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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology
 

DPRG Seminar Schedule

Spring 2015


All seminars are on Tuesdays from 10:00-11:45 AM at The Children's Hospital, Gary Pavilion, in the Denver Room. Prior to each seminar there is a "coffee hour" from 9:30 - 10:00 AM.  


January 13
Lauren Shomaker, PhD,

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, CSU

A Role for Depression in Obesity and Diabetes Risk
 
 
 
January 27
Jill Kaar, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UCD
What factors mediate the association between temperament and childhood obesity?
 
 
February 10
Bruce Appel PhD,
Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
White (matter) is the new black.  Myelin plasticity and its potential roles in brain function
 
(DPRG Executive Committee meeting immediately following the presentation)
 
February 24
Zaneta M. Thayer, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, UCD
A pilot study of the intergenerational effects of maternal stress in an American Indian Sample
 
  
March 10
James Sikela, PhD,

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Human Medical Genetics and Genomics and Neuroscience Programs, UCD

Jonathan Davis, PhD,

Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, UCD

Veronica B. Searles Quick,

Graduate Student Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Human Medical Genetics and Genomics and Medical Scientist Training Programs, UCD

DUF1220: a protein domain family related to autism, schizophrenia and human brain evolution 
  
March 24
Michelle Sarche, PhD,

Associate Professor, Department of Community and Behavioral Health, UCD

Collaborative Early Childhood Research Partnerships with American Indian and Alaska Native Communities 
 
April 14
Nathaniel R. Riggs, PhD,

Associate Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, CSU

Translating Executive Function Research to Health Behavior Intervention
  
  
April 28
Benjamin Mullin, PhD,

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UCD

 

(DPRG Executive Committee meeting immediately following the presentation)
  
May 12

 Spring Fling 

  

 
 

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Affiliated Seminars

 
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If you are interested in joining any of these groups, contact the leader. If there is an area not covered that you think there would be interest in, contact the DPRG.