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2016 Neurosciences Institute Symposium Program

Symposium Program

Thursday, October 13

8:00 - 9:00 am

Continental Breakfast and Check-In

Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge

9:00 - 9:15 am

Opening remarks

William Newsome

Harman Family Provostial Professor
Vincent V.C. Woo Director of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute
Professor of Neurobiology
Stanford University

9:15 - 10:00 am

Retinal cell fate determination, and the development of new tools to regulate biological activities

Connie Cepko

Bullard Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience
Harvard Medical School

10:00 - 10:45 am

Drug Policy: It's not a no brainer

Keith Humphreys

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

10:45 - 11:15 am

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:00 pm

Optical imaging of large-scale neural codes and voltage dynamics in behaving animals

Mark Schnitzer

Associate Professor of Biology and Applied Physics
Stanford University

12:00 - 1:15 pm


1:15 - 1:30 pm

Sammy Kuo Award Presentation

Jin Hyung Lee

Assistant Professor of Neurology, of Neurosurgery and of Bioengineering
Stanford University

1:30 - 2:15 pm

Young blood for old brains

Tony Wyss-Coray

Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Stanford University

2:15 - 3:00 pm

Accessing and modulating brain ciruitry in freely moving human subjects with Parkinson's disease to develop precise, targeted therapies

Helen Bronte-Stewart

John E Cahill Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Stanford University

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Afternoon Break

3:30 - 4:15 pm

Automatically inferring meso-scale models of neural computation

Tom Dean

Research Scientist
Google Research

4:15 - 4:30 pm

Closing Remarks

Ann Arvin

Vice Provost and Dean of Research
Stanford University

4:30 - 6:00 pm

Poster Presentation and Reception

Lawn Area in front of LKSC