Join us for a conversation with Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator Daniel Wolpert, PhD.
At the Brain Insight Lectures, free and open to the public, eminent Columbia scholars examine how brain science intersects with everyday life. Speakers have included Olajide Williams, MD, who spoke about how to prevent stroke in communities of color; Frances Champagne, PhD, who discussed how our early experiences shape our behavior; and Richard Axel, MD, who shared his acclaimed research and insights into how the brain knows what the nose is smelling.
This program is made possible with generous support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
October 11, 2016
October 13, 2016
Barnard President Sian Beilock, PhD, will discuss how current research in psychology and neuroscience can be used by parents, teachers and students themselves to enhance learning and performance in school — especially for students who are chronically anxious about taking tests.
Using genetics to identify the brain’s 100 billion neurons
Featuring Scott Small, MD
Columbia University’s David Goldstein, PhD, a pioneer in genetics and precision medicine, discussed developing targeted treatments that have fundamentally improved the lives of patients living with devastating brain diseases.
Representations of the Olfactory World in the Brain
How stereotypes affect how we live, work, play, and pray
New insights into Traumatic Brain Injury
A talk with Dr. Eric Kandel, MD