Neuroscience Graduate Students Symposium

Houston, TX US
May 9, 2023

The Houston Methodist Neurological Institute invites you to the Neuroscience Graduate Students Symposium. This event features Houston Methodist frontier neuroscientists and their cutting edge research. It is a one-day conference with a keynote speech and presentations on various topics of neuroscientific advancement. 


Keynote Speaker: 

Dwight Edward Bergles, Ph.D.

Director, Multiphoton Imaging and Electrophysiology Core, The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience.

Professor of Neuroscience and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Target Audience

This is a symposium targeting neuroscience graduate students in various institutions in Houston area.

Rice, TAMU, UH, UT Houston, etc.


Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/09/2023 - 7:30am CDT
Event ends: 
05/09/2023 - 6:00pm CDT
Houston Methodist Research institute
6670 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Internal Speakers:


Stanley Appel (Motor Neuron Disease, ALS)

Alireza Faridar- Cognitive Neurology, Alzheimer’s Disease)

Tetsuo Ashizawa- Cerebellar Degeneration, Ataxia)

Kyuson Yun- Neuro-Oncology, Cancer Stem Cells)

Jun Li - Peripheral Nerve Disease and Myelin Biology 

Bo Hu- Mechanism Of Demyelination 

Yi-Lan Weng – Epigenetics And RNA Modification In Plasticity

Robert Krencik – Neural Organoids In Translational Therapies

Dimitry Sayenko – Neuromodulation And Spinal Stimulation

Sonia Villapol – Microbiome In Brain Injury

Robert Rostomily – Membrane Excitability And Glioblastoma

Gavin Britz  – Translational Neural Recovery Of Brain Injury

Murali Hegde – Neurodegenerative Mechanisms In Brain Hemorrhage

Phil Horner – Therapeutic Neural Plasticity And Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury

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