Thursday, July 13
Section 2: 4-5 PM (EPNEC)
Michael Burton, PhD, Eugene McDermot Professor, Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of Texas – Dallas
Dr. Burton is the Principal Investigator of the Neuroimmunology and Behavior (NIB) Lab. He is a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Dallas and opened his lab in the fall of 2017. Dr. Burton received his BS and PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He moved to Dallas, TX to begin his postdoctoral fellowship at both UT Southwestern Medical Center and UT Dallas. He has been recognized as an early career award winner by the Endocrine Society, the American Pain Society, the American Society for Cell Biology, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and the Rita Allen Foundation. His lab strives to traverse the gap between basic research and clinical application to patients. His goal is to continue developing his leading research program studying neuroimmune interactions and mentor highly motivated undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral trainees.