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4th Annual Neuroscience Retreat

The NeuroNexus Institute
at UMass Chan Medical School presents

4th Annual Neuroscience Retreat

Date & Time:
Friday, June 22, 2018
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Lazare Research Building, Room 716

8:40 – 9:00 am        Registration / Coffee
9:00 – 9:10 am        Welcoming Remarks
                                  David R. Weaver, Ph.D.,
                                  Professor of Neurobiology; Director, NeuroNexus Institute
                                 Terence R. Flotte, M.D.,
                                 Celia and Isaac Haidak Professor of Medical Education,
                                 Dean, T.H. Chan School of Medicine;
                                 Provost and Executive Deputy Chancellor
9:10 – 10:00 am    Keynote Address: “Novel Nanoparticles for Next Generation Imaging” 
                                 Introduction: Jason Shohet, M.D., Ph.D.,
                                 Ali and John Pierce Chair in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
                                 Associate Professor and Division Chief, Department of Pediatrics, UMass Chan

                                 Keynote Speaker: Ananth Annapragada, Ph.D.
                                 Professor and Director of Basic Research
                                The Singleton Department of Pediatric Radiology
                                Texas Children's Hospital & Baylor College of Medicine

10:00 – 10:10 am    Coffee Break
10:10 – 11:30 am    Roundtable Discussion of NeuroImaging Resources and Needs
                                  To discuss:      Proposed equipment acquisitions
                                                         Discussion of current & future projects
                                                         Implications for infrastructure (animal holding, etc.)
11:30 am                  Adjourn