Distinguished Lecturer Series

The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Distinguished Lecturer Series is now in its 15th season of public lectures by nationally and internationally-recognized researchers in neurodevelopmental disorders.  These monthly presentations (October 2017 - June 2018) are intended for both specialists and community members. All lectures start at 4:30pm and end by 6pm. All lectures are free and open to the public and no reservations are necessary (seating is limited).  For more information about the Distinguished Lecturer Series, call us at 916-703-0237.

2017-2018 Distinguished Lecturer Series

March 14, 2018

Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D.

Early intervention and brain plasticity in autism

Presenter: Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Duke University »

Synopsis: Dawson BioAbstract »

April 11, 2018

Ralph Adolphs, Ph.D.

Predicting who you are from looking at your brain

Presenter: Ralph Adolphs, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Caltech Brain Imaging Center »

Synopsis: Adolphs BioAbstract »

May 16, 2018

James McCracken, M.D.

Title Coming Soon!

Presenter: James McCracken, M.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles »

Synopsis: McCracken BioAbstract »

June 13, 2018

Francesca Happe, Ph.D.

Why study the mind if genes cause autism?

Presenter: Francesca Happe, Ph.D.

Affiliation: King’s College, London »

Synopsis: Happe BioAbstract »