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2013 Conference Details

WIRING THE BRAIN

July 18 - 22, 2013

We are pleased to announce the first Cold Spring Harbor meeting on Wiring the Brain, which will begin at 7:30 pm on Thursday, July 18th and run through lunchtime on Monday, July 22, 2013.

IMPORTANT: You must be registered for the meeting to which you are submitting your abstract(s) for consideration. After you have registered, you will be sent a web link for abstract submission.

Visit the Conference Website to review the Full Event details for 2013  Click Here

Organizers:
Catalina Betancur, INSERM, Paris, France
Ed Bullmore, Cambridge University, UK
Z. Josh Huang, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Helen Mayberg, Emory University
Kevin Mitchell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

The previous Wiring the Brain series have taken place in Ireland with the first US event based at Cold Spring Harbor.

The main goal of this meeting is to bring together researchers from diverse fields to explore how brain connectivity is established, how genetic variation can affect these processes, how circuit and network function are affected by defects in neural development and how this can lead to psychiatric and neurological disease.
Topics:
*Genetically Programmed Development
*Activity-dependent Development
*Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
*Modeling Neurodevelopmental Disorders
*Connectivity - from Synapses to Systems
*Circuits - Function & Dysfunction
*Wiring the Human Brain
*Cognitive Development - the Emergence of the Mind

Keynote Speaker:
Huda Zoghbi, Baylor College of Medicine

Invited Speakers:
Katrin Amunts, Amy Arnsten, Joshua Buckholtz, Joseph Buxbaum, B.J. Casey, Ricardo Dolmetsch, Kafui Dzirasa, Elizabeth Engle, Guoping Feng, Simon Fisher, Dan Geschwind, Jay Giedd, Ann Graybiel, Takao Hensch, Milos Judas, David Lewis, Guillermina Lopez-Bendito, Oscar Marin, Declan Murphy, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Hans-Hilger Ropers, Peter Scheiffele, Nenad Sestan, Olaf Sporns, Li-Huei Tsai, Gina Turrigiano, Lucina Uddin, Peter Uhlhaas, David van Essen, Essi Viding, Ronald Yeo

We hope to see you at Cold Spring Harbor in July.
This conference is supported in part by funds provided by the national Institutes of Health and the Cold Spring Harbor Corporate Sponsor Program
We have funds to provide partial scholarships for individuals who are US citizens/permanent residents from minority groups under-represented in the life sciences. Please provide justification in writing to Demetria Mudar (dmudar@cshl.edu) and state your financial needs. Preference will be given to those applying who submit abstracts to the meeting.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission or any other matters may be directed to Demetria Mudar (dmudar@cshl.edu)
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REGISTRATION   CLICK HERE

PricingAcademic Package $1380
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1145
Corporate Package $1775
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $935
Corporate No-Housing Package $1190
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Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, wine-and-cheese party, lobster banquet, etc. No Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Meetings & Courses Program
PO Box 100, 1 Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724-2213
Phone (516) 367-8346
Fax: (516) 367-8845
meetings@cshl.edu
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