Neurobiology/Physiology Fall Symposium: Let There Be Light

Neurobiology/Physiology Fall Symposium: Let There Be Light

September 26, 2019 1:00 pm / 5:00 pm

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