11th Annual Neuroscience Symposium

The UNC Neuroscience Symposium will take place Oct. 14 in the Carolina Club. Read on for more details and a list of speakers.

When Oct 14, 2010
from 08:50 AM to 03:00 PM
Where Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
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Please RSVP if you plan to attend to emily_mckell@med.unc.edu.

9 - 9:50 a.m. - "The Neurobiology of Innate Behavior: Sex, Smell, and Food"
Leslie Vosshall, PhD, HHMI Investigator, Robin Chembers Neustein Professor, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior at Rockefeller University

9:55 - 10:45 a.m. - "Hippocampal Memory Reactivation"
Matt Wilson, PhD, Sherman Fairchild Professor of Neuroscience and Picower Scholar, Associate Department Head for Education at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

11:10 a.m. - noon - Genetics, Genomics and the Neurobiology of Autism
Dan Geschwind, MD, PhD, Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics, Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Director of the Neurogenetics Program and the Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) at the University of California Los Angeles

12:05 - 12:55 p.m. - Alzheimer's Disease: From Genomics to Proteomics to New Drugs
Steven Paul, MD, Director, Appel Institute for Alzheimer's Disease Research, Departments of Neurology (Neuroscience) and Psychiatry at Weill Cornell College of Medicine

1 - 2:15 p.m. - Buffet Luncheon