Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Media Advisory: CMU To Present Panel Discussion on Understanding Brain and Behavior
Leading Scientists To Highlight CMU’s Excellence in Brain Research
- Justine Cassell, director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computer Science;
- Marcel Just, D.O. Hebb Professor of Psychology and director of the Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging and the Scientific Imaging and Brain Research Center;
- Michael J. Tarr, George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and co-director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition;
- Nathan Urban, Dr. Frederick A. Schwertz Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences and head of the Department of Biological Sciences.
CMU Provost and Executive Vice President Mark S. Kamlet will moderate the discussion to reveal how bringing together neuroscientists, cognitive scientists, psychologists, computer scientists and learning researchers will shape the future of brain research and its applications.
When: 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20
Where: Rashid Auditorium, Room 4401, Hillman Center for Future-Generation Technologies, Carnegie Mellon University
Media: To attend this event, please contact Jocelyn Duffy at 412-268-9982 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Shilo Raube at 412-268-6094 or email@example.com.