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PERFORM Colloquium Series

The PERFORM colloquium series presents ongoing research talks on a broad range of topics related to preventative health research. Although these events are intended for an Academic & Researcher audience, everyone is welcome.

Topic Speaker Date & Time
Data-driven neuroscience: Learning machines and the neuronal black box Karim Jerbi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Systems Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuroimaging                
Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Psychology Department, University of Montreal

Wed., Sep. 13, 2017
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: FB 620

Understanding the cortical control of balance and vestibular function using functional near infrared spectroscopy  Patrick Joseph Sparto, Ph.D., PT
Associate Professor
Departments of Physical Therapy, Otolaryngology, and Bioengineering
University of Pittsburg

Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: RF 120

Yoga and Health Benefits to Aging Pragasen Pillay, Ph.D., FIEEE
Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University 

Wed., Nov. 8, 2017
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: RF 335

Homebase: A community of care for men enduring pain and isolation Richard B. Hovey, PhD
Associate Professor
McGill University, Faculty of Dentistry. Division of Oral health and Society
Affiliate Member PERFORM Centre, Concordia University

Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: RF 335

Multifractal Analysis of Neural Activity (MEG) reveals Convergence to an Optimal Regime in Cortex that predicts Learning Philippe Ciuciu, PhD
Senior Research Scientist, French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)

Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: PC 2.115

Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging: A Research Platform for Interdisciplinary Research Parminder Raina, PhD
Professor
McMaster University, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact
Scientific Director, McMaster Institute for Research on Aging

Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: RF 120

Can neuroinformatics advances solve the biomedical reproducibility crisis ?   Jean-Baptiste Poline, PhD
Montreal Neurological Institue
McGill University
HWNI
UC Berkely  

Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: EV 2.260

Grannies on the Net: Understanding Well-being, Aging, and Digital Technologies Shannon Hebblethwaite, PhD
Associate Professor
Concordia University, Department of Applied Human Sciences
Director engAGE Centre for Research on Aging
Associate Director CREGES  

Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: RF 120

Prognostic and predictive signatures in breast cancer using surrogate tissue

Michael Hallett, PhD
Professor
Department of Biology, Centre for Structural and Functional Genomics, Centre for Applied Synthetic Biology, Concordia University

Adjunct Professor
School of Computer Science, McGill University

Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: RF 120

Sleep’s Role in Determining Which Memories Endure Ken A. Paller, PhD
Professor
Northwestern University

Wed., Mar. 7, 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: RF 335

AI for Healthy ageing: empowering older adults to live independently Nicola Palmarini
Global Manager AI for Healthy Aging
IBM Research

Wed., Mar. 21, 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: FB 620

Art therapy as an intervention for breast cancer patients: Clinical implications for improving quality of life

Virginia Lee RN, PhD
Assistant Professor
Ingram School of Nursing
McGill University 

Rosemary C. Reilly, PhD
Associate Professor 
Department of Applied Human Sciences
Concordia University

Wed., Apr. 4, 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: RF 120

How to Sparsify the Singular Value Decomposition With  Orthogonality Constraints: Theory and Applications to Image Analysis and Psychometry Hervé Abdi, PhD
Professor
School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas

Wed., Apr. 25, 2018
4:00-5:00pm

Venue: MB 9A


More events to be announced.


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