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
University Photography)

Boston University
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
Ph.D. Candidate
Topic: StoryScape: Empowering children with autism
to create interactive, illustrative stories

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