr 23
Virtual Event
Kathryn Victoria Kreidler
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Rhythmic Sequence Production in Children with Developmental Language Disorder
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Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture Series

These events are free, but please register online.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Jan 15, 2021
Virtual Event
John Cryan, PhD
UCC
Microbial Endocrinology: The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis in Health and Disease Dan Krawczyk, PhD
Jan 29
Virtual Event
Ana Solodkin, PhD
UT Dallas
The Virtual Brain: A Computational Microscope to Elucidate Brain Mechanisms From Health to Dementia Bart Rypma, PhD
Mar 12
Virtual Event
Rik Henson, PhD
Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
Mid-Life Activities are Important for Late-Life Cognition Bart Rypma, PhD
Mar 26
Virtual Event
Judson Brewer, MD,PhD
Brown University
From Lemons to Lemonade: Using an Understanding of How Our Brains Process Fear and Uncertainty to Break Free of Anxiety and Other Bad Habits Lori Cook, PhD
Apr 2
Virtual Event
Vince Calhoun, PhD
Georgia Institute of Technology
Brain-Based Biomarkers: A Focus on the Heterogeneous: Enhancing Sensitivity to Brain Disorders and Change Francesca Filbey, PhD
Apr 16
Virtual Event
Michael Merzenich, PhD
University of California San Francisco
New Strategies for Managing Organic Brain Health Sandra Chapman, PhD
Apr 30
Virtual Event
Eric Nestler, MD, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Addiction Francesca Filbey, PhD
May 21
Virtual Event
Ed Boyden, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TBD Dan Krawczyk, PhD
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Neuroscience Seminar Series

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Jan 14, 2021
Virtual Event
Randy McIntosh, PhD
University of Toronto
Theory and Application of Connectome-Based Modelling with TheVirtualBrain Ana Solodkin, PhD
Jan 21
Virtual Event
Thomas Szabo-Pardi
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Investigating Cell-Specific Mechanisms Driving Sex Differences in the Development of Neuropathic Pain Michael Burton, PhD
Feb 4
Virtual Event
Jayme McReynolds, PhD
University of Cincinnati
Endocannabinoid Regulation of Stress-Escalated Cocaine Use in Rats Christa McIntyre, PhD
Feb 11
Virtual Event
Sheel Dodani, PhD
UT Dallas
Optical Imaging Tools for Elucidating the Roles of Anions in Cellular Signaling Theodore Price, PhD
Feb 18
EVENT CANCELED
Natalia Lucia dos Santos
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Sex-Specific Changes to Neuroimmune Function and Pain During Aging Michael Burton, PhD
Feb 25
Virtual Event
Meono Kume
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Evaluation of a Novel Protease Activated Receptor 2 (PAR2) Antagonist as a Treatment of Chronic Pain Theodore Price, PhD
Mar 5
Virtual Event
Ron de Kloet, PhD
Leiden University Medical Center
Stress in the Brain Rimenez De Souza, PhD
Mar 11
Virtual Event
Ream Al-Hasani, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Peripheral Kappa Opioid Receptor Activation Drives Cold Hypersensitivity in Mice Ben Kolber, PhD
Mar 25
Virtual Event
David McCormick, PhD
University of Oregon
Rapid Changes in Brain State Explain Variation in Neuronal and Behavioral Variance Katy Thorn, PhD
Apr 8
Virtual Event
Vivek Kumar, PhD
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Engineered Peptide Assemblies for Drug Design Benedict Kolber, PhD
Apr 23
Virtual Event
Kasia Bieszczad, PhD
Rutgers University
Specific Memory Traces in the Auditory Cortex Revealed by Epigenetic Manipulation Crystal Engineer, PhD
Apr 29
Virtual Event
Takaki Komiyama, PhD
UC, San Diego
Specificity and Mechanisms of Learning-Induced Cortical Plasticity Camilo Sanchez, PhD Student, UT Dallas
May 7
Virtual Event
Mackenzie Mathis, PhD
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
TBD  
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Psychology Lecture Series

Formerly the Developmental, Cognitive and Social/Personality Brownbag Series (DCS).

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 14, 2021
Virtual Event
Salena Brody, PhD
UT Dallas
Discussion of the Book “Not Light, But Fire: How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom”
Jan 21
Virtual Event
Zhengsi Chang
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Functional Performance in a Virtual Reality Task with Differential Executive Functional Loads
Jan 28
Virtual Event
Luke Moraglia
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Big, Small, They’re All the Same to Me: Accounting for Varied Factor Structures in Two-Table Multivariate Analysis
Feb 11
Virtual Event
Yuguang (Irene) Zhao
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Domain-General Frontal-Parietal Mechanisms Underlying Working Memory-Processing Speed Relationships
Feb 18
Event Canceled
Desiree’ Knoch
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Investigating the Moderating Role of Relationship Length on the Association between Partner Personality Perceptions and Romantic Relationship Satisfaction
Feb 25
Virtual Event
Paulina Skolasinska
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Influence of Fitness on Age-Related Differences in Varieties of Cognitive Control: BOLD Modulations During Predictability, Switching, and Updating
Mar 11
Virtual Event
Desiree’ Knoch
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Investigating the Moderating Role of Relationship Length on the Association between Partner Personality Perceptions and Romantic Relationship Satisfaction
Mar 25
Virtual Event
Athul Sudheesh
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Testing Assumptions in Longitudinal Cognitive Diagnostic Models
Apr 1
Virtual Event
Lab Poster Presentations Sharing Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD) Posters
Apr 8
Virtual Event
Candice Pattisapu
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Using Cognitive Diagnostic Models to Evaluate Learning Taxonomy Assumptions
Apr 15
Virtual Event
Shruthi Ravi
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Do Social Communication Deficits During Infancy Project Later Language Abilities in Infants Who Develop Autism?
Apr 22
Virtual Event
Géraldine Jeckeln
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Is Confidence a Good Indicator of Face-Identification Accuracy? Findings From a Confidence Forced-Choice Task
Psychology Lecture Series Archive

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Sips & Science Speaker Series

DATE SPEAKER TITLE PRESENTING SPONSOR
Jan 21, 2021
Virtual Event
Kirk Erickson, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Walk Like a Greek, Think Like Aristotle  
Mar 18
Virtual Event
Judson Brewer, MD, PhD
Brown University
Habit Loops: Harnessing our Brain Power to Break Free From Anxiety and Stress  
Apr 15
Virtual Event
Andy Walshe, PhD and Ben Potvin
The Liminal Collective
Creativity is Your New Super Power  
May 20
Virtual Event
Michael Matthews, PhD and General (Ret.) Robert Caslen
West Point
The Character Edge and Brain Health  
Jun 17
Virtual Event
Geoff Ling, MD, PhD
Center for BrainHealth
Why Left of Boom is Critical: Building Resilience Now  
Jul 22
Virtual Event
Bonnie Pitman and Julie Fratantoni, PhD
Center for BrainHealth
Do Something New- Adaptability & Compassion in a Post-Pandemic World  
Aug 19
Virtual Event
David Eagleman, PhD
Stanford University
Livewired  
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The Brain: An Owner’s Guide (February Lecture Series)

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 2, 2021 Lisa Mosconi, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College
Hormones’ Impact on Cognitive Health & Alzheimer’s
Feb 9, 2021 David Katz, PhD
Yale University
The Acute Case for Chronic Health: Vital Lessons In Weathering Duress
Feb 16, 2021 Nancy Kanwisher, PhD
MIT
Portrait of a Brain: A Window into the Architecture of Our Mind
Feb 23, 2021 Drew Ramsey, MD
Columbia University
Improve Your Brain Health with Brain Foods
The Brain: An Owner’s Guide (February Lecture Series) Archive

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