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RIA Seminar Series

Leonard H. Epstein, PhD kicked off RIA's 2016 Spring Seminar Series

Leonard H. Epstein, PhD kicked off RIA's 2016 Spring Seminar Series

RIA's annual Seminar Series brings to Buffalo national experts in the field of alcohol, drugs and related issues. Each fall and spring, speakers present research results to an audience of policymakers, clinicians, other researchers, students and the general public.

RIA seminar presentations are made at 10 a.m. in room 132 at the Research Institute on Addictions, 1021 Main St., Buffalo, (UB Downtown Campus), unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2016 Seminar Series

February 5, 2016

Lead Foot and Worn Brakes: A Reinforcement Pathology Approach to Obesity

Leonard H. Epstein, PhD

Leonard H. Epstein, PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chief, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
SUNY Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo

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February 19, 2016

College Men’s Alcohol Consumption and Sexual Aggression Perpetration: Proximal and Distal Effects

Maria Testa, PhD

Maria Testa, PhD

Senior Research Scientist
Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo

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March 4, 2016

Connections between Substance Use and Academic Performance: Implications for Prevention and Intervention

Amelia M. Arria, PhD

Amelia M. Arria, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept. of Behavioral and Community Health
Director, Center on Young Adult Health and Development

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April 29, 2016

Marijuana and the Brain: Neuroimaging Studies in Long Term, Heavy Users

Francesca Filbey, PhD

Francesca Filbey, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Director of Cognitive Neuroscience Research of Addictive Disorders, Center for Brain Health
University of Texas at Dallas

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May 20, 2016

Evidence for the Trace Amine-Associated Receptor 1 Gene (Taar1) as a Quantitative Trait Gene for Voluntary Methamphetamine Consumption

Tamara J. Phillips, PhD

Tamara J. Phillips, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair of Behavioral Neuroscience
Oregon Health & Science University

 

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