Registration open for Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium

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Registration open for Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium

Register now for 2014 Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium, Sept. 24

Experts from across the nation will discuss new research on brain achievements and challenges at the 2014 Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium on Sept. 24 in Omaha.

Registration for the conference, which will be at Hilton Omaha, 1001 Cass St., is available online through Sept. 14. Attendance is free. The conference is sponsored by Nebraska EPSCoR through a grant from the National Science Foundation. An optional room reservation discount at the hotel 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, University of Washington; John Flanagan, Harvard Medical School; Timothy Murphy, University of British Columbia; Patrick Kanold, University of Maryland; Ling-Gang Wu, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke; Marina Picciotto, Yale University; Darwin Berg, University of California San Diego; Paul Kenny, Mt. Sinai Hospital; John Dani, University of Pennsylvania; Andrew Schwartz, University of Pittsburgh; and Sarah H. Lisanby, Duke University.

Symposium participants may present at or view a poster session on related research (recommended but not required).

For more information, including how to register, the agenda, speaker biographies and abstracts, go to http://nric.nebraska.edu. Symposium registration closes at 11:59 p.m., Sept. 14.

Direct questions via email to epscor@nebraska.edu or call 402-472-8946.