On October 23, 2014, the 15th Annual Neuroscience Symposium will be held on UNC’s campus at the Carolina Club. It will feature talks by David Van Essen, Anatol Kreitzer, and Gina Turrigiano.
Gina Turrigiano, PhD
Professor of Biology at Brandeis
Former MacArthur Fellow and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
“Homeostatic regulation of firing rates in visual cortex”
Anatol Kreitzer, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology and Neurology, Gladstone Institute at UCSF
2011 Young Investigator of the Year Award recipient at SFN
“Basal ganglia circuit mechanisms underlying motor function and dysfunction”
David Van Essen, PhD
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Washington University
Former president of SFN and co-director of the Human Connectome Project
“The Human Connectome Project: Progress and Prospects”