Seminars & Events

Thursday, September 11, 2014: Dr. Bevil Conway (Wellesley College) will speak on his research in visual neuroscience and color at 4:30 pm in Goodpaster Hall 195.

Monday, October 27, 2014: Dr. Todd Gould (University of Maryland Baltimore) will speak on "Genes to behaviors to treatments in bipolar disorder" at 4:45 pm in Goodpaster Hall 195

Friday, December 5, 2014:  Dr. Brian Mathur (University of Maryland Baltimore) will speak on "Braking bad: Aberrant inhibitory neurotransmission in addiction" at 3:00 pm in Goodpaster Hall 195.


Alumni Highlight

Check out Jordan Gaines Lewis '11's award-winning blog, Gaines on Brains.




SMP Spotlight

Katie Gluskin and Jeff Haus present their SMP
Katie Gluskin and Jeff Haus, "Entorhinal Cortex Lesions, Habituation, and Latent Inhibition," 2013. Gluskin and Haus, the 2013 co-winners of the Neuroscience Award, infused a neurotoxin into the entorhinal cortex of rats to induce a lesion, and measured the resulting habituation and latent inhibition behavior within a fear conditioning paradigm.


NEUR 301/303. Seminar in the Neurosciences/Advanced Seminar in the Neurosciences (1E)

This seminar, for participants in the Neurosciences Study Area, examines current topics in the neurosciences.   Seminars include paper critiques, research proposals, outside speakers, and visits to neuroscience laboratories.   Some out-of-class activities required.   NEUR 303 is for participants in the Neurosciences Study Area that have already earned credit for NEUR301.   NEUR 303 may be repeated for credit.   Credit/No Credit grading.   Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: NEUR201 .