NACS' Maryland Neuroimaging Center (MNC)

Made possible by a $2 million award from the NSF, the MNC will house a new fMRI scanner and the University's existing MEG, a combination that exists at only a couple of locations in the country. The center opens in Summer 2011.

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NACS Seminars

Each seminar is one hour long, followed by a short discussion period. Room 1103 Bioscience Research Building, 10:15 am.

Date Name General Topic
September 26, 2014 Matt McHenry Predator sensing and evasion in zebrafish
October 03, 2014 Colin Saldanha Estrogens on demand: Spatial and Temporal precision in Hormone Delivery
October 10, 2014 Vivek Jayaraman Sensorimotor integration in the Drosophila central complex
October 17, 2014 Zuoxin Wang The monogamous brain: neurochemical regulation of social bonding and buffering
October 24, 2014 Michael Kilgard Directing Cortical Plasticity to Understand and Treat Neurological Disease
October 31, 2014 Daniel Pine Research on Pediatric Anxiety: Integrating developmental psychopathology and clinical neuroscience
November 07, 2014 Shai Silberberg Enhancing the Value of Research Findings: Ongoing Activities at NIH and Beyond
November 21, 2014 Eve Marder Variability, Modulation, and Homeostasis in a Rhythmic Neuronal Network
December 05, 2014 Anthony Leonardo Neural circuits underlying internal models in predictive motor control
February 06, 2015 Bruce McEwen The Brain on Stress: Remodeling of Neural Architecture Via Novel Mechanisms
February 20, 2015 Mark Latash Stability of Actions by Abundant Motor Systems
February 27, 2015 Mitchell Sutter Modulation of Auditory Cortical Activity by Attention and Choice
March 06, 2015 Ania Majewska (CANCELED) Microglial roles in synaptic remodeling during visual cortical plasticity
March 27, 2015 Thomas Serre Computational mechanisms of rapid visual recognition
April 03, 2015 George Spirou Connectomes at the Nanoscale: Wiring Diagrams, Cell Biology and Big Data Challenges
April 10, 2015 Yasmeen Faroqi-Shah Language and the left hemisphere: investigations of grammatical abilities in brain-damaged individuals
April 17, 2015 Marla Feller A role for retinal waves in the developing circuits of the retina
April 24, 2015 Joshua Corbin Embryonic developmental programs for the establishment of mammalian limbic system circuitry and behavior
November 06, 2015 Sheena Josselyn
November 13, 2015 Mike Yassa Functional Specializations in the Human Medial Temporal Lobes: Insights from High-Resolution Imaging Studies

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Mark Saffer (PhD 2007) left his successful chiropractic practice to pursue postural control research in the Jeka lab.
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