Dean Susan Birren writes:
I am pleased to announce the Leir Foundation Neuroscience Symposium to be held at Brandeis on Monday and Tuesday August 26-27.
Funded by a grant from the Leir Foundation to facilitate collaborations between Brandeis and Israeli neuroscientists, the Symposium will include talks and informal discussions with Israeli neuroscientists. The Symposium will provide a framework for establishing Leir-funded postdoctoral fellowships and funding for collaborative projects to uncover new avenues of inquiry on existing projects.
Schedule of talks by invited speakers:
|9 am||Gerstenzang 121|
|Eytan Domany (Weizmann Institute)|
|Pathway-based Personalized Analysis of Cancer|
|9:45 am||Gerstenzang 121|
|Noam Ziv (Technion)|
|Activity, Synapses & Cholinergic tone: A Bedtime Story|
|10:45 am||Gerstenzang 121|
|Avraham Yaron (Weizmann Institute)|
|Mechanisms of axonal pruning|
|Mon 8/26/13 11:30 am||Gerstenzang 121|
|Misha Tsodyks (Weizmann Institute)|
|Information storage and retrieval in neural network models of long-term memory|
The Henry J. Leir Brandeis-Israel Research Initiative, funded by the Connecticut-based Leir Charitable Foundations, will provide postdoctoral felloships for up-and-coming Israeli scientists at Brandeis, and will provide starter funding for collaborative projects between Israeli and Brandeis neuroscientists.
see story at BrandeisNOW: Brandeis Israel research initiative starts strong