Join us as we celebrate our fourth annual Miniature Brain Machinery Retreat with plenary lectures and presentations by our trainees! This will take place virtually on Zoom for everyone’s safety on September 16, 2021 from 8:45am to 3:15pm Central Time.
Register here to receive the Zoom meeting information for joining. Your registration is free and will help us prevent zoombombing, track attendance, and gather program outreach data.
|Welcome & Opening Remarks
|Plenary Talk: “Imaging human brain function with functional near infrared spectroscopy in ecologically valid settings”
Director of the Neurophotonics Center
Introduction by Charles Marchini
|Plenary Talk: “Strokes in children with sickle cell disease: Dynamic interplay between biomechanical and biochemical stimuli”
Diversity Director, STC; Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems (EBICS)
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech and Emory University
Introduction by Jennie Gardner
|Trainee Lightning Presentations
Learn more about our trainees here
|Lunch Break / Peer Networking Opportunity
Moderation by Miles Norsworthy
|Plenary Talk: “Understanding the brain: A journey from the lab to the halls of the UN”
Senior Director, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine
Introduction by Ryan Miller
|Plenary Talk: "Non-neural, developmental bioelectricity as a precursor for cognition: Evolution, synthetic organisms, and biomedicine"
Director of the Allen Discovery Center
Introduction by William Baker
For the Lunch Break / Peer Networking Opportunity, we will have the main Zoom meeting room open as an informal space for attendees to engage in networking and casual conversation.
Please check this page before September 16 for the latest information.
Learn more about our past retreats: