Seminar – Casey Lew-Williams, PhD – “Dynamics of Communication in Infants’ Lives”

Most infants and toddlers have a prodigious ability to learn, in part because they spend a lot of time interacting with caregivers. In the Princeton Baby Lab, we study how the mechanisms of infant cognition and the details of environmental experience combine to shape early learning. In particular, we study the beginnings of language learning and communication.

Seminar – Peter Todd, MD, PhD – “Nucleotide Repeat Expansion Disorders: Molecular Mechanisms and Paths to Therapy”

Peter K. Todd, M.D., Ph.D., is the Bucky and Patti Harris Professor and Associate Chair of research in the Department of Neurology in the University of Michigan Medical School. Todd’s lab studies the mechanisms by which nucleotide repeat expansions cause neurological disorders with a long term goal of developing novel therapeutics for these currently untreatable conditions.

Waisman’s new Spanish radio show helps connect with Madison’s Hispanic community

For the next hour, Rivera-Bonet and Montoto spoke with Qiang Chang, PhD, director of the Waisman Center, and Paola Perez, MSSW, social worker and Waisman Center clinics operations manager, about the Waisman Center and its broad range of research, resources, and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Faculty Candidate Talk: Soo-Kyung Lee, PhD

Speaker: Soo-Kyung Lee, PhD Talk Title: “What does the FOX say? FOXG1 orchestrates cortico-cortical connections” About the Speaker:  Soo-Kyung “Soo” Lee completed her B.S. degree in Pharmacy at Chonnam National University in Gwangju, Korea, and …