Center for Neuroscience Hosting Virtual NeuroFest

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The Center for Neuroscience is presenting a two-day, virtual NeuroFest on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13. 

Mental health is more important now than ever. Join the center to learn how neuroscientists are identifying genes, pathways, and networks to inform novel approaches for innovative treatments and cures for mental disorders. There will be interactive booths appropriate for all ages, and the chance to vote for your favorite NeuroBlitz pitch presented by Center for Neuroscience students.

Registration by March 3 is required to participate in each session.

Friday, March 12, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Program
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Interactive Booths

  • "Fishing for Neural Health and Disease in the Evolutionary Gene Pool"
    Megan Dennis, Ph.D.
  • "Dopamine, Schizophrenia, and Decision Making"
    Randy O'Reilly, Ph.D.

Saturday, March 13, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Program
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Interactive Booths

  • "From Dead Heads to Depression Meds: How Psychedelics are Impacting Modern Medicine"
    David Olson, Ph.D.
  • "Reversing Synapse Dysfunction in Neuropsychiatric Disease"
    John Gray, M.D, Ph.D.

For more details and registration, visit the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience website. If you have questions, please contact