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Knight Initiative for Brain Resilience Inaugural Symposium

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Register for the inaugural Knight Initiative for Brain Resilience Symposium taking place on January 12, 2023.

Register by December 16 for this in-person-only event 

The first recipients of the Initiative's Brain Resilience Innovation Grants will be introduced and awardees will provide a brief overview of their research proposals. The half-day symposium will feature distinguished speakers sharing their latest research related to the neuroscience of aging and brain resilience. 

Featuring the following distinguished speakers:

  • Monther Abu-Remaileh, Stanford University
  • Henne Holstege PhD, Amsterdam University Medical Center
  • Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University

Recipients of the Knight Initiative's inaugural Brain Resilience Innovation Grants will also present their groundbreaking research proposals. Read more about the awards.

Join us for the science and a celebratory social after the symposium! 

This will be an in-person only event. Registration closes December 16, 2022.


12:30 – 1:00      Registration, coffee & cookies

1:00 – 1:15          Opening remarks: Tony Wyss-Coray
1:15  - 2:00        Keynote Speaker: Xiaowei Zhuang

TEDx Lightning round talks (7 min talk + 2 min Q’s + 1 min transition)

2:00 – 2:10        Speaker: Innovation-100 Award, Greicius Lab
2:10 – 2:20        Speaker: Innovation Award, Frydman Lab
2:20 – 2:30       Speaker: Innovation Award, Garcia Lab
2:30 – 2:40       Speaker: Innovation Award, Long Lab
2:40 – 2:50       Speaker: Innovation Award, Andreasson Lab
2:50 – 3:00       Speaker: Innovation Award, Jaiswal Lab
3:00 – 3:10        Speaker: Innovation Award, Gitler Lab

Presentation of Innovation Awards

3:10 – 3:20        Break (coffee/cookies)

3:20 -  4:05       Keynote Speaker: Henne Holstege
4:05 – 4:50        Keynote Speaker: Monther Abu-Remaileh

4:50  - 5:00       Closing remarks and invitation to LKS Social: Tony Wyss-Coray

5:00 – 6:30        Celebratory social (Wine, beer, non-alcoholic beverages + hors d’oeuvres)

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