15th Annual UNC Neuroscience Symposium

The 15th Annual UNC Neuroscience Symposium will be held at the Carolina Club on Thursday October 23, 2014. Check back for future updates.

On October 23, 2014, the 15th Annual Neuroscience Symposium will be held on UNC's campus at the Carolina Club.  It will feature talks Drs. David Van Essen, Anatol Kreitzer, and Gina Turrigiano.

8:15AM-9:00AM                                     Breakfast Reception

9:00AM-9:05AM                                     Welcome: William Snider, MD

9:05AM-9:55AM                                     Gina Turrigiano, PhD
Professor of Biology at Brandeis
                                                                  “Homeostatic regulation of firing rates in visual cortex”

10:00AM-10:50AM                                 Anatol Kreitzer, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology and Neurology, UCSF
                                                                  “Basal ganglia circuit mechanisms underlying motor function and dysfunction”

10:55AM-11:10AM                                 Break

11:15AM-12:05AM                                 David Van Essen, PhD
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Washington University
                                                                  “The Human Connectome Project: Progress and Prospects”

12:10PM-1:30PM                                    Buffet Luncheon


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