Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Feb. 16 DSS to Feature Dr. Peter Strick

Next week's Distinguished Scientist Seminar at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine will feature Dr. Peter L. Strick, distinguished professor and chair of neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa.

The lecture, titled "Basal Ganglia Loops with the Cerebral Cortex and Cerebellum: Circuits for Movement, Cognition and Affect," will take place Feb. 16, 2016, at 4 p.m. in the first floor auditorium of the Medical Sciences Building on USA’s main campus.

Dr. Strick also currently serves as co-director for the Center for Neuroscience, co-director for the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, and professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. He earned his undergraduate degree in biology and his doctorate in anatomy from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa.

His research interests include the cortical motor areas; the functions of the basal ganglia and cerebellum; and unraveling the circuitry of the central nervous system.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Strick.

The lecture series is comprised of distinguished scientists from other academic institutions who are invited by the USA College of Medicine basic science departments to present a seminar showcasing their latest research findings. Faculty, staff and students are strongly encouraged to attend.

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