Sanford School of Medicine Neuroscience Group

Research Symposium


Research Frontiers in Brain Function & Disorders

September 25 & 26, 2009
Ponca State Park Education Center
Ponca, Nebraska

Speaker Talk Title

Amelia J. Eisch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center

Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis: What Is It Good For? And What Is Good For It?

David L. Glanzman, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Physiological Sciences/Neurobiology

The Role of AMPAR Trafficking, Postsynaptic Ca2+ and Retrograde Signaling in Learning and Memory in Aplysia
John F. Disterhoft, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Physiology
Northwestern University Medical School
Systems and Cellular Substrates of Associative Learning
Bruce S. Cushing, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Biology
University of Akron
Expression of High Levels of Male Prosocial Behavior: A Little Estrogen Goes a Long Way
Susan A. Masino, Ph.D.
Charles A. Dana Research Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience
Trinity College
Adenosine: Synaptic Regulation and Clinical Translation

The symposium on Research Frontiers in Brain Function and Disorders is designed to provide a forum for clinicians and basic scientists to identify collaborative research opportunities.

The symposium is intended for clinicians in neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, neuropharmacology, basic science researchers, medical students and residents, and graduate students.


This conference is supported by a National Institutes of Health Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant on Neural Mechanisms of Adaptive Behavior to the University of South Dakota Neuroscience Group.

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