New Orleans, baby! StanfordNeuro at SFN12

The Society for Neuroscience Conference is back in New Orleans! And both students and faculty affiliated with our PhD Program will be presenting their work. Are you in The Big Easy for SFN12? Then visit the posters/presentations of our happy community.

The full list Stanford Neuroscience PhD Program affiliates presenting their research at SFN12 is below, separated by date.

Saturday, Oct 13 :

3:00-4:00 pm : Kira Mosher
Title: Neural progenitor cells regulate microglia functions and activity states in vivo.
Location: Q5
4:00-5:00 pm : Gregor Bieri
Title: Proteolytic cleavage of Beclin 1 exacerbates neurodegeneration.
Location: U1

Sunday, Oct 14 :

8:00-9:00 am : Dan O'Shea
Title: Optogenetic perturbation of motor preparation in primate dorsal premotor cortex.
Location: DDD48
9:00-10:00 am : John Huguenard (aka our valiant Program Director)
Title: Selective optical inhibition of thalamocortical neurons as a novel tool to reliably drive thalamocortical oscillations and sleep-spindles.
Location: E50

9:00-10:00 am : Sung-Yon Kim
Title: Optogenetic dissection of the function of the amygdala-BNST circuitry in anxiety.
Location: DDD49
9:15-9:35: Tony Wyss-Coray
Title: Systemic plasma factors in brain aging and neurodegeneration.
Location: New Orleans Theater A

10:00-11:00 am : Emily Ferenczi
Title: ofMRI refinement: High resolution BOLD fMRI in combination with stable optogenetic stimulation for characterization of neural circuits in awake rodents.
Location: DDD46

10:00-11:00 am : Eric Trautmann
Title: Thalamic spindle-like oscillations in VB thalamus induced in vitro by optical stimulation of corticothalamic axons.
Location: E51

2:00-3:00 am : Christine Lee
Title: Effect of Group III metabotropic receptors on corticothalamic tranmission and absence epilepsy.
Location: H21

4:00-5:00 pm: Patrick House
Title: The functional consequences of Toxoplasma gondii invasion in the mouse CNS.
Location: O3

Monday, Oct 15 :

8:00-9:00 am : Nicholas Steinmetz
Title: Simultaneous measurement of visual response modulation across cortical layers in area V4 during covert attention and saccade preparation.
Location: NN12
9:45-10:20 am: Mark Schnitzer
Title: Visualizing the neuronal orchestra: large-scale imaging of neural dynamics in awake behaving animals.

Location: Room 345

10:20-10:55: Karl Deisseroth Title: Cracking neural codes with photons: optogenetics as an integral tool for systems neuroscience. Location: Room 345

11:15-11:30: Josef Parvizi
Title: Electrical stimulation of human fusiform face-selective regions distorts face perception.
Location: Room 383
3:00-4:00pm: Kati Andreasson
Title: Prostaglandin EP4 receptor signaling in microglia reduces inflammatory responses to Amyloid-beta and reduces amyloid burden in models of Alzheimer's disease.
Location: D39
3:00-4:00 pm: Olivia Winter
Title: Is motor learning encoded by structural alterations in cerebellar parallel fibers?
Location: LL16
5:15-6:25: Carla Shatz
Title: Circuit Tuning During Developmental Critical Periods
Location: Hall D

Tuesday, Oct 16

9:00-10:00 am : David Bochner
Title: Pirb actively represses ocular dominance plasticity
Location: GG3
10:00-11:00 am : Jaimie Adelson
Title: Adult ocular dominance lasticity is limited by MHCI molecules.
Location: GG4
1:45-2:00 pm : David Kastner
Title: Optimal placement of dynamic range by coordinated populations of retinal ganglion cells.
Location: Room 391
2:30-2:45 pm : Nathan Woodling
Title: Ibuprofen prevents memory decline and modulates hippocampal monoamine levels in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease through amyloid- and inflammation-independent mechanisms.
Location: Room 395
2:45-3:20: Frank Longo
Title: Targeting Alzheimer's-related mechanisms with p75 ligands.

Location: La Nouvelle C

Wednesday, Oct 17 :

8:45-9:00am: Matt Kaufman
=Title: Decision and indecision on single trials of a monkey maze-reaching task.
Location: Room 395
9:45-10:00 am : Nick Weiler
Title: Characterization of synapse molecular architecture in functinoally defined barrel columns using array tomography.
Location: Room 268
1:45-2:00 pm : Matthew Sacchet
Title: Frontal lobe contributions of deterministic and probabilisitc learning: evidence for dissociable feedback-related processes.
Location: Room 291

4:00-5:00 pm : Egle Cekanaviciute
Title: Astrocytic TGFbeta signaling limits the spread of immune responses and improves functional outcome after stroke.
Location: M11
4:00-5:00 am : Suraj Pradhan
Title: Investigating the role of prostaglandin E2 mediated neuroinflammation in models of parkinsonism.
Location: Q3