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NEI researcher's talk, King memorial top week's event lineup

Published on Monday, January 11, 2016

Published on January 11, 2016

A number of interesting events is scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.

Tuesday, Jan. 12

NEI chief to discuss basal ganglia, decision-making


Dr. Okihide Hikosaka, Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research senior research chief at the National Eye Institute, will present "Role of Basal Ganglia in Automatic Decision-making" from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, in classroom 6A (North Wing classroom 617).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. The presentation is part of the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series.

For more information, call Karneilla McGee at 4-1686 or email her at kmcgee@umc.edu.


Wednesday, Jan. 13

Inclusive service to honor King holiday


The Department of Pastoral Services will host a service in celebration of diversity and inclusion as an observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday holiday at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 13, in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Dr. Robert Smith will serve as guest speaker, and the Jackson State University's Maddrama, under the direction of Dr. Mark Henderson, will give a performance.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Light refreshments will be available following the service.

For more information, call Linda McComb at 5-2108.