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09/27/2016

BRAIN Initiative “TAD Talks:” Technology Accelerating Discovery

BY:BRAIN Initiative Alliance

The BRAIN Initiative “TAD Talks:” Technology Accelerating Discovery

Talks, Panel, & Reception

SfN 2016 Satellite Event

November 14, 2016 from 6:30-9:00pm

Hilton San Diego Bayfront (Indigo Ballroom AE)

EVENT AGENDA

6:30-6:45pm  Introduction

Dr. Jane Roskams (University of British Columbia)

  • Welcome

Dr. William Newsome (Stanford University/Co-Chair BRAIN 2025 Report)

  • The BRAIN Initiative – A shot in the arm for neuroscience discovery

Dr. Christopher Martin (Kavli Foundation/BRAIN Initiative Alliance)

6:45-7:30pm  TAD Talks: Updates on Exciting Technological Breakthroughs from the BRAIN Initiative

Dr. John Ngai (University of California – Berkeley) Illuminating Cellular Diversity in the Nervous System

Dr. Adam Hantman (Janelia/HHMI) Optogenetic Stimulation of the Motor Pathway to Influence Behavior

Dr. Julie Brefczynski-Lewis (West Virginia University) Imaging the Brain in Motion: The Ambulatory Micro-Dose, Wearable PET Brain Imager

Dr. Arnold Kriegstein (University of California – San Francisco) BRAIN Initiative Informing Zika Discoveries

 7:30-8:00pm  Panel: Applying BRAIN Technologies –Where Do We Go From Here?

Moderator: Dr. Jane Roskams (University of British Columbia)

Dr. Walter Koroshetz (NINDS Director)

Dr. David Markowitz (IARPA)

Dr. Frances Jensen (University of Pennsylvania)

Dr. James Olds (NSF)

Dr. William Newsome (Stanford University)

8:00-9:00pm  Reception and Networking

Complimentary Food and Drink Sponsored by The Kavli Foundation

Event Co-Sponsors: Dr. Frances Jensen (University of Pennsylvania) and Dr. Jane Roskams (University of British Columbia)

Learn more at SFN.org