Pierre Morell Research Day

When May 16, 2013
from 12:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where MBRB
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Contact Phone 919-966-1260
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In conjunction with The Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion-the 5th year celebration of the BBSP Program and of UNC graduate research past and present.  Check here for more exciting details and events.

The UNC Neurobiology Curriculum presents its annual Pierre Morell Research Day 2013.  We are delighted to host Dr. Paul Forscher, PhD as this year's guest speaker.  Dr. Forscher is a Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University, as well as an alum of UNC-Chapel Hill' s Curriculum in Neurobiology.

A schedule for the day is listed below:

12:00pm -1:30pm: 2nd floor MBRB; Catered lunch from Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe/Networking for current students, alumni and faculty
1:30pm-3:30pm: Genetics lobby; Poster Session
4:00pm-6:00pm: MBRB ground floor; Talks

Introduction by Dr. Gerry Oxford

Dan Bonder, PhD student, “Examining the Role of Astrocytic Gq-GPCR and Ca2+ Signaling in Functional Hyperemia in Vivo”

Amelia Bachleda, PhD student,  “Sox2 Maintains Muller Glial Morphology and Retinal Function”

Dr. Forscher's talk is: “Treadmilling Actin Filament Arrays and Axon Growth”

6:30pm - 9:00pm: Reception at TRU deli- (114 Henderson St., Chapel Hill)

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