Tuesday, November 8th - 8:00am to 6:00pm


From Cells to Cognition: Understanding Brain Function in Health and Disease

Singleton Auditorium 46-3002
Public welcome

TITLE: "From Cells to Cognition: Understanding Brain Function in Health and Disease"
DATE: Tuesday, November 8th 2016TIME: 8:30am – 5:00pm
LOCATION: MIT Bldg 46-3002 (Singleton Auditorium)QUESTIONS? Naomi Berkowitz | naomiber@mit.edu | 617.715.5396

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A Joint Symposium of the McGovern Institutes at MIT
Peking Univeristy
Tsinghua University
Beijing Normal University
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast Served in Atrium
9:00 am – 9:10 am
 ROBERT DESIMONE, McGovern Institute
 at MITWelcoming Remarks
Session I (Chair: TBA)
9:10 am - 9:50 amBAILONG XIAO, IDG/McGovern Institute, Tsinghua UniversityIn touch with the mechanosensitive Piezo channels: structure, ion permeation and mechano-gating

9:50 am - 10:30 am
JING YANG, IDG/McGovern Institute, Peking UniversityThe mechanism underlying neuronal response to axonal injury
 10:30 am – 10:45 am
10:45 am - 11:25 am
JUN YAO, IDG/McGovern Institute, Tsinghua UniversityCa2+ dependent synaptic vesicle cycling
11:25 am - 12:05 pm
YONG ZHANG, IDG/McGovern Institute, Peking UniversityVisualizing AMPA receptor synaptic plasticity in vivo
12:05 pm - 01:30 pm
Poster Session and Lunch in Atrium
Session II (Chair: TBA) 
01:30 pm – 02:10 pmGUOPING FENG, McGovern Institute at MITThalamic reticular nucleus dysfunction in neurodevelopmental disorders
02:10 pm – 02:50 pmHUAN LUO, IDG/McGovern Institute, Peking UniversitySerial-like sampling of visual objects during sustained attention
02:50 pm – 03:30 pmXIAOHONG WAN, IDG/McGovern Institute Beijing Normal UniversityInvestigating Neural Mechanisms of Metacognition
03:30 pm - 03:45 pm

03:45 pm – 04:25 pmYINA MA, IDG/McGovern Institute, Beijing Normal UniversityOxytocin and social adaptation
04:25 pm - 05:05 pm
BO HONG, IDG/McGovern Institute, Tsinghua UniversitySpatio-temporal organization and assembly of human cortical networks
5:05 pm - 6:05 pm

Reception 5th floor overlooking Atrium
Supported by Hugo Shong and the McGovern Institutes