2018 GW Institute for Neuroscience Symposium - Marvin Center Grand Ballroom


The 2018 GWIN Symposium will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018


2018 GW Institute for Neuroscience Symposium

Topic: Talking Heads, Listening Heads: The Neuroscience of Language and Communication
Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom, Cloyd Heck Marvin Center at The George Washington University
800 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052
Sponsorship: The 2018 GW Institute for Neuroscience (GWIN) Symposium is co-sponsored by the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW Office of the Vice President for Research.
Registration: Registration is now open


Keynote Speakers:

  • Marta Kutas PhD, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Cognitive Science, Chancellor's Associates Endowed Chair, University of California San Diego
  • Michael Long PhD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine.
  • Elissa Newport PhD, Professor of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center; Director, Center for Brain Plasticity and Learning

Faculty Speakers:

  • Catherine Limperopoulos, PhD, Director, MRI Research of the Developing Brain & Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology/Fetal and Transitional Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center; Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, GW SMHS
  • Kevin Pelphrey PhD, Carbonell Family Professor and Director, GW Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, GW SMHS
  • Malathi Thothathiri PhD, Assistant Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences, GWU
  • Guangying Wu PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, GWU

Student Speakers:

TBD

Schedule of Events
8:45 Welcome: Anthony-S. LaMantia, Jeffery A. Lieberman Professor of Neuroscience, GW SMHS and Director, GW Institute for Neuroscience; Robert H. Miller, Vivian Gill Distinguished Research Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Research, GW SMHS
9AM: Symposium Lecture: Michael Long Ph.D. Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine
10 AM: Break
10.15 AM: GWIN Trainee Talk 1:Aparna Baxi, GW IBS Ph.D. Student
10:30 AM: Faculty talk 1: Guangying Wu Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology, GWU
11:00 AM: GWIN Trainee Talk 2: Aaron Sathyanesan Ph.D., Post-doc. Assoc., CNMC
11:15 AM: Faculty Talk 2: Malathi Thothathiri Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences, GWU
11:45 AM: Lunch
1:15 PM: GWIN Trainee Talk 3: Selene Schintu, Ph.D. Post-doc. Assoc. GW Dept. of Psychology
1:30 PM: Symposium Lecture:Marta Kutas Ph.D. Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Cognitive Science, Chancellor's Associates Endowed Chair, University of California San Diego
2:30 PM: GWIN Trainee Talk 4:Hailey Caudill, GW IBS Ph.D. Student
2:45 PM: Faculty Talk 3:Kevin Pelphrey Ph.D. Carbonell Family Professor and Director, GW Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, Professor of Pharm./ Phys., GW SMHS
3:15 PM: Break
3:30 PM: Faculty Talk 4: Catherine Limperopoulos, Ph.D. Director, MRI Research of the Developing Brain & Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology/Fetal and Transitional Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center; Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, GW SMHS
4:00 PM: Keynote Lecture:Elissa Newport Ph.D. Professor of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center; Director, Center for Brain Plasticity and Learning
5:15 PM: Concluding Remarks/Reception