12:15 pmRegistration

12:30 pm

Opening Remarks
Dr. Richard Rush, PhD, President CSU Channel Islands
Charles Sackerson, Ph.D., Lecturer, CSU Channel Islands

12:45Stem Cell Strategies for Treating Blindness
Dennis Clegg PhD
University of California Santa Barbara

1:40 pmMicroRNAs in neural stem cells and neurogenesis
Chunnian Zhao PhD
California State University Channel Islands

2:35 pmIntravital imaging of the cellular and molecular dynamics
of neuronal development

Scott Fraser PhD
University of Southern California
3:30 pmBreak
3:50 pmOn-demand optogenetics:
a light-guide in temporal lobe epilepsy

Esther Krook-Magnuson PhD
University of California Irvine
4:45 pmThe Future of Neuromodulation: Opportunities and Challenges
Nader Pouratian MD PhD
University of California Los Angeles
5:35 pmClosing Remarks