Tuesday, May 14, 2024

2024 University of Michigan Neuroscience Conference: Day 2

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Biomedical Science Research Building (BSRB)
Kahn Auditorium/BSRB Seminar Rooms

Registration is now closed. We'll see you at the conference!

Current University of Michigan faculty, postdocs, students, and staff are welcome to attend this annual event. Those registered by April 4 are guaranteed food and a printed nametag.

Pletcher, Jenkins, Pearring, Apostolides, McLoughlin.

Neuroscience Conference Program
BSRB Kahn Auditorium
ABC Conference Rooms (continental breakfast and breaks)

9:00 a.m.   Coffee/Breakfast
9:20           Welcome - Christian Burgess, Ph.D.                  Director, U-M Neuroscience Innovators
9:30           Speaker - Scott Pletcher, Ph.D.
                  William H. Howell Collegiate Professor of Physiology
                  Neural States as Conserved Modulators of Aging
10:05         Speaker - Paul Jenkins, Ph.D.
                  Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
                  Channel scaffolding in health and disease
10:40         Coffee break
11:05         Featured student talks (x2)
11:40         Datablitz (4 x 7 min)
12:20 p.m. Lunch
1:40           Speaker - Jillian Pearring, Ph.D.
                  Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
                  The Tectonic Complex Impedes Membrane Diffusion
                  through the Photoreceptor Connecting Cilium

2:15           Speaker - Pierre Apostolides, Ph.D.
                  Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
                  Active circuits for active listening
2:50           Speaker - Hayley S. McLoughlin, Ph.D.
                  Assistant Professor of Neurology
                  Unraveling SCA3 Pathogenesis and Paving the Way for Therapeutics
3:25           Coffee break
3:55           Datablitz (8 x 7 min)
4:50           Poster Award Winner Announcements
4:55           Closing Remarks
5-6:00       Post-Conference Reception in the BSRB Atrium