2021 Virtual Summer Seminar Series

The 2021 CNLM Summer Seminar Series is hosted by the Irvine Summer Institute in Neuroscience, a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program funded by the National Science Foundation and Department of Defense. The program is directed by Dr. Luis Colon-Perez and Manuella Oliveira Yassa and provides an intensive research training and professional development experience for undergraduates interested in interdisciplinary neuroscience research.

Past Speakers

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Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 - 11:00 AM PDT

Nobel Lessons for the Cha-Cha-Cha

Gregory Brewer, Ph.D.
Professor
Biomedical Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

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Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 - 11:00 AM PDT

Environmental Enrichment as an Effective Treatment for Autism

Michael Leon, Ph.D.
Professor
Neurobiology and Behavior
School of Biological Sciences

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Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 - 11:00 AM PDT

Exploring the Therapeutic Potential of Morning Bright Light for PTSD

Alyson K. Zalta, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Psychological Science
School of Social Ecology

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 - 11:00 AM PDT

Exploring AMPA Receptors Synaptic Trafficking During Long-term Potentiation

Javier Diaz Alonso, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Anatomy and Neurobiology
School of Medicine

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Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 - 11:00 AM PDT

Sex Dependent Short- and Long-term Effects of Stress on the Parietal Circuit

Gyorgy Lur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurobiology and Behavior
School of Biological Sciences

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Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 - 11:00 AM PDT

Lessons From Science: Interviewing Children about Trauma to Obtain Accurate and Complete Accounts

Jodi Quas, Ph.D.
Professor
Psychological Science
School of Social Ecology

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Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 - 11:00 AM PDT

Role of Neurexin 2 in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Epilepsy

Lulu Y. Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Anatomy and Neurobiology
School of Medicine