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2006 Spring Symposium

The Neurocentric Age of research was begun within the walls of Oxford's Beam Hall, by men like Thomas Willis and Christopher Wren. Come learn how this tradition of discovery continues today.

Keynote Address

"Fishing for Novel Genes"
John Dowling, Ph.D.

Harvard College Professor & Llura and Gordon Gund Professor of Neuroscience
Harvard University

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006
3:30 PM-5:30 PM
University Student Center, Tidewater A & B

William and Mary Neuroscience Faculty Presentations

3:30 PM - Christopher Del Negro: "An excitatory network with robust rhythm-generating capabilities: the group-pacemaker hypothesis of mammalian breathing"

3:45 PM - Paul Heidemann: "Genetic variation in neurons and behavior in a natural population"

4:00 PM - Margaret Saha: "Acquiring an Identity: Specification of Neuronal Phenotype in the Early Embryo"

4:15 PM - Coffee Break

4:30 PM - Keynote Address by John Dowling

For more information, contact John Griffin (221-2257)