The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Distinguished Lecturer Series is now in its 17th season of public lectures by nationally and internationally-recognized researchers in neurodevelopmental disorders. These monthly presentations (October 2019 - May 2020) are intended for both specialists and community members. All lectures start at 4:30pm and end by 6pm. All lectures are free and open to the public and no reservations are necessary (seating is limited).
For more information about the Distinguished Lecturer Series, call us at 916-703-0253.
2019-2020 Distinguished Lecturer Series
October 9, 2019
Innovations in early intervention for ASD: new findings, new tools, and new methods
Presenter: Sally Rogers, Ph.D.
Affiliation: UC Davis MIND Institute »
November 13, 2019
Everyday Technologies in the Lives of Children with Autism
Presenter: Frederik Shic, Ph.D.
Affiliation: University Of Washington »
December 11, 2019
Genes for the Mind: What we can learn from Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Presenter: Bert DeVries, M.D., Ph.D.
Affiliation: Radbaud University Medical Center »
January 8, 2020
Identity and Representation: Whose Story is it?
Presenter: Janet Grillo
Affiliation: New York University, Emmy Award-Winning Producer »
February 12, 2020
Early Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Primary Pediatric Care
Presenter: Diana Robins, Ph.D.
Affiliation: Drexel Autism Center »
March 11, 2020
Women on the Autism Spectrum: Unique and Common Vulnerabilities
Presenter: Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D.
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University »
April 8, 2020
One Brain, Many Genomes: Genomic Diversity in the Human Brain from Birth to Old Age
Presenter: Chris Walsh, M.D., Ph.D.
Affiliation: Harvard Medical School »
May 13, 2020
Biomarkers and Heterogeneity of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter: Mirella Dapretto, Ph.D.
Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles »