Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Interdepartmental Neuroscience Research Symposium
1. "Restoring the Sense of Touch with a Prosthetic Hand Through A Brain Interface"
Dr. Sliman Bensmaia
Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy
University of Chicago
2. "Cone Opsin Genetics and Vision Disorders"
Dr. Maureen Neitz
Ray H. Hill Professor in Ophthalmology
University of Washington
3. "Neurotransmitter Switching in the Adult Brain Regulates Behavior"
Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind
Professor of Neurobiology
University of California San Diego
4. "Epigenetic Regulation in the Developing and Diseased Human Brain"
Dr. Schahram Akbarian
Chief, Division of Psychiatric Epigenomics
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Friedman Brain Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai