HYBRID Annual Neuroscience Retreat: Tallie Z. Baram (University of California, Irvine), Viviana Gradinaru (California Institute of Technology)

September 30, 2021
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Zoom/Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), Great Rooms A,B (Medical Campus)

Tallie Z. Baram: “How early-life experiences shape brain maturation: molecules, mechanisms, circuits”
Viviana Gradinaru: “Engineered gene delivery vectors and microbial opsins for
precise and minimally-invasive study and repair of nervous systems”


The Annual Neuroscience Retreat is organized by graduate students across programs and departments, and intended to foster scientific and social interaction among students, post docs, and faculty in the WashU Neuroscience community.

NOTE Hybrid format

  • Zoom: Short talks, keynote lectures, table topics
  • In person: Poster sessions (Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), Great Rooms A,B (Medical Campus))

Schedule Highlights

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Thursday, September 30

8:30a   Welcome
Short Talks Session 1

10:00a Keynote Talk I

12:00p Intro of first year grad students
Short Talks Session 2

1:00p   Table Topics

3:30p   Poster Session

Friday, October 1

8:30a   Welcome
               Short Talks Session 3

10:00a Keynote Talk II
                Intro of new faculty members

3:30p    Poster Session

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For inquiries contact the ONR.