John T. Williams Neuroscience Retreat

Photo of John Williams and a mu-opiod receptor at Crater Lake, Oregon


The 2018 John T. Williams Neuroscience Retreat on opioid and dopamine receptor signaling will be held in the Vollum M1441 seminar room on Thursday, July 19, and Friday, July 20, 2018. Scientific presentations will be 20 minutes — 15 minute talk, 5 minutes for questions — and speakers include both current lab members and former trainees of Dr. Williams. Faculty members, postdocs, graduate students and staff are all welcome to attend.

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DAY 1: Thursday July 19, 2018

9:00 am Introduction and Welcome
9:30 am Veronica Alvarez, Ph.D.
9:50 am Seksiri Arttamangkul, Ph.D.
10:10 am Mike Beckstead, Ph.D.
10:30 am – 10:50 am  Break
10:50 am Will Birdsong, Ph.D.
11:10 am Vu Dang, Ph.D.
11:30 am Christopher Fiorillo, Ph.D.
11:50 am – 1:10 pm  Lunch
1:10 pm Chris Ford, Ph.D.
1:30 pm Stephanie Gantz, Ph.D.
1:50 pm Shane Hentges, Ph.D.
2:10 pm – 2:30 pm  Break
2:30 pm Susie Ingram, Ph.D.
2:50 pm Paul Kramer, Ph.D.
3:10 pm  End of Presentations

DAY 2: Friday July 20, 2018

9:00 am Erica Levitt, Ph.D.
9:20 am Olivier Manzoni, Ph.D.
9:40 am Aya Matsui, Ph.D.
10:00 am – 10:20 am  Break
10:20 am Hitoshi Morikawa, M.D., Ph.D.
10:40 am Carlos Paladini, Ph.D.
11:00 am Zhizhong Z. Pan, Ph.D.
11:20 am – 11:40 am  Break
11:40 am Nidia Quillinan, Ph.D.
12:00 pm Brooks Robinson, Ph.D.
12:20 pm Aaron Roseberry, Ph.D.
12:40 pm Mike Virk, M.D., Ph.D.
1:00 pm  End of Presentations