NKI Science Day 2019

NKI Science Day 2019

NKI Science Day 2019

Nathan Kline Institute Science Day
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
NKI Auditorium

Science Day 2019 Photos

11:00 – 11:10 am

Welcome and Introduction

Melissa Alldred, PhD

Research Scientist, Center for Dementia Research, Nathan Kline Institute

11:10 – 11:25 am

Resting-State Functional Connectivity Underlying Interoception in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Goi Khia Eng, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Research, Nathan Kline Institute

11:25 – 11:40 am

Perinatal interference with the serotonergic system affects VTA function in the adult via glutamate co-transmission

Catia M. Teixeira, PhD

Research Scientist, Emotional Brain Institute, Nathan Kline Institute

11:40 – 11:55 am

Trk inhibition in a new experimental model of seizures and spreading depolarization/spreading depression

Yi-Ling Lu, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Dementia Research, Nathan Kline Institute

11:55 – 12:10 pm

CB1R Mediated CDK5 and RAC1 Signaling Control Neurobehavioral Abnormalities in Postnatal Ethanol Exposed Mice

Basavaraj S. Balapal, PhD

Research Scientist, Analytical Psychopharmacology, Nathan Kline Institute

12:10 – 12:25 pm

Effects of neonatal ethanol on GABA neuron development through adolescence

John F. Smiley, PhD

Research Scientist, Neurochemistry, Nathan Kline Institute

12:25 – 12:30 pm

Closing Remarks

Alexandre Franco, PhD

Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation, Nathan Kline Institute

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Break with Refreshments/ Poster placement

1:00 – 3:00 pm

Poster Session

Conference Rooms A-C


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Date And Time

Sep 24, 2019 : 11:00 AM to
Sep 24, 2019 : 02:45 AM