Call for Posters: Nanoscience, Neuroscience Symposium
By Mary Spiro
Students and faculty are encouraged to submit posters
for the Johns Hopkins
Institute for NanoBioTechnology's third annual
symposium, to be held Monday, May 18, at the School of
Medicine on the East Baltimore campus. Nanoscience for
Neuroscience and Neurosurgery will feature Johns
Hopkins faculty experts in nanobiotechnology, engineering,
neuroscience, medicine, imaging and public
health. The poster submission deadline is May 4.
Registration and poster title submissions may be
made online at:
The symposium begins with talks from 9 a.m. to noon in
Mountcastle Auditorium of the
Preclinical Teaching Building. An afternoon poster session
will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Turner
Concourse. Nanobiotechnology-related research from across
the university will be on display, and
presenters will be available to discuss their results.
Prizes will be awarded for the best poster
Speakers from the
School of Medicine include Ted Dawson, Abramson
Professor of Neurodegenerative Diseases; John W. Griffin,
Distinguished Service Professor of Neurology,
director of the Brain Science Institute; Michael T.
McMahon, assistant professor of radiology, MR
Division; Alessandro Olivi, professor of neurosurgery and
oncology and chair of
Bayview Medical Center; and Jeffrey Rothstein, professor of
neurology and director of the Robert Packard
Center for ALS Research.
Whiting School of Engineering, speakers will be Sharon
Gerecht, assistant professor
and biomolecular engineering, and Hai-Quan Mao,
assistant professor of
materials science and engineering. Tomas Guilarte,
environmental health sciences, will be the featured
speaker from the Bloomberg
School of Public Health.
More information about the event is available at:
inbt.jhu.edu/symposium. General registration without a
poster is due by May 15.
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