News & Events - Current Happenings
The Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research has been featured in the publication "International Innovation" – a global dissemination resource which provides insight and analysis on current scientific research trends, as well as funding and policy issues. The article includes information about the Center and an interview with the Center Director, Dr. Melissa Harrington. Click here to download a pdf of the article. (Courtesy of International Innovation).
Financial support is available for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows presenting abstracts at the SfN's annual meeting, who are nominated by the Delaware SfN chapter.
The deadline for submission of travel award nominations will be in June 15, 2014, so please contact Dr. Leonard Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org with nominee information by May 31st, 2014.
5th Annual Delaware Brain Bee Competition for High School Students
Held Feb 8, 2014 - RESULTS and DETAILS
The coolest bee around! Students currently in the 9th through 12th grades were invited to participate in a competition that tests their knowledge of the brain. This event was held on the Delaware State University campus during the morning of February 8.
This is an international competition, and winners at the appropriate stage will represent the United States in the International Brain Bee competition.
Click here for a detailed explanation of the competition and the 2014 winners.
Stay tuned for Delaware Brain Bee 2015! Sign up for an information distiribution list, mark your calendare with some key dates, and more - use the link immediately above!
The Delaware Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience names
Robert Akins as Delaware's Neuroscientist of the Year for 2013!
6th Annual Delaware Neuroscience Research and Poster
Symposium a Great Success
The Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research, the Delaware Chapter for the Society for Neuroscience, and the Delaware Biotechnology Institute sponsored a one-day neuroscience research symposium and poster session on Friday, December 6, 2013. The symposium featured 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. There was also a poster session with prizes awarded to the top poster presenters in undergraduate and graduate student categories, and the Delaware Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience named Rob Akins as Delaware’s Neuroscientist of the Year for 2012. Click here to learn more about the 2013 symposium.
Join us for the 2014 Delaware Neuroscience 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.