Schedule

28TH PUERTO RICO NEUROSCIENCE CONFERENCE

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8 AM
Session
Opening Remarks
Dr. María Sosa-Llorens,
Interim Director of the Institute of Neurobiology
Dr. Mark W. Miller,
Former Director of the Institute of Neurobiology
Dr. José Hawayek,
Rector Interino del Recinto de Ciencias Médicas (RCM) de la Universidad de Puerto Rico

Morning Conferences

8:30 am

Special Lecture I:

Dr. Kent Berridge, University of Michigan Department of Psychology
8:30 am

Title:

Brain mechanisms of pleasure, desire and addiction.
8:30 am

Presenter:

Dr. Cristina Velázquez
9:30 am

Special Lecture II:

Dr. Catherine Dulac, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
9:30 am

Title:

Neurobiology of Social Behaviors
9:30 am

Presenter:

Dr. José García Arraras
10:30 am

Special Lecture III:

Dr. Daniel A. Colón-Ramos, Yale University
10:30 am

Title:

Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Assembly and Function: Lesson from C.elegans
10:30 am

Presenter:

Dr. Zaira Mateo
11:40 pm
LUNCH
1:00 pm
Poster Session I > Student Presentations

AFTERNOON CONFERENCES

2:00 pm

New Frontiers in Neuroscience Lecture:

Dr. Olivier Gschwend, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
2:00 pm

Title:

Distinct prefrontal circuits differentially mediate flexible behaviors
2:00 pm

Presenter:

Dr. Christian Bravo
2:45 pm

New Frontiers in Neuroscience Lecture:

Dr. Michelle Erickson, University of Washington
2:45 pm

Title:

Inflammation, aging and Alzheimer’s disease: A perspective from the blood-brain barrier
2:45 pm

Presenter:

Dr. Yancy Ferrer
3:20 pm 

POSTER SESSION II > STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

4:20 pm 

Closing Remarks

Dr. Cristina Velázquez-Marrero
President 28th PR Neuroscience, Institute of Neurobiology
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28TH PUERTO RICO
NEUROSCIENCE CONFERENCE
Institute of Neurobiology
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Phone: 787-721-4149 Ext. 237
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