Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Program

Program


THURSDAY February 23
5:00 PM Registration*
5:30 PM Welcome
JAMES FAWCETT University of Cambridge, UK
PETER WILDEROTTER President and CEO, Reeve Foundation
5:45 PM WILL REEVE Director, Reeve Foundation

TRANSLATIONAL SESSION: Bringing Therapies to the Clinic

AILEEN ANDERSON UC Irvine
MARTIN SCHWAB University of Zurich, Switzerland
V. REGGIE EDGERTON UC Los Angeles

7:45 PM Reception**
FRIDAY February 24
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast**
8:30 AM Opening Remarks:
SAM PFAFF Salk Institute

8:40 AM
SESSION 1: Devices and Technology

PHILIP POPOVICH The Ohio State University
RICHARD ANDERSON California Institute of Technology
VIVIAN MUSHAWAR University of Alberta, Canada
CHET MORITZ University of Washington

10:35 AM Break

8:40 AM
SESSION 2: Therapies to Promote Recovery

ZHIGANG HE Harvard Medical School
MARK TUSZYNSKI UC San Diego
JACK MARTIN The City College of New York
JAMES FAWCETT University of Cambridge, UK

1:00 PM Lunch**
2:00 PM
SESSION 3: Molecular, Cellular and Circuit Pathways

JEFFREY MACKLIS Harvard University
ADAM HANTMAN Janelia Research Campus, HHMI
FRANK BRADKE German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Germany

3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM
SESSION 3: continued

SAM PFAFF Salk Institute
BEN BARRES Stanford University

5:00 PM Concluding Remarks:
LORNE MENDELL Stony Brook University