Shriver Center Seminar Series
The IDDRC sponsors periodic seminars of special interest to biobehavioral and behavioral researchers at UMass Medical School. All talks are open to the public.
The following are some of our past speakers and recordings of their presentations:
May 1, 2015 - Mark Galizio, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Professor, Department of Psychology
Topic: The odor span task of rodent working memory capacity:
pharmacological and behavioral analyses
December 17, 2014 - Bittie Behl-Chadha, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School,
Commonwealth Medicine Division
Director, Office of Survey Research
Topic: Overview of capabilities of the Office of Survey Research
Nov. 6, 2014 - Helen Tager-Flusberg, Ph.D.
(Photo by Kalman Zabarsky for Boston
Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Science
Topic: Searching for early risk signs of autism spectrum
disorder in the first year of life
April 7, 2014 - John Colombo, Ph.D.
University of Kansas
Professor of Psychology
Director, Life Span Institute
Topic: Long chain poly-unsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA)
supplementation and developmental outcomes
August 12, 2014 - Micah Eckhardt
MIT Media Lab
Affective Computing Group
Topic: StoryScape: Empowering children with autism
to create interactive, illustrative stories