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2017 Seed Grant Mini-Symposium Program

Seed Grant Mini-Symposium Program

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

9:00 - 9:30 am


9:30 - 9:35 am

Opening Remarks

William Newsome

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

9:40 - 10:10 am

A novel PET radioligand to identify inflammation in Alzheimer's disease

Katrin Andreasson

Professor of Neurology

Michelle James

Assistant Professor of Radiology and of Neurology

10:15 - 10:45 am

Neural systems underlying the coordination of numerical and spatial representations

Bruce McCandliss

Professor of Education

10:50 - 11:20 am

Towards a transgenic marmoset model for neurodevelopmental disorders

Alexander Urban

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and of Genetics

11:20 - 11:30 am


11:35 - 12:05 pm

A strategy for identifying loss of function mutations that slow photoreceptor degeneration in vivo

Douglas Vollrath

Associate Professor of Genetics

12:10 - 12:40 pm

Microwire-CMOS brain interfaces

Nicholas Melosh

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and of Photon Science

12:40 - 1:40 pm