Thursday, January 28, 2021, 10:00AM - 3:00PM PST
Friday, January 29, 2021, 10:00AM - 2:00PM PST
The 2021 Chen Institute Symposium will take place virtually due to the pandemic. The symposium will begin with a keynote address at 10:00AM on Thursday, January 28, from award winning neuroscientist, Ann Graybiel. Dr Graybiel is an Institute Professor at MIT and is a faculty member of the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research. Graybiel is an expert on the basal ganglia and the neurophysiology of habit formation, and her work is relevant to Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, obsessive–compulsive disorder, substance abuse and other disorders that affect the basal ganglia. Dr. Graybiel's talk is titled Making Decisions Based on Value: Mood States and Brain Circuits.
The symposium will take place over two days, Thursday, January 28 and Friday, January 29. Each day will consist of 30 minute talks from leading neuroscientists; the talks will cover an array of topics and there will be an opportunity for Q&A.
Chen Institute Symposium 2021 Speakers, follow the links for bios: Larry Abbott, Diana Bautista, Emery Brown, Yang Dan, John Donoghue, Michale Fee, Ann Graybiel, Fei-Fei Li, Gaby Maimon, John Ngai, Hongkui Zeng.Graybiel_Abstract_2021_Symposium