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Celebrating Julie
"Celebrating Julie," a symposium sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), celebrates the life and achievements of one of NIH's most honored colleagues. This symposium agenda was posted at as of September 21, 2005.
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2005-05-23 (May 23, 2005)
National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)
Speaker: Insel, Thomas R.
Speaker: Saavedra, Juan M.
Speaker: Kopin, Irwin J.
Speaker: Snyder, Solomon H.
Speaker: Weinshilboum, Richard M.
Speaker: Kunos, George
Speaker: Eiden, Lee E.
Speaker: Zatz, Martin
Speaker: Brownstein, Michael J.
Speaker: Insel, Thomas R.
Speaker: Zerhouni, Elias
Speaker: Caron, Marc G.
Speaker: Daly, John W.
Speaker: Hook, Vivian
Speaker: Coyle, Joseph T.
Speaker: Felder, Christian
Speaker: Greengard, Paul
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Symposium is 6 hours 25 minutes.
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Celebrating Julie
May 23, 2005
NIH Masur Auditorium
Symposium Program
8:25-8:30 a.m.: Welcome
Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director and Acting Scientific Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Morning Session Chair Juan M. Saavedra, M.D., Chief, Section on Pharmacology, NIMH
8:30-8:45 a.m.: Science with Julie, Pre- and Post-Nobel
Irwin J. Kopin, M.D., Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
8:45-9:30 a.m.: Mechanisms of Neural Life and Death
Solomon H. Snyder, M.D., Professor and Director, Department of Neurosciences, Johns Hopkins University
9:30-10:00 a.m.: Pharmacogenomics: Polymorphisms and Function
Richard M. Weinshilboum, M.D., Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
10:00-10:30 a.m.: Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 a.m.: Endocannabinoids and Obesity - Is it Just the Munchies?
George Kunos, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
11:00-11:25 a.m.: Slow Transmission and Homeostasis at the Adrenomedullary Synapse
Lee E. Eiden, Ph.D., Section on Molecular Neuroscience, NIMH
11:25-11:40 a.m.: A Brief Overview of the Pineal: Julie's Shmoo
Martin Zatz, M.D., Ph.D., Chief, Section on Biochemical Pharmacology, NIMH
11:40-12:00 noon: The Magic Kingdom
Michael J. Brownstein, M.D., Ph.D., Laboratory of Genetics, NIMH
12:00-12:25 p.m.: Axelrod Video Tribute
Introduced by Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director, NIMH
The Axelrod Legacy and the NIH Research Mission
Elias Zerhouni, M.D., Director, National Institutes of Health
12:25-1:30 p.m.: Lunch Break
1:30-1:35 p.m.: Afternoon Greeting
Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director, NIMH
Afternoon Session Chair Martin Zatz, M.D., Chief, Section on Biochemical Pharmacology, NIMH
1:35-2:05 p.m.: Molecular Aspects of Catecholamine Metabolism, Uptake and Receptor Signaling in the Brain
Marc G. Caron, Ph.D., Investigator and James B. Duke Professor, HHMI
Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Medical Center
2:05-2:20 p.m.: A Chemist's Apprenticeship at the NIH
John W. Daly, Ph.D., Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
2:20-2:45 p.m.: Protease Pathways for Peptides in Neurotransmission and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Vivian Hook, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of California at San Diego
2:45-3:15 p.m.: Coffee Break
3:15-3:45 p.m.: NMDA Receptor Hypofunction and the Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D., Eben S. Draper Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School
3:45-4:15 p.m.: The Anandamide Transporter - the Missing Link in Endocannabinoid Neurotransmission
Christian Felder, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Neuroscience, Eli Lilly and Company
4:15-5:00 p.m.: Signal Transduction in the Brain
Paul Greengard, Ph.D., Vincent Astor Professor, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Rockefeller University
5:00-5:05 p.m.: Closing Remarks
Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director, NIMH
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