Up Coming Events

Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Stewardship, January 17-19, 2018



BioScience Research Collaborative, Auditorium and Event Hall
6500 Main St.

This year, we have partnered with the City of Houston Public Health Department to host a 3 day conference packed with global leaders in antimicrobial resistance research, stewardship, and policy.

Keynote speakers include:
Helen Boucher, Tufts University
Patrice Courvalin, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy and Princeton University

Special invited speakers include:
Louis Rice, Brown University
Victor Torres, New York University
Truc T. Tran, UTHealth
Karen Bush, Indiana University
David Greenberg, UT Southwestern
Maria F. Mojica, Universidad El Bosque, Colombia
David Weiss, Emory University
Alexander Mankin, University of Illinois at Chicago
William R. Miller, UTHealth
Charles Darkoh, UTHealth
Anthony Maresso, Baylor College of Medicine
Yohei Doi, University of Pittsburgh
Angela Caliendo, Brown University
Blake Hanson, UTHealth
Ashley Robinson, University of Mississippi
Tim Peto, University of Oxford
Barry Kreiswirth, Rutgers University
Lorena Diaz, Universidad El Bosque, Bogota, Colombia
Tor Savidge, Baylor College of Medicine
Jessica Galloway-Pena, MD Anderson
Herbert DuPont, UTHealth
Nimalie Stone, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jason Newland, Washington University School of Medicine
Barbara Trautner, Baylor College of Medicine
Frank Tverdek, MD Anderson
Kristi Kuper, Vizient, Inc.
Kevin Garey, University of Houston
Blake Hanson, UTHealth
M. Michael Shabot, Memorial Hermann Health System

  • January 17, 2018 - January 19, 2018
    8:00 am - 3:30 pm

First Center for Neuroscience and Machine Learning NeuroNex Workshop, January 25, 2018

The goal of the workshop is to develop statistical and analytical tools to infer and interpret multivariate interactions from neural data. Our first workshop will introduce the problems we aim to address, the statistical and mathematical tools as well as the types of data we will use to answer them. Trainees or researchers interested in collaborating or joining the project are encouraged to attend.

BioScience Research Collaborative, Room 1060 A/B

  • January 25, 2018
    8:30 am - 3:00 pm

GCC for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience 15th Annual Conference, January 26, 2018

For the past 15 years, we have sponsored this conference to continue to advance research and training in Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience and to create a community of researchers to serve as a focal point for the exchange of ideas, information and technology.  This annual conference provides a mechanism and an environment for interactions with the potential to generate novel projects of a significant scale outside of the reach of any one institution.



Call for abstracts-deadline Jan. 24, 5pm


Confirmed speakers include:

Stuart Geman, Brown University



Cristina Savin, New York University Center for Data Science



Shaul Druckman, Janelia Research Campus



Robert Rosenbaum, University of Notre Dame



Fabrizio Gabbiani, Baylor College of Medicine; Krešimir Josić, University of Houston; Xaq Pitkow, Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine; Harel Shouval, UT Health Science Center

First Center for Neuroscience and Machine Learning NeuroNex Workshop, January 25

Registration and Agenda

  • January 26, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Rigor and Reproducibility Workshop, February 14

1st place winner of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2017 Innovations in Research and Research Education Award, this exciting workshop brings together highly acclaimed experts in rigor and reproducibility in research topics including data analysis, experimental design, resource sharing, publication and reporting, and more. With speakers and facilitators from all 7 of our GCC institutions, this interactive workshop has proven to be very effective as well as a lot of fun.

  • February 14, 2018
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm