University of Pittsburgh

Spotlight Sessions will take place in Alumni Hall and the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center.

Thursday, 20 October

9:00 a.m.

Spotlight Session 1—Genome Editing and Engineering
Spotlight Session 2—Late-Breaking Technologies and Methods
Spotlight Session 3—The Senses

2:00 p.m.

Spotlight Session 4—The Women of PQI: Answering Deep Questions about Quantum Behavior
Spotlight Session 5—Personalized and Precision Medicine
Spotlight Session 6—Violence and Terrorism—Living in an Unsettled World
Spotlight Session 7—Circuits and Circuit Disorders of the Basal Ganglia

Friday, 21 October

9:00 a.m.

Spotlight Session 8—Addressing Pennsylvania’s Opioid Epidemic
Spotlight Session 9—How Cells Decide How to Behave
Spotlight Session 10—Eye on the Cosmos
Spotlight Session 11—Implicit Bias and Other Hard-to-Measure Phenomena that Affect Our Perceptions and Actions

2:00 p.m.

Spotlight Session 12—Systems Biology and Network Medicine
Spotlight Session 13—Understanding Schizophrenia
Spotlight Session 14—You’re Surrounded—Your Microbiome and You
Spotlight Session 15—Development and Aging