Antoine Besnard, PhD
Please join us for a seminar from Antoine Besnard, PhD, Instructor at Harvard Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Besnard will be presenting a seminar entitled "Coding of Threat Uncertaintly in the Lateral Septum" on Monday, October 7, 11:00 a.m. (Bowerman Room, Dobell, B-1127).
Dr. Besnard completed his graduate training (2008-2011) with Dr. Jocelyne Caboche, gaining extensive research experience in behavioral pharmacology to investigate the molecular mechanisms of cocaine-induced adaptations and contextual fear memory processing. In 2012, he started his post-doctoral training (2012-present) in Dr. Amar Sahay’s lab to investigate the mechanisms underlying the generation of defensive responses as well as stress-induced adaptations.
For students wishing to meet the speaker for lunch, please contact Colleen Carter by Thursday, October 3, 2019.