Affiliated Lectures and Other Events
The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Community Engagement Series is presented by UC Davis faculty and nationally prominent researchers with expertise in the field of Alzheimer’s disease.
These talks are designed for lay audiences and are open to the public. Locations and times vary and reservations are required. For reservations or more information about the series, please contact Jayne La Grande, 916-734-5728.
2016-2017 Community Engagement Series
- September 27: Is Amyloid Important in Alzheimer’s Disease? (PDF)
- October 27: Brain Food: Boosting Brain Health with Good Eats (PDF)
- November 1: Depression in Alzheimer’s Disease: Cause or Consequence (PDF)
- November 5: Alzheimer’s Disease Caregivers Workshop (PDF)
- November 29: Brain Food: Boosting Brain Health with Good Eats (PDF)
- December 7: Modifiable Risk Factors for Dementia (PDF)
Video recordings of past presentations may be accessed via the Alzheimer's Disease Center's Education webpage.
The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Distinguished Lecturer Series comprises monthly presentations throughout the academic year by nationally and internationally-recognized researchers in neurodevelopmental disorders. These presentations are free and open to the public and are intended for both specialists and community members.
No reservations are required but seating is limited.
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: MIND Institute Auditorium
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95
2016-2017 Series Flyer (PDF)
- September 14, 2016: Peeling the Onion: The Evolving Challenges of Therapeutics Development in Autism
Robert H. Ring, Ph.D., Drexel University College of Medicine
- October 12, 2016: Nutrition and Early Cognitive Development
John A. Colombo, Ph.D., University of Kansas
- November 9, 2016: How Microglia Prune Synapses in Development and Disease
Beth Stevens, Ph.D., Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University
- December 14, 2016: Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike
Steve Silberman, Author
- January 11, 2017: Life With Autism
John Elder Robison, Author and Advocate
- February 8, 2017: Parsing the Heterogeneity of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Raphael Bernier, Ph.D., University of Washington
- March 8, 2017: Unexpected Relationships Between Autism Genes and Maternal Illness During Pregnancy
Theo Palmer, Ph.D., Stanford University
- April 12, 2017: Biobehavioral Profiles in Infants with Fragile X Syndrome
Jane Roberts, Ph.D., University of South Carolina
- May 17, 2017: Tuberous Sclerosis: Shedding Light on the Neural Circuitry of Autism
Mustafa Sahin, M.D., Ph.D., Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University
- June 14, 2017: Intervening with the Peer Group to Treat Social Problems of Children with ADHD
Amori Y. Mikami, Ph.D., University of British Columbia
For more information, including map & directions and access to recordings of past presentations, please visit the MIND Institute's Distinguished Lecturer Series webpage.