Seminar Series

  • Dr. Bruce Liese Dr. Bruce LieseFamily Medicine and Psychiatry; Clinical Psychology Program

    “The addiction syndrome: An idea whose time has come”
    Monday, February 8th, 2016 from 4 to 5 PM
    Wescoe 4062

  • Dr. Laura Martin Dr. Laura MartinDepartment of Preventive Medicine

    “Functional neuroimaging studies of cigarette smoking”
    Monday, February 22nd, 2016 from 4 to 5 PM
    Wescoe 4062

  • Dr. Elizabeth Penick Dr. Elizabeth PenickDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    “Premorbid aggression predicts both the development of alcohol dependence and the failure to remit from alcohol dependence in Danish men: Results of a 40 year longitudinal study”
    Monday, February 29th, 2016 from 4 to 5 PM
    Wescoe 4062

  • Dr. Ann Manzardo Dr. Ann ManzardoDepartment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    “Nutritional, immunological and behavioral correlates in severe alcoholism”
    Monday, March 7th, 2016 from 4 to 5 PM
    Wescoe 4062

  • Dr. Jody Brook Dr. Jody BrookSchool of Social Welfare

    “Exploring the intersection of parental substance abuse and child maltreatment: What does the research literature tell us?”
    Monday, March 28th, 2016 from 4 to 5 PM
    Wescoe 4062


2014 Talks

  • Caroline Blanchard Dr. Caroline Blanchard

    “Functional Approaches to the Translation of Biobehavioral Systems”
    ConTRADA at KU was pleased to host Dr. Caroline Blanchard, one of the foremost experts in behavioral neuroscience and animal models of aggression, social and defensive behaviors. Dr. Blanchard’s seminar, entitled “Functional Approaches to the Translation of Biobehavioral Systems,” highlighted the importance of employing animal models with high translational validity and examining behavioral components from an evolutionary perspective. Her talk also focused on the critical investigation of behavioral traits and endophenotypes to facilitate the elucidation of underlying molecular mechanisms and identification of novel therapeutic targets for neuropsychiatric disorders.

  • Paula Fite Dr. Paula Fite Clinical Child Psychology Program

    “Subtypes of Aggression in Childhood and Adolescences from a Psychological Standpoint”
    Tuesday April 15th, 2014
    3 to 4pm
    School of Pharmacy Building, Room 3020 (west campus)

  • Marco Bortolato Dr. Marco Bortolato Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

    “Neurobiological bases of aggression”
    Tuesday April 22nd, 2014
    3 to 4pm
    School of Pharmacy Building, Room 3020 (west campus)

  • Sean Godar Dr. Sean Godar Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

    “Pathogenesis of aggressive behavior: Gene x environment interactions”
    Tuesday April 29th, 2014
    3 to 4pm
    School of Pharmacy Building, Room 3020 (west campus)

  • Juliana Carlson Dr. Juliana Carlson School of Social Welfare

    “An International Frame to Ending Gender Based Violence by Engaging Men in Primary Prevention”
    Tuesday May 6th, 2014
    3 to 4pm
    School of Pharmacy Building, Room 3020 (west campus)

  • Bartholomew Dean Dr. Bartholomew Dean Department of Anthropology

    “Violent Mutualities: Indigenous Narratives, Trauma & Postcolonial Reconciliation in Peruvian Amazonia”
    Tuesday May 13th, 2014
    3 to 4pm
    School of Pharmacy Building, Room 1020 (west campus)

  • Charles Branson Charles Branson Douglas County District Attorney

    Title: TBA
    Tuesday May 20th, 2014
    3 to 4pm
    School of Pharmacy Building, Room 3020 (west campus)


Talks will last 50 minutes, followed by a 10 minute question and answer session.


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