Seminars & Events

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 13:00-14:00
The Neuroscience Program presents
"Assembly and Maintenance of Glutamatergic Synapses. "
Speaker: Yimin Zou, PhD
Full Professor, Department of Neurobiology,
School of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego
Location: Hybrid In Person RGN Room 1421 and MS Teams Meeting
Please contact Nancy MacDonald at for the link
Hosted by Drs. Simon Chen & Antonio Colavita  

Learning Objectives:

1. To be updated on the latest discoveries on synapse formation and maintenance in the central nervous system and how developmental disorders, such autism and epilepsy, arise due to abnormal synapse development

2. To be updated on the newest findings on the mechanisms of synapse degeneration in Alzheimer’s disease

3. To be updated on the most recent breakthrough on the mechanisms of synaptic atrophy in major depressive disorder and synapse restoration induced by antidepressants

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