Annual Spring Symposia

The Brain Institute 3rd Annual Spring Symposium: The Neurobiology of Sensation

Thursday, March 29th, 2012
1:00 – 5:00 p.m., followed by reception

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia and John Price Museum Building at the University of Utah

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The symposium is free of charge and open to all; please REGISTER ONLINE to reserve a seat and to RSVP for the reception.

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Neurobiology of Sensation


Matt Wachowiak, Ph.D.

INTRODUCTION: ON THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF SENSATION

Matt Wachowiak, Ph.D.

USTAR Associate Professor of Physiology, The University of Utah; Director, Olfactory Systems Laboratory, The Brain Institute at The University of Utah


Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D.

OLFACTION AND INNATE BEHAVIOR

Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D.

Robin Chemers Neustein Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, The Rockefeller University

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R. Clay Reid, M.D., Ph.D.

FUNCTIONAL CONNECTOMICS OF CORTICAL CIRCUITS

R. Clay Reid, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

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Jay A. Gottfried, M.D., Ph.D.

PERCEPTUAL CODING, CATEGORIZATION, AND PLASTICITY IN THE HUMAN OLFACTORY BRAIN

Jay A. Gottfried, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychology, Northwestern University

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The Brain Institute thanks the Faculty Organizing Committee of the 2012 Spring Symposium:

  • Matt Wachowiak, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physiology
  • Alessandra Angelucci, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  • Erik Jorgensen, Ph.D., Professor of Biology
  • Robert Marc, Ph.D., Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
 
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