“Psychophysiology of the sigh” with Elke Vlemincx–Sept 23rd

 Join us at CIBR for a riveting talk entitled “Psychophysiology of a sigh” from Elke Vlemincx, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Germany’s Department of Systems Neuroscience.ElkeVlemincx

This seminar will be given on September 23rd 2014 in the Maldives 6th Floor Conference Room 606 of the Jack R McDonald Building.

3:00 – 4:00 PM
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
1900 Ninth Avenue, (9th & Stewart)



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“A Personal Journey Into the World of the Brain: Shaping the Mind/Function and Plasticity”–Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

International bestselling author of The Woman Who Changed Her Brain,The Woman who Changed Her Brain Barbara Arrowsmith-Young will be visiting Seattle Children’s Research Institute on November 7th. Barbara has been speaking about her experiences in childhood with learning disabilities and her transformation into an exceptional researcher and educator. She is also the Director of the Arrowsmith Program and Arrowsmith School. For more information about Barbara’s amazing story and her book, visit her website. http://www.barbaraarrowsmithyoung.com/


To attend her talk entitled, “A Personal Journey Into the World of the Brain: Shaping the Mind/Function and Plasticity,” please come 12:00-1:00pm on November 7th 2014  to the Jack McDonald Building Conference Room 606.

You can also download and read a short biography of Barbara’s life and career in PDF format here.

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Yangming Ou–Friday Sept 12th!

Yangming Ou, PhD visiting from Harvard will be giving a talk Friday, Sept 12th entitled, “A general image analysis package for neuro-development, neuro-degenerative, neuro-oncology studies and beyond.” Please join us to welcome Dr. Ou and learn more about the most recent research happening around the world and here at CIBR through our CIBR Seminar Series.


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Parsing the Heterogeneity of Autism Spectrum Disorder with Raphael Bernier–Oct 3rd

Join us in welcoming Raphael Bernier to SCRI on October 3rd! Dr. Bernier will be giving a talk entitled: Parsing the Heterogeneity of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Raphael Bernier, PhD is an Associate Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and of Educational Psychology at the University of Washington.

RaphaelBernierHis talk will take place October 3rd in the Maldives Conference Room (Rm 606) of the Jack R. McDonald Building from 12:00-1:00pm

To learn more, you can read a brief biography of Dr. Bernier on his University of Washington page:


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The CIBR Retreat is Coming Up!

The 2014 CIBR Retreat will take place at the UW Waterfront Activities Center on Tuesday December 2nd. Spend a day learning about the latest research being done at CIBR through talks by the researchers themselves! The tentative schedule is as follows:

5:00-5:30–Happy Hour

Waterfront Activities Center Address:
3701 Montlake Blvd. NE
Seattle, WA 98195

Pictures from last years CIBR Retreat:


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Steve Korn Visits CIBR!

Dr. Stephen Korn came to CIBR this week to talk with faculty and graduate students about the research grant application process. Dr. Korn is the director of the Office of Training, Career Development and Workforce Diversity at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). To learn more about Dr. Korn and his career, read his biography on the NIH website. Applying for grants and managing responses from the reviewers is a challenging and stressful process, but Dr. Korn was nothing but inspiring. Persist, persist, persist, he said!

Thank you Dr. Korn!

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