Our seminar series brings outside speakers to campus to deliver lectures in a variety of areas of neuroscience, and to meet and network with St. Mary’s neuroscience students. Speakers have included prominent neuroscientists in a variety of fields which overlap with other areas of science including psychology, biology, and chemistry, thus providing a broad appeal to the campus community. These seminar presentations expose our student minors to cutting-edge research in the field and showcase what it means to be an active research neuroscientist.
2:45 pm | Cole Cinema
The Neurosciences program welcomes Dr. Patrick Piantadosi ’10 a post-doctoral fellow in the Laboratory of Behavioral and Genomic Neuroscience of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. His topic is “Contributions of nucleus accumbens circuitry to aversively-motivated behaviors.” The ability to inhibit or promote behavior in the presence of an aversive stimulus is an Find out more »