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January 2019

CNS Lunch Conversation – Paul Mitchell

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Paul Mitchell is a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology. He will be discussing scientific [...]

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February 2019

CNS Public Talk – Addiction is a brain disease and it still matters

February 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gittis Hall, 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Addiction is a brain disease and it still matters* Alan I. Leshner, CEO Emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our [...]

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Child Poverty and Brain Development in Global Context

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 6:15 pm
Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Policymakers worldwide are looking to neuroscience for an understanding of child development and, in particular, the effects of poverty on child development.  Their interest has been sparked by new research on the neuroscience of poverty, which has revealed neural differences associated with poverty and identified possible environmental causes for them. [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Roderick Spears

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dr. Roderick Spears is a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, with expertise in headache medicine. He [...]

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March 2019

CNS Public Talk – Psilocybin: Implications for healthy psychological functioning and therapeutics

March 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia 19104 United States Google Map

Psilocybin: Implications for healthy psychological functioning and therapeutics Roland Griffiths, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Location: TBA With generous co-sponsorship by the Dept of Medical Ethics and Health Policy The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Isaac Chen

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dr. Issac Chen is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, with interests in functional neurosurgery and novel [...]

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April 2019

CNS Lunch Conversation – Nina Hsu

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dr. Nina Hsu is a Science policy fellow at AAS, and a Penn NGG alumna. She [...]

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CNS Public Talk – Time to put brain science, not politics, at the centre of drug policy

April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia 19104 United States Google Map

Time to put brain science, not politics, at the centre of drug policy* David Nutt, Neuropsychopharmacology, Imperial College Location: TBA With generous co-sponsorship by the Penn Law School The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Rebecca Waller

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dr. Rebecca Waller is an Assistant Professor of Psychology. She will be discussing the neural and [...]

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