The seventh annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language will feature three keynote sessions, as well as an invited symposium.

Keynote Sessions

Susan Goldin-Meadow, Ph.D.

Beardsley Ruml Distinguished Service Professor
Co-Director, Center for Gesture, Sign and Language
University of Chicago

Gesture as a Mechanism of Change
Thursday, October 15, 9:00 – 10:00 am, Grand Ballroom

Peter L. Strick, Ph.D.

Scientific Director, University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute
Thomas Detre Professor and Chair, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh
Senior Research Career Scientist, Research Service, Pittsburgh VA Medical Center

“A Tale of Two Primary Motor Areas: “Old” and “New” M1.”
Thursday, October 15, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, Grand Ballroom

Marsel Mesulam, M.D.

Director, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Ruth Dunbar Davee Professor in Neuroscience and Professor in Neurology
Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology, Northwestern University

“Revisiting Wernicke’s Area”
Friday, October 16, 9:00 – 10:00 am, Grand Ballroom

Marcus Raichle, M.D.

Neurologist and Professor in the Departments of Radiology, Neurology, Neurobiology and Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St Louis.

“The restless brain: how intrinsic activity organizes brain function”
Friday, October 16, 4:30 – 5:30 pm, Grand Ballroom

Invited Symposium

Saturday, October 17, 12:00 – 1:45  pm, Grand Ballroom

Language and the Aging Brain

Naftali Raz, Wayne State University

Lorraine Tyler, University of Cambridge

Jonathan Peelle, Washington University in St. Louis

Pascale Tremblay, Université Laval