Seminar

2017 - 2021 Lecture Series

Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

For more information, please contact Megan Barker, PhD msb2228@cumc.columbia.edu and Anne Mathilde E. Kever, PhDamk2339@cumc.columbia.edu.

Given the updated CUIMC policies regarding large gatherings during the COVID-19 outbreak, all Cognitive Neuroscience Seminars will be hosted through Zoom until further notice. Each week, Megan Barker or Anne Mathilde Kever will distribute a zoom link by email ahead of the meeting.

If you have never used Zoom before, please use this link (https://zoom.us/test) to review your settings ahead of the next meeting, and contact Megan or Anne with any questions or concerns.

2021

Speaker

Title

March 25, 2021

Jordan Dworkin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Biostatistics (in Psychiatry), NYSPI & CUIMC Psychiatry

A Framework for studying the Networked Effects of White Matter Lesion Damage in Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer's Disease

March 18, 2021

Angeliki Tsapanou, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division

Sleep Polygenic Risk Score and Cognition

March 11, 2021

Mélanie Brion, PhD
Neuropsychologist, Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia

A Dual-Process Model Exploration of Executive and Emotional Dysfunctions in Alcohol-Dependence and Korsakoff Syndrome

March 4, 2021

Justina Avila-Rieger, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division

Using an Intersectionality Framework to Understand Sex/Gender and Racial/Ethnic Inequalities in Cognitive Aging

February 25

Miguel Arce Renteria, PhD
Associate Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC

Deconstructing Bilingualism and its Sociocultural Determinants for Research on Cognitive Aging

February 18

Patrick Lao, PhD
Associate Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC

Using MRI and PET Neuroimaging to Understand Cerebrovascular and Alzheimer’s Disease

February 11

Jeffrey Pyne, MS
Staff Associate, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC

Will the Neurological and Vascular Consequences of COVID-19 Result in Increased Risk of Dementia?

February 4

NO TALK – International Neuropsychological Society Annual Conference

 

January 28

Jet Vonk, PhD
Associate Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC

A Neurolinguist Gone Rogue: Epidemiological Methods in Neuropsychological Dementia Research

January 21

Korhan Buyukturkoglu, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Neurology, CUIMC

Investigating Superficial White Matter Integrity in Early Multiple Sclerosis using Machine Learning

January 14

Eleanna Varangis, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC

Five-year Change in Resting State Functional Connectivity: What the Cross-Sectional Data Aren't Telling You

January 7

Lok-Kin Yeung, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC

The Cosmos-Web Study: A Longitudinal Online Study of the Cognitive Impacts of Cocoa Flavanol Consumption in Older Adults

Seminar Archive:

2020

December 31: No Lecture

December 24: No Lecture

December 17: Kevin Ochsner, PhD
, Professor of Psychology, Columbia University, TBD

December 10: Severine Lannoy, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University, Binge drinking and alcohol use disorder: Cognitive and emotional correlates

December 3: Sharon Sanz Simon, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC, Association between leisure activity engagement and cognitive trajectory across the adult lifespan

November 26: No Lecture

November 19: Preeti Sunderaraman, PhD
, Associate Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC, Cognitive and Structural Correlates of Financial Decision Making and Financial Awareness

November 12: Victoria Leavitt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC, The MIMMMS Study: A Mechanistic Model of Memory Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis

November 5: Ravi Mill, PhD, Research Associate, Cole Neurocognition Lab, Rutgers University, Insights into the Cognitive and Clinical Relevance of Resting-State Functional Connectivity gained from Activity Flow Mapping

October 29: Nika Seblova, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC, The Role of High School Quality for Later Life Cognition and Health: Findings From the Project Talent Aging Study

October 22: Anne Kever, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC, Investigating Attentional Bias for Disease-related Stimuli in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: Behavioral Consequences, Neural Correlates, and Clinical Relevance

October 15: Kiana Chan, Program Coordinator, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC, Overview of Survey Data from the Summer of Translational Aging Research for Undergraduates Program

October 8: Christian Habeck, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroimaging, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC, Exploration of Cross-sectionally and Longitudinally Derived Functional MRI Networks

October 1: Silvia Chapman, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, CUIMC, Exploring how to best operationalize Subjective Cognitive Decline

September 24: Megan Barker, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Taub Institute, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Developing a set of Research Criteria for Prodromal Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia

September 17: Yaakov Stern, PhD, Professor of Neuropsychology; Chief, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Cognitive Changes Across the Lifespan: Update on the ‘Reference Ability Neural Network Study’

June 25: Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, PhD, MsC, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, CUIMC, International Migration and Cognitive Health: Preliminary Findings

​​​​​​​June 18: ​​​​​​​Korhan Buyukturkoglu, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Multiple Sclerosis Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Investigating Short-range Association Fibers (A.K.A Superficial White Matter) in MS Using a Machine Learning Approach

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​June 11: ​​​​​​​No lecture

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​June 4: ​​​​​​​No lecture

May 28: Anita van Loenhoud, PhD
, Postdoctoral Researcher, Alzheimer Center Amsterdam, Department of Neurology, Amsterdam Neuroscience, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Relationships of Education, Occupation and Premorbid Brain Size with Dementia Type and Clinical Course – Results From the Amsterdam Dementia Cohort

May 21: Yian Gu, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences in Neurology, Epidemiology and the Taub Institute, CUIMC, Dietary Patterns and Cognition in US Older Adults

May 14: Jonathan Jackson, PhD, Executive Director, Community Acess, Recruitment, and Engagement (CARE) Research Center, Massachusets General Hospital, The Challenge of Health Equity in Clinical Research: Towards a Quantifiable Science of Inclusion

May 7: Georgette Argiris, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Quantifying Age-related Changes in Brain and Behavior Across the Lifespan

April 30: Keenan Walker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Understanding the Role of Systemic Inflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease

April 23: Lok-Kin Yeung, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, The Cosmos-Web Study: a Longitudinal Online Study in Four Cognitive Domains in an Older Adult Cohort

April 16: Jet Vonk, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Semantic Processing as a Preclinical Marker of Alzheimer's Disease

April 9: Ashok Jansari, DPhil, Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, Detecting Pre-Clinical Signs of MCI or Dementia in Healthy Elderly Populations: a new Paradigm, the Verbal Associative Learning & Memory Task (VALMT), for Assessing Rapid Forgetting

April 2: Sylvie Goldman, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology, GH Sergievsky Center and Division of Child Neurology, CUIMC, Parent-Initiated Social and Motor Behaviors in Toddlers with and Without Autism Spectrum Disorders and How COVID-19 Social Distancing Measures Affect the Diagnosis of Autism

March 26: Sara Czaja, PhD, Assistant Professor of Gerontology in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cognition, Technology, and Older Adults

March 19: Indira Turney, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Sex Differences in AD-related Neuroimaging Biomarkers in Racially/Ethnically Diverse Older Adults

March 12: Reuben Robbins, PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry), CUIMC, Developing an mHealth app to Scale-up and Improve the Assessment of Neurocognitive Functioning in Resource-Limited Settings

March 5: Sarah Tom, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (in Neurology and the Gertrude H Sergievsky Center), Trends in Incident Dementia and Early Life Socioeconomic Status by Birth Cohort in the Adult Changes in Thought Study

February 27: Megan Barker, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Taub Institute, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Characterizing Subtle Language Decline Using Details Embedded in Neuropsychological Tests

February 20: Nicholas Balderston, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania, Using Unpredictable Threat to Investigate and Develop Treatments for Anxiety Disorders

February 13: Preeti Sunderaraman, PhD, K99/R00 Associate Research Scientist, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Awareness of Financial Abilities in Cognitively Healthy Individuals

February 6: No Lecture

January 30: Sharon Sanz Simon, PhD
, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Executive / Attention Control Training in Healthy Aging

January 23: Angeliki Tsapanou, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Neurology, CUIMC, Polygenic Risk Score for Sleep Duration. Association with Cognition

January 16: Victoria Leavitt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology (in Neurology), CUIMC, eSupport and eFIT: Social Network Science-based Telehealth Interventions for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis

January 9: Chi-Ying (Roy) Lin, MD, MPH, Movement Disorders Fellow, Department of Neurology, The Neurological Institute of New York, Cerebellar Volume is Associated with Cognitive Function in MCI: Results from the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI)