1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Staff / Welcome and Introduction from the Chairs
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Neuron-Glia Interactions: A Functional Perspective
Marc Freeman (Oregon Health & Science University, United States) and Cagla Eroglu (Duke University Medical Center, United States)
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm
Chris Dulla (Tufts University School of Medicine, United States) "Astrocytes are Excited! Genetically Encoded Voltage Indicators Reveal a New Form of Astrocyte-Neuron Communication"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Glial Interactions in Health and Disease
Greg Duncan (Oregon Health and Science University, United States) and Leanne Holt (Mount Sinai, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Megumi Andoh (The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan) "Non-Apoptotic Caspase Activity Regulates Complement-Dependent Synaptic Phagocytosis by Microglia"
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
7:50 pm - 8:05 pm
Bianca Graziano (University of Miami, United States) "Investigating the Role of Glial KCNQ K+ Channels in Neuronal Function and Behavior in C. elegans"
8:05 pm - 8:10 pm
8:10 pm - 8:25 pm
Bo-Ran Choi (National Institute of Health, United States) "Monocyte-Derived IL-6 Programs Microglia to Rebuild Damaged Brain Vasculature"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Austin Ferro (Cold Spring Harbor Lab, United States) "In Vivo Analysis of Microglia-Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cell (OPC) Contacts During Visual Circuit Remodeling"
8:45 pm - 8:50 pm
8:50 pm - 9:05 pm
Xiaoyun Ding (Baylor College of Medicine, United States) "The Oligodendroglial Isoform of AnkyrinG in Health and Disease"
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Charlotte Taylor (UCSF, United States) "Astrocyte Integration of Histaminergic Signals in a Cortical Circuit"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Glial Function During Development
Minou Djannatian (Technical University of Munich, Germany) and Jiaxing Li (Oregon Health & Science University, United States)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Melanie Gil (Vanderbilt University, United States) "MCL-1 Regulates Cellular Transitions During Oligodendrocyte Development"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Juan Ramirez (Duke University, United States) "An Astrocyte to Microglia Signaling Pathway that Controls the Balance Between Synapse Formation and Synapse Elimination"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Sarah Raissi (University of California, San Francisco, United States) "Myo-Inositol Uptake is Crucial for Schwann Cell Maturation and Myelination"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Daniel Liu (Stanford University, United States) "Dissecting Stem Cell Hierarchies in Human Brain Development"
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Rachel De La Torre (Oregon Health and Science University, United States) "How do Glia Remodel the Nervous System?"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Cécile Bridlance (IBENS (Institut de Biologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure), France) "Microglial Brain Colonization: Local Crosstalk with the Neural Environment"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Glial Contributions to Circuit Dynamics
Travis Faust (University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, United States) and Martina Chiacchiaretta (Tufts University School of Medicine, United States)
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Pablo Gimenez Gomez (University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, United States) "Microglia Impact Alcohol Intake by Regulating the Stability of an Alcohol-Induced Neuronal Ensemble in the Medial Orbitofrontal Cortex"
1:45 pm - 1:50 pm
1:50 pm - 2:05 pm
Alex Chen (Harvard University, HHMI Janelia Research Campus, United States) "Neuron-Glial Interactions Underlying Giving up and Fast-Acting Antidepressant Efficacy"
2:05 pm - 2:10 pm
2:10 pm - 2:25 pm
Anthony Umpierre (Mayo Clinic, United States) "Purine-Driven Microglial Ca2t Signaling in Epileptogenesis"
2:25 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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