Neuroscience Research Day 2014

NSD 2014The 5th Annual CNC Neuroscience Research Day mini-symposium will take place FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1:30pm-4:30pm.  This event is meant to highlight the neuroscience research studies being conducted by UAB graduate trainees and to celebrate their accomplishments.  We love our graduate students!  CONGRATULATIONS from the CNC.

 **New this year – poster presentations will be limited to 40 posters.  Registration for poster presenters this year will open Monday, January 13th and close February 4th or when we meet our poster quota of 40, whichever comes first.  This year's first, second and third prizes will take the form of small scholarships.  If your UAB balance is 0, this will result in a check made out to the winners.  1st place $200, 2nd place $150, 3rd place $100.  Poster competition is for graduate students only.

The poster boards are standard 4' X 8'.  Abstracts will be expected at time of registration.


PortiaV2 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm     West Pavilion Conference Room E

Portia Kunz, Ph.D. (Alumnus - McMahon Lab)
Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
A translational approach to studying Angelman syndrome

 LukeV2 2:30 - 2:45 pm
West Pavilion Conference Room E

Luke Coddington (Jacques Wadiche Lab)
Circuits without synapses:  glutamate spillover signaling in the cerebellar cortex


 AimeeV2 2:45 - 3:00 pm
West Pavilion Conference Room E

Aimee Franklin (McMahon Lab)
Elucidating the role of GSK3 in Fragile X Syndrome

 hearts 3:00 - 4:30 pm
North Pavilion Atrium

Poster Session and Reception
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