Current & Recent Talks

Jan

22

School of Education Candidate Talk

10:00 am, SOE Colloquium Room, 5604 Posvar

Jessica Watkins, Tufts University, will present "From Uncertainty to Sense-making: How Classroom Communities enter into Collective Scientific Pursuits."

Jan

22

CAMeL Talk

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Martin Room, 4127 Sennott Square

The Community for Advanced Methodological Learning (CAMeL) is holding a planning meeting to set the schedule for the spring semester. For more information, visit http://camel.fullboards.com/.

Jan

22

CNBC Brain Bag

6:00 pm, Mellon Institute Social Room, CMU

Lindsay Bahureska, mentored by Dr. Steve Chase, will present "Comparing M1 Neural Reorganization During Contralateral and Ipsilateral Visuomotor Rotation Learning," followed by Ryan Williamson, mentored by Drs. Byron Yu and Matt Smith, who will present "Expanding Intracortical Brain Computer Interfaces to non-Motor Brain Areas."

Jan

24

School of Education Candidate Talk

10:00 am, SOE Colloquium Room, 5604 Posvar

Noemi Waight, University of Buffalo, will present, "Implications of the Nature of Technology for Design, Development, Implementation and Enactment of Technology in High School Science Classrooms."

Jan

24

Cognitive Brown Bag Series

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, LRDC 9th Floor

Dana Miller-Cotto, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Associate, LRDC, will present "Sketching and Self-Explanation: A Comparison of Two Cognitive Based Strategies Used to Improve Sixth Graders Problem Solving in Math and Science."

Jan

25

Human Resource Protection Office (HRPO) Session

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, S120 Biomedical Science Tower South

Richard Guido, MD HRPO Chair, Jean Barone, HRPO Director, and Melissa Miklos, HRPO Associate Director, will speak on "The Common Rule Delay, PittPRO System and Other HRPO News." Attend to learn how the delay affects your research and proactive approaches to implement certain changes in your study prior to the new effective date.

Jan

29

eBrain Journal Club

11:00 am - 12:00 pm, 5140 Parran Hall

The following article regarding biological vs chronological age and its importance in considering brain-related outcomes will be discussed: Rutherford, B. R., Taylor, W. D., Brown, P., J., Sneed, J. R., & Roose, S. P. (2017). Biological aging and the future of geriatric psychiatry. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 72(3), 343-352. Article here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27994004

Jan

29

Department of Neurobiology Special Seminar

1:30 pm, 1495 Biomedical Science Tower

R. Christopher Pierce, Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, will present “The Sins of the Fathers: Transgenerational Effects of Paternal Cocaine.”

Feb

1

CNBC Colloquium

4:00 pm, 328 Mellon Institute

Danielle S. Bassett, Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor, Departments of Bioengineering, of Electrical & Systems Engineering, and of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, will present “Networks that Learn, and the Networks they Learn.” If interested, please fill out the following Google Sheet for help with escorting and openings for meals: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-hZHvU0lrCE0gHXUC4ryL2b6QoXRe-ARO8ZBPwnGovY/edit#gid=0

Feb

1

Motivation Center Speaker Series

11:00 am - 12:00 pm, 5604 Posvar

Howard Stevenson, Constance Clayton Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, and Executive Director, Racial Empowerment Collaborative, will present "Culturally Responsive Stress Management: Infusing Interventions with Racial Socialization and Literacy."

Feb

1

Motivation Center Speaker Series

11:00 am - 12:00 pm, 5604 Posvar

Howard Stevenson, Constance Clayton Professor, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, and Executive Director, Racial Empowerment Collaborative, will present "Culturally Responsive Stress Management: Infusing Interventions with Racial Socialization and Literacy." Reception to follow.

Feb

9

Linguistics Department Spring 2018 Colloquium Series

3:00 pm, G-17 Cathedral of Learning

Lauren Collister, Scholarly Communications Librarian, will present.