School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

LECTURE SERIES

 

BBS Colloquium Series

Join us for this year’s BBS Colloquium Series. All presentations will be held in GR 4.428 from 9:30–10:30am, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments will be provided.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Feb 24, 2017 Scott Johnson, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles Mechanisms of Statistical Learning in Infancy Dr. Melanie Spence
Mar 10 Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School Modulating Brain Networks to Promote Brain Health and Recovery Dr. Michael Kilgard
Apr 28 Margaret Owen, PhD TBA James C. Bartlett, Dean ad interim
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Career Roadmap Series

Join us for this semester’s Career Roadmap Series. Each series will expound upon how to further your career in different ways.

DATE SPEAKER TIME/LOCATION
Feb 2, 2017 Work the Career Expo Like a Pro
(View Flyer)
2:00-3:00pm
Room JO 2.114
Feb 7 and Feb 9 UT Dallas Career Expo Days
(Sponsored by the Career Center)
Feb 7 (non-STEM) and Feb 9 (STEM)
Activity Center
Feb 15 Internship/Research Resume Writing
(View Flyer)
12:00-1:30pm
Room JO 2.114
Mar 2 Interviewing
(View Flyer)
12:00-1:00pm
Room JO 2.114
Mar 23 Working in the Non-Profit Sector
(Panel Presentation)
12:00-1:30pm
Room JSOM 2.714
Apr 6 Use Your Strengths to Find and Excel in an Internship and Career
(View Flyer)
1:00-2:00pm
Room JO 2.114
Apr 10 Working With Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
(Panel Presentation)
5:00-6:00pm
Room JSOM 2.902
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Center for Children and Families Forum

Join us for this year’s annual forum. The forum will be held at UT Dallas from 9:00am–1:30pm.

DATE KEYNOTE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 20, 2017 Dr. Deborah Vandell, University of California, Irvine Out of School Time: Expanding Learning Opportunities, Reducing Achievement Gaps
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Center for Children and Families Spring Lecture Series

Join us each spring for our annual lecture series. The lectures are a series of talks by Center-affiliated researchers. All lectures are held in the Callier Richardson Expansion building, CRA 12.110 at UT Dallas from 9:30–10:30am with a reception immediately following, unless noted otherwise. The theme for 2017 is “Expanding Opportunities for Children and Youth.”

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 10, 2017 Annie Wright, PhD
SMU, Center on Research and Evaluation
Promises and Paradoxes in Understanding Impacts of Out of School Programs for Youth
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Mar 3 Chandramallika Basak, PhD
UT Dallas
Cognitive Benefits of Learning to Play Chess and Other Strategy Games
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Mar 24 Tim Bray, PhD
UT Dallas
Poverty and Child Wellbeing: Complex Relationships Demand Holistic Solutions
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Center for Vital Longevity Science Series

Join us for this semester’s CVL Science Luncheon Series. All presentations will be held in the Center for Vital Longevity Conference room (8th floor) with videolink to JO 4.306 (unless noted) from 12:00–1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to [email protected].

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 6, 2017

No Videolink

Zhuang Song, PhD,
Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas
Hippocampal Memory Network in Aging and Preclinical Alzheimer’s
Feb 13

No Videolink

Madhukar Trivedi, MD,
Dept. of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern
Biomarkers of Major Depressive Disorder
Feb 20 Michael Rugg, PhD,
Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas
What are the Relationships Between Default Mode Activity, Memory Encoding, and Age-related Memory Decline?
Feb 22

Talk at 11:00AM
Snacks Only
No RSVP Needed

Michael Devous, PhD The Role of Tau Imaging in Neurodegenerative Disorders
Feb 27 Kihwan Han, PhD,
Center for BrainHealth, UT Dallas
Neuroplasticity in Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury after Cognitive Training
Mar 6 Bill Kelley, PhD,
Dept. of Psychology & Brain Sciences, Dartmouth
In Search of a Human Self-Regulation System
Mar 20 Jingting Zhang, PhD,
Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas
Impairment and Enrichment of Functional Brain Processes with Age
Apr 3 Steve Petersen, PhD,
Dept. of Neurology, Washington University in St. Louis
Some Cool (and not so cool) Observations about Large-scale Brain Correlations
Apr 10 Olaf Sporns, PhD,
Dept. of Psychology & Brain Sciences, Indiana University
Human Connectomics: Mapping and Modeling the Networks of the Brain
Apr 17 Jessica Church-Lang, PhD,
Dept. of Psychology, UT Austin
Preparatory Task Control Development
Apr 24 Kristen Kennedy, PhD,
Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas
Pushing the Aging Brain: Functional Response to Cognitive Challenge
May 1 Rathan Subramaniam, MD,
Dept. of Radiology, UT Southwestern
PET/CT in Neurodegenerative Imaging
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Developmental, Cognitive and Social/Personality Brownbag Series

Join us for this semester’s DCS Brownbag Series. All presentations will be held Tuesdays and held in JO 4.306 from 2:30–3:30pm, unless noted otherwise.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 10, 2017

Talk Canceled

Monroe Turner All Shapes and Sizes: Modeling the Blood-Oxygen-Level-Dependent Hemodynamic Response Function in Multiple Sclerosis without Shape Assumptions
Jan 31

Talk at 1:00pm

Jonathon Shasteen What Do They Think of Me? Personality Meta-perception in Schizophrenia
Feb 7 Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz The Effect of Hearing Loss on Bullying in Adolescents
Feb 14 No DCS Talk  
Feb 21 Deyaun Villarreal, Olivia Smith, Brittany Boyer Ways to Improve Student Learning: A Discussion of Stephen Chew’s CTL Workshop
Feb 28 Olivia Smith TBA
Mar 7 Monroe Turner All Shapes and Sizes: Modeling the Blood-Oxygen-Level-Dependent Hemodynamic Response Function in Multiple Sclerosis without Shape Assumptions
Mar 14 No DCS Talk  
Mar 21 Dr. Mandy Maguire Understanding the Vocabulary Gap Between Grade Schoolers from High and Low Income Homes Using Brain and Behavioral Data: Preliminary Findings
Mar 28 Xi Chen Cognitive Predictors of Everyday Problem Solving Across the Lifespan
Apr 4 TBA TBA
Apr 11 TBA TBA
Apr 18 TBA TBA
Apr 25 TBA TBA
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FLASH Series

Join us for this semester’s FLASH (Friday Seminars in Speech, Language and Hearing) Brownbag Series. All presentations will be held at Callier Center Dallas room A229 with videolink to Callier Center Richardson in 1.508 from 12:00–1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to LaRuth Smith.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 20, 2017 Bill Katz, Tom Campbell, Pat Reidy, UT Dallas Updates on Developing Communication Technology
Jan 27 Mary Pat Moeller, Boys Town National Research Hospital Longitudinal Outcomes of Children with Mild to Severe Hearing Loss: Auditory Experience Matters
Feb 3 Jun Wang, UT Dallas Towards Automatic Detection of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) from Short, Intelligible Speech Samples
Feb 10 Candice Mills, UT Dallas Sparking Children’s Interest in Learning More about Science
Feb 17 Linda Thibodeau, UT Dallas Benefits of Using Smart-phones as Assistive Devices for Those with Hearing Loss
Feb 24 BBS Colloquium

Scott Johnson, University of California, Los Angeles

No FLASH
Mar 10 BBS Colloquium

Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Harvard Medical School

No FLASH
Mar 17 Spring Break No FLASH
Mar 24 Olga Peskova, UT Dallas PhD Student Association between Perception and Production in Pediatric Cochlear Implant Users
Mar 31 Edward Lobarinas, UT Dallas Effect of Inner Hair Cell Loss and Afferent Damage on Functional Hearing
Apr 7 Svenja Gusewski, UT Dallas PhD Student Tense Marking in the English Narrative Retells of Dual Language Preschoolers
Apr 14 Sara Benham, UT Dallas PhD Student An Application of Network Science to the Speech Production of Children with SLI
Apr 21 Callier Prize Conference

Sharon Kujawa & 3 Additional Speakers, Harvard Medical School

No FLASH
Apr 28 BBS Colloquium

Margaret Owen, UT Dallas

No FLASH
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Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture Series

Join us for this semester’s BrainHealth Frontiers Series. All presentations will be held in the International Reception Hall at 12:00–1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Teressa Roberson.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Jan 13, 2017 Christopher Giza, MD,
University of California, Los Angeles
What’s the Difference? Pediatric Concussions and More Severe TBI Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Jan 27 Alice O’Toole, PhD,
UT Dallas
Understanding the information in human bodies Xiaosi Gu, PhD
Feb 24

Time Change: 2:00pm

Cori Lathan, PhD,
AnthroTronix, Inc.
Enabling Ability – The Future of Human-Machine Interaction Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Mar 3 Daniela Schiller, PhD,
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
A Map for Social Navigation in the Human Brain Xiaosi Gu, PhD
Mar 22

Time Change: 10:00-11:00am

Ulrich Ettinger, PhD,
University of Bonn, Germany
The Dopamine Transporter: From Molecular Imaging and Pharmacology to Cognition and Clinical Symptoms Daniel Krawczyk, PhD
Apr 7 Michael Levin, PhD,
Tufts University
Neural and Biological Plasticity: The Mechanisms of Signaling Between Cells and Tissues that Allow Biological Systems to Generate and Maintain a Complex Morphology Daniel Krawczyk, PhD
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Neuroscience Brownbag Series

Join us for this semester’s NSC Brownbag Series. Please note the times and rooms vary for each lecture. Refreshments will be provided.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 12, 2017

3:00pm
in CRA 12.110
Anna Moore, PhD A Novel Molecular Mechanism Underlying Experience-Dependent Plasticity
Jan 19

3:00pm
in CRA 12.110
Xiaojing Ye, PhD Uncovering the Mechanisms of How Memory Retrieval Enhances Versus Suppresses Fear Memory
Jan 26

3:00pm
in CRA 12.110
Qian Sun, PhD Cellular and Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Hippocampal Information Processing
Feb 2

4:00pm
in CRA 12.110
Aparna Suvrathan, PhD Synaptic Learning Rules and their Role in Circuit Function
Feb 9

4:00pm
in CRA 12.110
Anthony Grace, PhD,
University of Pittsburgh
Translating from Animal Models to Human Schizophrenia: Insights into Pathophysiology, Treatment and Prevention
Feb 23

4:00pm
in CRA 12.110
Geoffrey Schoenbaum, MD, PhD,
NIH
The Dopamine Prediction Error: It’s Not What you Think it is
Mar 2

4:00pm
in CRA 12.110
Hubert Lim, PhD,
University of Minnesota
New Approaches for Treating Hearing Disorders and Pain: Invasive to Noninvasive and Brain to Body
Mar 3

10:00am
in CRA 12.120
Daniel Hulsey TBA
Mar 31

10:00am
in CRA 12.120
Ray Velasco TBA
Apr 7

10:00am
in CRA 12.120
Natalia Lucia dos Santos TBA
Apr 13

4:00pm
in CRA 12.110
Oswald Steward, PhD,
Director, Reeve-Irvine Research Center, Anatomy & Neurobiology
School of Medicine 
TBA
Apr 14

10:00am
in CRA 12.120
Lindsey Noble TBA
Apr 21

10:00am
in CRA 12.120
Jacob Lackovic TBA
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