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Neuroscience & Behavior Program

The Neuroscience and Behavior Program at UMass Amherst is an interdepartmental graduate degree-granting academic unit that brings together faculty members from various departments to provide cutting-edge research training.

Colloquia and Events

Each colloquium starts at 4:00pm, preceded by refreshments from 3:30-4:00pm.

  • 2015
    Sep
    16

    Sinauer Associates lecture: How the brain controls attention: a study in birds

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Eric Knudsen

    Professor. Department of Neurobiology, Stanford University

    Joseph Bergan

  • 2015
    Sep
    23

    TBA

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Brian Trainor

    Associate Professor of Psychology, University of California Davis

    Luke Remage-Healey

  • 2015
    Sep
    30

    Cognitive and socioemotional development after postnatal anesthetic exposure

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Mark Baxter

    Professor, Neuroscience, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

    Agn├Ęs Lacreuse and Melinda Novak

  • 2015
    Oct
    7

    Brain circuit mechanisms for human self-control failure

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Joshua Buckholtz

    Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

    Jerrold Meyer & David Moorman

  • 2015
    Oct
    14

    TBA

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    David Moorman

    Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences, 
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    John Hernandez

  • 2015
    Oct
    28

    TBA

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Julia Choi

    Assistant Professor, Kinesiology,
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    Chelsea Tyrrell

  • 2015
    Nov
    4

    The roles of glial cells in modulating neural networks and diverse behaviors

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Philip Haydon

    Professor and Chair, Neuroscience, Tufts University

    Gerald Downes

  • 2015
    Nov
    18

    TBA

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Peggy Mason

    Professor, Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago

    Joseph Bergan

  • 2015
    Dec
    2

    TBA

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Morgan Barense

    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

    Rosie Cowell