Current & Recent Talks



Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Social Room, Mellon Institute

A CNBC Panel will present "What is the Function of the Basal Ganglia?". This panel will focus on the function of the basal ganglia and its role in the learning, control, and generation of behavior. Panelists include Aryn Gittis, Rob Turner, Tim Verstynen, and Eric Yttri, with Wayne Wu as the panel moderator. RVSP online at



Department of Neurobiology Presents a Faculty Candidate Seminar

2:00 pm, BST3 6014

Dr. Jones G. Parker, Research Associate, Department of Biology, Stanford University, will present "Using Ca2+ imaging to decipher the neural ensemble signatures of disease". More information at



2018 XR Brain Jam

Various times, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall

Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center and Games for Change are excited to announce that Games for Change will host the 2018 XR Brain Jam, which will pair neuroscience researchers with game development teams and charge them with exploring the intersection of their domains. See more information and apply at