2021 UCI Neurobiology and Behavior Retreat

September 16, 2021

9:00 AM PST

To view the agenda and scientific program, please download the pdf below.

If you have any questions, please email NBB retreat organizing committee: Liz Chrastil and Vivek Swarup.

There will be Zoom streaming of all the events for virtual attendance.

(Preliminary) Scientific Program

September 10, 2020

9:00 AM PST

Zoom event info TBA

NBB Retreat Agenda
9:00 – 9:05
9:05 – 9:25
Marcelo Wood: The state of the Department
9:30 – 10:00
Luis Colon-Perez: “Small Animal MRI: applications in substance use disorders research”
10:00 – 10:30
Arielle Tambini seminar: Memory consolidation: post-encoding processes and changes in memory representations over time
10:30 – 10:45
10:45 – 12:00
NBB Trainee panel talks
  • Amanda McQuade: Human TREM2-/- microglia fail to activate towards Alzheimer’s disease pathology
  • Jessica Noche Lingad: Assessment of calcineurin inhibitors in Alzheimer’s disease
  • Hamsi Radhakrishnan: Estimating neuronal and glial counts non-invasively using diffusion-weighted imaging
  • Gabriel Elias: Role of the PFC in temporal organization of memory
  • Sarah Hernandez: Increased neuroserpin secretion from Huntington’s disease patient-derived striatal neurons
12:00 – 1:00
Lunch break-out rooms: informal chat with various NBB faculty (lunchrooms with Marcelo Wood, Jorge Buciglio, Audrey Chen, Mike Yassa and Karina Cramer)
1:00 – 1:15
1:15 – 2:15
Keynote: Milton Greenberg, PhD (UCI alumna, currently at Vivreon Biosciences), title: “Life After Grad School: Discovery and Development of CRAC-Targeted Therapeutics”
2:15 – 2:30
Conferring awards
2:30 – 2:40
Closing remarks

Please check back at a later time for important documentation and Zoom event information. If you have any questions, please email NBB retreat organizing committee: Gyorgy Lur, Vivek Swarup, and Thomas Lane.