BNS Seminar

Zoom, Thursdays at 4:00pm

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Spring 2021

Jan 28 Yulia Bereshpolova (UConn) Thalamocortical connectivity of fast-spike inhibitory interneurons in the visual cortex
Feb 18 Student Talk: Renee Chasse A novel approach to rule-learning in mice using operant touch screen boxes
Mar 11 5pm Kazuo Okanoya (University of Tokyo) Behavioral correlates of ultrasonic vocalizations in mice and rats
Mar 18 Student Talk: Olivia Vanegas
Student Talk: Chris Babigian
LPS induces paw inflammation and alters thermal preference
Effects of Short-, Long-, and Intermittent-Access Schedules of Cocaine Self-Administration on BET Protein RNA Expression
Mar 25 Michael Treadway (Emory) Effort expenditure and its discontents
Apr 1 Student Talk: Skyler Sklenarik Approach-Avoidance Tendencies for Vaping Stimuli in a College-Aged Sample
Apr 8 Jonathan Oler (U Wisc) The neural circuits of Anxious Temperament: translational studies in the developing nonhuman primate
Apr 22 Student Talk: Matt Jane
Student Talk: Tylor Harlow
A Bayesian Decision-Theoretic model for Judgement of Duration Based on Natural Statistical Priors
Potential Behavioral and Perceptual Factors Mediating Auditory Discrimination Performance
May 6 Student Talk: Alev Ecevitoglu
Student Talk: Emma Zorda
Effects of Tetrabenazine on Neocortical EEG
Sex Differences in Parkinson’s Disease

Past Seminars (2014-), Past Seminars (Before 2014)

PSYC 5200 & Student Presentations

The seminars are open to any interested faculty, staff, and students. However, BNS graduate students are required to take 4 semesters of seminar (PSYC 5200) for credit. The major goal of the course is to give students a chance to practice presenting and get feedback on their research. Senior graduate students and advanced/honors undergraduates working in BNS/PNB labs may also register.