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Join us for the 6th Annual Delaware Neuroscience Research and Poster Symposium
The Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research and the Delaware Chapter for the Society for Neuroscience are sponsoring a one day neuroscience research symposium and poster session on Friday, December 6, 2013. Join us at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute in Newark Delaware to hear talks by prominent neuroscientists including keynote speaker, Samuel Wang of Princeton University, author of Welcome to Your Brain and Welcome to Your Child’s Brain. You are also invited to present a poster at the poster session at the symposium. Prizes will be awarded to the top poster presenters in undergraduate and graduate student categories.
There is no charge for the symposium or poster session, but you must register as seating is limited. Participation is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, post-docs and faculty engaged in research related to any part of neuroscience.
the deadline for registration was sunday, december 1, 2013.
Click here for the agenda.
5th Annual Delaware Brain Bee Competition for High School Students
The coolest bee around! Students currently in the 9th through 12th grades are invited to participate in a competition that tests their knowledge of the brain. The winner gets an expense paid trip to Baltimore to represent Delaware in the National Brain Bee and compete for a chance to represent the United States in the International Brain Bee. There will be a preparation day for competitors on Saturday, January 11, 2014, and the competition will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014. Both the preparation and the competition will be held on the campus of Delaware State University. You are not required to take a course, just attend the preparation session and study free materials available on the web.
The deadline for registering for the Brain Bee practice day and competition is Wednesday, January 8, 2014!
Join us for the 2014 Delaware Neuroscience Research Symposium and Retreat
Each year, the Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research, the Delaware Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and the Nemours Neuroscience Center sponsor a retreat to bring together Delaware researchers in neuroscience and related areas in order to share current research efforts in the field and to encourage future collaborations. Participation is open to all researchers investigating the brain, behavior –animal or human, the nervous system, and nervous system disorders, neurons and other excitable cells, etc. The retreat will include presentations by Delaware researchers, including the 2014 Delaware Neuroscientist of the Year, as well as discussions about how to bring together basic, translational and clinical researchers to build collaborations and advance neuroscience research in Delaware.
The next retreat will be held in May 2014. Watch this space for details.