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2015 Symposium Archive

Ninth Annual Symposium: Friday, January 9, 2015

Brian MacVicar

Keynote Speaker: Brian A. MacVicar, Ph.D., F.R.S.C., F.C.A.H.S.

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia

"Synaptic sensing and modulation by microglia: A role for neurodegeneration?"

 

2015 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.

10:15 a.m.

Symposium Opens

Welcome

10:30 a.m.

 

Keynote and Glenn Hatton Lecture

Brian MacVicar, Ph.D., F.R.S.C., F.C.A.H.S.,
Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, UBC
"Synaptic sensing and modulation by microglia: A role for neurodegeneration?"

11:30 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.

1:30 p.m.

 

Afternoon Session - Presentation 1

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Michelle Monje Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.,
Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
"Neuronal activity promotes oligodendrogenesis and adaptive myelination in the mammalian brain"

2:15 p.m.
 
 

Afternoon Session - Presentation 2

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Joshua Weiner, Ph.D., University of Iowa
"Roles for astrocytic gamma-Protocadherin adhesion molecules in neural circuit formation"

3:00 p.m.

Afternoon Session - Presentation 3

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Rona Giffard, Ph.D., M.D. Stanford University
"Astrocytes and microRNAs in models of ischemia"

3:45 p.m. Poster Session and Coffee Break
4:15 p.m.
 
 

Afternoon Session - Presentation 4

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Anadora Bruce-Keller, Ph.D., Pennington Biomedical Research Center/Louisiana State University
"Microbiota, diet, metabolism and neurobehavior "

5:00 p.m.
 

Afternoon Session - Presentation 5

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion.

Lloyd Kasper, M.D., Ph.D., Dartmouth School of Medicine
"Digesting the emerging role for the gut microbiome in central nervous system demyelination"

5:45 p.m

Student and Fellow Award Presentations

6 p.m.

Closing Session

Wrap-Up and Summary

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