Apr
25
3:30 pm15:30

Conte Colloquium

"On Being a Circuit Psychiatrist"
Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD
Director, National Institute of Mental Health

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Apr
11
4:30 pm16:30

Conte Colloquium

"The infantile amnesia paradox: a critical period of learning to learn and remember"

Cristina Alberini, PhD
Professor, Center for Neural Science
New York University

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Mar
28
4:30 pm16:30

Conte Colloquium

"Modeling Prenatal Cortical Development Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells"
Flora M. Vaccarino, MD
Harris Professor at the Child Study Center
Professor in the Dept. of Neuroscience, Yale University of Medicine

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Conte Colloquium
Nov
29
5:30 pm17:30

Conte Colloquium

"Reasoning to learn, learning to reason"

Silvia Bunge, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology & Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Director, Building Blocks of Cognition Laboratory
University of California at Berkeley

Free and open to the public
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Conte Colloquium
Nov
1
4:30 pm16:30

Conte Colloquium

"Examining how the CNS works by unravelling sub-second pain behavior"

Clifford Woolf, PhD
Director, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children's Hospital
Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School


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Conte Colloquium
Oct
4
4:00 pm16:00

Conte Colloquium

The Functional Organization of the Human Brain as a Window into the Architecture of the Mind.

Nancy Kanwisher, PhD
Walter A. Rosenblight,
M.I.T.
Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences

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Conte Colloquium
Mar
1
6:00 pm18:00

Conte Colloquium

  • Biological Labs

Dysregulation of the HPA axis in postpartum depression and the negative impact on offspring behavior


Jamie Maguire, PhD
Tufts University School of Medicine,
Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor

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Conte Colloquium
Feb
9
6:30 pm18:30

Conte Colloquium

  • Harvard University

A quarter century of glutamate:  physiological and therapeutic implications of the PCP/NMDA model of schizophrenia

DANIEL C. JAVITT, M.D., PH.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Director, Division of Experimental Therapetics,
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University

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Conte Colloquium
Dec
8
5:30 pm17:30

Conte Colloquium

CONTE COLLOQUIUM ON MENTAL HEALTH:

Guoping Feng, PhD

Investigator, McGovern Institute and Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Institute Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Dissecting synaptic and circuitry mechanisms of psychiatric disorders

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Conte Colloquium
Nov
24
4:00 pm16:00

Conte Colloquium

CONTE COLLOQUIUM ON MENTAL HEALTH:

Tracy Bale, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania

Transmission of Stress Signals:
Neurodevelopmental programming through the microbiome and germ cell exosomes

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Special Symposium
Oct
23
9:00 am09:00

Special Symposium

Synesthesia - A Window into Brain Development

Friday October 23, 2015

FEATURING LECTURES BY:

Simon Baron-Cohen, PhD 
University of Cambridge, UK

David Eagleman, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Takao Hensch, PhD
Harvard University and Boston Children's Hospital

Edward Hubbard, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Lewkowicz, PhD
Northeastern University

Daphne Maurer, PhD
McMaster University, Canada

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Conte Colloquium
Sep
22
5:45 pm17:45

Conte Colloquium

Lisa Barrett, PhD
University Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory, Northeastern University

Emotion inside out:  From cartoon neuroscience to the predictive brain

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Summer Student Lunch & Learn
Aug
10
1:00 pm13:00

Summer Student Lunch & Learn

Summer Student Lunch & Learn

Come meet other summer interns in the Conte Center & neighboring labs, and hear from a graduate student in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

"It all started in high school…
My path to science, and why I still love it!”      

Tessa Montague
Graduate Student, Lab of Alex Schier
Studying embryonic development in zebrafish

High School Student Lunch & Learn
Jul
28
1:00 pm13:00

High School Student Lunch & Learn

Summer Student Lunch & Learn

Come meet other summer interns in the Conte Center & neighboring labs, and hear from a distinguished neurobiologist and author, Professor John E. Dowling:

"Zebrafish: An animal that sees!"
John E. Dowling, PhD
Gordon and Llura Gund Research Professor of Neurosciences, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Summer Student Lunch & Learn
Jul
15
1:00 pm13:00

Summer Student Lunch & Learn

Summer Student Lunch & Learn

Come meet other summer interns in the Conte Center & neighboring labs, and hear from a postdoctoral fellow doing neuroscience research in the Dulac Lab.   

"Neural circuits for instinctive behaviors in mice"
Dhananjay (DJ) Bambah-Mukku, PhD

High School Science Teacher Workshop
Jul
8
Jul 10

High School Science Teacher Workshop

"Exploring Neuroscience and Mental Health" Summer Workshop

The Conte Center & Life Sciences Outreach Program at Harvard joined forces to offer this fourth annual summer enrichment workshop for 25 high school biology teachers from the Greater Boston area. The program featured basic and clinical science lectures, tours, discussions and a lab activity.

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Special Symposium
Apr
21
3:00 pm15:00

Special Symposium

MATERNAL CARE OR NEURONAL DESPAIR?
What Parenting Looks Like in the Brain

Featuring Lectures by Marian Joels, Michael Meaney and Catherine Dulac, as well as an undergraduate research poster session.

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Conte Colloquium
Mar
24
6:00 pm18:00

Conte Colloquium

Larry J. Young, PhD
Director, Silvio O. Conte Center for Oxytocin and Social Cognition
William P. Timmie Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University

Neural Mechanisms of Social Bonding:
Implications for Novel Therapies for Autism

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Conte Colloquium
Feb
17
6:00 pm18:00

Conte Colloquium

Leah Somerville, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Risk and Opportunities:
Adolescent brain development & psychological functioning

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Conte Colloquium
Dec
9
6:00 pm18:00

Conte Colloquium

Amy Arnsten, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology and Psychology
Member, Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University

Dynamic Network Connectivity in Prefrontal Cortex:
Molecular Basis for Vulnerabilities in Mental Illness

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Conte Colloquium
Oct
21
6:00 pm18:00

Conte Colloquium

Theresa A. Jones, PhD
Professor, Psychology Department & Institute for Neuroscience, The University of Texas at Austin

“Re-Learning" to Remodel the Adult Damaged Brain:
Experience-Driven Competition in Neural Mechanisms of Stroke Recovery

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Conte Colloquium
Sep
30
6:30 pm18:30

Conte Colloquium

Christopher Walsh, MD PhD
Chief, Division of Genetics and Genomics, Children's Hospital Boston
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Bullard Professor, Pediatrics and Neurology, Harvard Medical School

One Brain, Many Genomes:
Genomic variability between single neurons in health and disease

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