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Quack Chats Pub Talk “Of fish and humans: How their basic brain development and behavior could help treat autism”

Wednesday, July 11 at 6:00pm

Downtown Athletic Club, Ax Billy Grill 999 Willamette St, Third Floor, Eugene, 97401

UO biologist and brain scientist Phil Washbourne studies how synapses form in zebrafish. In his Quack Chats pub talk, he will describe his latest research and detail how it potentially could guide new treatments for brain defects that underlie problems in social interaction, including autism spectrum disorders and schizophrenia.

Event Type

Student Life, Academic, Alumni, Lectures & Presentations, Free, Family Friendly, Quack Chats

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public, Families, Graduate Students, New Students, Alumni

Website

http://uoregon.edu/quackchats

Cost

Free

Hashtag

#QuackChats

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