Neurotechnology Dinners

NIMET co-hosts monthly Neurotech Dinners between the Movement Disorders Center. Each month an exciting speaker is recruited to give a talk about their research. The dinners usually start at 5pm and the presentation will follow around 5:15pm.

Current Neurotech Dinner:

  • Dr. Jin Hyung Lee –“Illuminating neural circuits: from molecules to MRI for precision brain health”
    • August 20th, 2019
    • NRF building

Past Neurotech Dinners:

  • Dr. Xin Tang — “All-Optical Electrophysiology: Opporuntites and Challenges”
    • May 20th, 2019
    • NRF building
  • Neuroethics Workshop
    • April 29th, 2019
    • NRF building
  • Dr. Jack Judy — Discussed the latest in neurotech from NANS, DARPA, and the NSF ERC Program
    • March 11th, 2019
    • NRF building
  • Dr. Matt Burns — Discussed collaborative project on optogenetics and the use of the optrode.
    • February 11th, 2019
    • CMDNR building
  • Dr. Cynthia Chestek — “Towards restoring dextrous movement of the hand” – https://www.eng.ufl.edu/nimet/cynthia-chestek/
    • November 26th, 2018
    • CMDNR building
  • Dr. Aryn Gittis
    • August 6th, 2018
    • CMDNR building
  • Dr. Tommy Angelini; “Supporing Cells, Scaffolds, and Electronics in Liquid-like Solids for Neural Engineering” – https://www.eng.ufl.edu/nimet/tommy-angelini/ 
    • April 23rd, 2018
    • NRF building
  • Dr. Erin Patrick; “Predicting the Performance of Neural Interfaces via Computational Modeling” – https://www.eng.ufl.edu/nimet/erin-patrick/
    • March 12th, 2018
    • CMDNR building
  • Dr. Cameron McIntye; “Connectomic Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Depression.” – https://www.eng.ufl.edu/nimet/cameron-mcintyre/
    • February 5th, 2018
    • NRF building
  • Dr. Amber Muehlmann; “The Microbiome and its Influence on the Nervous System”
    • January 8th, 2018
    • NRF building
  • Jennifer Bizon; “The Relationship between the Microbiome and Neurological Diseases and Injuries”
    • September 6th, 2017
    • CMDNR building