University of Pittsburgh Department of Neuroscience
10:00 a.m., 328 Mellon Institute
Melissa Warden, Assistant Professor and Miriam M. Salpeter Fellow, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, presents "To seek or lee: The Neural Circuits of Approach and Avoidance."
1:00 pm, A119B Langley Hall
Meredyth Wegener will present "Impact of Learning and Diet on Two Distinct Populations of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons."
Center for Neuroscience University of Pittsburgh
1:00 pm, A219B Langley Hall
Meredyth Wegener, graduate student, presents "Impact of Learning and Diet on Two Distinct Populations of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons." In partial fulfillment for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Noon, Baker Hall, 336B, CMU
Avi Karni, Professor, University of Haifa, presents "Not Just for Kids: A Biological Perspective on Skill Acquisition & the Generation of Long-term Procedural Memory"
University of Pittsburgh Career Building EXPO
12:00 pm - 6 pm, William Pitt Union Ballroom
University of Pittsburgh - Business Operations Career Building EXPO
Systems Neuroscience Institute
2:00 pm, 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3
Richard Apps, Ph.D., Professor, Neuroscience, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, presents “Cerebellar Zones and Goal Directed Movements”
Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) Open House
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, HERL Bakery Square Office Building, 6425 Penn Ave., 4th Floor, Suite 400
Two wheelchairs — one that runs on compressed air and another that climbs curbs — and an app that controls a robotic arm are just a few of the innovations visitors will see firsthand at the HERL open house on Friday, July 28. Members of the media are welcome to attend. The event will allow people to see what researchers are doing to improve the mobility and function of people with disabilities through advanced engineering in clinical research and medical rehabilitation.
PIER Thesis Defense
10:00 am, Gates-Hillman Center 4405, CMU
Erik Harpstead, graduate student, CMU, will present "Projective Replay Analysis: A Reflective Approach for Aligning Educational Games to their Goals."