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2018 Annual Neuroscience Retreat

Memorial Art Gallery, Friday, April 20th

Keynote Speaker is Brian MacVicar, Ph.D. Professor Psychiatry, Co-Director of Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, and Canada Research Chair of Neuroscience Univ. British Columbia

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Program of Events

Time Location Event
8:30am Parlor Continental Breakfast
9:00am Auditorium Welcome
9:05am Auditorium Kevin A. Mazurek, PhD,
Postdoctoral Fellow, Schieber Lab
Department of Neuroscience
“Injecting instructions into premotor cortex using microstimulation”
9:35am Auditorium Jessie Hogestyn, MS,
Neuroscience Graduate Program
Mayer-Proschel Lab
“Investigating the role of latent human herpesvirus 6 in demylenating disease”
10:05am Auditorium Poster Teasers I
10:20am Ballroom Poster Session I/Coffee Break
Even numbered posters
11:30am Auditorium Farran Briggs, PhD,
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
“Neuronal and circuit mechanisms of visual attention”
12:00pm Auditorium Overview of the Neuroscience Department
Dr. John Foxe
12:15pm Auditorium Award Presentations & Neuroscience Photograph
12:30pm Ballroom Lunch
1:30pm Auditorium SfN Chapter Meeting
Dr. Lizabeth Romanski
1:50pm Auditorium State of the Neuroscience Graduate Program
Dr. Ania Majewska
2:10pm Auditorium Poster Teasers II
2:25pm Ballroom Poster Session II/Coffee Break
Odd numbered posters
3:30pm Auditorium Keynote Lecture: Brian MacVicar, PhD
Department of Psychiatry Professor and Co-Director of Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health
University of British Columbia
“New roles for pericytes and astrocytes in the function, repair and regeneration of cerebral blood vessels”
4:30pm Auditorium Poster Award Presentation
4:45pm Parlor Cocktail Reception