Attendance at BBIP seminars is required for all students in the training program and is restricted to students and faculty of the BBIP.  Seminars are normally held in 109 Stuit Hall. For the Spring 2021 semester, all seminars will be held virtually via zoom. Zoom links will be sent out via email announcements to BBIP students and faculty. If you are interested in attending a seminar, please contact program director Susan Lutgendorf.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Past Events

  • Seminar

    April 27, 2021 - 5:15pm

    Dr. Elissa Epel, Ph.D, is a Professor, and Vice Chair, in the Department of Psychiatry, at University of California, San Francisco. Her research aims to elucidate mechanisms of healthy aging, and to apply this basic science to scalable interventions that can reach vulnerable populations. Read more about her research program here. She has a degree in Psychology (BA) and earned her PhD in clinical health psychology at Yale University. She has received numerous awards recognizing the significance and innovation of her research. She will talk about her research and career path, with a student-led round-table to follow.

  • Dlouhy

    Using neurosurgery to understand how the forebrain controls and responds to breathing

    April 13, 2021 - 5:15pm

    BBIP biomedical mentor Dr. Brian Dlouhy will speak about his career path, research, and what a BBIP rotation could look like in his laboratory.



  • Figuratively speaking: How to use figures to better communicate your science

    March 23, 2021 - 5:15pm

    Dr. Mark Blumberg will lead a discussion based session on principles and advice for making effective figures to communicate your research.

  • Career pathways: The basic and applied science of brain health

    March 9, 2021 - 5:15pm

    Dr. Hyunkyu Lee earned her PhD in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Iowa. Following her post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, she started at Posit Science where she conducts research on individual differences in learning and factors that modulate brain plasticity across the lifespan. She studies how much cognitive training affects everyday skills and abilities, and is currently investigating cognitive exercise as a means to improve perceptual and cognitive abilities in older adults. She will talk about her career path and discuss her day-to-day activities working at the interface of industry and academia.