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Third Annual Neuroscience Research Day

Apr 7, 2017

Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center 801 University Avenue Syracuse, NY 13210
Register | Abstract Submission | Deadline: March 24, 2017



  8:30 – 9:00am

Registration desk opens and continental breakfast available

  9:00 – 9:10am

Welcome address

Natalie Russo, Ph.D. (Psychology, Director of the Neuroscience ILM)

  9:10 – 9:20am

Introduction to Keynote Speaker

Sandra Hewett, Ph.D. (Biology, Executive Director of Neuroscience Studies)

  9:20 – 10:35am

Keynote Lecture

Akiva Cohen, Ph.D. "Traumatic Brain Injury: It’s all about balance" (University of Pennsylvania Perleman School of Medicine). 

10:35 – 10:50am


10:50 – 11:15am

Brian Rieger, Ph.D. "Concussion-related Cognitive Assessment:  Challenges and Opportunities" (Upstate Concussion Center). 

11:15 – 12:00pm

Notable poster abstract presentations

12:00 – 12:50pm


12:50 – 1:30pm

Poster presentations: Posters with odd numbers

  1:30 – 2:10pm

Poster presentations: Posters with even numbers

  2:10 – 2:20pm


  2:20 – 2:45pm

David Larsen, Ph.D. "Unforeseen issues in public health intervention delivery: The case of malaria control" (SU Public Health). 

  2:45 – 3:10pm

Ellyn Riley, Ph.D. "Prediction is Power: Applications of Brain-Computer Interface Models to Predict Responses during Aphasia Therapy" (SU Communication Sciences & Disorders). 

  3:10 – 3:35pm

Sarah Hall, Ph.D. "Endogenous RNAi is required for sensory neuron function in C. elegans" (SU Biology). 

  3:35 – 3:50pm


  3:50 – 4:30pm

Graduate student presentations:  Yifan Gong, M.S. “The role of RNA binding protein TIA-1 in epileptogenesis” (Dr. James Hewett lab, Biology) & Jack Wilson, M.S. "Where does memory go wrong?" (Dr. Amy Criss lab, Psychology)   

  4:30 – 4:45pm

Poster awards and closing


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Shikha Nangia


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Aesoon Park