Neurobiology/Physiology Fall Symposium: Let There Be Light

Sep 26, 2019 1:00pm to 5:00pm
NRB Auditorium
Research

Departments of Neurobiology and Physiology Fall Symposium: Let There Be Light 1:00pm Paul Micevych, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor & Chair, Department of Neurobiology; Baljit Khakh, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Physiology and Neurobiology “Opening Remarks” 1:10pm Laura Denardo, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology “Assembly of mPFC Circuits and the Emergence of Behavior” 1:50pm Carolyn Houser, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurobiology “Shedding Light on Epilepsy Questions with New Approaches” 2:30pm Break and Refreshments 2:45pm Awards 2:50pm Lindsay De Biase, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology “Midbrain Microglia: Unique Cell Phenotypes and their Impact on Neuronal Health and Function” 3:30pm David Williams, Ph.D. Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurobiology “Cell Biology of the Most Specialized Cells of the Brain - The Retinal Photoreceptors” 4:10pm Orkun Akin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology “Neuronal Activity During Development: What Can We Learn About Wiring the Brain from Flashing Neurons (In the Fly)?” Reception to follow