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Center for Molecular Neuroscience in Health and Disease Symposium

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April 20, 2018 - 9:30am to 5:15pm
Lokey Stem Cell Research Building – G1002

Center for Molecular Neuroscience in Health and Disease Symposium


9:30-10:00 am

Introduction: Vision, scope, and policies of the Center 

10:00-10:45 am

Form and function: morphogenesis and function of a sensory dendrite in C. elegans

Kang Shen

Biology and Pathology

10:45-11:00 am  Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 am 

Molecular diversity of synaptic function

Christian Rosenmund

Charité - Center for Basic Sciences CC02
Institute of Neurophysiology


Synaptic signaling of retinoic acid in plasticity and learning

Lu Chen

Neurosurgery and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

12:30-1:30 pm Lunch Break - lunch will not be provided, please plan to bring your own
1:30-2:30 pm

Bridge over troubled synapses formed by C1q family proteins

Michi Yuzaki 

Keio University

2:30-3:15 pm

Molecular underpinnings of interneuron circuitry in the spinal cord

Julia Kaltschmidt

Stanford University

3:15-3:45 pm

Coffee Break

3:45-4:15 pm

Converging pathways in neurodegenerative diseases

Li Gan

University of California, San Francisco

4:15-5:00 pm

Defects in mRNA translation and neurodegeneration

Sue Ackerman

Cellular and Molecular Medicine 
University of California San Diego 

5:00-5:15 pm

Concluding remarks


Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Neurosciences Institue
Contact Email: 
Maria de lourdes Cervantes <>