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

LECTURE SERIES

 

BBS Colloquium Series

All presentations will be held in GR 4.428 at 9:30 to 10:30am, unless otherwise noted.
Refreshments will be provided.
No RSVP is required.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Jan 24, 2020 Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD
NIH Director, Intramural Research Program
Opportunities and Challenges in Psychiatric Neuroscience Mike Kilgard, PhD
Feb 14 Joseph Piven, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities
Infant Brain-Behavior Development in Autism Meghan Swanson, PhD
Apr 3 Elizabeth Margulis, PhD
Princeton University
The Stories Music Tells: Cross-Cultural Narratives to Wordless Music W. Jay Dowling, PhD
Apr 24
Lecture is 10:00-11:00am
Denise C. Park, PhD
Distinguished Lecturer in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Director of Research, Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas
The Aging Mind: Fragile But Resilient Steven Small, PhD
Dean, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
BBS Colloquium Series Archive

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Career Roadmap Series

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

DATE SPEAKER TITLE TIME/LOCATION
Feb 7, 2020 Janie Shipman, BBS Career Consultant Work the Career Expo Like a Pro 12:00-1:00pm
JO 2.114
Feb 12 and 13   UT Dallas Career Expo Days
(Sponsored by the Career Center)
Feb 12 (Non-STEM)
and Feb 13 (STEM)
Activity Center
Feb 21 Eric Green, Career Center Career Consultant The Art of Networking 12:00-1:00pm
JO 2.114
Mar 10 Janie Shipman, BBS Career Consultant LinkedIn and Your Job Search 11:30am-1:00pm
JO 2.114
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Center for Children and Families Forum

Registration is required for this year’s annual forum.

DATE KEYNOTE SPEAKER TITLE
There are no events scheduled at this time
CCF Forum Archive

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Center for Children and Families Spring Lecture Series

All presentations in this annual lecture series will be held in the McDermott Library Auditorium, MC 2.410 from 9:30 to 10:30am unless otherwise noted.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 28, 2020 Jaret Hodges, PhD
University of North Texas
Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Gifted Students from Diverse Populations
Mar 27 Salena Brody, PhD
UT Dallas
Conversations That Create Change: Talking to Kids About Injustice
Apr 17 Meghan Swanson, PhD
UT Dallas
Talking to Babies: The Universal Ingredient for Language Learning
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Center for Vital Longevity Science Series

All presentations will be held in the Center for Vital Longevity Conference room (8th floor).
There will also be a videolink to JO 4.306 (unless noted) from noon to 1pm.
Lunch will be provided.
Please RSVP to [email protected].

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 10, 2020 Michelle Carlson, PhD
Johns Hopkins Medical School
Designing Real-World Interventions to Promote Activity and Neurocognitive Health
Feb 17 Dr. Brad Cannell
UT Health Sciences Center
Novel Approaches to Detecting Elder Abuse and Neglect in the Community
Feb 24 Ana Solodkin, PhD
UT Dallas
Mechanisms of Disconnection in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Neuroinformatics Approach
Mar 2 Jessica Damoiseaux, PhD
Wayne State University
Neural Correlates of Cognitive Aging and Risk Factors for Cognitive Decline
Mar 9 Holly Bowen, PhD
Southern Methodist University
Effects of Aging on Reward-Motivated Memory
Mar 23 Joseph Hennessee, PhD
UT Dallas
Prefrontal Lateralization and Fluid Ability Across the Lifespan
Mar 30 Sherwood Brown, PhD
UTSW
Corticosteroid Effects on the Hippocampus and Other Brain Regions
Apr 6 Peter Gianaros, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Neurobiology of Stress, Emotion, and Risk for Heart Disease
Apr 13 Meghan Swanson, PhD
UT Dallas
Cortical Language Neurobiology in Infants With and Without Autism
Apr 20 Ted Satterthwaite, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Challenges and Opportunities in Understanding Brain Network Development in Youth
Apr 27 Chandramallika Basak, PhD
UT Dallas
Cardiovascular Health as a Modifier of Cognitive Control and its Related Brain Functions in Healthy Aging
CVL Science Series Archive

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Developmental, Cognitive and Social/Personality Brownbag Series

All presentations for this semester’s DCS Brownbag Series will be held in JO 4.306 on Thursdays from 11:30am–12:30pm, unless otherwise noted.
There will also be a videolink to the Center for Vital Longevity in CVL 818.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 16, 2020 Brendon Mizener
PhD Student, UT Dallas
Real Time Modulation Perception in Western Classical Music
Jan 30 Lyndahl Himes
PhD Student, UT Dallas
The Relationship Between Trait Mindfulness and Emotional Reactivity Following Mood-Manipulation
Apr 2 Stephanie Wilson
SMU
TBD
Apr 30 Saad Ali Alghamdi
PhD Student, UT Dallas
The Effects of Age on Subjective and Objective Estimates of Recollection
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FLASH Series

All of this semester’s Friday Seminars in Speech, Language and Hearing will be held at Callier Center Dallas room A229.
There will also be a videolink to Callier Center Richardson in CRA 11.601 (unless noted) from noon to 1pm.
Refreshments will be provided.
Please RSVP to Lynne Perler.
Bruton Conferences are sponsored by the David Bruton, Jr. Endowed Lecture Series on Communication Disorders.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 10, 2020 Luca Campanelli
Callier Center Postdoctoral Fellow Candidate
The Cognitive Underpinnings of Language Processing: The Role of Memory and Expectations
Jan 17 Daniel Rasetshwane, PhD
BBS Faculty Candidate
Theoretical and Translational Approach to the Study of Hidden Hearing Loss in Humans: Challenges and Opportunities
Jan 17
Special Time:
1:30-2:30PM
Carlos Benítez-Barrera
Callier Center Postdoctoral Fellow Candidate
The Relationship Between Children’s Auditory Environment and Brain Development
Jan 24 Sonia Singh
Callier Center Postdoctoral Fellow Candidate
Factors that Influence Statistical Learning in Connection with Reading and Learning Disorders
Feb 7 Yune Lee
UT Dallas Faculty Candidate
New Frontiers in Rehabilitation for Communication Disorders: Towards the Integration of Neuroimaging, Mobile Technology, and Music
Feb 14 Gabriel Cler
UT Dallas Faculty Candidate
Speech Motor Control in Neurodevelopmental Communication Disorders
Feb 21 Michael Ullman, PhD
Professor, Georgetown University
Language Learning Relies on Brain Circuits that Predate Humans:
Evidence from Typical and Atypical Language Development
Feb 28 Anna Eppes
UT Dallas Student
Statistical Learning, Inhibition, and Working Memory Performance in Bilingual Young Adults
Mar 13 Laiah Factor
UT Dallas Postdoctoral Fellow
Novel Gesture Production in Children with Developmental Language Disorder: Phonological Deficits and What They Reveal About Language
Mar 27 Teresa Drulia, PhD
Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University
Swallowing Safely and Efficiently in Persons with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Does Lung Volume Play a Role?
Apr 10 Boji Lam, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of North Texas
A Closer Look at Two New Executive Function Measures: The Happy-Sad Task and the Emotional Verbal Fluency Task
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Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture Series

All presentations in this semester’s BrainHealth Frontiers Series will be held on Fridays from noon to 1pm (unless otherwise noted) at the Brain Performance Institute Ellipse – BPI 1.114, 2200 West Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75235.
There will also be a videolink to JO 4.306.
Lunch will be provided. This is a free event, but please register online.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Jan 17, 2020
Stream on Zoom
Leanne Young, PhD
Applied Research Associates, Inc.
Taking SMART from the Laboratory to the Wild Daniel Krawczyk, PhD
Mar 13
 
Steven Vernino, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern
Update on Autoimmune Encephalitis Sandra Chapman, PhD
Mar 27
 
Swati Biwas, PhD
UT Dallas
Risk Prediction for Contralateral Breast Cancer and Substance Use Disorders Francesca Filbey, PhD
Apr 10
 
Brendan Kelley, MD
UT Southwestern
TBD Sandra Chapman, PhD
Apr 17
No simulcast
Sara Konrath, PhD
Indiana University
TBD Julie Fratantoni, PhD
Apr 24
 
Ana Solodkin, PhD
UT Dallas
TBD Sandra Chapman, PhD
May 8
 
Wendy Rogers, PhD
University of Illinois
TBD Sandra Chapman, PhD
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Neuroscience Brownbag Series

Times and locations vary for each presentation in this semester’s NSC Brownbag Series.
There will also be a videolink to JO 4.306 for each.
Refreshments will be provided.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 30, 2020
Lecture is 1:00-2:30pm
in RL 3.204
Peter Grace, PhD
MD Anderson
Targeting Nrf2 to Alleviate Neuropathic Pain
Neuroscience Brownbag Series Archive

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Sips & Science Lecture Series

All presentations in the Brain Performance Institute’s monthly speaker series will take place at The Brain Performance Institute unless otherwise noted.
The lecture will last from 7 to 8pm. Sips and light bites will be available beginning at 6:30pm.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE PRESENTING SPONSOR
Jan 23, 2020 Daniel Krawczyk, PhD
UT Dallas
George Baxter, JD, CFA
Money and Your Brain: How Cognitive Biases Impact Investing – Sips & Science Monthly Speaker Series  
Mar 12 Bonnie Pitman
Center for BrainHealth
Do Something New™ — Play, Compassion & Acceptance — Sips & Science Monthly Speaker Series  
Sips & Science Lecture Series Archive

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The Brain: An Owner’s Guide (February Lecture Series)

Each of the Center for BrainHealth’s annual February lecture series, sponsored by The Container Store, will take place either in the Brain Performance Institute’s Ellipse or in the Center for BrainHealth’s Auditorium.
Pre-lecture reception begins at 6:15pm in the Jane and Bud Smith Grand Lobby. Lectures start at 7pm.
Tickets are available online to purchase. Price varies.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 4, 2020 Charles L. Limb, MD
University of Southern California San Francisco
Music and the Brain — A Window into Creativity
Feb 11 Satchin Panda, PhD
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
When To Eat To Sleep Better
Feb 18 Sandi Chapman, PhD, Ian Robertson, PhD, Geoff Ling, MD, PhD
Center for BrainHealth
Tom Leppert
Former Dallas Mayor
Unlocking Human Potential: Inside The BrainHealth Project
Feb 25 Igor Grant, PhD
University of California San Diego
The Therapeutic Potential of Cannabis: Fact vs. Fiction
The Brain: An Owner’s Guide (February Lecture Series) Archive

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