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2014 Symposium Archive

Seventh Annual Symposium: Friday, January 10, 2014

R. Douglas Fields

Keynote Speaker: R. Douglas Fields, Ph.D.

Chief, Nervous System Development & Plasticity Section
National Institutes of Health,  NICHD

"Activity Dependent Myelination"

2014 Symposium Schedule

9 a.m.

Registration & Poster Setup

Registration is free (but required) for attendees from non-profit organizations and includes program, lunch and coffee breaks. Registration is $175 for those from for-profit organizations.

10:00 a.m.

G. Richard Olds

Symposium Opens

Welcome
Vice Chancellor G. Richard Olds, M.D.

10:15 a.m.

 
R. Douglas Fields

Keynote

R. Douglas Fields, Ph.D.

Chief, Nervous System Development & Plasticity Section
National Institutes of Health,  NICHD

"Activity Dependent Myelination"

11:15 a.m.

Lunch and Poster Presentations

Lunch with speakers and attendees is sponsored by EMD Millipore
Student and fellow posters will be available for review.

1:15 p.m.

 
Regina C. Armstrong

Afternoon Session - Presentation 1

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Regina C. Armstrong, Ph.D.,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
"Progression of Myelin Pathology and Neuroinflammation in TBI with Traumatic Axonal Injury of the Corpus Callosum"

2 p.m.
 
 
Jeffrey Tasker

Afternoon Session - Presentation 2

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Jeffrey Tasker, Ph.D., Tulane University
"Novel Glial-Neuronal Interactions in the Hypothalamus Coordinate Energy and Fluid Homeostasis"

2:45 p.m.
Stella Tsirka

Afternoon Session - Presentation 3

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Stella Tsirka, Ph.D., Stony Brook University
"Microglia Regulate Synaptic Numbers and Stability"

3:30 p.m. Poster Session and Coffee Break
4 p.m.
 
 
Phillip Popovich

Afternoon Session - Presentation 4

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Phillip G. Popovich, Ph.D., Ohio State University
"Autonomic Dysreflexia Causes Chronic Immune Suppression after Spinal Cord Injury "

4:45 p.m.
 
Bruce Ransom

The Glenn Hatton Lecture

Bruce Ransom, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington
"Glial Glycogen and Nervous System Energy Metabolism: The Surprises Keep Coming"

5:45 p.m

Student and Fellow Award Presentations

6 p.m.

Closing Session

Wrap-Up and Summary

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