Uniquely Human Features of the Brain

Event Dates: 
Oct 7, 2011 -
1:00pm to 5:30pm
Event Chairs:

Fred Gage, Salk Institute
Todd Preuss, Emory University School of Medicine, Yerkes Primate Research Center

Event Sessions

Media for each talk can be played by clicking on icons in the "Media" column, or by clicking on the individual talk titles below and then the attachment file at the bottom of the page.

Date Media Session Title Speakers
Fri 10/7 File Welcome Ajit Varki, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Fri 10/7 File Opening Remarks Fred Gage, Salk Institute
Fri 10/7 File The Burning Brain Todd Preuss, Emory University School of Medicine, Yerkes Primate Research Center
Fri 10/7 File Human Brain Specializations Related to Language James Rilling, Emory University
Fri 10/7 File Exploring the Molecular Basis of Speech Wolfgang Enard, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
Fri 10/7 File Evolution of Behavioral and Brain Asymmetries William Hopkins, Agnes Scott College; Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Fri 10/7 File Hemispheric Specializations Mike Gazzaniga, UC Santa Barbara
Fri 10/7 File Human Specializations of the Social Brain Katerina Semendeferi, University of California, San Diego
Fri 10/7 File Human Specializations of Cortical Microstructure Chet Sherwood, The George Washington University
Fri 10/7 File Comparisons of Neurons Derived from Human and 'Great Ape' Stem Cells Fred Gage, Salk Institute
Fri 10/7 File Von Economo Neurons John Allman, California Institute of Technology
Fri 10/7 File Question and Answer Session Fred Gage, Salk Institute
Todd Preuss, Emory University School of Medicine, Yerkes Primate Research Center
Fri 10/7 File Closing Remarks Pascal Gagneux, University of California, San Diego