Krasnow Institute Offers Monday Seminars

Posted: January 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron

The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study will lead off its spring seminar series today with a presentation by Barry Komisaruk, Psychology Department, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, speaking on “Neural Activity Correlates of Sexual Behavior and Analgesia in Females.”

The seminars, which are free and open to all, are held at 4 p.m. each Monday in Room 229 of the Krasnow Institute on the Fairfax Campus. Other speakers scheduled this spring are:

  • Feb. 3–Anthony Zador, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, “Computation in the Auditory Cortex”

  • Feb. 10–Susan Swedo, chief, Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), “Childhood-Onset Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Are Contamination Fears Justified?”

  • Feb. 24–Avrama Blackwell, Krasnow Institute and School of Computational Sciences, topic to be announced

  • Mar. 3–Jordan Grafman, Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, topic to be announced

  • Mar. 17–Daniel Weinberger, chief, Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, Division of Intramural Research Programs, NIMH, NIH, “Genes, Cognition, and Emotion”

  • Mar 24–Tony Simon, Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, topic to be announced

  • Mar. 31–Gyorgy Buzsaki, Neuroscience Center, Rutgers, topic to be announced

  • April 7–Ludise Malkova, Department of Pharmacology, Georgetown University, topic to be announced

  • April 14–Philip Teitelbaum, Psychology Department, University of Florida, topic to be announced

  • April 21–Paul Rapp, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine, and Sharmila Chari, Adolescent Learning Research Center, Krasnow Institute, topic to be announced

  • April 28–Paul MacLan, Department of Neuropathology, NIH, “Loneliness”

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