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2020 Symposium Program

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2020 Symposium Program

Thursday, October 8

All times are in Pacific Time

9:00 - 9:10 am

Opening Remarks

William Newsome

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

9:10 - 9:55 am

Neuron-glial interactions in health and disease: from cognition to cancer

Michelle Monje

Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Stanford University

9:55 - 10:40 am

The electrophysiology of human memory

Michael Kahana

Professor of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania

10:40 - 11:00 am
 

Break

11:00 - 11:45 am

Learning movement and relearning after stroke

Amy Bastian

Professor of Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins University

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Golden Age of Neuroscience

Walter Koroshetz

Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

12:30 - 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Poster Presentation

2:30 - 2:50 pm

Sammy Kuo Awards presentation

2:50 - 3:35 pm

Advancing detection and treatment of autism through translational research

Karen Parker

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

3:35 - 4:20 pm
 

Non-invasive electrical monitoring of the digestive system and its interplay with the nervous system

Todd Coleman

Professor, Department of Bioengineering
University of California, San Diego

4:20 - 4:35 pm

Break

4:35 - 5:20 pm

Effective philanthropy for promoting innovative translational research, a discussion with James Simons and Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Jim Simons and Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Simons Foundation and Stanford University

5:20 - 5:30 pm

Closing  Remarks

William Newsome

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