Neurobiology/Physiology Fall Symposium: Let There Be Light

September 26, 2019

1:00 pm / 5:00 pm


NRB Auditorium

Departments of Neurobiology and Physiology Fall Symposium: LetThere 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