Research Symposium Sat. May 30, 2015

Event Date: 
Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 8:30am


Saturday, May 30, 2015

La Jolla Shores Hotel


8:30     Registration & Breakfast


9:00     Welcome: Dr. Andrew McCulloch

Professor of Bioengineering Director of the Interfaces Program


9:10     Co-Mentor Faculty Keynote Address

           Mechanisms of Inhibitory Circuit Plasticity

Dr. Brenda Bloodgood

Assistant Professor, Div. of Biological Sciences, Neurobiology Section


9:45     Student Research Quick Talks

           3-5 minute talks appealing to a non-scientific audience

                      Collegial competition with panel of judges


11:00   Keynote Address:

Learning How to Learn: From Neuron to Brain and Beyond

Dr. Terrence Sejnowski

Distinguished Professor with Div. of Biological Sciences, Neurobiology Section


The Sejnowski Lab research areas:  What regulates the flow of information into the cerebral cortex and between cortical areas?


11:45   Poster Presentations

           Displayed during lunch hour


11:45   Lunch Buffet


1:00     Panel Development Panel

              Career Paths in Biotechnology


4:00     Mixer at La Jolla Shores