Attendance at BBIP seminars is required for all students in the training program and is restricted to students and faculty of the BBIP.  Seminars are held in 109 Stuit Hall. If you are interested in attending a seminar, please contact program director Susan Lutgendorf. 

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Past Events

  • Clinical Trials Registration and Process - Dr. Mark Vander Weg

    April 23, 2019 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm
  • Pitching Research Ideas Outside of Academia

    April 9, 2019 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm
  • Seminar Speaker: Kumar Narayana, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Iowa

    March 26, 2019 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm

    Dr. Narayanan's research is primarily interested is cognitive dysfunction in Parkinsons disease. His current work focuses on the influence of dopamine on prefrontal networks controlling cognitive behaviors such as timing and performance monitoring. His laboratory combines ensemble recording from populations of neurons in awake, behaving animals with specific manipulations using techniques such as optogenetic stimulation, targeted pharmacology, or selective genetic disruption with RNA interference.  His rseearch program is aimed at identifying new treatment strategies that can be translated to a clinical setting.

    In addition to being a biomedical in the BBIP, Dr. Narayanan is the Assistant Director of the Clinical Neuroscientst Training Program in Neurology and the Assistant Director of the Training Program in Neurology.  He will discuss his research program and lab activities with the group as well as his own training experiences and thoughts on doctoral training in the biomedical sciences.


  • Specific Aims Workshop - Part 2

    March 12, 2019 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm