Upcoming Events

  • Jan
    21

    Are you a student interested in pursuing a Certificate in Entrepreneurship ? Drop in to learn more about the course requirements and curriculum for this exciting new opportunity offered by the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

    Register here to attend.

    Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship Advising, Mentorship, Education, Teaching, Instruction, Entrepreneurship, Teaching & Learning
  • Join Virtual Event Code: 089708

    Title: The evolutionary origins of cortical cell


    Neuroscience Biology, Medicine, Public Health, Research
  • Jan
    22
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • The CAAS Rounds committee presents: “How Alcohol Expectancies Shape Experience and Are Shaped by Experience” with Dr. Hayley Treloar Padovano 

    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS)
  • Join Virtual Event Code: Zoom Registration Required

    I2S2 Seminar: Computational Modeling for D&I -An Overview with Examples from the Field featuring Bo Kim, PhD.

    Dissemination and implementation (D&I) research focuses on strategies that are used to distribute and promote the uptake of evidence-based practices in health care settings. These settings are often complex systems that have multiple dependencies, competitions, relationships, and other interactions between their components and/or with their environments. To study these complexities, D&I researchers have begun to turn to computational modeling. This seminar session will discuss the relevance of computational modeling to D&I, and share examples of how computational modeling is being used by D&I studies (e.g., to enhance stakeholder engagement, to guide resource allocation). This session will additionally highlight several issues for consideration when using computational modeling to examine D&I, and propose future directions in which computational modeling can contribute to D&I research. As data-driven approaches to enhancing care remain central to learning health systems, this session will aim to serve as a forum on how D&I can harness computational modeling to support those systems’ implementation and sustained delivery of evidence-based practices.

    Headshot of Dr. Kim

     

    Dr. Kim is a mental health services researcher at the VA Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR), and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS). With an academic background in systems science and engineering, her research interests are in applying multidisciplinary methodologies toward studying the quality and implementation of mental health services.

     

    I 2 S 2 covers the breadth of topics in effectively using data and technology to advance biomedical discovery and healthcare delivery. Each learning activity (seminar, journal club, workshop, or tutorial) features methods, applications, or resources that are aligned with components of a learning health system. This series is a joint initiative between the Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics , Brown Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Implementation Science Core , Rhode Island Quality Institute , and Advance Clinical and Translational Research (Advance-CTR) .

    Center for Biomedical Informatics (BCBI) Biology, Medicine, Public Health, Mathematics, Technology, Engineering, Psychology & Cognitive Sciences
  • Jan
    22
    Virtual
    12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Entrepreneurship Open House

    Do you want to learn more about entrepreneurship at Brown and how you can be involved this semester? Join the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for the virtual open house to discover courses, venture support programs, global initiatives and events we offer. You will meet Nelson Center staff, entrepreneurship faculty, student group leaders, and mentors like our Peer-Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (PEIRs) and our new Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIRs).

    • Interested in solving climate change? Meet Professor Alice Nichols who is teaching the brand new Eco-Entrepreneurship Course.
    • Meet our 2021 Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (to be announced)!
    • Learn about entrepreneurship clubs & organizations you can join this semester.

    Register here to attend. Instructions for joining will be sent via email. 

    Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship Advising, Mentorship, Entrepreneurship, Graduate School, Postgraduate Education, Identity, Culture, Inclusion, Student Clubs, Organizations & Activities
  • Jan
    25
    Virtual
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Workshop - Getting Started on Oscar

    An introduction to Oscar, Brown’s research computing cluster, for new users. Participants will learn how to connect to Oscar (ssh, VNC), how to navigate Oscar’s filesystem, and how to use the module system to access software packages on Oscar.

    This will be a virtual workshop. Registered participants will receive an email with instructions for connecting via Zoom the day of the workshop.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Join Virtual Event Code: 399912

    Join the Carney Institute for its first Brain Science External Postdoc Seminar Series (BrainExPo), featuring Sergey Stavisky, postdoctoral research fellow in the Neurosurgery Department of Stanford University. 

    Stavisky will discuss “Intracortical brain-computer interfaces: from fundamental science and engineering to restoring speech, reach and grasp.” 

    Abstract: Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are poised to profoundly transform human neuroscience and health by treating devastating – and currently incurable – nervous system injuries and diseases with precise, circuit-level measurements and interventions. BCIs can potentially restore the ability to speak, move, remember, and more. However, going from proof-of-concept studies in animal models to repairing or replacing patients’ damaged abilities requires a platform for understanding human-specific neural functions and designing, testing, and refining therapies in people. My strategy for accomplishing this is to develop advanced intracortical BCIs to restore reach & grasp movement and speech for people with paralysis. Motor BCI clinical trials can help individuals with severe speech and motor impairment in the near-term, and in doing so, validate the safety of new human-use devices capable of reading from and writing to thousands of neurons. These clinical trials also provide direct access to human neural circuits for gaining a deeper neuroscientific understanding of how the brain generates movements, which I believe will ultimately lead to better BCI therapies.

    More > Biology, Medicine, Public Health, Psychology & Cognitive Sciences, Research
  • Jan
    27
    8:00am - 9:30am

    Neurology Grand Rounds

     

    Rhode Island Hospital is accredited by the Rhode Island Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

     

    Rhode Island Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    To request reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact The Rhode Island Hospital CME office at (401) 444-4260.

    Neurology neurology
  • Jan
    27
    Virtual
    12:00pm - 1:30pm

    LingLangLunch

    Michael S. Goodman ’74 Memorial Seminar Series.

    Speaker: Nicole Holliday (Assistant Professor UPenn)

     

    Bio: 

    I study sociolinguistics, specifically, how individuals interact with language to conceptualize and construct identity of both self and others. I’m especially interested in how individuals who cross traditionalracial/ethnic boundaries reflect multiple social identities through linguistic practices. Specifically, I examine the use of suprasegmental features that speakers may employ in the performance of their ethnic identities. The focus of my dissertation was intra- and interspeaker prosodic variation in the sociolinguistic behavior of American black/biracial young men.

    In April 2016, I defended my dissertation entitled “Intonational Variation, Linguistic Style, and the Black/Biracial Experience” at New York University. My dissertation chair was Renee Blake, and my committee consisted of Lisa Davidson, Greg Guy, John Singler, and Erik Thomas (NCSU). In 2016-2017, I was a Chau Mellon Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College. From 2017-2020, I was an Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College. Since July 2020, I have been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Cognitive Linguistic & Psychological Sciences (CLPS) Academic Calendar, University Dates & Events, Carney Institute for Brain Science, Neuroscience, Psychology & Cognitive Sciences
  • Join Virtual Event Code: Passcode: 377316

    How Brain Banks Enable Discovery in Neurodegenerative Diseases: An Opportunity for Brown

    Ivana Delalle, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School

    Director of Neuropathology Service, Lifespan

    Jean Paul G. Vonsattel, M.D.

    Professor of Pathology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center

    Director of the New York Brain Bank

    More > Biology, Medicine, Public Health, Psychology & Cognitive Sciences, Research
  • Speaker: Rachel Weissler

    Title: Toward A Cognitive Model of African American English: Sociolinguistic knowledge and its influence on processing

    Abstract: African American English (AAE) is the most well-studied minoritized variety of English in the U.S., yet there is still so much we do not know about cognitive processing of the variety. Understanding the mechanisms of AAE cognition is critical to building models of language that include how multiple linguistic systems live in the brain. Additionally, this understanding is crucial in our current sociopolitical climate in the United States in which linguistic prejudice and discrimination continues to persist (Craft, Wright, Weissler, & Queen 2020). This talk will focus on neurolinguistic research and emotional prosody behavioral research, which work in parallel in the construction of a cognitive model of AAE. The EEG studies show that AAE is processed differently than Standardized American English (SdAE), because it shows that predictions are conditioned by the identity of the speaker. The emotional prosody research shows that emotional prosody does influence race judgements, and still, there are some discrepancies between behavioral judgements and written responses from participants. Taken together, these studies indicate that language variety impacts processing, but also raises questions about the role of the participant and leveraging linguistic knowledge during processing. This work contributes to further understanding of how social information and stereotypes interface with cognitive processing within a multidialectal frame.

    Website:  https://sites.google.com/view/rachel-elizabeth-weissler

    Cognitive Linguistic & Psychological Sciences (CLPS) Academic Calendar, University Dates & Events, Psychology & Cognitive Sciences
  • Join Virtual Event Code: 687439

    Title:  Understanding Cortical Development and Disease: From Embryos to Brain Organoids

    Neuroscience Biology, Medicine, Public Health, Research
  • Jan
    29
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • How do innovators bring their ideas to life? 

    Join the Carney Institute for a conversation with William Martin, Ph.D. ’95, Global Therapeutic Area Head of Neuroscience at the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. Martin will discuss the practical challenges of bringing great scientific ideas to real-world solutions.

    This conversation will be moderated by Diane Lipscombe, Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Director of the Carney Institute, and Christopher Moore, associate director of the Carney Institute.

    Watch previous conversations on the Carney Institute website .

    More > Registration InstructionsTo register, please complete the form below. The Zoom link will be emailed to you. Biology, Medicine, Public Health, Psychology & Cognitive Sciences, Research
  • Feb
    1
    Virtual
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Workshop - Slurm for Beginners

    A primer on submitting jobs to the job scheduler on Oscar. Some basic familiarity with Unix/Linux systems is assumed. Topics covered include: an overview of the use of Slurm for resource allocation, submitting jobs to Slurm, and using Bash scripts to configure and submit jobs to Slurm.

    This will be a virtual workshop. Registered participants will receive an email with instructions for connecting via Zoom the day of the workshop.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Feb
    3
    Virtual
    12:00pm - 1:30pm

    CANCELED: LingLangLunch

    Michael S. Goodman ’74 Memorial Seminar Series.

    Speaker:Yoolim Kim (Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)

    Bio: My research focuses on the psycholinguistic processing of writing systems, with specific interest in the Korean alphabet, Hangul. As a postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, my work is on developing ways to quantify visual distinctiveness of characters within a graphic system.

    Cognitive Linguistic & Psychological Sciences (CLPS) Academic Calendar, University Dates & Events, Carney Institute for Brain Science, Neuroscience, Psychology & Cognitive Sciences
  • Join Virtual Event Code: 592808

    Title:  TBA

    Neuroscience Biology, Medicine, Public Health, Research
  • Feb
    5
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Collaborating across the globe is more critical to scientific progress than ever, and also easier than ever thanks to online tools. Join Torrey Truszkowski and Juliane Blyth from the Office of Research Integrity for a discussion about how to protect your data and ideas when shared internationally. We will also discuss how research data can range from non-restricted to highly restricted within the context of U.S. export control regulation, and what to look out for to ensure you and your collaborators do not run afoul of University policies and federal regulations.

    Office of the Vice President for Research Biology, Medicine, Public Health, Education, Teaching, Instruction, Graduate School, Postgraduate Education, Humanities, IRB, Libraries, ORI, OVPR, Research, Training, Professional Development
  • Feb
    9
    Virtual
    4:00pm

    Biology of Aging PAARF

    Join Virtual Event Code: TBD

    Jiwon Seo

    Sedivy

    Brett Baggett

    Koren

    Brown Center on the Biology of Aging
  • Feb
    12
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Feb
    19
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Feb
    26
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Mar
    5
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Mar
    9
    Virtual
    4:00pm

    Biology of Aging PAARF

    Join Virtual Event Code: TBD

    Corinne Hutfilz

    Tatar

    Jeremy Horrell

    Neretti

    Brown Center on the Biology of Aging
  • Mar
    12
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Mar
    19
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Mar
    26
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Apr
    2
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Apr
    9
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Apr
    13
    Virtual
    4:00pm

    Biology of Aging PAARF

    Join Virtual Event Code: TBD

    Kelsey Babcock

    Webb

    Kimberly Abt

    Freiman

    Brown Center on the Biology of Aging
  • Apr
    14
    Virtual
    12:00pm - 1:30pm

    LingLangLunch

    Michael S. Goodman ’74 Memorial Seminar Series.

    Speaker: Youtao Lu (PhD student, Brown)

    Title: TBD

    Cognitive Linguistic & Psychological Sciences (CLPS) Academic Calendar, University Dates & Events, Carney Institute for Brain Science, Neuroscience, Psychology & Cognitive Sciences
  • Apr
    16
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Apr
    23
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • Apr
    30
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • May
    6
    Virtual
    9:30am - 4:00pm

    2021 Biology of Aging Colloquium

  • May
    7
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • May
    14
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • May
    21
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research
  • May
    28
    Virtual
    10:00am - 12:00pm

    CCV Office Hours

    Drop in on the Zoom meeting to ask members of CCV’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) team your questions about using Oscar or any other research computing topics you are interested in.

    Center for Computation and Visualization (CCV) Computing, HPC, Research