The University of Texas at Dallas 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 1, 2019 Linda Smith, PhD
Indiana University
Learning from the Infant’s Point of View Lisa Goffman, PhD
Mar 8 Marie Banich, PhD
University of Colorado Boulder
Clearing the Contents of Working Memory Chandramallika Basak, PhD
Apr 12 Catherine Bushnell, PhD
NIH
Endogenous Opioids in Chronic Pain and Pleasant Touch Ted Price, PhD
Apr 26
Lecture is 10:00-11:00am
Alice O’Toole, PhD
UT Dallas
Face Representations in Deep Convolutional Neural Networks Steven Small, PhD
BBS Colloquium Series Archive

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Career Roadmap Series

Join us for this semester’s Career Roadmap Series for Spring 2019. Each series will expound upon how to further your career in different ways.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE TIME/LOCATION
Feb 14 and 15, 2019   UT Dallas Career Expo Days
(Sponsored by the Career Center)
Feb 14 (Non-STEM)
and Feb 15 (STEM)
Activity Center
Mar 28   Career Center — Spring 2019 Teacher Career Expo 10:00am-4:00pm
VCB Atrium
Apr 15 Janie Shipman
BBS Career Consultant
Making LinkedIn Work 11:30am-1:00pm
JO 2.114
Apr 18   Career Center — Just In Time Career Expo Spring 2019 1:00-3:00pm
VCB Atrium
Apr 25 Mickey Choate and Joanna Gentsch, PhD
BBS Internship and Co-op Instructors
Finding and Making the Most of a Field Experience 11:30am-1:00pm
SSB 3.107B
Apr 30 Joanna Gentsch, PhD
Director of Student and Community Engagement
Everything I Need to Know I Learned in College — Translating Your Skills Into a Career 11:30am-12:30pm
JO 2.114
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Center for Children and Families Forum

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

DATE KEYNOTE SPEAKER TITLE
Oct 19, 2018 Ross Thompson, PhD
Professor of Psychology
University of California, Davis
Building Early Social-Emotional Health Two Generations at a Time
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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 Davidson Auditorium JSOM 1.118 at UT Dallas from 9:30–10:30am with a reception immediately following, unless noted otherwise. The theme for 2019 is “Two Generations at a Time: Parent Influences on Child Development.” The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is a sponsor on all three lectures.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 18, 2019
Parking Pass
Parking Map
Shayla Holub, PhD, UTD
Candice Mills, PhD, UTD
Jackie Nelson, PhD, UTD
Strategic Parenting: Embracing Hard Discussions to Enrich Children’s Development
Feb 22
Parking Pass
Parking Map
Cynthia Frosch, PhD, University of North Texas A Relational Health Perspective on Early Development
Mar 1
Parking Pass
Parking Map
Margaret Caughy, ScD, University of Georgia Dads and Their Kids: The Role of Positive Father-Child Relationships for Early Development
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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 4, 2019 Katy Thorn, PhD
UT Dallas
Neuromodulatory Signaling in Motor Cortical Plasticity
Feb 11 Mark Mapstone, PhD
UC Irvine
Blood Markers of Cognition in Health and Disease
Feb 18 Mark Baxter, PhD
Ichan School of Medicine, Mount Sinai
Cognitive & Socio-emotional Development After Repeated Exposure to General Anesthesia in Infant Rhesus Monkeys
Feb 25 Amy Pinkham, PhD
UT Dallas
Social Cognition and Introspective Accuracy as Determinants of Functional Outcomes in Schizophrenia
Mar 4 Morgan Barense, PhD
University of Toronto
Understanding Memory Disorders: At the Level of Cognitive Process or Representational Content
Mar 11 Steve Nelson, PhD
Waco VA Medical Center
An Attempt at Explaining the Relationship Between BOLD Deactivations, Attentional Control, and Learning & Memory
Apr 1 Shawn McClintock, PhD
UTSW Psychiatry
Advancing Magnetic Seizure Therapy Through Translational Neurocognitive Science
Apr 8
Event Canceled
Brian Gold, PhD
University of Kentucky
Neurocognitive Aging: Investigating Contributions of Clinically Silent Pathology and Cognitive Reserve
Apr 15 Anke Henning, PhD
UTSW Radiology
Metabolic Imaging of the Human Brain Using 9.4T MRI: from Systems Architecture to Neuroscience
Apr 22 Chris Foster, PhD
UT Dallas – CVL
Age Related Memory Differences: What Can and Cannot be Controlled
Apr 26 Elizabeth Phelps, PhD
Harvard University
Mechanisms of Threat Control
Apr 29 Elizabeth Kensinger, PhD
Boston College
The Good, the Bad, and the Forgotten: Emotional Memory Across the Adult Lifespan
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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 Wednesdays and held in JO 4.306 from 9:00am–10:00am, unless noted otherwise.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 16, 2019 Jeffrey Hullfish, MSc
UT Dallas
The Role of Nucleus Accumbens in Tinnitus
Jan 30 Danny Cordova
UT Dallas Multicultural Center
Diversity/Leadership
Feb 13 Salena Brody, PhD
UT Dallas
Teaching on the 3rd Rail — Maximizing Learning When Topics are Controversial
Feb 20 Amy Pinkham, PhD
UT Dallas
Understanding Social Dysfunction in Schizophrenia: Where are we and where are we going?
Feb 27 Matthew Johns, MEd
UT Dallas Galerstein Gender Center
Transgender 101
Mar 13 Linda Nguyen
UT Dallas
Using the Implicit Association Test to Detect Deception
Mar 27 Kieth Gryder, BA
UT Dallas
Effects of Timbre Encoding Specificity for Musicians and Nonmusicians
Apr 3 Jiyoung Park, PhD
UT Dallas
When Watching Eyes of Men Evoke Stereotype Threat: An Event-Related Brain Potential (ERP) Investigation
Apr 10 Jacquline Prince
UT Dallas Galerstein Gender Center
Like a Boss: Mini-Workshop
Apr 17 Cynthia Frosch, PhD
University of North Texas
Teaching Beyond the Test: Reflections on Creative Assessment of Student Learning
Apr 24 Samantha Helfers
Doctoral Student, UT Dallas
Examining the Association Among Sleep Problems, Relationship Satisfaction, and Gratitude in Romantic Relationships
May 1 Shane Solis
UT Dallas
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 CRA 11.601 from 12:00–1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Linda Sensibaugh.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Jan 18, 2019 Christopher Spankovich, PhD, AuD
The University of Mississippi
Preventing Acquired Hearing Loss: Synapse to Society
Jan 25 Celia Escabi
UT Dallas student
An Evaluation of the QuickSIN and LiSN-S Tests Among Listeners with Age-Related Hearing Loss
Feb 1 BBS Colloquium No FLASH
Feb 8 Lisa Goffman, PhD
UT Dallas
Grant Update: Sequential Pattern Learning in Children with Developmental Language Disorder
Feb 15 John Hart, PhD
UT Dallas
PDST as a Semantic Memory Disorder
Feb 22 Graduate Students Poster Session (PACE) No FLASH
Mar 1 Kim Jenkins
Callier Post Doc
The Effects of Individual Differences on Grammatical Development in Dual Language Learners
Mar 8 BBS Colloquium No FLASH
Mar 15 Nasser Kehtarnavaz, PhD
UT Dallas
Bridging the Gap Between Development and Clinical Deployment of
Signal Processing Solutions for Hearing Enhancement
Mar 22 Spring Break No FLASH
Mar 29 Shruthi Ravi
UT Dallas student
Social Engagement Outcomes in a Parent Mediated Early Intervention Program for Toddlers with ASD
Apr 5 Neal Hall, PhD
UT Austin
Fly-Inspired Microphones and Acoustical MEMS at the University of Texas – Austin
Apr 12 BBS Colloquium No FLASH
Apr 19 Callier Prize Conference Week No FLASH
Apr 26 BBS Colloquium No FLASH
May 3 Delaney Evans
UT Dallas student
Visual Emotion Processing of Adolescents With and Without Cochlear Implants
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Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture Series

Join us for this semester’s BrainHealth Frontiers Series. All presentations will be held at the Center for BrainHealth (2200 W. Mockingbird Ln.) in the International Reception Hall at 12:00–1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Teressa Roberson. This is a free event.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Jan 18, 2019 Spencer Miller, MD
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Magnetic e-Resonance Therapy: Using Brainwave Analysis to Personalize Neuromodulation Leanne Young, PhD
Jan 25 Catherine Thorn, PhD
UT Dallas
Neuromodulatory Signaling in Motor Cortical Plasticity Francesca Filbey, PhD
Feb 1 Stuart F. Cogan, PhD
UT Dallas
Ultramicroelectrodes for High-density Recording and Stimulation of the CNS Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Mar 8 Meghan Swanson, PhD
UT Dallas
Charting Brain, Behavior and the Home Environment to Understand Infants with Neurodevelopmental Disorders Dan Krawczyk, PhD
Mar 29 Amy Pinkham, PhD
UT Dallas
Understanding Social Dysfunction in Schizophrenia: The Roles of Social Cognition and Introspective Accuracy Dan Krawczyk, PhD
Apr 19 Hanli Lui, PhD
UT Arlington
Non-invasive Imaging and Boosting the Human Brain by NIR Light Dan Krawczyk, PhD
Apr 26 Adam Green, PhD
Georgetown University
Neuromodulation- and Real-World STEM Spatial Education-Based Improvements in Relational Reasoning Dan Krawczyk, PhD
May 31 Deborah Backus, PT, PhD
Shepherd Center, Atlanta, GA
TBA Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Jun 7 Kirk Erickson, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
TBA Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Jun 14 Eric Kildebeck, PhD
UT Southwestern
TBA Sandra Bond Chapman, 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
Feb 28, 2019
Lecture is 11:30am-12:30pm
in RL 3.204
Jose Moron-Concepcion, PhD Opioid-Induced Plasticity and the Intersection with Pain
Mar 7
Lecture is 4-5pm
in CRA 12.110
Amy Arguello, PhD Influence of Adolescent Context-Drug Associations on Drug-Seeking Behavior
Mar 14
Lecture is 4-5pm
in CRA 12.110
Jason Shepherd, PhD Viral-Like Mechanisms of Intercellular Communication in the Brain
Apr 11
Lecture is 4-5pm
in CRA 12.110
Jun Ding, PhD Dopamine Modulation of Synaptic Plasticity-Balance Between Co-Released Neurotransmitters
May 30 Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, PhD TBA
Neuroscience Brownbag Series Archive

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Sips & Science Lecture Series

Enjoy the latest insights on brain science innovations during the Brain Performance Institute’s monthly speaker series. Join us from 6:30-7pm for sips and light bites. The lecture will last from 7-8pm. All lectures will take place at The Brain Performance Institute unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online. (Click on a calendar date)

DATE SPEAKER TITLE PRESENTING SPONSOR
Jan 31, 2019 Bruce Mau
Chief Design Officer for Freeman
Design for all the Senses  
Mar 7 Dee O’Neill, MS, LPC, BCN
Center for BrainHealth
Stress Solutions: Strategies to Recharge Your Brain Power  
Apr 11 Maria Johnson, MA, CCC-SLP
Center for BrainHealth
Raising Future Generations Through Kindness and Compassion  
May 9 Leanne Young, PhD
Brain Performance Institute
The Science of Happiness  
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The Brain: An Owner’s Guide (February Lecture Series)

The Brain: An Owner’s Guide, the Center for BrainHealth’s annual February lecture series, delivers groundbreaking brain health research from experts across the nation. The series is sponsored by The Container Store.

The pre-lecture reception from 6:15-7pm will take place in the Brain Performance Institute’s Jane and Bud Smith Grand Lobby. The lectures will be in the Brain Performance Institute’s Ellipse and in the Center for BrainHealth’s Auditorium. Lectures will start at 7pm and the doors will open at 6:15pm.

Tickets are available online to purchase, price varies.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Feb 5, 2019 Judson Brewer, MD, PhD
Brown University
The Craving Mind: Why We Get Hooked and How to Hack our Minds to Break Bad Habits
Feb 12 Adele Diamond, PhD
Brown University
Surprising Approaches to Boost Brain Power for You and Your Kids
Feb 19 Bruce Miller, MD
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Curing Dementia: From Basic Science to Global Health
Feb 26 Skip Rizzo, PhD
USC Institute for Creative Technologies
Virtual Reality: A New Window into Health and Clinical Treatment

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