Jefferson University Hospitals

Farber Institute for Neuroscience Research Retreat

Please join us for the 2021 Farber Neuroscience Research Retreat!

This event will bring together lab researchers throughout TJU and the Farber, united by their pursuit of neuroscience knowledge! This research retreat will be an opportunity to interact with your neuroscience research colleague across the entire Farber Institute, meet the new Farber faculty and learn about the cutting-edge work being done in their labs, and participate in planning sessions for the next big collaborative research directions for the future of the Farber. Join faculty, trainees, staff, and postdocs in a full-day retreat about pushing back the frontiers of neuroscience research.

The event is open to all lab researchers in the Farber Institute. Please register below and select a breakout session most relevant to your interests for the afternoon.

We look forward to seeing everyone there! It’s a can’t miss event for the future of neuroscience in the Farber and at Jefferson!

Complimentary breakfast, lunch, and cocktail hour drinks will be provided

  • 8 -9 a.m.: Check-in/Registration (continental breakfast served)
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Morning Session
    • Introduction
    • The “New Faces of Farber” (Research presentations from new research faculty in Neuroscience, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry)
  • 12 – 1 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1 – 4 p.m.: Afternoon Session
    • Concurrent breakout sessions to plan Farber-wide research initiatives (please select one session when registering for event):
      • Synapse Biology and Disease
      • Pain, Injury, and Regeneration
      • Neuroimmunity and Neuroinflammation
      • Neurotechnology
      • Shared Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration
  • 4 – 5 p.m.: Concluding Remarks
    • Brief remarks from each breakout session.
    • Words from Dr. Rosenwasser
  • 5 – 6 p.m.: Cocktail Hour

Directions & Parking

For information on how to get to the Franklin Institute and where to park, please visit the Franklin Institute’s Directions and Parking webpage.

Registration Instructions:

Registration is closed for this event.



Dates Offered:


Friday, October 15, 2021 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Franklin Institute

222 North 20th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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