“The Neural Circuitry of Sex and Violence”–SAGE Center Lecture by David Anderson

Thursday, April 20, 2017
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM


 

Free Event

David Anderson is Seymour Benzer Professor of Biology at the California Institute of Technology and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Anderson’s recent research focuses on the study of neural circuits underlying innate behaviors that are associated with emotional states, including defensive behaviors and inter-male aggression. Dr. Anderson played a key advisory role in the initial foundation of the Allan Institute for Brain Sciences and the Allen Brain Atlas, and now serves on their Scientific Advisory Board, as well as on the Advisory Council for Project MindScope and the Connectional Atlas. He has also been a Visiting Scientist at HHMI’s Janelia Farm Research Campus. Dr. Anderson received the Alden Spencer Award in Neurobiology from Columbia University in 1999, and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2007.

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