University Relations

Spring Research Day 2007

mcnamara center8:00-4:00, Thursday, April 12
Memorial Hall
McNamara Alumni Center
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Research Day Schedule

8am Opening Remarks

8:10-9:10 Presentations of CCS Trainees

Julie Markant “Domain-specific development of implicit sequence learning”

Angela Tseng “Facial emotion processing in children: An fMRI study of amygdala response to overt and masked facial expressions”

Julia Cohen “The impact of emotional images on attention and response inhibition: A comparison of adults and adolescents”

9:10 Coffee Break

9:20-10:20 Invited Speaker, Ahmad R. Hariri, University of Pittsburgh
“Imaging genetics: Exploring the interplay of genes, brain and behavior in the pathophysiology of mood disorders”

10:20-11:20 Presentations of CCS Trainees

Michelle Loman “Child care quality, stress, and memory: A study of 4-year-olds in family child care”

Nathalie Vizueta “Trait fear and fearlessness: Utilizing ERP to investigate individual differences in affective processing”

Jeff Englema “Feeling jumpy?  Developing a translational model of nicotine withdrawal in rats and humans”

11:20-12:20 Invited Speaker, John J. Curtin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Affective negative reinforcement in drug use and addiction: Insights from laboratory drug challenge and drug withdrawal experiments"

12:20-1:40 Lunch

1:40-2:40 Presentations of CCS Trainees

Serena Thompson “Object perception influences contrast discrimination”

Amy Kalia “Indoor wayfinding technology with route information for the visually-impaired”

Aimee Dunlap "Adaptive behavior in a variable environment: Experimental evolution of learning in Drosophila"

2:40 Break

2:50 - 3:50 Invited Speaker, Frank Tong, Vanderbilt University
“From brain reading to mind reading: fMRI approaches to decoding the contents of perception”

3:50 Closing Remarks


Updated April 27, 2015