Program

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Plenary Information
Thursday, May 10

7:45 AM – 8:00 AM         WELCOME
PLENARY SESSION I – Emerging Mechanisms and Biomarkers

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM          Eric Nestler

Topic: Molecular substrates of depression and resilience

8:45 AM – 9:30 AM   Joseph Takahashi

Topic: Circadian Rhythms:  Genes and Circuits


9:30 AM – 10:00 AM 
       Break

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM          Kafui Dzirasa

Topic: Large-scale networks in complex emotions

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM     Flavio Frohlich


 Topic: Network dynamics involved in perception

Friday, May 11

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM         WELCOME
PLENARY SESSION II – Biomodels

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM          Guo-Li Ming


Topic: Zika virus microencephaly and ‘fetal brain’ organoids

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM    Elaine Hsiao


Topic: Gut microbiome and autism

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM     Kerry Ressler


Topic: Neural circuits in PTSD

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM     Dan Geschwind


Topic: Genetics, epigenetics, and autism

Saturday, May 12

7:45 AM – 8:00 AM         WELCOME
PLENARY SESSION III-  Moving towards Translation

8:00 AM – 8:35 AM          Yasmin Hurd


Topic: Bringing addiction research from rodents to humans

8:35 AM – 9:10 AM          Robert Schwarcz


Topic: Kynurenic acid in Psychotic disorders

9:10 AM – 9:40 AM          Break

9:40 AM – 10:15 AM        Marom Bikson


Topic: Non-invasive neuromodulation with tDCS

10:15 AM – 10:50 AM     Brett Clementz


Topic: Psychotic Disorders

10:50 AM – 11:25 AM     George Koob


Topic: Addiction