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DNC Neuroscience Symposium 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

8:30 am – 5:45 pm

Event is free, but registration is required.

Please register here:

Speakers will include:

Susan Ackerman, PhD

HHMI, University of California, San Diego

  "Translational fidelity and neurodegeneration"

Kristin Baldwin, PhD

The Scripps Research Institute

  "Reprogramming neuronal diversity"

Gloria Choi, PhD

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  "Elucidating neural circuits underlying autism-like behaviors"

Patrik Ernfors, PhD

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

  "Encoding and scaling pain through defined cell types"

Winrich Freiwald, PhD

Rockefeller University

  "The dual face: Vision's inroad into the social brain"

Joseph Gleeson, MD, PhD

HHMI, University of California, San Diego

  "Genetic origins of pediatric brain disease. Treatment and prevention"

Andrew Huberman, PhD

Stanford University

  "A thalamo-cortical circuit that drives risk tolerance to visual threat"

David Keays, PhD

The Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna

  "The Search for the Magnetoreceptors"

Zachary Knight, PhD

University of California, San Francisco

 "The Neurobiology of Hunger"

Giordano Lippi, PhD

University of California San Diego

"MicroRNAs - The master regulators of neural networks development"

Fan Wang, PhD

Duke University

  "Capturing and manipulating functionally activated neurons"





The Auditorium at The Scripps Research Institute
10620 John J Hopkins Drive
San Diego, CA 92121


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Campus Info:

Parking will be available


8:30-9:00         Coffee and seating

9:00-10:15       Speakers

10:45-11:15     Coffee Break

11:15-12:15     Speakers

12:15-1:15       Lunch

1:15-2:45         Speakers

2:45-3:15         Coffee Break

3:15-5:00         Speakers

5:00-5:45         Meet & Greet


Event Hosts: Ardem Patapoutian & Lisa Stowers

Administrative Contact:

Angela Glenn Hosac