Agenda NIH and KI Joint Neuroscience Symposium 2017

National Institutes of Health and Karolinska Institutet Joint Neuroscience Symposium, March 23-24, 2017 at Karolinska Institutet. Venue: Nobel Forum, Wallenberg Hall, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels Väg 1, Stockholm

Preliminary Symposium Agenda 

Opening, Thursday, March 23    
12:00 pm   Registration and light lunch
1:00 pm   Welcome and Introduction
1:05 pm   Leadership Greeting
1:15 pm   Overview of NIH/Karolinska Institutet Collaboration and KI–NIH Doctoral Partnership Program in Neuroscience
1:40 pm   Keynote Speaker: NIMH Scientific Director, Dr. Susan G. Amara - Title to be announced
2:25 pm                       Break
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm    PI talks and Student presentations (including breaks)
4:15 pm   Announcements
5:00 pm   Adjourn
Friday, March 24  
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Summary of day one
9:15 am

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Emily Holmes - "Intrusive memories of trauma are mental images: translating experimental psychopathology for treatment development”

10:00 am -11: 30 am PI talks and Student presentations (including breaks)
11:30 am Light lunch & poster-session
1:00 pm- 4:00 pm PI talks and Student presentations (including breaks)
4:00 pm Summary of day two
4:30 pm Adjourn

Preliminary Symposium Content

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Susan G. Amara, Scientific Director of the Intramural Research Program at the National Institute of Mental Health
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Emily Holmes, PhD, DClinPsych is a Professor in Clinical Psychology at the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.
  • Presentation of the KI–NIH Doctoral Partnership Program in Neuroscience
  • Selected talks by students in the KI–NIH program
  • Faculty presentations from NIH and KI
  • Poster presentations by students in the KI–NIH program
  • Funding announcements
  • Social events, mingle and network opportunities

The Objectives of the Symposium is to Create

  • A platform for collaborations between NIH and KI researchers within neuroscience
  • Interest for the KI-NIH Doctoral Partnership Program in Neuroscience
  • Opportunity for KI-NIH students to present their doctoral projects