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International Symposium in Honor of David Ferster

Ferster Symposium

An international symposium in honor of David Ferster, who has recently retired from active research
after more than thirty years at Northwestern University.
 
Friday, 16 October 2015
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm CST
 
Hughes Auditorium
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611.
 

Talks will be given by colleagues from David's early training days, collaborators, trainees, and researchers who are expanding his work with new approaches.

 

Preliminary Schedule

1:00

Opening remarks

1:10

Charles Gilbert (Rockefeller University)

1:35

Donata Oertel (University of Wisconsin)

2:00

David Fitzpatrick (Max-Planck Institute Florida)

2:25

Ken Miller (Columbia University)

2:50

Break

3:15

Matteo Carandini (University College London)

3:40

Ilan Lampl (Weizmann Institute)

4:05

Nicholas Priebe (UT Austin)

4:30

Break

4:55

Chinfei Chen (Children's Hospital, Boston)

5:20

Massimo Scanziani (HHMI and UC San Francisco)

5:45

Michael Stryker (UC San Francisco)

6:10

Closing Remarks

 

Organized by Matteo Carandini and Nicholas Priebe
Local contact Jianhua Cang
 
Sponsored by the Department of Neurobiology
Northwestern University, Evanston
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