Conte Colloquium
Nov
29
5:30pm 5:30pm

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

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Conte Colloquium
Feb
9
6:30pm 6:30pm

Conte Colloquium

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
5:30pm 5:30pm

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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Special Symposium
Oct
23
9:00am 9:00am

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

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

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

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

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High School Science Teacher Workshop
Jul
8
to 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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Conte Colloquium
Sep
30
6:30pm 6:30pm

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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