• Glial Biology/Neuroimmunology/Neurooncology Retreat

    As part of the CNC strategic plan, a mini-retreat has been scheduled for Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at the UAB Alumni House to discuss various aspects of Glial Biology/Neuroimmunology/Neuro-Oncology at UAB. The agenda for the retreat is listed below and a flyer is attached for distribution within your areas. Lunch will be included in the program so confirmation of attendance is required. A poster session and reception will conclude the meeting. Limited parking is available at the Alumni House as is street parking. Please contact me with any questions about this retreat. Registration and abstract submissions should be emailed to Anne Wailes: awailes@uab.edu . Glial Biology/Neuroimmunology/Neurooncology Retreat January 20, 2012 UAB Alumni House 1301 10 th Avenue South 8:00am – 5:00pm Agenda Introduction/Opening Remarks Harry Sontheimer Session I – Science 8:05am – 11:00am Microglia Etty Benveniste Oligodendrocytes and White Matter/MS Tara DeSilva Astrocyte Biology/Glial Neuronal Interactions Vlad Parpura Astrocytes and Diseases (Patho-Biology) Harry Sontheimer Break Basic Neurooncology Yancey Gillespie Translational Neurooncology Burt Nabors Epilepsy John Hablitz Acute Injury/Trauma Candace Floyd Neuroimmunology Chander Raman Session II – Cores 11:00am – 12:30pm Blueprint/Neuroscience P30 Michael Wyss Genomics Molly Bray Transgenic Mice Robert Kesterson Zebrafish Steve Watts Lunch 12:30pm – 1:30pm Session III – Training 1:30pm – 2:00pm Courses, Journal Clubs, and Training Grants Benveniste/Brenner/Parpura/Sontheimer Session IV – Support 2:00pm – 3:00pm Center Grants and Other Opportunities Benveniste/Carroll/Gillespie/ Sontheimer/Others Session V – Poster Session 3:00pm – 5:00pm Poster Session and Reception
  • 2012 Neuroscience Day

    Neuroscience Day Friday, February 10 th , 2012 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: SYMPOSIUM West Pavilion Conference Room E Keynote Speaker - Dr. Christopher Ransom, MD PhD Modulation of tonic GABA currents in hippocampal neurons" Epilepsy Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Acting Assistant Professor, Dept of Neurology University of Washington UAB graduate, Sontheimer Lab Additional Speakers: Jennifer Watson, Wilson Lab Mark Kilgore, Sweatt Lab 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm: POSTER SESSION North Pavilion Atrium of University Hospital
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