Experts from throughout the nation will discuss new research on the brain’s achievements and challenges at the 2014 Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium, Sept. 24 at the Hilton Omaha Hotel.
The symposium attendance is free thanks to the Nebraska Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research receiving a grant from the National Science Foundation. Pre-registration before Sept. 15 is available here. An optional room reservation discount at the Hilton Omaha is available through Aug. 24 for symposium attendees.
Prominent neuroscientists will share research ranging from addiction and the regulation of individual neurons to human brain imaging and cognitive neuroscience. Speakers include: William Catterall from the University of Washington, John Flanagan from Harvard Medical School, Timothy Murphy from the University of British Columbia, Patrick Kanold from the University of Maryland, Ling-Gang Wu from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Marina Picciotto from Yale University, Darwin Berg from University of California San Diego, Paul Kenny from Mt. Sinai Hospital, John Dani from the University of Pennsylvania, Andrew Schwartz from the University of Pittsburgh, and Sarah H. Lisanby from Duke University.
Symposium participants may present at or view a poster session on related research. Students are encouraged to take part.
Register and view the agenda, speaker bios and abstracts here. Symposium registration is free and closes at 12 a.m. Sept. 14.
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