Special Events Fall 2016
November 1st, 12:00pm, Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium
Named for Dr. Arnold Scheibel, the BRI's director from 1987 -- 1995, this annual lecture recognises a postdoctoral fellow who has achieved outstanding research accomplishments in neuroscience. This year's Scheibel Lecture will be delivered by Melissa Malvaez, Ph.D., from the laboratory of Dr. Kate Wassum, Department of Psychology, UCLA.
Title: "Releasing the brakes on habit memory"
Host: Tom O'Dell, PhD.
THE BRAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE ANNUAL POSTER DAY
November 29th, 1:00pm — 4:00pm, Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom
The Annual Neuroscience Poster Day features over 150 posters highlighting research by UCLA neuroscience graduate students and numerous commercial exhibits, and is capped by a Distinguished Lecture (below). Since its inception, the Poster Day has provided an important opportunity for UCLA neuroscientists — especially graduate students and postdoctoral fellows — to learn what is going on in the community.
THE BRAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE 28th ANNUAL NEUROSCIENCE POSTER SESSION DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
November 29th, 4:00pm, Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom
The Poster Session Distinguished Lecturer is chosen based on a sustained and outstanding contribution to neuroscience research on an international level. This year's speaker, Yuh-Nung Jan, Ph.D., is from the Departments of Physiology and Biochemistry, Univeristy of California, San Francisco.
Host: Shuwa Xu, Ph.D.