Schedule of Events
Film Series: Pleasantville (1998)
6:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center
Two modern teens are transported to a 1950s sitcom. Bring a TV remote to win the DVD!
Seminar: Dr. Carroll Osgood
6:00 - 7:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103
"Future Frontiers in Brain Research," Seminar by Dr. Osgood, Neurosurgeoun at UPMC
Free Lab Tours: Meet a Neuroscientist
12:00 noon - 2:00 pm | Holtzinger Engineering Building 107
Tour the labs of Drs. LaDage and DePasquale and see what neuroscientists do.
Sex on Campus
3:00 - 7:00 pm
Neuroscience Graduate students from UP
6:00 pm - 7:30 am | Misciagna Center 101-103
Five neuroscience graduate students will be giving short presentations on their research. Stay afterward and ask questions about graduate school, neuroscience, and UP!
Lauren Chaby, “The lasting effects of stress during adolescent development”
Jennifer Legault, “Neural underpinnings of second language learning”
David Ensminger, “The effects of prenatal stress on offspring phenotype in fence lizards”
Andrew Geronimo, “Brain-computer interfaces for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)”
Stephen Van Wert, “Novel strategies for treating brain disorders with model-based control”
Biology Students vs. Faculty Jeopardy
6:00 - 7:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 134
Come see if biology students can outwit their professors in Jeopardy!
Seminar: Dr. Timothy Roth
5:00 - 6:00 pm | Misciagna Center 101-103
"The adaptive specialization of the brain: Examining variation in the neurological factors influencing complex behaviors," Dr. Timothy Roth, Franklin & Marshall College
Brain Awareness Week Kids' Day
9:00 am - 12:00 pm | Hawthorn Building First floor
Come learn about the brain! Kids age 6-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.