Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium Spring 2014 Schedule

Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium Spring 2014 Schedule

Fridays, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

C415A Room, The Graduate Center


February 7                   Jeff Beeler, Queens College, CUNY


February 14                 Grad student presentations: Samantha Cohen, CCNY Kimberly Page, Queens College “Of Mice and Mold: Decreased neurogenesis is correlated with immune activation in the CNS following exposure to black mold” Robert Steger, Queens College “Inverted Pyramidal Cells: A closer look into the physiology of cortical neurons”


February 21                 Edward Large, University of Connecticut


February 28                 Gyorgy Buzsaki, NYU


March 7                       Mike Shadlen, Columbia University


March 14                     Grad student presentations Dana Bakalar, Hunter College


March 21                     Qi Wang, Columbia University “Thalamic Synchrony and the Adaptive Gating of Information Flow to Cortex”


March 28                     Srdjan Antic, University of Connecticut Health Center “NMDA Spikes and Plateau Potentials in Thin Dendrites of Cortical Pyramidal Neurons – Voltage-sensitive Dye Imaging”


April 4                         Nadia Bolognini, University of Milan-Biccoca “Mirror-touch syneasthesia: the binding of viewed and felt touch to understand other’s somatosensation”


April 11                       Noam Sagiv, Brunel University, London, UK  “Synaesthesia, Personification, and Consciousness”


April 18                       Spring recess


April 25                       Michael Kahana, University of Pennsylvania


May 2                          Ellen Lumpkin, Columbia University  “Mechanisms of sensory encoding in a mammalian touch receptor”


May 9                          Grad student presentations

Tony Ro, Ph.D. Professor The City College and Graduate Center The City University of New York Department of Psychology, NAC 7/120 160 Convent Avenue New York, NY 10031 Web: