Talk Series


The ANDI Talk Series aims to inform and connect students and professionals from various disciplines. In addition to showcasing the institute's work, invited speakers will present topics in relevant fields such as genetics, clinical psychology, and developmental and cognitive neuroscience. 

The seminars are held every other Thursday from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM in District House (2121 H Street NW), Room B114, with any exceptions noted below. Speakers and talk titles will also be listed on this page as information becomes available.

2/1: Testing sensory hypersensitivities in young children with autism to facilitate early diagnosis and intervention

Gabriela Rosenblau, Postdoctoral Associate, Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute

2/15: Toward an understanding of autism as a circuit disorder: visual psychophysics and imaging

Dwight Kravitz, Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at George Washington University

3/1: (Epi)genetic markers for dopaminergic signaling in neuropsychiatric disorders

Corinde Wiers, Research Fellow at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health

3/29: Atypical Eating-Related Behaviors in Autism: Brain Correlates and Health Consequences

Greg Wallace, Assistant Professor at George Washington University

4/12: Sexual dimorphism in the social brain: Insights from autism

Allison Jack, Assistant Research Professor, Pharmacology and Physiology, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

4/26: Executive dysfunction comorbidity: Data-driven identification of transdiagnostic dimensions

Chandan Vaidya, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology, Georgetown University

5/10: Cancelled

5/24: Cancelled

6/7: TBD

Abigail Marsh, Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology and the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience, Georgetown University

6/21: TBD

Vikram Jaswal, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

7/5: TBD

7/19: TBD

Kathleen Krol, Research Scientist at the Department of Psychology, University of Virginia

8/2: TBD

8/16: TBD

8/30: TBD