CNUP: Center for Neuroscience


31st Annual CNUP Retreat

September 8 - 10, 2017

Oglebay Resort and Conference Center

Wheeling, West Virginia


Friday, September 8

6:30 p.m. Reception
7:45 p.m. Dr. Alan Sved, opening remarks
8:00 p.m. Dr. Ege T. Kavalali
Mechanisms underlying quantal neurotransmission in central synapses

Saturday, September 9

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Dr. Elizabeth Repasky
The stress of feeling cold reveals new relationships between anti-tumor immunity, metabolism and adrenergic signaling
10:15 - 10:45 a.m. CNUP Training Faculty Meeting
10:30 a.m. Coffee break
11:00 a.m. - noon Dr. John W. Krakauer
The cognitive-motor interface
12:30 p.m. Group photograph
12:45 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Free time to enjoy Oglebay facilities and interact with colleagues and guests
2:15 - 4:30 p.m. Poster set-up
2:30 - 5:00 p.m. CNUP-organized soccer, par-3, ultimate frisbee, and volleyball (Meet in Wilson Lodge lobby)
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Dr. Garret D. Stuber
Dissecting the neural circuits that mediate motivated behaviors
8:30 p.m. CNUP Poster Session and Competition
10:00 p.m. Social, ping pong and poker

Sunday Morning, September 10

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. CNUP Trainee Research Presentations
Victoria Corbit, Matthew Rich, Nathan Vogler, Dr. Lauren DePoy
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. CNUP Alumni Presentation
Dr. Marguerite Matthews

Departure at your convenience. Oglebay check-out time is 11:00 a.m.



To register for the CNUP Retreat, please email Patti or Lisa; return a completed form and required payment to:

University of Pittsburgh
Center for Neuroscience
Patti Argenzio
203 Lothrop Street, STE E1448
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2548


E-mail or phone 412-648-9537


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