July 12, 2021
|10 am||Introductory Comments and Welcome by Howard Provost, Anthony K Wutoh
Introductory Remarks by Nora Volkow, M.D., NIDA Director
|10:10 am||Overview of NIDA’s Organizational structure and introduction of NIDA staff.
Jonathan D. Pollock, Ph.D. Chief, Genetics, Epigenetics, and Developmental Neuroscience Branch, firstname.lastname@example.org
|10:25 am||Overview of Science Supported by The Division of Neuroscience and Behavior (DNB).
Rita Valentino, Ph.D. Director DNB email@example.com
|10:40 am||Overview of Science Supported by the Division of Treatment and Medical Consequences (DTMC).
Katrina Foster, Ph.D., Health Science Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org
|10:55 am||Overview of Science Supported by The Division of Epidemiology and Service Prevention Research (DESPR). Aria Crump, Sc.D. Program Director, email@example.com|
|11:10 am||Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development Program (ABCD)
Gaya Dowling, Ph.D., Director ABCD firstname.lastname@example.org
|11:25 am||Research Training and Career Development Opportunities at NIDA.
Beth Babecki, M.S. Training Coordinator email@example.com
|11:40 am||Discussion and Questions|
|11:55 am||Breakout for Howard Faculty and Student wishing further discussion with NIDA Staff|
|12:30 p m||Adjourn|
July 13, 2021
|10 am||An overview of the NIDA-IRP with a focus on Medication Discovery.
Amy Newman, Ph.D.Scientific Director, NIDA-IRP (IRP stands for Intramural Research Program and is located in Baltimore) ANEWMAN@intra.nida.nih.gov
|10:15 am||From Neuroscience to Clinical Addiction Medicine: Recent Translational Efforts in the NIDA Intramural Research Program.
Lorenzo Leggio, M.D., Ph.D. Deputy Scientific Director, NIDA-IRP firstname.lastname@example.org
|10:30 am||Hypothalamic cell types and circuits that drive survival behaviors.
Yeka Aponte, Ph.D. Chief, Neuronal Circuits and Behavior Unit, NIDA-IRP email@example.com
|10:45 am||Diversity and Inclusion and effort at the NIDA Intramural Research Program.
Yeka Aponte, Ph.D., Chief, Neuronal Circuits and Behavior Unit, NIDA-IRP firstname.lastname@example.org
|11:00 am||Diversity Funding and Training Opportunities.
Angela Holmes, Ph.D. Diversity and Disparities Program Officer, email@example.com
|11:15 am||NIDA’s Racial Equity Initiative
Will Aklin, Ph.D. (Health Scientist Administrator/Director Behavioral Treatment Program, firstname.lastname@example.org
Emily Einstein, Ph.D., Branch Chief, Science Policy Branch email@example.com
|12 noon||Questions and Discussion|