Past Events

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

The ability to form memory is an essential trait that allows learning and the accumulation of knowledge. But what is a memory? There has been a long history of searching for the neuronal substrate that forms memory in the brain, and the emerging view is that ensembles of engram cells explain how... read more about Memory engrams: remember the past and imagine the future »

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 8:30am

PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS CLOSED. The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and the Center on Addiction & Behavior Change are pleased to partner with Together for Resilient Youth, a Durham non-profit organization founded in 2003 and known locally, regionally, and nationally for... read more about REGISTRATION CLOSED: Substance Use Prevention with Equity: A Community & Neuroscience-Based Approach »

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:00pm

Sponsored by the Ewald W. Busse Lectureship. Jonathan Abramowitz, PhD is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, and Director of the Anxiety and Stress Disorders Clinic at the University of North Carolina. An internationally recognized expert on OCD and anxiety, he has published over 300 research... read more about Exposure Therapy for Fear: The Inhibitory Learning Approach »

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:00pm

Duke Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience Group welcomes Wulfram Gerstner, Chair for Computational Neuroscience at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), for his Zoom seminar "Neo-Hebbian three-factor rules of synaptic plasticity, eligibility traces and surprise."... read more about Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience Seminar »

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
Duke North, Room 2002

Sponsored by the Alden Memorial Lecture. A known leader in equity, diversity and violence prevention, Gregory brings over twenty-five years of experience working in a variety of capacities designing, implementing, and evaluating training for judges, physicians, teachers, police officers, 911... read more about Bystander Intervention in Medicine »

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

The Society for Neuroscience announces a public webinar on THURSDAY, July 2, from 12-1 p.m. EDT: "Black Lives Matter & Neuroscience: Why This Moment Matters" Both SfN members and non-members are invited to attend. The event is free but registration is required. More information may be found on... read more about Black Lives Matter and Neuroscience: Why This Moment Matters »

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Strategies & Ideas for Managing Stress Please join the DIBS Inclusion and Power Dynamics Team on Monday, April 27, for the kick-off event of our on-line conversation series to support our community during COVID-19. You may sign up and submit questions in advance at... read more about Coping with COVID-19: 1st DIBS Online Conversation »

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 12:30pm

When: April 3, (and April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1) Where: Zoom Meeting | | Meeting ID: 916 592 301 Pre-register: When: 12:30 - 2 PM EST Facebook Event... read more about Expressive Writing for Resilience Related to COVID-19 »

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 12:00pm
Bryan Research Building, Room 301
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 1:00pm
Trent Semans Center for Health Education - Great Hall

This event has been CANCELED due to public health and travel concerns. Eve Marder, PhD, keynote speaker and award-winning neuroscientist, has graciously agreed to be our Distinguished Speaker in Spring 2021. We thank all who participated in planning this event, as well as students and postdocs who... read more about CANCELED: Understanding Neural Circuits: Development, Plasticity & Function »