Beckman Institute Calendar (Master)
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Prof. Yaakov Stern, Columbia Univ., will speak about "Cognitive Reserve: An Evolving Concept" at 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at Beckman. The talk is part of the annual Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science with a reception to follow.
Melissa Littlefield, a professor of English whose interests include sociotechnical studies, “the body,” and culture. She has written about the cultural concept and consequences of technologies such as lie detectors, magnetic resonance imaging, and electroencephalogram. Lunch will be provided.
Michelle Lore, REDCap Applications Specialist at the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute at Illinois, will talk about REDCap – what it is and how to use it here on campus. This is mostly a tool for human subjects research – so behavioral and social sciences grad students, postdocs, and faculty would be especially interested. Lunch will be provided.
Esther Ngumbi, assistant professor of entomology, is interested in chemical signaling between plants, insects, herbivores, and microorganisms. Lunch will be provided.
Michelle Rodrigues: "Stressors and Social Coping in Women of Color Scientists." and Xing Jiang: "Polymer-Peptide Conjugates of Precision: Designing Aβ Aggregation Inhibitors." Lunch will be provided.
Ben Zimmerman, "Approaching Tinnitus Mindfully." Lunch will be provided.
Heidi Imker, the director of Research Data Service at Illinois, will talk about research data sharing, specifically about new National Institutes of Health policies that are now becoming part of grant applications. This talk will be of particular interest to people doing human subjects research with NIH funding (aging, cognition, neuroscience, psychology, etc). Lunch will
Anita Balgopal and Dustin Yocum from the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects at Illinois, will talk about setting up human subject registries and data banks. The OPRS perspective would focus on privacy of human subjects, confidentiality of data, and deidentification of human subject data sets. Lunch will be provided. Registration is not necessary.
Kara Federmeier, Professor of Psychology, "Getting a Read on Language and the Brain." Lunch will be provided.
Marni Boppart: "Exercise and Extracellular Vesicles (ExerVs): Identification of the Molecular Basis for Health Benefits." Lunch will be provided.