Features presentations by prominent neuroscientists on contemporary topics, and provides the graduate students with formal and informal interactions with these internationally recognized scholars. The Rushton Lecture series is named for neuroscientist W. A. H. Rushton (1901-1980), professor at the University of Cambridge before his "retirement" to Florida State University, who is renowned for his work in neuronal excitation and vision.
Psychological and neural mechanisms of reward processing and motivation in schizophrenia
What can non-human primate neonatal lesion models teach us about human developmental psychopathology?
McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT
Synaptic and Circuitry Mechanisms of Compulsive/Repetitive Behaviors in OCD and Autism
SUNY Upstate Medical
Points of Convergence in the Molecular Genetics of Schizophrenia- and Autism-Spectrum Disorders
University of Pittsburgh
Dopamine System Dysregulation by the Hippocampus and the Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia
Genetic risk factors for major mental disorders in prefrontal cortex development and function
Florida State University
Improving Early Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorders with an Eye toward Early Intervention
The Rushton Lecture Series is made possible by generous contributions from the Program in Neuroscience at FSU, SGA-COGS (NGSA), TMH, VWR & Charles River.