College of Health Sciences

Spring 2015 Research Symposium


Friday, May 1st, 2015
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM


UWM Union Wisconsin Room
2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard

Keynote Address by Dr. Jonathan R. Wolpaw

"Adaptive Neurotechnologies: Rhythms, Reflexes, and Rehabilitation."

Dr. Wolpaw is a board-certified neurologist and Director of the NIH-funded National Center for Adaptive Neurotechnologies at the Wadsworth Institute. Dr. Wolpaw is an internationally recognized expert in modulation of spinal cord plasticity, operant conditioning of spinal proprioceptive reflexes, and the functional impact of spinal cord plasticity in health and disease. A pioneer in brain-computer interface (BCI) research and in its clinical applications, his Wadsworth BCI group oversaw the first large-scale clinical trial of BCI technology for use by people with severe disabilities. He is currently serving as the first president of the international Brain-Computer Society, which he helped establish.

Schedule of Events

7:30 - 8:00 am
Poster Set-up

7:30 - 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast and Poster Viewing

8:00 - 8:50 am
Graduate Student Breakfast with Keynote Speaker

9:00 - 9:15 am

9:15 - 10:30 am
Keynote Speaker

10:35 - 11:45 am
Podium Presentations

11:45 am - 12:50 pm
Poster Viewing & Refreshments

12:55 pm
Winners Announced and Closing Remarks