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The 2023 Comprehensive Neuroscience Center (CNC) retreat was held in person on September 13-14, 2023 at The Valley Hotel in Homewood, AL.

Our two-day retreat agenda included:

  • Two keynote presentation from Dr. Marina Picciotto, Yale University and Dr. James Surmeier, Northwestern University
  • Research presentations from 9 UAB faculty and 5 trainees
  • A poster session featuring 40 poster presentations
  • Trainee Platform and Poster presentation awards (See winners below)
  • Updates on CNC programs and activities
  • Nearly 200 registration, 160+ attendees

Platform winners


First Place ($500)- Kasey Brida, Neurobiology
Second Place ($250)- Ashley Adamson, Neurology
Third Place ($100)- Henrique de Oliveira Amaral, Neurology 

Poster winners


First Place ($500)- Nina Baumgarter, Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurobiology
Second Place ($250)- Rodrigo Campos-Cardoso, Neurobiology
Third Place ($100)- Jhodi Webster, Neurology

Award Ceremony:


Poster Session:


Faculty Session:


Keynote Session, Dr. Surmeier:


View Full 2023 Program