August 23, 2011

Save the Date: Vanderbilt Conte Center Symposium, Friday, Oct. 28

Mark your calendars: the fourth annual symposium for the Vanderbilt Conte Center for Neuroscience Research will be held Friday, Oct. 28.

Speakers for this year’s event are:

Pat Levitt, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Serotonin: A Red Flag or a Red Herring for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, M.D.
Vanderbilt University
Hyperserotonemia in Autism: Half a Century of Mystery

Miklos Toth, M.D., Ph.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Transgenerational Impact of Maternal Serotonin Receptors

Christina Barr, V.M.D., Ph.D.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Serotonin Transporter Polymorphisms: At the Intersection of Genes and Environment

Christopher Lowry, Ph.D.
University of Colorado, Boulder
Stress Meets Serotonin: A Search for Clues to Affective and Anxiety Disorders

Gregg Stanwood, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University
Dopamine Receptors: Serotonin's Secret Weapon

David Goldman, M.D.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
I Can't Stop Myself and I Feel Bad About It: Serotonin, Impulsivity and Mood Disorders

For additional information and instructions on how to register for the event, please visit the Conte Center website at or contact Denise Malone at 936-1898 or