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Neuroscience Institute

Frontiers Agenda

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7:45 - 8:00        Poster Setup
8:00 - 8:25Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:25 - 8:30Welcome - Jacqueline McGinty, PhD, MUSC 
8:30 - 9:00Neuroscience Trivia
9:00 - 10:00Keynote Speaker Presentation: 

Title: Dissecting Neuromodulatory Circuits and Signaling in Motivated Behaviors

Michael Bruchas, PhD
Henry E. Mallinkrodt Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology, Neuroscience, Psychiatry, and Biomedical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

10:00 - 10:30Morning Break

10:30 - 11:00      


Local Speaker Presentation:

Title: Recent advances in single cell neuronal imaging

Michael Scofield, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Preoperative Medicine

11:00 - 11:30

Local Speaker Presentation:

Title: New genetic tools to dissect out functional role of neuronal engrams

Makoto Taniguchi, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience

11:30 - 1:30Lunch
Poster Viewing and Judging
1:30 - 2:30

Keynote Speaker Presentation:

Title: A New Way to Deconstruct Behavioral Neuropharmacology

Michael Tadross, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University School of Medicine

2:30 - 3:00

Local Speaker Presentation:

Title: In Vivo Measurement of Neurometabolites using Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

James Prisciandaro, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

3:00 - 3:30Panel Discussion
3:30 - 5:00 Reception, Poster Viewing and Awards

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