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Center for Cognitive Health 

For more information, please contact Dr. Samuel E. Gandy  at

Chromatin Club

For more information, please contact Dr. Emily Bernstein at

The goal is to bring chromatin biologists together from all areas of research including cancer, development, neurosciences, and structural biology. The club is meant to allow participants to learn about what their colleagues are doing on campus and facilitate interactions and collaborations.

Cognition/Cajal Club

Cognition Club meets to discuss research on cognitive function at a wide range of levels, from molecular biology of memory to cognitive function in psychiatric disease.  The goal is to provide a forum in which researchers working on diverse problems in the broad area of cognition may spark new ideas and translational collaborations.

For more information on the Cognition Club, please contact Dr. Mark Baxter at

The Cajal Club is organized by the memebr of Kastor Neurobiology of Aging Laboratories and meets to discuss ongoing research on functional aspects of systems neuroscience, with a particular emphasis on the cellular and molecular biology of brain aging and age-related brain disorders. It will merge on occasion with the Cognition Club when topics being discussed are of relevance for the larger group.

For more information on the Cajal Club, please contact Dr. Patrick Hof at

Genetics and Genomics Seminars

For more information, please contact Erin Brittain at

MAP (Mood and Anxiety Disorders) Club

For more information, please contact Dr. Brian Iacoviello

Multiple Sclerosis Club

For more information, please contact Dr. Patrizia Casaccia at

Psychosis Research Program Seminar Series

Organized by Dr. Sophia Frangou. These seminars are open to all those who are involved in research or clinical care of patients with psychosis and highlight new research findings and their translational application.

Venue: Icahn Building - 4th Floor, Room 4-82.

For details see Psychosis Research Program Seminars.

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