Brain Awareness Day

Speaker

Eric Klann

Date

June 16, 2012, 11:00 am – 2:50 pm

Location

KCB
The University of Chicago
900 E. 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Description

9:00-9:05 WELCOME & PROGRAM OVERVIEW  
Barry Aprison, Ph.D.
Director of Education & Outreach, Institute for Genomics & Systems Biology

9:05-9:10   NEUROSCIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Christopher M. Gomez, M.D., Ph.D.
Albina Y. Surbis Professor and Chair of Neurology, The University of Chicago

9:10-9:15 CONTE CENTER OVERVIEW          
Ravinesh A. Kumar, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Conte Center for Computational Neuropsychiatric Genomics

9:15-9:50 TALK 1: ERIC KLANN, Ph.D.                 
Professor of Neural Science, New York University
“Molecular Basis of Autism Spectrum Disorders”

9:50- 10:05 BRIEF BREAK & DEMOS

10:05-10:40 TALK 2: DANIEL SALZMAN, M.D., Ph.D.       
Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Columbia University
“How Are You Feeling? Ask Your Amygdala”

10:40-11:15 TALK 3: NELSON FREIMER, M.D.
Maggie G. Gilbert Professor of Psychiatry, University of California Los Angeles
“The Biology Beneath Bipolar Disorder”

11:15-11:35 GROUP DISCUSSION
William Green, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience, The University of Chicago

11:35-12:50 RECEPTION, DEMOS, & LAB TOURS

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