University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Department of Neurobiology Presents:

Recovery of Function

A symposium honoring the careers of Willi Halfter, PhD and Joseph Yip, PhD

Featured Speakers:

Wesley Thompson, PhD
Professor of Biology, Member, Institute for Neuroscience, Texas A&M University
Revisiting the past with some new insights into synapse elimination

Vance Lemmon, PhD
Walter G. Ross Chair in Developmental Neuroscience, Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Functional Genomics for Spinal Cord Injury

Monica Perez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh
The role of cortical and spinal plasticity in the recovery of function after spinal cord injury

Friday, June 6, 2014
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Conference Room A
University Club (123 University Pl)


*A reception with light refreshments will follow the symposium