Current Series

Autism Seminar Series

The Autism Seminar Series meets during the academic year on the third Mondays from 4:30 to 6:00 PM in McDonnell Sciences Building in Room 928.

This series brings in WU faculty and other experts across disciplines whose research has particular implications for interventions in Autism. Each lecture lasts about 45 minutes, with the remaining time allotted to interactions and discussion with attendees. Appetizers and drinks are provided. Upcoming dates and speakers are listed on our homepage. To receive e-mail notifications, please contact Daniel Gray.

2017-2018 Dates and Speakers:

September 25, 2017 - Dr. Pat Levitt, PhD, Professor of Neurogenetics, Keck School of Medicine of USC  (**Note 4:00 PM start)
October 16, 2017 - Anna Kukekova, PhD, Assistant Professor, Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
December 18, 2017 - Meghan Swanson, PhD, Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
January 22, 2018 
February 19, 2018
March 19, 2018 
April 16, 2018
May 21, 2018 


Developmental Psychopathology Series

The Developmental Psychopathology Series meets once a month on Wednesdays from 11:30 AM to 12:45 PM in McDonnell Sciences Building - Cori Auditorium.

This series is a component of the Psychiatry Department's Research Seminars and examines relevant research to the development of psychiatric syndromes in children. The purpose is to promote research across perspectives of genetics, genetic epidemiology, psychology, psychiatry, bioinformatics, social work, and developmental biology with the goal of provoking creative discussion, sharing information on state-of the art research methods, and to generate new ideas and directions in research for investigators at all levels. Presentations are usually an hour, with 20 minutes for questions and discussions. Lunch is provided. Upcoming dates and speakers are listed on our homepage. To receive e-mail notifications, please contact Daniel Gray.

2017-2018 Dates and Speakers:

October 11, 2017 - Kevin Noguchi
November 8, 2017 – Pamela Lein (UC-Davis)
December 13, 2017 - Joe Dougherty
January 10, 2018 – Deanna Barch
February 14, 2018 - Kelly Botteron
March 14, 2018
April 11, 2018 – Cynthia Rogers

Developmental Imaging Group

The Developmental Imaging Group meets twice a month on Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM in East Building Room 3400B.

The Developmental Imaging Group examines current research in developmental cognitive neuroscience approaches to intellectual and developmental disabilities and developmental psychopathology research. Presenters typically share work-in-process and receive critical feedback from colleagues and senior faculty. Upcoming dates and speakers are listed on our homepage. To receive e-mail notifications, please contact Diana Whalen.