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 is the schedule of speakers presenting on the main medical school campus in Worcester:

May 1, 2015

Mark Galizio, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
University of North Crolina Wilmington
Topic: The odor span task of rodent working memory capacity: pharmacological and
behavioral analyses
Location: TBD
12:00  - 1:00

December 17, 2014

Bittie Behl-Chadha, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Survey Research
Commonwealth Medicine, UMass Medical School
Topic: Office of Survey Research: Overview of Capabilities
Albert Sherman Auditorium, ASC-2102
1:00 – 2:00

Video link for Behl-Chadha talk

November 6, 2014

Helen Tager-Flusberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Department of Psychological and Brain Science
Boston University
Topic: Searching for early risk signs of autism spectrum disorder in the first year of life
Lazare Auditorium S1-607
12:00 - 1:00
The IDDRC is sponsoring this talk as part of the Psychiatry Grand Rounds series

Video link for Tager-Flusberg talk

August 12, 2014

Micah Eckhardt
Ph.D. Candidate
MIT Media Lab
Affective Computing Group
Topic: StoryScape: Empowering children with autism to create interactive, illustrative stories
12:00 - 1:00
Albert Sherman Auditorium, room AS2-2102

Video link for Eckhardt talk

April 7, 2014

John Colombo, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Director, Life Span Institute
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
Topic: Long Chain Poly-unsaturated Fatty Acids (LCPUFA) Supplementation and Developmental Outcomes
11:00 - 12:00 
Amphitheater I, S2-102 Worcester campus

Video link for Colombo talk