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2018 Symposium Archive

11th Annual Symposium: Saturday, March 24, 2018

Patrizia Casaccia

Keynote Speaker: Patrizia Casaccia, M.D., Ph.D.

Founding Director of CUNY ASRC Neuroscience Initiative

"Oligodendrocytes as Environmental Sensors"

 

2018 Symposium Schedule

8:30 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.

9 a.m.

Symposium Opens

Welcome: Monica J. Carson, Ph.D., Director of Center for Glial-Neuronal Interactions, University of California, Riverside

Keynote Lecture: Patrizia Casaccia, M.D., Ph.D., City University of New York
"Oligodendrocytes as Environmental Sensors"

10:15 a.m.

Alban Gautier

Morning Session - Presentation 1

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion, led by Iryna Ethell, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Alban Gaultier, Ph.D., University of Virginia, School of Medicine
"LRP1: A Roadblock in Remyelination"

10:55 a.m.

Seema Tiwari-Woodruff

Morning Session - Presentation 2

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion, led by Iryna Ethell, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Seema Tiwari-Woodruff, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
"Multicellular effects by ER beta ligands to stimulate axon myelination"

11:35 a.m. — 1:35 p.m.

Lunch and  Poster Presentations

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

1:35 p.m.

Bruno Conti

Afternoon Session - Presentation 1

30-minute presentation followed by 15-minute discussion, led by Nicholas DiPatrizio, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Bruno Conti, Ph.D., Scripps Research Institute
"Neuroimmunology of interleukin13 receptor α1 "

2:15 p.m.

 

Margaret McCarthy

The Glenn Hatton Lecture

Margaret McCarthy, Ph.D., University of Maryland
"
Microglia, Maleness and Marijuana: How Endocannabinoids Sculpt Brain Sex Differences"

3 p.m.

Award Presentations

3:15 p.m.

Closing Session

Wrap-Up and Summary

4 p.m.

Public Forum - Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Supported in part by a grant from the Hoag Foundation

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