Distinguished Lecturer Series

The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Distinguished Lecturer Series is now in its 13th season of public lectures by nationally and internationally-recognized researchers in neurodevelopmental disorders.  These monthly presentations (October 2014 - June 2015) are intended for both specialists and community members.  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, contact Mellissa Miller at 916-703-0237.

2015-2016 Distinguished Lecturer Series

December 9, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

Greg Hickok, Ph.D.

Presenter: Greg Hickok, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Irvine

Title: The functional anatomy of language: Four things you need to know

Abstract: Coming soon

January 13, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D.

Presenter: Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of Virginia

Title: The brain’s lymphatic system and behavior

Abstract: Coming soon

February 10, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.

Presenter: Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.

Affiliation: Stanford University

Title: Illuminating the brain in health and disease

Abstract: Coming soon

March 9, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Nim Tottenham, Ph.D.

Presenter: Nim Tottenham, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Columbia University

Title: Development of human amygdala-prefrontal cortex circuitry and the role of the caregiver

Abstract: Coming soon

April 13, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Donald Pfaff, Ph.D.

Presenter: Donald Pfaff, Ph.D.

Affiliation: The Rockefeller University

Title: A 3-hit theory of autism, focusing on prenatal stress and sex differences

Abstract: Coming soon

May 18, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Ted Abel, Ph.D.

Presenter: Ted Abel, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania

Title: Male-specific deficits in mouse models of autism

Abstract: Coming soon

June 8, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

Evdokia Anagnostou, M.D.

Presenter: Evdokia Anagnostou, M.D.

Affiliation: Bloorview Research Institute

Title: Translational therapeutics in ASD

Abstract: Coming soon