Conte Center @UCI 7th Annual Symposium


Tuesday, February 25, 2020
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Beckman Center, Irvine, CA


Anna Victoria Molofsky, MD, PhD | Associate Professor, Psychiatry, UCSF

Joshua Gordon, MD, Ph.D. | Director, National Institute of Mental Health

Full program and event Flyer coming soon


Conte Center @UCI 6th Annual Symposium 

Brain Circuit Development in Health and Disease
The Power of Cross-Species Approaches

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

The days' events will include brief talks by faculty in multiple disciplines, as well as, a networking lunch, interactive poster presentation & poster tours, and keynote address. 


Tallie Z. Baram, MD, Ph.D. | UCI, Pediatrics, Anatomy & Neurobiology; Neurology; Physiology& Biophysics 
Michael A. Yassa, Ph.D. | UCI, Neurology, and Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Lulu Y. Chen, Ph.D. | UCI, Anatomy & Neurobiology
Kevin T. Beier, Ph.D. | UCI, Physiology & Biophysics
Gyorgy Lur, Ph.D. | UCI, Neurobiology & Behavior
Ming Xiong Huang, Ph.D. | UCSD, Radiology

Kristina A. Uban, Ph.D. | UCI Population Health & Disease Prevention

Keynote Address:

Diego A. Pizzagalli, Ph.D. | Harvard University Medical School
Title: Cross-species Investigations of Anhedonic Behaviors

Jr. Faculty, Post-docs, and Grad Students are invited to present their related work in the Poster Session.  Send your abstract to no later than February 27th.

***$100 Amazon Gift Card awarded to the "Best Poster"***

This event is open to the UC community with RSVP.

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Conte Center@UCI 5th Annual Symposium

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The symposium included:

Julia L. Zehr, Ph.D.
(Branch Director) Division of Translational Research, NIMH

  • Dr. Zehr will highlight NIMH priorities and answer your questions
  • Guided/Interactive Poster Tours
  • Lunch (for registered guests)
  • Keynote Address: Professor Nim Tottenham
    Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Columbia University
    Topic: Development of Emotion Regulation Neurobiology: the Importance of Early Experiences

All Conte Center supported graduate students and Jr. Scientists presented a poster. All other graduate students and postdocs, working on the brain, are encouraged to present their work, as well.

2016 Neurobiology of Stress Conference, Newport Beach, CA

Date: Tuesday – Friday, April 12-15, 2016
Location: Radisson Hotel Newport Beach, CA