The Ohio Miami Valley Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (OMV-SfN) Winter Meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 1st from 2-4 pm at the UC Reading Campus (Lecture Room in Building A). Please join us for three exciting talks by members of the OMV-SfN community as well as a general discussion about our plans for the upcoming year. If you are planning on attending, please email Mark Baccei ( by the end of the day on Feb. 27th so that we can provide campus security with a list of participants. Here is a link to the program in PDF: OMV-SfN Winter Meeting, March 2013

Ohio Miami Valley Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

2013 Winter Meeting

University of Cincinnati

Reading Campus – Building A, Lecture Room

Friday, March 1st, 2013


 2:00     Welcome        Joyce Fernandes, Miami University, OMV-SfN President

2:10     “Creatine transporter deficiency: an overview”        

Matt Skelton, Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

2:30     “New insights during retina regeneration through the reprogramming of the retinal pigmented epithelium”

Agustin Luz-Madrigal, Department of Zoology, Miami University

 2:50     “Early postnatal development of proprioceptive spinal circuits in the mouse spinal cord”

David Ladle, Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology, Wright State University

3:10     Annual Business Meeting

1. Installation of 2013 President, Mark Baccei

2. Election of Officers

3. Update on Science Olympiad – Jim Olsen

4. Status of SfN New Orleans meetings – Jim Olsen

5. Secretary-Treasurer’s Report – Kim Hagler

6. Update on OMV-SfN Website

7. Brain Awareness Week activities – Mark Baccei

8. Planning for 2013 Neuroscience Day – Mark Baccei

9. Other Business

10. Adjourn

Directions to University of Cincinnati – Reading and Campus Map:

Parking:  Parking is available in “UC Lot B Visitor Parking” (see above map).

Please confirm your attendance by e-mailing Mark Baccei ( no later than February 27th, 2013 as campus security has requested a list of all attendees.  Also, please let him know if you will need parking so that we can ensure adequate space in Lot B.