CIMED Research Day/Koster Lecture: Richard Tsien (New York University)

May 21, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Moore Auditorium (Medical Campus, North Building)

“Channeling Neuronal Plasticity: Mechanisms and Role in Brain Disorders”

Save the date for the Annual Koster Symposium and CIMED Research Day

The Center for Investigation of Membrane Excitability Diseases (CIMED) Research Day will be held in conjunction with the eighth annual Koster Memorial Lecture and Reception on the afternoon of Monday, May 21, 2018.

The poster session, with refreshments is scheduled from 2:00-4:00 pm in the Farrell LTC atrium space. Posters are welcomed from any interested members of the WU community, including students, staff and faculty.

Abstract Deadline EXTENDED to: May 16, 2018

Prizes of $100 will be presented to the best poster in each of the following three categories.  In each category the first author should be the presenter. The prize categories will be as follows:

  • Pre-Doctoral – includes graduate, undergraduate, technicians.
  • Post-Doctoral – includes post-Doctoral trainees and post-Doc staff members, up to and including Instructor position.
  • Translational – includes either of the above categories and will be judged with additional criteria of translational relevance.

Senior center members will be invited to judge of the posters, and the prizes will be awarded at the reception following the Koster lecture.

The introductory comments for the Memorial Lecture will begin at 4:00 pm in Moore Auditorium (North Building), and the Koster Memorial reception will follow immediately after the lecture on the 9th floor BJCIH at ~5:30 pm.  Richard Tsien, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Physiology and Neuroscience, Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience, NYU Neuroscience Institute, New York University, Langone Medical Center will be the Koster lecturer.

These and any further details will be posted on the CIMED website.

Email to to register for the event and to submit a poster abstract.