Each seminar starts at 4:00pm on Wednesday unless otherwise noted. NSB seminars 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 2018 Seminar Schedule

Jan 31

No Seminar

Feb 7

No Seminar

Feb 14

Artificially activating positive and negative memories in healthy and maladaptive states

Boston University

Host: Matias Andina

Feb 21

No Seminar

Feb 28

Marijuana and microglia maketh the male: mechanisms establishing sex differences in social play

Margaret McCarthy                                                                                                              

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Host: Joe Bergan

Mar 7


Mar 23

Chemical and cognitive ecology of poison frogs

Stanford University

Host: Matheus Macedo-Lima

Co-sponsored by OEB and NSB

Mar 28

Locus coeruleus noradrenergic functions

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Apr 4

System interactions in human sensorimotor learning

UC Berkeley

Host: Bekki Spencer

Apr 11

Making up your mind: the generation and integration of interneurons into the developing brain

Harvard Medical School

Host: Luke Remage-Healey

Apr 18

NSB Annual Kay Fite Lecture:
Can effects of trauma be transmitted to the next generation?

(postponed from March 7)

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Host: Jerry Meyer

Apr 25

Menopause and the human hypothalamus:  From LH pulses to hot flushes

University of Arizona

Host: Agnes Lacreuse