Steven Punzell ’16 gives symposium talk

Steven  Punzell

Steven Punzell, a member of the Class of 2016 at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, was selected for a platform nanosymposium talk on functional connectivity in the human brain at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington, DC. Punzell worked with Rosalyn Moran, an assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute; Sarah Adams, a member of Moran’s laboratory; and Ehsan Dowlati, another member of the Class of 2016, on a paper entitled, “Hierarchical Neural Basis of Memory in the Aging Human Brain.”

The Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience was held November 15–19, 2014, with more than 30,000 attendees from around the globe participating in the event. Each year the meeting brings together clinicians, advocates, and researchers to discuss the latest advances and research in neuroscience. The Society for Neuroscience was founded in 1969 and has more than 40,000 members worldwide, all dedicated to understanding the workings of the brain and nervous system.