Denison Lecture Explores Brain Chemistry
Date of Event: December 3, 2009
Posted: November 19, 2009
The Department of Psychology at Denison will host a lecture by Hewlet McFarlane, associate professor of psychology at Kenyon College. McFarlane’s lecture, titled “Social Behavior Phenotyping and Neurochemical Correlates in a Mouse Model of Autism Spectrum Disorder,” will be given at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Burton D. Morgan Center Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road) and is free and open to the public.
McFarlane focuses on the relationship between brain chemistry and behavior with emphasis on mental illness. He is interested in studying the interactions between neurotransmitter systems, the effects of drugs on the brain, and the relationship between brain chemistry and mental illness.
CALENDAR LISTING — Lecture by Hewlet McFarlane, “Social Behavior Phenotyping and Neurochemical Correlates in a Mouse Model of Autism Spectrum Disorder,” at 4:30 p.m. on Thur., Dec. 3, in the Burton D. Morgan Center Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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