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Brain Symposium

Symposium Details

May 29 - 31, 2019

University of Virginia

Claude Moore Medical Education Building

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The inaugural University of Virginia Brain Symposium will be held May 29 - 31, 2019, at the Claude Moore Medical Education Building in Charlottesville, VA.

The symposium will feature many national and international leaders in brain research, including both invited lecturers and UVA faculty.

A breakdown of the program by day can be found under the Program tab; please note that speakers and times are subject to change. A program overview is also available here.

This event is open to faculty, staff and students at the University as well as attendees from outside the University and community. There is no cost to attend; however, registration is required. To register for a session or the entire symposium, please click on the Register tab and complete the webform.

Please direct any questions to uvabrain@virginia.edu. We look forward to seeing you in May!

 

 

Wednesday May 29th, 2019 - Morning: Autism

Gerald D Fishback

Gerald D. Fischbach, MD

Distinguished Scientist and Fellow

Simons Foundation

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Mazurek Micah

Micah Mazurek, PhD

Associate Professor of Education

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Kevin Pelphrey

Kevin Pelphrey, PhD

Harrison Wood Professor of Neurology

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Michelle Olsen

Michelle Olsen, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Wednesday May 29th, 2019 - Afternoon: Clinical Translational Neuroscience

Christopher Barrett

Christopher Barrett, PhD

Professor of Computer Science and Executive Director of the Biocomplexity Institute

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

Eric Minikel

Eric Minikel, PhD

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Harvard Medical School

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Sonia Vallabh

Sonia Vallabh, PhD

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Harvard Medical School

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

W. Jeffrey Elias

W. Jeffrey Elias, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

William Petri

William Petri, MD, PhD

Wade Hampton Frost Professor of Medicine

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

 

Wednesday May 29th, 2019 - Evening: Keynote

Walter

Walter J. Koroshetz, MD

Director of the NIH/NINDS

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

 

Thursday May 30th, 2019 - Morning: Keynote

Ed Boyden, PhD

Ed Boyden, PhD

Y. Eva Tan Professor of Neurotechnology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Thursday May 30th, 2019 - Morning - Neurodegeneration

George Bloom

George Bloom, PhD

Professor and Chair of Biology

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Li Gan

Li Gan, PhD

Director of the Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute

Weill Cornell Medicine

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Reisa Sperling

Laura P.W.Ranum, PhD

Director of Center for NeuroGenetics

University of Florida

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

Reisa Sperling

Reisa Sperling, MD

Professor of Neurology

Harvard Medical School

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

 

Thursday May 30th, 2019 - Midday: Round Table Discussion

Innovation in Neuroscience with Industry/Investor Perspectives

Where:

MR6 Courtyard

 

Thursday May 30th, 2019 - Afternoon: Neural Development

Tobias Grossmann, PhD

Tobias Grossmann, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

Takao Hensch, PhD

Takao Hensch, PhD

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Neurology

Harvard University

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

Yishi Jin

Yishi Jin, PhD

Professor and Chair of Neurobiology

University of California, San Diego

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

Sara Kucenas

Sarah Kucenas, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

 

Thursday May 30th, 2019 - Evening: Reception

Where:

MR6 Courtyard (weather permitting)

 

Friday May 31st, 2019 - Morning - Brain Immune Crosstalk

David M. Holtzman, MD,

David M. Holtzman, MD

Professor and Chairman of Neurology

Washington University

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

Jony Kipnis, PhD

Jony Kipnis, PhD

Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor and Chair of Neuroscience

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

John Lukens, PhD

John Lukens, PhD

Assistant Professor

University of Virginia

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

Li-Huei Tsai, PhD

Li-Huei Tsai, PhD

Picower Professor of Neuroscience

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Where:

Claude Moore 3rd Floor Auditorium

Draftsman

The Draftsman, Autograph Collection

Dates:

5/28 to 5/31

Price:

$159 per night

Valet Parking:

$15 Daily

Last day to book

4/26/19

Reserve

Speakers include: Gerald D. Fischbach, MD, Micah Mazurek, PhD, Michelle L. Olsen, PhD, Kevin Pelphrey, PhD
Please use the accessibility requests text box to list any allergens or dietary restrictions.
Speakers include: Christopher L. Barrett, PhD, W. Jeffrey Elias, MD, Eric Minikel, PhD, and Sonia Vallabh, PhD, William A. Petri, MD, PhD
Speakers include: George Bloom, PhD, Li Gan, PhD, Laura P.W. Ranum, PhD, Reisa Sperling, MD
Please use the accessibility requests text box to list any allergens or dietary restrictions.
Round table discussion on innovation in Neuroscience with investor/industry perspectives during lunch Thursday, May 30th.
Speakers include: Tobias Grossmann, PhD, Takao Hensch, PhD, Yishi Jin, PhD, Sarah Kucenas, PhD
MR5/6 Courtyard. Please use the accessibility requests text box to list any allergens or dietary restrictions.
Speakers include: David Holtzman, MD, Jony Kipnis, PhD, John Lukens, PhD, Li-Huei Tsai, PhD
We are committed to ensuring that the symposium is fully inclusive and accessible to all persons. If you require disability-related accommodations, please specify above and we will arrange for the necessary accommodations.