Each colloquium starts at 4:00pm on Wednesday unless otherwise noted. NSB colloquia are held in 222 Morrill Science Center II and refreshments are from 3:45-4:00pm.

To find more seminars in the Life Sciences, visit the Graduate Programs in Life Sciences Calendar.

Spring 2016 Colloquium Schedule

Feb 24

Rapid steroid-mediated responses to changing reproductive conditions

Lisa Mangiamele

Smith College

Host: Dan Vahaba

Mar 2

The hippocampus in space and time

Howard Eichenbaum

Boston University

Host: David Moorman

Mar 9

Mechanisms that control the efficacy of GABAergic inhibition

Tufts University

Host: Gerry Downes

Mar 22

Circuit mechanisms for vocal imitation

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

HOST: Luke Remage-Healey

Co-sponsored by Molecular & Cellular Biology and Neuroscience & Behavior

Mar 23

Circadian and non-circadian roles of mammalian clock genes

David Weaver

UMass Medical School

Host: Eric Bittman

Apr 1

How jumping spiders see the world

Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences and Organismic & Evolutionary Biology, UMass Amherst

HOST: Luke Remage-Healey

Co-sponsored by OEB and NSB

Apr 6

Genetic sex, estradiol and the striatum

John Meitzen

North Carolina State University

Host: Amanda Krentzel

Apr 13

The life of a memory: associative memory formation and consolidation

Lila Davachi

New York University

Host: Rosie Cowell

Apr 27

Effects of estrogen on central dopamine and multiple memory systems

Wayne Brake

Concordia University

Host: Nicole Gervais