Neuroscience Graduate Students Symposium
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.
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
This is a symposium targeting neuroscience graduate students in various institutions in Houston area.
Rice, TAMU, UH, UT Houston, etc.
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