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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.

News

  • Mariana Pereira selected for the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation's Research Partners Program

    New faculty member in the program (and Psychological and Brain Sciences) Mariana Pereira has received a grant from the Brain and Behavior Foundation.  It is especially exciting that it was selected for the the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation's Research Partners Program

Colloquia and Events

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

  • 2014
    Sep
    3

    NSB Student Presentations

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Janna Mantua, Chaia Flegenheimer, and Amanda Cremone

  • 2014
    Sep
    10

    NSB Student Presentations

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Ajay Kumar and Akshata Sonni

  • 2014
    Sep
    17

    Deep brain photoreceptors and sensory control of behavior in zebrafish

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Harold Burgess

    Investigator, National Institutes of Health

    Gerald Downes

  • 2014
    Sep
    24

    SINAUER ASSOCIATES LECTURE: From song to synapse: The neurobiology of vocal learning

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Richard Mooney

    George Barth Geller Professor of Neurobiology,
    Director of Graduate Studies and Faculty,
    Neurobiology Training Program, Duke University School of Medicine

    Luke Remage-Healey

  • 2014
    Oct
    1

    Circadian eating pattern in health and disease

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Satchin Panda

    Associate Professor
    Regulatory Biology Laboratory
    Salk Institute for Biological Studies

    Emily Manoogian & Eric Bittman

  • 2014
    Oct
    8

    Identification of the neurocircuitry and molecular mechanisms underlying nicotine withdrawal

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Andrew Tapper

    Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

    David Moorman

  • 2014
    Oct
    15

    Principles of neural design

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Peter Sterling

    Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience, School of Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania

    Eric Bittman

  • 2014
    Oct
    22

    The representation of episodic memory in single neurons of the human hippocampus

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    John Wixted

    Professor & Chair, Department of Psychology, University of California at San Diego

    Dave Huber

  • 2014
    Oct
    29

    Evolutionary divergence of gene and protein expression in the brains of humans and chimpanzees

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Courtney Babbitt

    Assistant Professor, Biology, UMass Amherst

    Gerald Downes

  • 2014
    Nov
    5

    Neuroendocrine and behavioral effects of developmental exposure to endocrine disruptors

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Heather Patisaul

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, North Carolina State University

    Mary Catanese, Tom Zoeller & Laura Vandenberg

  • 2014
    Dec
    3

    Episodic memory and spatial navigation in the medial temporal lobe

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    David Huber

    Professor, Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst

    Lisa Scott