CNBD Events

The Center for Neurobehavioral Development (CNBD) hosts a yearly colloquium series aimed at disseminating new research and inspiring collaboration. Past recordings and series subject listings are available under the Archived Colloquia sidebar. Past colloquia are also available for viewing on our video channel


Tuesday, September 18th @ 4pm   Video of talk
“The MILK Study: Milk as a Mechanism of Metabolic Risk Transmission” 
Ellen Demerath, PhD
Professor, Division of Epidemiology
University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Tuesday, October 23rd @ 4pm  Video of talk
"Early Life Diet Affects Behavior and Cognition: A Role for DNA Methylation” 
Theresa Reyes, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Tuesday, November 13th @ 4pm Video of talk
“The Baby Connectome Project - Enriched: Development of the Intestinal Microbiome” 

Brittany Howell, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate, Institute of Child Development
University of Minnesota


“Pathways to Inflammation in Adolescence from Early Adversity and Iron Deficiency: A Prospective Longitudinal Study of Chilean Infants and Children”
Brie Reid, MA
Graduate Student, Institute of Child Development
University of Minnesota

Tuesday, December 11th @ 4pm Video of Talk
“Apples or Oranges? Muffins! Early Experience and Metabolism Shaping Behavior and Risk for Disease”
Patricia Silveira, MD, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
McGill University

Tuesday, February 12th @ 4pm Video of talk
“From Ecology to Epigenetics: Investigating the Long Term Effects of Nutritional and Microbial Environments in Infancy on the Regulation of Inflammation in Adulthood”
Thomas McDade, PhD
Professor, Department of Anthropology
Northwestern University

Tuesday, March 26th @ 4pm
“Early Childhood Stress and Risk for Obesity”
Alicia Kunin-Batson, PhD, LP
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota

Tuesday, April 23rd @ 4pm
“A New Era in Understanding How Nutrigenetics and Nutrition Shape Cognitive Development”
Carol Cheatham, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Tuesday, May 7th @ 4pm Video of talk
“The Nutritional Developmental Origins of Adult Mental Health: Potential Mechanisms of Action”
Michael Georgieff, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Child Development
Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Development
University of Minnesota


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2018-2019 CNBD Colloquia Flyer

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