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UCI Addiction Symposium

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Symposium Schedule

7:45 am – 8:30 am

Registration Check-In/Coffee

8:30 am – 8:50 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks: Marcelo Wood & Frances Leslie

8:50 am – 9:20 am

Gary Lynch, Professor, University of California Irvine

“Atypical cannabinoid signaling initiates encoding of a key element of episodic memory”

9:20 am – 10:50 am

Pamela Kennedy, Assistant Professor, University of California Los Angeles

“Mechanisms of biased memory function in addiction”

9:50 am – 10:10 am

Morning break

10:10 am – 10:40 am

Kate Wassum, Assistant Professor, University of California Los Angeles

“A molecular brake on habit”

10:40 am – 11:10 am

Christie Fowler, Assistant Professor, University of California Irvine

“Extracellular signaling mechanisms in nicotine dependence”

11:10 am – 12:10 pm

Data Blitz 1 (Yasaman Alaghband)

Anne Collins, Sarah Cross, Candice Gellner, Steve Liu, Alberto Lopez, Hannah Schoch

12:10 pm – 1:20 pm

Lunch

1:20 pm – 2:20 pm

Marina Picciotto, Charles BG Murphy Professor, Yale University

“Developmental effects of nicotine receptor signaling: epigenetic regulation of neuronal morphology”

2:20 pm – 2:50 pm

Francesca Telese, Assistant Professor, University of California San Diego

“Epigenetic mechanisms underlying neuronal plasticity”

2:50 pm – 3:20 pm

Steve Mahler, Assistant Professor, University of California Irvine

“Adolescent cannabinoid exposure persistently alters natural reward seeking and associated mesocorticolimbic circuits”

3:20 pm – 3:40 pm

Afternoon break

3:40 pm – 4:40 pm

Yasmin Hurd, Director and Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“Epigenetics and addiction vulnerability”

4:40 pm – 5:30 pm

Data Blitz 2 (Vanessa Ochoa)

Mitchell Farrell, Briac Halbout, Kay Linker, Daisy Reynaga, Sucharita Somukwar

6:30 pm

Speakers’ Dinner

Addiction Symposium Program 2017 (PDF)