2020 Symposium

Conte Center@UCI 7th Annual Symposium

Novel Technologies and the BrainĀ 


The 7th Annual Symposium, held Feb 25, 2020 at the Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences & Engineering in Irvine was by all accounts a huge success. Over 100 faculty, students, and staff enjoyed a day filled with amazing talks by several faculty and outstanding poster presentations by graduate students, post doctoral fellows, as well as junior faculty. Many thanks to our Co-keynote speakers Professor Anna V. Molofsky, UCSF and Dr. Joshua Gordon, Director at NIH, who anchored the day.

Winners of the posters presentations:

Cassandra Kooiker (Baram Lab)
MD/PhD student, UCI
Poster title: "TRAPping memories of early life adversity"

Ozlu Aran (Davis Lab)
Graduate Student, Denver University
Poster title: "Unpredictable Maternal Sensory Signals in Infancy are Related to Self-Control in Early Adolescence"

Katherine L. Thompson-Peer (Thompson-Peer Lab)
Assistant Professor, UCI
Poster title: "Developmental switches in dendrite regeneration after injury"

View photos of the event HERE.