2020 Symposium Program and Schedule

13th Annual

Southern California Symposium on Glial-Neuronal Interactions in Health and Disease

Friday, January 10, 2020

Highlander Union Building, Room 302

The symposium is a forum for individuals with neuro-centric, glial-centric or disease-centric research focus (as well as for all who find themselves in between) to present their ongoing research and initiate collaborations across disciplines and between organizations.


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Keynote Speaker: TBA

2020 Symposium Schedule

9:00 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 a.m.


10:15 a.m. — 11:15 a.m.


Symposium Opens

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

Keynote Lecture: TBA,

11:15 a.m. — 1:20 p.m.

Lunch and  Poster Presentations

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


1:20 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon Address & Introduction

1:30 p.m. — 2:10 p.m.

Afternoon Session I

Presentation 1

2:10 p.m. — 2:50 p.m.

Presentation 2

2:50 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.

Presentation 3

3:30 p.m.

Poster Session with Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. — 4:40 p.m.

Afternoon Session II

Presentation 4

4:40 p.m. — 5:30 p.m.

The Glenn Hatton Lecture

5:30 p.m. — 5:40 p.m.

Award Presentations

5:40 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.

Closing Session

Wrap-Up and Summary