11th Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research

Event Dates (Pacific Time): 
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 8:45am to 4:30pm

Eleventh Annual KIBM Symposium on Innovative Research, with the 2016 INC Cognitive Neuroscience Retreat

Keynote Speaker: Mark Mayford, Psychiatry, UC San Diego

Saturday, May 7, 2016
8:45am - 4:30pm
Continental Breakfast at 8:30am
University of California, San Diego
San Diego Supercomputer Center, Auditorium, Room B211
10100 John Jay Hopkins Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093

8:45am      Nick Spitzer - Overview of KIBM and CBAM

9:00am      Antonio Pinto-Duarte, The Salk Institute - Reading the Stars: Investigating Remote Memory in Mice with Impaired Astrocytic Calcium Signaling

9:15am      Chun Chieh Fan, Cognitive Science - Polygenic Adaptation of Schizophrenia

9:30am      Marta Kutas, Cognitive Science - How Much Do You Read Into It? Effects of Literacy on Language Comprehension Across the Adult Lifespan

9:45am      Margot Wohl, USCD Neuroscience Graduate Program - Engineering Novel Molecular Tools to Manipulate Neuropeptide Signaling

10:00am    Jinxing Li, NanoEngineering - Advancing Nanorobots for Neuron Targeting and Stimulation

10:15am    AM Break

10:30am    Mark Mayford, Professor, Psychiatry, Keynote Speaker - In Search of the Engram in the Era of Molecular Genetics

11:30am    Jacob Olson, Cognitive Science - Axis and Analogy in the Subiculum

11:45am    Angela Tsang, Division of Biological Sciences - 3D Reconstruction of a Genetically Labeled Neuron Using Serial Block-Face EM

12:00pm    Marcelo Aguilar-Rivera, Bioengineering and Cognitive Science - Illuminating the Bridge Between Body and Mind: Optical Sensing and Modulation of Interoceptive Information from the Vagus Nerve

12:15pm    Samuel Nummela, Psychology - Reconciling Mnemonic and Spatial Functions of the Hippocampus in Marmoset

12:30pm    Daniel Gibbs, Neurosciences - Sonogenetics - A Novel, Non-invasive Approach to Manipulating Neural Activity

12:45 – 2:00pm       Lunch Break

2:00 - 4:00pm         INC Annual Spring Retreat on Cognitive Neuroscience - Symposium: Prospects for Breakthroughs on Mental Health