Gulf Coast Consortia Updates

Jan 16, 2019, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore

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A Collaboration of 
Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, University of Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Institute of Biosciences & Technology of Texas A&M Health Science Center 
www.gulfcoastconsortia.org

 

Register Now: Neuronex Workshop, January 31, 2019

On Thursday, January 31, 2019, TCN will co-sponsor a NeuroNex workshop devoted to developing methods for inferring interactions between neurons, stimuli and behavior. Confirmed speakers are John Cunningham, Columbia University;  Carina Curto, Penn State University; Shaul Druckmann, Stanford University; Surya Ganguli, Stanford University; Scott Linderman, Columbia University; and Adam Calhoun, Princeton Neuroscience Institute. Location:  BioScience Research Collaborative, Room 280, 6500 Main St.  Registration.  Although you are invited to attend both, please note that registration for NeuroNex is separate from the Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference below. You must register for both separately if you’d like to attend both.

Register Now: 16th Annual GCC Conference on Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience, February 1, 2019

Confirmed speakers are John Cunningham, Columbia University;  Carina Curto, Penn State University; Shaul Druckmann, Stanford University; Surya Ganguli Stanford University; Scott Linderman, Columbia University; Greg Morrison, University of Houston; and . Benjamin Tamber-Rosenau, University of Houston. Location:  BioScience Research Collaborative, Auditorium, 6500 Main St.  Registration. Although you are invited to attend both, please note that registration for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience Conference is separate from the NeuroNex Workshop above.  You must register for both separately if you’d like to attend both.

Save the Date: Opiate and HEAL Initiative-Focused Cross-Consortia Networking Event, February 4th

Jointly sponsored by the GCC Consortia/Clusters for Translational Pain Research, Mental Health Research, and Alcohol and Addiction Research, this event will provide an opportunity for faculty to get together to discuss collaborative projects/proposals focused on addressing these important health issues.  The event will take place in the GSBS large Classroom (BSRB S3.8371) from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, and will include short rapid-fire introductions and time for small group networking.  Registration

Imaging-based Single Cell Analytics: Applications for Cancer Cell Biology and Therapeutics, February 25-27

Please save the date for this exciting conference that will feature a workshop and experts in imaging from across the US.  Speakers include Robert Murphy, Carnegie Mellon University; Jason Swedlow, University of Dundee; Andrew Bellmont, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Hartland Jackson, University of Zurich; Christian Conrad, Berlin Institute of Health, Germany; Santosh Hariharan, Pfizer; Judi Wardwell, InSphero; Shannon Mummenthaler, University of Southern California; David Andrews, University of Toronto; Bartek Rajwa, Purdue University; Long Cai, California Institute for Technology; Erez Leiberman, Baylor College of Medicine; Alexey Terskikh, Ph.D., Sanford Burnham Prebys Research Institute; Yubin Zhou, Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A&M Health Science Center; Mike Mancini, Baylor College of Medicine; Fabio Stossi, Baylor College of Medicine; Arvind Rao, University of Michigan; and Alison Cheung, Sunnybrook Research Institute.  Location:  BioScience Research Collaborative, Auditorium, 6500 Main St. For more information and to register, see the conference website.

Save the Date: Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, March 1

Sponsored by the GCC Cluster for Translational Mental Health Research, this conference will feature expert keynote and local speakers and provide attendees the opportunity to develop new collaborations and targeted focus groups that will interact throughout the year.  Keynote speakers include Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, Ohio State University Neurological Institute and Steve Cole, UCLA.  Location:  BioScience Research Collaborative, Auditorium, 6500 Main St. More information soon.

Save the Date: GCC Translational Pain Research 9th Annual Symposium, April 12, 2019

Confirmed speakers include Kathleen Sluka, University of Iowa; Ellen Lumpkin, Columbia University; and Linda Watkins, University of Colorado Boulder. Location:  BioScience Research Collaborative, Auditorium, 6500 Main St.