50th Anniversary Celebration

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 Please join us on

May 20, 2011



Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Joseph Vey Conference Center, 11th Floor



12:45 to 2:15 p.m.
Introduction:  Bob Hitzemann, Joe Robertson, and Dan Dorsa

Hear from past faculty...
Joe Matarazzo1957-61: A New Basic Science and Clinical Department is Born
Ruth MatarazzoA New Clinical Service:  From East to West
Arthur WiensMy Timeline: Medical Psychology Internship and Residency Program Compendium

Chris CunninghamIntroduction of a Ph.D. Program in Experimental-Physiological Psychology

Bob HitzemannBehavioral Neuroscience, Present and Future

2:15 to 2:30

2:30 to 3:30
Alcohol and the Brain:  Molecules and Mice
Special Guest Speaker:  R. Adron Harris
Director, Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research
Professor of Neurobiology and Waggoner Chair in Cellular and Molecular Biology
University of Texas at Austin

3:30 to 3:40

3:40 to 5:10
Tamara Phillips:  Perspectives on Behavioral Genetics

Matt Lattal:  Behavioral Neuroscience Perspectives on Extinction and Memory Erasure

Suzanne Mitchell:  Understanding Impulsive Behavior: Contributions from Behavioral Neuroscience

5:10 to 5:30
Comments from students, fellows, alumni

Dinner with beer and wine for alumni, faculty, students, staff and invited guests