Distinguished Lecturer Series

The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Distinguished Lecturer Series is now in its 20th season of public lectures by nationally and internationally-recognized researchers in neurodevelopmental disabilities. These monthly presentations are intended for both specialists and community members.

For more information about the Distinguished Lecturer Series, contact Dawn Lloyd at 916-703-0263.

December 14, 2022: 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Susan Rivera, Ph.D.

Understanding Atypical Brain Development:
Insights from Eye Tracking and Neuroimaging

Presenter: Susan Rivera, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of Maryland

Abstract: Rivera BioAbstract


February 8, 2023: 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Mirella Dapretto, Ph.D.

Early Brain-Based Markers of Vulnerability and Resilience to Autism

Presenter: Mirella Dapretto, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Abstract: Coming Soon


March 8, 2023: 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Brian Boyd, Ph.D.

Centering Equity in Autism: Moving Research and Practice Forward

Presenter: Brian Boyd, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Abstract: Coming Soon


April 12, 2023: 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D.

ADHD in Girls and Women: Developmental Perspectives, Key Impairments, and Overcoming Stigma

Presenter: Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Berkeley and University of California, San Francisco

Abstract: Coming Soon


May 17, 2023: 4:30 - 6 p.m.

Adriana Galvan, Ph.D.

What Has Neuroscience Revealed About the Adolescent Brain?

Presenter: Adriana Galvan, Ph.D.

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Abstract: Coming Soon