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March 2020

CANCELLED! BRiDGE/NSB Seminar – Dr. Danielle Lee

March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morrill Science Center II room 222, 611 North Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003
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March 11, 2020, 4-5pm Morrill 2, room 222 Dr. Danielle Lee Assistant Professor, SIUE Biological Sciences Department Southern Illinois University Edwardsville "Deciphering the ecology and natural history of African giant pouched rats, Cricetomys ansorgei" Danielle N. Lee is an outreach scientist who studies the behavioral biology and natural history of small mammals across urban gradients. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Southern Illinois Edwardsville. Her research includes examining behavioral variation of field mice in…

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April 2020

Remote NSB Seminar – Ilia Karatsoreos

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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April 1, 2020, 4-5pm Zoom room can be found here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/805179087 Ilia Karatsoreos Associate Professor, UMass Amherst Karatsoreos Lab Psychological and Brain Sciences "What, me stress? Why it's good, how it can be bad, and what to do about it" Dr. Karatsoreos will present an overview of the physiology and neurobiology of stress, with special emphasis on why stress is an important process that enables adaptation to environmental demands, and not merely a physiological response that leads to deleterious outcomes.…

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Remote NSB Seminar, PART 2 – Ilia Karatsoreos

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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April 7, 2020, 4-5pm Please register for the Zoom webinars here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tNREwC5SiKG-s60Lz8uvQ This only requires a one time registration, and the recurring NSB webinar URL  will be emailed to you once registration has been approved. Please bookmark that URL as it will be used for all future seminars, and will not be advertised. "PART 2: What, me stress? Why it's good, how it can be bad, and what to do about it" Professor Karatsoreos will continue his talk presenting an overview of…

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Remote NSB Seminar – Paul Katz

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online

April 8, 2020 Link for registration can be found here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tNREwC5SiKG-s60Lz8uvQ Once registered, the Zoom URL will be emailed to you. Please bookmark for all future remote NSB seminars. Paul Katz Professor, UMass Amherst Katz Lab Biology "The 3 Fs of neural circuitry underlying behavior in nudibranchs: Form, function, and phylogeny" Nudibranchs have deceptively simple brains. The neural basis of simple behaviors can be determined with cellular and synaptic precision because individual neurons can be identified from animal to animal…

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Remote NSB Seminar – Jared Schwartzer

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online

 "Neurodevelopmental impacts of the immune system on mouse behavior” April 15, 2020, 4-5pm Link for registration can be found here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tNREwC5SiKG-s60Lz8uvQ Once registered, the Zoom URL will be emailed to you. Please bookmark for all future remote NSB seminars. Jared Schwartzer Assistant Professor, Mount Holyoke College Schwartzer Lab Psychology and Education, NSB  

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Remote NSB Seminar – Marta Sabariego

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
online

“Memory and time in the hippocampus” April 29, 2020, 4-5pm Link for registration can be found here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tNREwC5SiKG-s60Lz8uvQ Once registered, the Zoom URL will be emailed to you. Please bookmark for all future remote NSB seminars. Marta Sabariego Assistant Professor, Mount Holyoke College NSB

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May 2020

Cancelled – UMass Interdisciplinary Neurosciences Conference 2020

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Old Chapel, 144 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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CANCELLED The Annual UMass Interdisciplinary Neurosciences Conference Neural Connectivity: from Synapses to Behavior Monday, May 11, 2020 Old Chapel The Conference will feature short talks by local faculty members and an evening poster session. More information will be available soon. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Thomas Südhof Howard Hughes Medical Investigator Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Physiology Stanford University School of Medicine Thomas Südhof’s laboratory studies how synapses form in the brain, how their properties are specified, and how they accomplish the…

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July 2020

NSB Remote Summer Seminar – Chase Cornelison

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
online

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2-3pm If you have already pre-registered for NSB seminars, we will use the same Zoom URL. If you haven't registered yet, please do so here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tNREwC5SiKG-s60Lz8uvQ Once registered, you will receive a link for the Zoom URL. Please bookmark it as it will be used for all future remote NSB seminars. Chase Cornelison Assistant Professor, UMass Amherst Cornelison Group Biomedical Engineering "Pathological fluid flow on glial cells in glioblastoma progression and therapy" Glioblastoma is the most…

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NSB Remote Summer Seminar – Emily Rothwell

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
online

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 2-3pm If you have already pre-registered for Zoom seminars, we are using the same URL. If you haven't registered yet, please do so here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tNREwC5SiKG-s60Lz8uvQ Once you are registered, you will be sent a Zoom URL. Please bookmark it as we will use it for all future NSB Zoom seminars. Emily Rothwell Postdoctoral Researcher, UMass Amherst Lacreuse Lab Psychological and Brain Sciences "Sex differences in aging trajectories of common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus): cognition, motor function, stress reactivity…

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NSB Remote Summer Seminar – Brandon Roberts

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
online

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2-3pm Come and learn about the work done by the new Post Doc, Brandon Roberts, in Dr. Karatsoreos' Lab! If you have already pre-registered for previous NSB Zoom seminars, we will be using the same link. If you haven't yet registered, please do so here: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-tNREwC5SiKG-s60Lz8uvQ Once you are registered, you will receive a link for the Zoom URL. Please bookmark it for all future Zoom seminars presented by NSB. Brandon Roberts Postdoctoral Researcher, UMass Amherst…

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