Tue 19th June 2018

Symposium Celebrating Rick Huganir - 30 Years at Johns Hopkins

Symposium Celebrating

Rick Huganir

30 years at Johns Hopkins

Friday, 6/22/18, 8:30am – 5pm

Mountcastle Auditorium

Poster Session and Reception to Follow

PDF of Symposium Schedule

Breakfast 7:30 - 8:30am 

Opening Remarks 8:30 - 9:00am 

“Fixed circuits for flexible behaviors” 

Cori Bargmann, Ph.D. • 9:00 – 9:40am 

Torsten N. Wiesel Professor, Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior,
The Rockefeller University, Head of Science,
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative 

“AMPA receptor nanoscale dynamics and synaptic function” 

Daniel Choquet, Ph.D. • 9:40 – 10:20am 

Research Director, Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience, CNRS, University of Bordeaux 

"Spatial organization and dynamics of organelles in neurons” 

Pietro De Camilli, M.D. • 10:40 – 11:20am 

John Klingenstein Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Cell Biology, HHMI, Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine 

"The sensory neurons of touch” 

David Ginty, Ph.D. • 11:20 – 12:00pm 

Professor of Neurobiology, HHMI, Harvard Medical School 

"Molecular mechanisms of AMPA receptor delivery and stabilization during LTP” 

Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D. • 1:20 – 2:00pm 

Nancy Friend Pritzker Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University 

"Differential resilience to perturbation of circuits with similar performance” 

Eve Marder, Ph.D. • 2:00 – 2:40pm 

Volen Center and Professor of Biology, Brandeis University 

"The NMDAR/CaMKII complex is not just a switch” 

Roger Nicoll, M.D. • 2:40 – 3:20pm 

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco 

"Mechanisms of synapse loss in Alzheimer’s disease” 

Morgan Sheng, MBBS, Ph.D. • 3:40 – 4:20pm 

Vice President, Neuroscience, Genentech, Inc. 

"Gating of firing rate homeostasis by sleep and wake states" 

Gina Turrigiano, Ph.D. • 4:20 – 5:00pm 

Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science, Department of Biology, Brandeis University 


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