Past Retreats

2017 Annual Retreat

September 27 - 29, 2017

Wrightsville Beach, NC

Schedule of Events

2017 Retreat Award Winners

  • Best Grad Student Talk:  Jake Heffley - A New View of Cerebellar Learning
  • Best Grad Student Poster:  Matt Kearney - The songbird VTA integrates opponent evaluative signals for vocal learning
  • Best Postdoc Talk:  Amanda Lewis - Transduction of repetitive mechanical stimuli by Piezo1 and Piezo2 ion channels
  • Best Postdoc Poster:  Lupin Yin - The songbird VTA integrates opponent evaluative signals for vocal learning
  • Best Grad Student Talk Runner Up: Janani Sundararajan - Circuit mechanisms of movement‐related changes in auditory detection
  • Best Grad Student Poster Runner Up: Miaomiao Jin - Role of mouse higher visual areas in detecting orientation and contrast changes
  • Best Postdoc Poster Runner Up: Thomas Ray - Sequencing and proteomic approach illuminates mRNA and protein isoform diversity and their contributions to neural development and disease
  • Best Lab Participation: Field Lab

2016 Annual Retreat

September 28 - 30, 2016

Wrightsville Beach, NC

2016 Retreat Award Winners

  • Best Postdoc Poster: Joseph Rittner
  • Best Postdoc Talk: Katie Tschida
  • Best Student Poster: Janai Sundararajan
  • Best Student Talk: Jeff Stogsdill
  • Best Lab Participation: Calakos Lab
  • Best 2nd Year Student Poster: Shataakshi Dube
  • Best Interactive Poster: Jonnathan Singh Alvarado
  • Most Creative Student Talk: Erin Hisey
  • Most Creative Talk Introduction: Anne West