The Annual UCLA Symposium on Neurotechnology gathers leading-edge scientists, engineers and medical professionals at UCLA to foster understanding and development of neurotechnology, the new frontier in brain science.
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Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Location:Norris Global Conference RoomUCLA Wasserman Building, Room 437300 Stein Plaza
8:30 – 8:45 BREAKFAST
8:45 – 9:00 CENT Updates and Training Program Plans. Nader Pouratian, Dejan Markovic, Nanthia Suthana
9:00 – 9:40 Spinal modulation for rehabilitation. Daniel Lu, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Reggie Edgerton, Professor of Integrative Biology and Physiology, Neurobiology, and Neurosurgery
9:40 – 10:20 Visual prostheses. Wentai Liu, Professor of Bioengineering and Nader Pouratian, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
10:20 – 10:30 BREAK
10:30 – 11:30 Non-invasive neuromodulation. Martin Monti, Associate Professor of Psychology and Marco Iacoboni, Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences and Andrew Leuchter, Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences
11:30 – 11:50 Discussion
11:50 – 1:10 LUNCH & emerging projects (10 total, 5min each)
1:10 – 1:40 Neurochemical sensing. Melissa Malvaez, Postdoctoral scholar of Psychology and Harold Monbouquette, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
1:40 – 2:20 Calcium imaging and neural implants. Daniel Aharoni, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Dejan Markovic, Professor of Electrical Engineering
2:20 – 2:30 BREAK
2:30 – 3:10 Signal Processing and Algorithms. Jonathan Kao, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Sotiris Masmanidis, Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Bioengineering
3:10 – 3:50 Neural Implants in clinical populations. Itzhak Fried, Professor of Neurosurgery and Nanthia Suthana, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, and Neurosurgery
3:50 – 4:30 Discussion and closing remarks