2018 Neuroscience Research Day

Brain Repair and Plasticity

Saturday, September 29, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Iowa State University Campus
1414 Molecular Biology Building


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Dr. Henry Klassen, PhD
Professor and Director, Stem Cell & Regeneration Program
School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine

Research Interests: stem cells, retinal regeneration, clinical trial for retinitis pigmentosa

Talk Title: "Retinal progenitor cells for treatment of Retinitis


Dr. Deanna Thompson, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Research Interests: neural stem cells, spinal cord repair, biomaterials, neural tissue engineering

Talk Title: "Biophysical stimuli in neural engineering: Increased migration and neurotrophic factors to aid repair"


* Speakers * Poster Sessions * Awards *  Free Registration *

Special thanks to our event sponsors!
Animal Science Department
Biomedical Sciences Department
College of Ag & Life Scicences
College of Engineering
College of Human Sciences
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Food Science & Human Nutrition
Genetics, Development, & Cell Biology Department
Graduate and Professional Student Senate
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Molecular Biology
Society for Neuroscience, Ames Chapter
Veterinary Pathology Department