A University of Puerto Rico (UPR) & Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Collaboration
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 12:00 M – 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Centro de Recursos de Investigación Interdisciplinaria
y Aprendizaje Subgraduado(CRiiAS)
College of Natural Sciences, Fase 1 Building, thrid Floor
UPR-Rio Piedras Campus
The University of Puerto Rico (UPR) will host several research faculties from the Center for opioids and cocaine addiction (COCA) at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in May 10-11, 2022. A two day workshops, offered by eight guest speakers from the UPR and MUSC , that will share with the student community lectures about their investigations and knowledge based on the topic of drug addiction.
In addition, there will be an opportunity for students to present their research work at a poster session.
DEADLINE TO REGISTER & SUBMIT ABSTRACT:
APRIL 29, 2022
To participate in the poster session, first register here and then submit your abstract by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Include in the email: Full Name, Poster title and the abstract in Word format)
Mark your calendars and come to meet, learn, and exchange information.
Dr. Cristina Velázquez
Professor, Institute of Neurobiology, UPR-MSC
Dr. Christian Bravo
Department of Psychiatry, UPR-MSC
Dr. Alfredo Ghezzi
Department of Biology, UPR-Río Piedras
Dr. Peter Kalivas
Distinguished University Professor
Co-Chair of the Department of Neuroscience
Dr. James Otis
Department of Neuroscience
Dr. Jacqueline McGinty
Director, MUSC Neuroscience Institute and Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Dr. Antonieta Lavin
Department of Neuroscience
Dr. Chris Cowan
Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Day 1- Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Speaker | Dr. James Otis
Title: Cortical projections in recognition memory and methamphetamine addiction.
Speaker | Dr. Cristina Velázquez
Title: Wnt/ß-catenin mediates alcohol molecular tolerance regulating BK channel surface expression.
Speaker | Dr. Jackeline McGinty
Title: Cortical control of drug seeking
Speaker | Dr. Antonieta Lavin
Title: Role of GABAergic transmission in methamphetamine-mediated hypofrontality
Day 2- Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Registration | Coffee
Speakers | Dr. James Otis & Dr. Antonieta Lavi
Recruitment talk: MUSC Programs
Speaker | Dr. Peter Kalivas
Title: Why do people with substance use disorder chose drugs? It’s all about astroglia.
Speaker | Dr. Alfredo Ghezzi
Title: Molecular basis of chronic alcohol adaptations.
Speaker | Dr. Chris Cowan
Title: Is epigenetics a key player in the vulnerability to relapse?
Speaker | Dr. Christian Bravo
Title: Neuronal circuitry subserving reward approach/punishment avoidance learning.
To attend and/or present your latest findings, please register: tinyurl.com/spring-workshop
For more information, please contact us at: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org