Symposium Schedule

"SEX DIFFERENCES IN THE BRAIN"

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Check-in and badge pick-up opens at 7:30 a.m. in the Indiana Memorial Union Whittenberger Auditorium lobby.

 

Symposium opening

8:00—9:00 a.m. | Continental Breakfast | IMU Georgian Room

9:00—9:05 a.m. | Introductory Remarks | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Hui-Chen Lu, Linda and Jack Gill Director and Chair and Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

9:05—9:15 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s): Dr. Jack Gill, The Linda and Jack Gill Foundation of Texas, IU Alumnus

9:15—9:20 a.m. | Opening Remarks | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s): Dr. Rick Van Kooten, Executive Dean, College of Arts + Sciences


9:20—9:30 a.m. | Presentation of 2019 Gill Transformative Investigator Award—Deborah Clegg, Ph.D. | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s): Dr. Richard DiMarchi, Linda and Jack Gill Chair and Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry

9:30—10:10 a.m. | Lecture: "Sex Difference in Metabolism: Critical Role of Sex Chromosomes and Sex Hormones" | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s): Dr. Deborah Clegg from Drexel University Medical Center

10:10—10:20 a.m. | Q&A Session with Dr. Clegg | IMU Whittenberger


 

 

Break

10:20—10:40 a.m. | Coffee and refreshments | IMU Georgian Room

10:40—10:50 a.m. | Presentation of 2019 Gill Transformative Investigator Award—Barry Dickson, Ph.D. | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Dan Tracey, Linda and Jack Gill Chair and Professor, Department of Biology

10:50—11:30 a.m. | Lecture: "The Neurobiology of Drosophila Reproductive Behaviors" | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Dr. Barry Dickson of HHMI—Janelia Research Campus

11:30—11:40 a.m. | Q&A Session with Dr. Dickson


11:40—11:50 a.m. | Presentation of 2019 Gill Transformative Investigator Award—Margaret McCarthy, Ph.D. | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Ken Mackie, Linda and Jack Gill Chair and Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

11:50—12:30 p.m. | Lecture: "Immune Origins of Sex Differences in the Brain" | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Dr. Margaret McCarthy of University of Maryland School of Medicine

12:30—12:40 p.m. | Q&A Session with Dr. McCarthy


 

Lunch Break

12:40—1:55 p.m. | Lunch Break | IMU Alumni Hall


 

2:00—2:10 p.m. | Presentation of 2019 Gill Image Award | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Linda Gill, The Linda and Jack Gill Foundation of Texas


2:10—2:20 p.m. | Presentation of 2019 Gill Transformative Investigator Award—Catherine Woolley, Ph.D. | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Andrea Hohmann, Linda and Jack Gill Chair and Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

2:20—3:00 p.m. | Lecture: "Latent Sex Differences in Mechanisms of Synaptic Modulation" | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Dr. Catherine Woolley of Northwestern University

3:00—3:10 p.m. | Q&A Session with Dr. Woolley


Afternoon Break

3:10—3:30 p.m. | Afternoon Break | IMU Georgian Room


 

3:30—3:40 p.m. | Presentation of 2019 Gill Graduate Student Award | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Hui-Chen Lu, Linda and Jack Gill Director and Chair and Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences


3:40—3:50 p.m. | Presentation of 2019 Gill Transformative Investigator Award—Catherine Dulac, Ph.D. | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Dr. Cary Lai, Linda and Jack Gill Scholar and Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

3:50—4:30 p.m. | Lecture: "Neuronal Representation of Social Information in the Mouse Brain" | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):Dr. Catherine Dulac of Harvard University

4:30—4:40 p.m. | Q&A Session with Dr. Dulac


4:40—4:55 p.m. | Closing Remarks: Introduction to the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University | IMU Whittenberger Auditorium
Presenter(s):
Dr. Justin Garcia, Acting Director of the Kinsey Institute and Ruth N. Halls Associate Professor of Gender Studies at Indiana University


 

Poster session & reception

5:00—7:00 p.m. | Poster Session and Reception | IMU Alumni Hall & Solarium