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BayBRAIN Neurotechnology Industry Day

Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)

BayBRAIN Neurotechnology Industry Day

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BayBRAIN Neurotechnology Industry Day will bring together neurotechnology researchers and industry partners to collaboratively develop enabling technologies for neuroscience instrumentation, computation, and medical devices. Join us to hear about the latest BayBRAIN neurotechnologies, learn about industry trends and how to work with each other, and network with colleagues in complementary fields. 

This event is free but requires registration. Space is limited.


2:00-2:15 pm   Welcome Address 

Keith Yamamoto (Vice Chancellor for Research, UCSF)

2:15-3:00 pm   TrIP BayBRAIN Collaborations

Research talks from BRAINSeed Awardees (introduced by Horst Simon, Deputy Laboratory Director, Berkeley Lab). Speakers are underlined.

  • Nanocrystal Optical Relay System for Deep Brain Imaging and Stimulation
    B Cohen, C Chang, C Craik, R Edwards & E Isacoff
  • Nanotechnology Toolkit to Study Mechanotransduction
    P Alivisatos, YN Jan & Y-W Jun 
  • In Vivo Optogenetic Control of Neurotransmitter Receptors in the Visual Cortex
    R Kramer & M Stryker
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Using Virtual Acousto-Optic Waveguides
    R Alam, M Chamanzar, M Maharbiz, J Schuck & VS Sohal
  • Electrophysiology Unplugged: New Chemical Tools to Watch the Brain in Action
    P den Besten, T Kohwi-Shigematsu & E Miller
  • Massive Channel Count Recording Technologies and Computational Tools to Map Brain Function
    K Bouchard, E Chang, P Denes, & F Sommer


3:00-4:00 pm   Keynote

Discovering Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases
Steve Olson (Professor, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, UCSF)

4:00-4:30 pm   Coffee Break and Networking

4:30-5:30 pm   Neurotechnology Industry Panel Discussion

Industry trends and interest areas, IP and regulatory path, deal structures and models

Moderator: Horst Simon (Deputy Laboratory Director, Berkeley Lab)

Edward Chang (Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery in Residence, UCSF)
Corey Goodman (Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley and UCSF, Managing Director and Co-Founder venBio LLC)
Karin Immergluck UCSF Head of the Office of Technology Management
Manuel Lopez-Figueroa Scientist-in-Residence, Bay City Capital
Juan-Pablo Mas Partner, Action Potential Venture Capital/GlaxoSmithKline

5:30-5:45 pm   Closing Remarks

Christopher McKee (Vice Chancellor for Research, UC Berkeley)

5:45-7:00 pm   Cocktail Reception

Acquaint yourself with the Bay Area neurotechnology network and resources

Have questions about BayBRAIN Neurotechnology Industry Day? Contact the organizer

When & Where

UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Byers Auditorium in Genentech Hall
600 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94158

Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)

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Industry Day is brought to you by BayBRAIN - a program under the Tri-Institutional Partnership (TrIP) between UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, formed to leverage each other’s strengths to spark innovation in collaborative neurotechnology research. Learn more:


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