NYU Psychology This Week

 

Week of 4/23/2017-4/29/2017

 

Monday, April 23

Skirball Seminar Series
Niels Ringstad, Skirball Institute
Molecular genetics of neurochemical signaling in the control of behavior
Skirball Center
4th Floor Seminar Room
12:00pm

Hosted by Dr. Ruth Lehmann

Neuroscience Colloquium
Andreas Tolias, Baylor College of Medicine
Reverse-engineering: a less artificial intelligence
6 Washington Place, Room 121
12:30pm

Sackler Thesis Defense
Sarah Cantor, Burden Lab
Retrograde Signaling at the Neuromuscular Junction: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches to Stimulate Differentiation and
Attachment of Motor Nerve Terminals to Muscle
Skirball Center
4th Floor Seminar Room
2:00pm



Tuesday, April 24

Social Program Brown Bag
Gustav Lundberg
Stereotypes and Context in the Accuracy and Error of Sexual Orientation Perception
Mao Mogami
Political Ideology and the Exploitation of Non-Human Animals
6 Washington Place, Room 551
12:30pm

Sackler Thesis Defense
Li Wang, Lin Lab
The Mediation of Conspecific Self-Defense in the Ventromedial Hypothalamus
Smilow 1st Floor Seminar Room
1:30pm

Psychology Department Talk
Joseph W. Kable, University of Pennsylvania
Cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying delay of gratification
6 Washington Place, Room 551
4:00pm

EPC
4:00pm



Wednesday, April 25

Neuroscience Institute Seminar
Frank Guenther, Boston University
Neural Control of Speech: Insights from Neuroimaging, Computational Modeling, and Brain-Computer Interfacing
Science Building
435 East 30th Street, Room 1220
10:00am

Hosted by Dr. Michael Long

For more info: Estefany.Benedith@nyumc.org

Sackler Thesis Defense
Vigi Katlowitz, Long Lab
Cortical Mechanisms of Vocal Sequences in Birdsong and Human Speech
Science Building
435 East 30th Street, Seminar Room 103
3:30pm



Thursday, April 26

Neuroscience Institute Seminar
Graeme Davis, University of California, San Francisco
The Stable Brain: Homeostatic Control of Neural Function in Health and Disease
Science Building
435 East 30th Street, Seminar Room 103
12:00pm

Hosted by Dr. Robert Froemke

For more info: Airena.Yates-merilus@nyumc.org

Cognition and Perception Fourth Year Talks
Avi Chanales
Organizing memories during learning to reduce later forgetting
Elon Gaffin-Cahn
Priors and Payoffs in Confidence Judgments
6 Washington Place, Room 121
12:30pm

Neuroscience Institute Seminar
Michael Cole, Rutgers University
The Cognitive and Computational Relevance of Functional Brain Networks
Science Building
435 East 30th Street, Rm 1220 CR
1:30pm

Hosted by Dr. Biyu He

For more info: Aimee.Chow@nyumc.org

Sackler Thesis Defense
Milenna van Dijk, Fenton Lab
How the dentate gyrus contributes to memory discrimination
6 Washington Place, Room 122
3:30pm



Friday, April 27

CNS Public Defense
Yi-Wen Chen
To Eat or to Run? Possible Mechanisms Underlying Anorexia Nervosa
6 Washington Place, Room 122
9:30am

Advisor:
Chiye Aoki
Committee:
Tom Carew
Moses Chao
Eric Klann
Francis Lee

Public Defense
Andrea Sorcinelli
Developmental changes in how humans perceive the voices and faces of conspecifics and heterospecifics
6 Washington Place, Room 551
1:00pm

Advisors:
Athena Vouloumanos and Marjorie Rhodes
Committee:
Karen Adolph
Andrei Cimpian
Susannah Levi

Sackler Thesis Defense
Yi-Ya Fang, Lin Lab
A Hypothalmic Midbrain Pathway Essential for Driving Maternal Behaviors
Science Building, Room G19
2:00pm

ConCats
Joshua Loftus
6 Washington Place, Room 851
3:30pm

Growing up in Science: a conversation with Jonathan Pillow, Princeton Neuroscience
Hosted by Weiji Ma
Homepage
6 Washington Place, Room 122
4:30pm


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