The Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience will presenting its Spring Symposium in Neuroscience: "Combating addiction: Novel insights into therapeutic targets" on April 5 in Student Center East Cardinal Room, 750 South Halsted, from 10:00am-12:50 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served before, during and after the symposium.
The symposium will feature two fantastic speakers: Antonello Bonci, NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse and Julia Lemos, University of Minnesota. LIN graduate students will also be presenting data blitzes about their research.
The schedule for the symposium is:
10:00 Data blitz by LIN graduate students
10:20 "How does a dysfunctional stress response system produce vulnerability to neuropsychiatric diseases? Lessons from the CRF" system" Dr. Julia Lemos
11:25 Data blitz by LIN graduate students
11:50 "Synaptic plasticity, optogenetics, and a novel treatment against cocaine abuse" by Dr. Antonello Bonci