2011 Emerging Scientists Symposium

Keynote speaker: Dr. Fred H. Gage

On Thursday, February 10, 2011,  ReMIND hosted the 2nd Annual Emerging Scientists Symposium on Neurological Disorders. Held in UC Irvine’s Student Center, the day-long event provided graduate students and postdoctoral fellows the opportunity to present their research. With topics ranging from mechanisms of neurodegeneration to  future therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s diseases, the talks showcased the groundbreaking neuroscience research being conducted at UCI. A keynote address by Salk Institute Professor  Fred H. Gage, renowned for discovering neurogenesis in the adult brain, highlighted his lab’s recent efforts to characterize newly born neurons in the hippocampus.