Yorba Linda, Ca (PRWEB) March 07, 2017
LabRoots, the leading provider of interactive virtual events for tech innovators, engineers, and scientists from around the world, is proud to present the 5th Annual Neuroscience 2017 virtual conference. This free, two-day event will be broadcasted live on the LabRoots site March 15-16, 2017.
The Neuroscience 2017 Virtual Event aims to advance knowledge of the brain and nervous system by bringing together research scientists, principal investigators, lab directors, clinicians and medical professionals from around the world to discuss and learn about the latest research and technologies in the field. Attendees can expect speakers on topics such as sensory motor, broad-based Application, cognition, motivation and emotion, and a range of neurological diseases.
This event will feature two keynote speakers; Dr. Stan Floresco, a Professor of Psychology and member of the Brain Research Centre at the University of British Columbia and Dr. Reggie Edgerton, distinguished professor and neurosurgery professor at UCLA.
Floresco is a Professor of Psychology and member of the Brain Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, and a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles on his research employing behavioral and neurophysiological approaches to study neural circuits within the dopamine system that facilitate higher-order cognitive functions such as cognitive flexibility and cost/benefit decision making, and how dysfunction in these circuits may relate to psychiatric disease.
Edgerton is currently the director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory and a distinguished professor of neurosurgery, integrative biology and physiology at UCLA. He has been teaching and conducting research at UCLA for more than 40 years. His research is focused on how the neural networks in the lumbar spinal cord of mammals, including humans, regain control of standing, stepping and voluntary control of fine movements after paralysis, and how can these motor functions be modified by chronically imposing activity-dependent interventions after spinal cord injury.
LabRoots will host the two-date virtual event March 15-16, 2017, beginning at 6 a.m. PT each day. To read more about this virtual event, learn about the continuing education credits offered, or to register for free, click here.
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LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website and producer of educational virtual events and webinars. Contributing to the advancement of science through content sharing capabilities, LabRoots is a powerful advocate in amplifying global networks and communities. Founded in 2008, LabRoots emphasizes digital innovation in scientific collaboration and learning, and is a primary source for current scientific news, webinars, virtual conferences, and more. LabRoots has grown into the world’s largest series of virtual events within the Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics community.