Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS)

See below for 2017-2018 line-up.

Click on each speaker to view info on the speaker’s research, selected papers & title. Also, be sure to check out previous lectures, past videos, and exclusive interviews with the speaker.

TIME: 10-11am in 124 Petit Science Center

Click here to check out exclusive interviews with our speakers in this podcast series facilitated by B&B Fellow Greg Suess.

Disorders of Consciousness: Neurotechnologies and Neuroethics
Location: 124 Petit Science Center
Host: Neil Van Leeuwen, Ph.D. B&B Philosophy Faculty

Selected Papers:

1. Neuroethics Review
2.Why Libet’s studies don’t pose a threat to free will
3.Agency and Intervention
4.Mind Reading, Lie Detection, and Privacy

A multisensory internal model of gravity and its role in spatial orientation
Location: 124 Petit Science Center
Host: Sarah Pallas, Ph.D. B&B Neuroscience Faculty

Selected Papers:
1. The brain compass. A perspective on how self-motion updates the head direction cell attractor.
2. Gravity orientation tuning in macaque anterior thalamus
3. Neural representation of orientation relative to gravity in the macaque cerebellum

Hearing and hair cell function

Location: TBD
Host: Andrey Shilnikov, Ph.D. B&B Neuroscience Faculty

Selected Papers:

Centennial Hall
RSVP to Liz Weaver


DLS 2016 – 2017 Archive

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