Neuroscience Day 2014
The 24th Annual Neuroscience Day featured outside and internal speakers, a poster competition and the Data Blitz. A detailed itinerary is posted here.
Come back to this site in early spring 2015 for information about the 25th Annual Neuroscience Day to be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Plenary speaker will be Dr. Pat Levitt. Registration and abstract submission deadline will be March 31.
Winners of the 2014 Neuroscience Day poster competition
SFN Chapter President Dr. Ron Gregg and plenary speaker Dr. Rachel Wong
SFN Chapter President Dr. Ron Gregg and "backyard" speaker Dr. Bart Borghuis
SFN Chapter President Dr. Ron Gregg and "backyard" speaker, April Harrity (2013 grad student poster competition winner)
When: Monday, April 21, 2014
registration starts at 7:30am; event runs 8:45am - 4:30pm
Where: Clinical & Translational Research Building, HSC Campus, UofL
(on S Hancock St between E Muhammad Ali Blvd & E Madison St; parking in garage behind CTRB)
Registration: Free, register by April 4 (see link to the left)
Plenary speaker: Rachel Wong, PhD
Professor, Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington
Circuit assembly, disassembly and reassembly in the retina
What's Happening in Our Own Backyard?
Dr. Bart Borghuis, Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology
"Imaging information processing in retinal neural circuits"
Ms. April Herrity, winner of Neuroscience Day 2013 graduate student poster competition
"The impact of spinal cord injury on vagal afferents"
Note that the 1st place winners of both the Grad Student and Postdoc categories will be nominated for the SFN Chapter Travel Award to attend the national meeting in Washington D.C. in November 2014.