October 2021 Events

Friday, October 29, 2021

Katarina T. Borer Lecture: Dr. Henriette van Praag

3:00 PM

Join us for the Katarina T. Borer Lectureship in Exercise Endocrinology & Metabolism:

DR. PRAAG is giving a talk titled: "MECHANISMS UNDERLYING THE BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF EXERCISE FOR THE BRAIN"

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

15th Annual Prechter Lecture

7:00 PM

Norm Ornstein is the keynote speaker at this year’s (virtual) lecture. Norm will talk about “Reforming and Transforming Our Broken System on Serious Mental Illness,” including stories of his family's journey

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Biopsychology Colloquium

12:00 PM

Dr. Mary Heitzeg, Professor of Psychiatry is giving a talk titled: "Neuroimaging insights into substance abuse"

Friday, October 22, 2021

MCDB Seminar - Virtual

12:00 PM

Dr. Carlos Portera-Cailliau form UCLA will give it a talk titled "Cortical interneurons and sensory processing in a model of autism" 

Friday, October 22, 2021

DEI @ MNI - Cider & Donuts

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Outside of BSRB

DEI @ MNI invites you to chat with friends and colleagues and enjoy some fall treats!

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Listen to MNI's Dr. Joanna Spencer-Segal on WJR Radio

6:30 AM

Survivors of COVID-19 hospitalization are at high risk for mental health conditions like PTSD, GAD and loneliness, according to recent UMICH Medicine research.

Tune in to WJR Radio (760 on AM radio) at 6:45 AM on Thursday October 21 to learn more from study author Dr. Spencer-Segal!

Friday, October 15, 2021

Big 10 Virtual Neuroscience Seminar

1:00 PM

Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 927 7641 6736

Passcode: 701746

There is an introduction to Neuroscience at Maryland by Brian Mathur, talks by Steffen Wolff and Kate O’Neill, and a short session on career advice and opportunities by Michy Kelly and Alex Poulopoulos

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Monthly MNI Seminar - Data Blitz Presentation

3:00 PM

Thursday October 14th, 3-4 PM

We invite the greater University of Michigan Neuroscience community to join us and participate in our newly launched MNI seminar series. These will occur the second Thursday of each month, from 3:00 – 4:00 PM. We intend to feature multiple data blitz presentations at each seminar, so that

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Presenters give brief overviews of their work in two concurrent sessions. Each session will end with Q&A. Presenters include under-graduates, graduate students, staff, residents, medical students, fellows, and faculty.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Elliott S. Valenstein Distinguished Lecture: Biopsychology Colloquium

12:00 PM

Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MBNI) 205 Zina Pitcher Place Waggoner Conference Room (Room number: 1057)

Dr. William Newsome from Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Stanford University is giving a talk titled "Detecting covert cognitive states from neural population recordings in prefrontal cortex"

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Biopsychology Colloquium

12:00 PM

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

12:00-1:00 PM

Michigan Union Kuenzel Room (First Floor) Click here for building map

Dr. Jacinta Beehner, Dr. Thore Bergman and Missy Painter are giving a talk titled "Capuchins, cognition, and conservation: Introducing the Taboga Research Exchange"