The CNBC is hosting an inaugural Early Career Research (ECR) Seminar Series. This series features traditionally underrepresented and minority neuroscientists at early career stages (senior graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-stage faculty), who are actively conducting exciting work in fields relevant to the CNBC community. A main goal of the seminar series is to create a platform for outstanding young scientists from diverse backgrounds to share their research and network with the CNBC community.
Because of COVID-19, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Sessions will be virtual. Each session will feature a 30-minute talk from a trainee and a 30-minute talk from an early-career faculty speaker.
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Dopamine modulation of corticostriatal plasticity and its behavioral implications
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh
Stress-induced neuroplasticity in the female dopamine system
Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Exploring the impact of adolescent THC exposure on prefrontal cortical development
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Pharmacological modulation of AMPK to treat cocaine addiction
Graduate Student, Duke University
Relative Contributions of Bayesian and Discriminative Models to Active Visual Perception
Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, Universidad Católica del Uruguay
Bayesian latent models for time-series analysis in sensorimotor learning studies