Krasnow Institute Offers Monday Seminars

Posted: September 4, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On most Monday afternoons during the academic year, the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study hosts a seminar at 4 p.m. in Room 229 at the institute. Invited guest speakers present a topic in the cognitive sciences and a discussion period follows. All are welcome.

Topics and speakers for the fall semester are:

  • Sept. 9: “Krasnow Institute: Directions for the Second Decade,” James Olds, director, Krasnow Institute
  • Sept. 16: “Hippocampal Formation Glutamate Abnormalities in Schizophrenia,” Susan Bachus, Krasnow Institute and Department of Psychology, and National Institute of Mental Health
  • Sept. 23: “One-Dimensional Approaches to Brain Protein Analyses and Neuropeptide Design,” Arnold Mandell, professor of psychiatry and neuroscience, Cielo Institute and Emory University
  • Sept. 30: “Talents of Dyslexics II: Case Studies and Neuroscience,” Thomas West, director, Center for the Study of Dyslexia and Talent, Krasnow Institute; and Gordon Sherman, science director, Center for the Study of Dyslexia and Talent, Krasnow Institute, and executive director, The Newgrange School and Educational Outreach Center
  • Oct. 7: Topic to be announced, Daniel Alkon, Blanche Rockefeller Institute
  • Oct. 21: Topic to be announced, Guy Van Orden, program director, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, National Science Foundation
  • Oct. 28: Topic to be announced, Lee Zwanziger, President’s Council on Bioethics
  • Nov. 11: Topic to be announced, Layne Kalbfleisch, Graduate School of Education and Krasnow Institute
  • Nov. 18: Topic to be announced, Didier Depireux, anatomy and neurobiology, University of Maryland
  • Nov. 25: “Anthrax: Pathogenesis, Prophylaxis, and Treatment,” Ken Alibek, Center for Biodefense
  • Dec. 2: To be announced

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