The 2018 MidBrains conference was hosted by the University of St. Thomas on October 13, 2018. The keynote speaker was Dr. Murray Blackmore from Marquette University. His talk was entitled: “Rebooting the Growth Machinery: Gene Therapy Approaches to Spinal Cord Injury”

2018 MidBrains Program

2018 Schedule








Sponsoring Institutions
We would like to thank the University of St. Thomas for hosting this year’s conference and for providing financial and organizational assistance.

We would like to thank the following schools for sponsoring this year’s MidBrains conference with a generous donation:
Marquette University, University of Iowa, University of Minnesota, and University of South Dakota. Faculty and graduate students from these schools will be presenting at the grad school information session, giving research talks, and be available at the graduate school fair, concurrent with the undergraduate poster session.

We would also like to thank these additional schools providing support and joining us for the graduate school fair: MSU-Mankato, North Dakota State University, University of Wisconsin – Madison, and University of Texas Health in San Antonio.