The Neuroscience Graduate Program holds an annual retreat each September at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood.  The program is planned by rising second year students and includes presentations by students, postdocs and program faculty as well as invited outside speakers.

2023 NGP Retreat

September 18 & 19, 2023
Timberline Lodge

2023 Keynote Speaker: Ardem Patapoutian, Ph.D., Scripps Research

2023 Faculty Speaker: James Frank, Ph.D., Vollum Institute

Past Retreats

September 9 & 10, 2019
Timberline Lodge

Andrew Yoo
2019 Keynote Speaker: Andrew Yoo, Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Tianyi Mao
2019 Faculty Speaker: Tianyi Mao, Ph.D., Vollum Institute

September 10 & 11, 2018

2018 NGP Retreat Keynote Speaker, Hillel Adesnik
2018 Keynote Speaker: Hillel Adesnik, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Kelly Monk, Ph.D., Vollum Institute, OHSU
2018 NGP Faculty Keynote Speaker: Kelly Monk, Ph.D., Vollum Institute

September 11 & 12, 2017 

2017 NGP Retreat Keynote Speaker, Dwight Bergles
2017 Keynote Speaker: Dwight Bergles, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
2017 NGP Faculty Keynote Speaker, Eric Gouaux
2017 NGP Faculty Keynote Speaker: Eric Gouaux, Ph.D., HHMI, Vollum Institute

September 12 & 13, 2016

2016 Keynote Speaker, Susan Ackerman
2016 Keynote Speaker: Susan Ackerman, Ph.D., HHMI, University of California, San Diego
2016 NGP Faculty Keynote Speaker, Marc Freeman
2016 NGP Faculty Keynote Speaker: Marc Freeman, Ph.D., Director, Vollum Institute

September 14 & 15, 2015

Retreat photos

2015 NGP Retreat Keynote Speaker, Richard Palmiter
2015 Keynote Speaker: Richard Palmiter, Ph.D., HHMI, University of Washington

September 15 & 16, 2014

Retreat photos

2014 NGP Retreat Keynote Speaker, Bill Newsome
2014 Keynote Speaker: Bill Newsome, Ph.D., Stanford University
2014 NGP Retreat Faculty Keynote Speaker, Teresa Nicolson
2014 NGP Faculty Keynote Speaker: Teresa Nicolson, Ph.D., Oregon Hearing Research Center, OHSU

September 23 & 24, 2013

Morgan Sheng, Vice President, Genentech
2013 Keynote Speaker: Morgan Sheng, Ph.D., Vice President, Genentech
2013 NGP Faculty Keynote Speaker, Pete Barr-Gillespie
2013 NGP Faculty Keynote Speaker: Peter Barr-Gillespie, Ph.D., Oregon Hearing Research Center, OHSU