Uniquely Human Features of the Brain

Event Date (Pacific Time): 
Friday, 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.

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