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March 2019

NSB Seminar – Talia Konkle

March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morrill Science Center II room 222, 611 North Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003
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Neuroscience and Behavior Seminar Weds, March 27, 2019, 4:00 222 Morrill Science Center 2 Talia Konkle Department of Psychology Harvard University The shape of things and the organization of object-selective cortex

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April 2019

Kay Fite Lecture – Frank Grasso

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morrill Science Center II room 222, 611 North Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003
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Kay Fite Lecture Weds, April 3, 2019, 4:00 222 Morrill Science Center Frank Grasso Department of Psychology Brooklyn College, CUNY The octopus with two brains Octopuses have extraordinary intelligence, yet have a brain and nervous system that is as different from ours as possible. There are actually more neurons in an octopus nervous system than that of a mouse, but the distinction between central and peripheral nervous systems is completely different. Computations are shared by the brain and nerve cords…

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Neurosciences Distinguished Lecture – Marlene Behrmann

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morrill Science Center II room 222, 611 North Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003
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Neurosciences Distinguished Lecture Series Weds, April 10, 2019, 4:00 222 Morrill Science Center 2 Marlene Behrmann Department of Psychology Carnegie Mellon University A broader vision of object recognition: beyond ventral cortex Abstract: The neural correlates of object recognition are typically assumed to be under the purview of the ventral pathway of the cortical visual system. Decades of empirical studies using neuroimaging as well as single unit recording in awake behaving non-human primates have supported this conclusion. I will describe some…

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Neuroscience Distinguished Lecture – Jeff Lichtman

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Life Sciences Laboratory 330 & 340, N510 Life Sciences Laboratory
Amherst, 010003 United States
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Neuroscience Distinguished Lecture Weds, April 24, 4:00  “Connectomics: what, how, and why” Jeff Lichtman Jeremy R. Knowles Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology Santiago Ramón y Cajal Professor of Arts and Sciences Harvard University    

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May 2019

NSB Seminar – Karla Kaun

May 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morrill Science Center II room 222, 611 North Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003
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NSB Summer Seminar Weds, May 22, 2019, 4:00 222 Morrill Science Center II Karla Kaun Brown University

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UMass Interdisciplinary Neurosciences Conference

May 28
Campus Center Auditorium, 1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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UMass Interdisciplinary Neurosciences Conference Focus on Neuroengineering Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 9:00am - 9:00pm. University Campus Center Auditorium Keynote Speaker Steve McCarroll Dorothy and Milton Flier Professor of Biomedical Science and Genetics Department of Genetics Harvard Medical School Keynote speaker sponsored by Models to Medicine, Institute of Applied Life Sciences. More information soon....      

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