Molecular Psychiatry Seminar Series

Every semester we are proud to host several outstanding seminar speakers. All seminars are held on the second Wednesday of each month at Noon in Room 1458 of the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building unless otherwise noted. All are encouraged to attend free of charge. 

Encouraged format: 30-35 minutes of presentation, followed by 15-20 minutes of discussion designed to foster exchange of ideas and new collaboration.

The following individuals are scheduled to present seminars during the 2016-2017 academic year. Please visit this webpage again for details on upcoming seminars, as they are released:   


Anissa Abi-Dargham, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair of Research, Stony Brook University 

September 28, 2018, Noon, 1289CBRB (Kelch Conf Room)


Nenad Sestan, MD, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, Comparative Medicine, Genetics and Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine

October 26, 2018, Noon, 1289CBRB (Kelch Conf Room)


Stewart Anderson, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

November 16, 2018, Noon, 1289CBRB (Kelch Conf Room) 


Marisa Roberto, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute

March 29, 2019, Noon, Location TBD


Danny Winder, PhD, Professor of  Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

May 3, 2019, Noon, Location TBD


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Daniel Langstraat in advance at 319-384-9299