Events Archive

Clinical/Developmental Colloquium | Erik Mick ScD

Thursday, December 1, 2016 1:00pm


Tobin 423

Clinical Psychology and Developmental Science will hold a colloquium featuring Erik Mick, ScD, Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr Mick's presentation will be titled Developmental Trajectories of Behavioral Dysregulation in a Large Population-Based Cohort.

For more information on Dr Mick, visit

This colloquium takes place in Tobin 423 from 1:00-2:15pm.

All are welcome.

NSB Colloquium | Jun Ding PhD

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 4:00pm


222 Morrill Science Center II

The NSB Graduate Program will hold a colloquium titled Dopamine modulation of synaptic plasticity - Balance between co-released neurotransmitters.  Jun Ding of the Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford School of Medicine will give the talk.

The colloquium is hosted by Genglin Li and takes place in 222 Morrill Science Center II from 4:00-5:00pm.

Refreshments will be served from 3:45-4:00pm.

All are welcome.

Social Brown Bag | Jennifer Tomlinson PhD

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:00pm


Tobin 423

Jennifer Tomlinson PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Colgate University, will present a talk entitled Helping each other grow: Individual and relationship benefits of self-expansion across the lifespan.

Dr. Tomlinson conducts research on the ways in which relationship partners can encourage one another to seek out opportunities for personal growth and how this benefits relationships and health.

Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series | Suzanne Fenton PhD

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1:00pm


Room 160E, Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst

Please join The Center for Research on Families as Suzanne Fenton PhD, a Group Leader in Reproductive Endocrinology in the National Toxicology Program, part of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health,  presents a talk titled Early-Life Chemical Exposures and Female Puberty-Related Outcomes in Animal Models

NSB Colloquium | Anat Biegon PhD

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 4:00pm


222 Morrill Science Center II

The NSB Graduate Program will hold a colloquium featuring Anat Biegon PhD,  Professor of Neurology at Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute.  Dr Biegon's talk is titled  Estrogen synthase (aromatase) in the human brain: Where, when and what for? 

Dr Biegon works on the human brain response to traumatic, ischemic or inflammatory insults and sex differences and gonadal hormone modulation of brain function in health and disease. She has also developed radiopharmaceutical tools for non invasive imaging of neurotransmitter and hormone markers in the brain.

Cognitive Brown Bag | David Kajander and Patrick Sadil

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 12:00pm


Tobin 521B

David Kajander and Patrick Sadil, graduate students at UMass Amherst will present a talk titled Trends in open science and the resources provided by data sharing

Abstract:  New projects and databases have arisen that collect data in a way that is easy to access and use, particularly with fMRI data. We will discuss the advantages and pitfalls of researchers sharing analyses, data, and code through internet databases. Additionally, we will briefly present how to get involved in the process.

All are welcome!