17th Annual UNC Neuroscience Symposium

The 17th Annual UNC Neuroscience Symposium was held on October 19th at the Carolina Club. Attendees from the UNC Neuroscience community enjoyed a breakfast reception with the speakers, Franck Polleux, Arnold Kriegstein, and Elizabeth Hillman, three talks followed by question-and-answer sessions, and a buffet luncheon at the conclusion.

On October 19, 2016, the 17th Annual UNC Neuroscience Symposium was held on UNC's campus at the Carolina Club. Franck Polleux, Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University, Arnold Kreigstein, John Bowes Distinguished Professor in Stem Cell and Tissue Biology at the University of California- San Francisco, and Elizabeth Hillman, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University gave talks titled “Molecular and cellular mechanisms patterning cortical connectivity,” “Genomic insights into human brain development, lissencephaly, and Zika microcephaly,” and “Capturing the brain in action: New Tools for high-speed and brain-wide neuroimaging,” respectively. Presentations were followed by question-and-answer sessions, and the day concluded with a buffet luncheon and opportunities for faculty members, post-doctoral scholars, and graduate students to meet with the speakers.

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center generously sponsored this event.

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