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Past Symposiums

2006 Gill Symposium and Award Ceremony

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Congratulations to the 2006 Gill Award recipient:

Carla J. Shatz, Ph.D.
Department Chair & Nathan Marsh Pusey Professor of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School


2006 Gill Symposium Schedule

Alumni Hall at the IMU

9:00-9:15 a.m. Opening remarks by Dean David Zaret, Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and J. Michael Walker, Ph.D., Linda and Jack Gill Chair of Biomolecular Science

9:15-10:15 a.m. Alexander B. Niculescu III, M.D., Ph.D., IU School of Medicine, From Convergent Functional Genomics to Phenomics: Translational Studies in Neuropsychiatric Disorders

10:15-10:30 a.m. Break

10:30-11:30 a.m. Anne L. Prieto, Ph.D., Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Receptor Protein Tyrosine Kinases: Key Regulators of Central Nervous System Development

11:30 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch, graduate student poster session in IMU Solarium

1:00-2:00 p.m. David S. Bredt, M.D., Ph.D., Johnson & Johnson, Stargazin' Unveils Mechanism for Synaptic Plasticity

2:00-3:00 p.m. Joseph E. Steinmetz, Ph.D., Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Eyeblink Classical Conditioning: A Model System for Exploring How Learning is Encoded in the Mammalian Brain

3:00-3:15 p.m. Break

3:15-4:15 p.m. Jack M. Gill , Ph.D., Vanguard Venture Partners, Intelligence, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship: How They Interlink for Success

Gill Award Presentation – Alumni Hall at the IMU

4:15-4:30 p.m. Award Presentation by Linda C. Gill, The Gill Foundation of Texas

4:30-5:30 p.m. Carla J. Shatz, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, Dynamic Interplay between Nature and Nurture in Brain Development

5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception at the IMU Solarium