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NIH Director's Poineer Award

SECOND ANNUAL NIH DIRECTOR'S
PIONEER AWARD SYMPOSIUM

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2006
MASUR AUDITORIUM
CLINICAL CENTER (BUILDING 10)
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
BETHESDA, MARYLAND

 

 

 

Agenda

8:15 a.m. Introductory Remarks
Elias Zerhouni, M.D., NIH and Jeremy Berg, Ph.D., NIGMS, NIH
 
8:30 a.m. Developing Brain Circuitry
Hollis T. Cline, Ph.D., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
 
8:50 a.m. Bringing Bioengineering to Psychiatry: Neural Circuit Engineering on the Millisecond Timescale
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University
 
9:10 a.m. Brain Systems for Vocal Learning
Erich D. Jarvis, Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center
 
9:30 a.m. Mechanisms of Protein-Protein Interaction in Neurodegeneration
Junying Yuan, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School
 
9:50 a.m. Break
 
10:20 a.m. Sleep and Synaptic Homeostasis
Giulio Tononi, M.D., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School
 
10:40 a.m. Evolution, Computation, and Human Motivation
Leda Cosmides, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
 
11:00 a.m. Announcement of 2006 Pioneer Award Recipients
Elias Zerhouni, M.D.
 
11:30 a.m. Lunch
 
1:00 p.m. Unique Tandem Repeats Mediate Heritable Chromatin
Vicki L. Chandler, Ph.D., University of Arizona
 
1:20 p.m. A New Approach to the DNA Damage Response
Titia de Lange, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University
 
1:40 p.m. Stem Cell Self-Renewal in Regenerating Tissue
Thomas A. Rando, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine
 
2:00 p.m. Chemical Evolution
Pehr A.B. Harbury, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine
 
2:20 p.m. Break
 
2:40 p.m. Integrating Subcellular Systems in Cell Migration
Clare M. Waterman-Storer, Ph.D., The Scripps Research Institute
 
3:00 p.m. Antigenic Cartography
Derek J. Smith, Ph.D., University of Cambridge
 
3:20 p.m. Monitoring the Emergence of Viruses
Nathan D. Wolfe, D.Sc., Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
 
3:40 p.m. Concurrent Poster Session and Reception
 
5:30 p.m. Close
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