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Apr 18,2014

April 18, 2014 - This Week's Consolidation of Advocacy News

- NIH and AHRQ announce updated policy for application submission
- Animals with human rights will be more than a pet peeve for researchers
- H.R. 4472: US-Israel Global Neuroscience Partnership Act of 2014
- Finding may explain why women more likely develop Alzheimer's
- Videos: A (very) close look inside the zebrafish brain
- Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws
- Brain scans: Don’t throw out the baby with the dead salmon

Poster floor at the SfN annual meeting.

Apr 17,2014

Abstract Submission Now Open

Submit an abstract for Neuroscience 2014 by 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 8.

SfN Hill Day

Apr 17,2014

SfN Members Advocate for Increased Science Research

Forty-five researchers representing twenty-six states took to Capitol Hill on March 26 for SfN’s eighth annual Capitol Hill Day.

Senator Menendez Tours Rutgers Laboratory Following SfN Hill Day

Apr 17,2014

Senator Menendez Tours Rutgers Laboratory Following SfN Hill Day

During the recent Society for Neuroscience Capitol Hill Day, Dr. Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom invited Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) to tour his laboratory.

The Journal of Neuroscience April 16, 2014 Cover Image

Apr 17,2014

The Journal of Neuroscience Rolls Out ORCID Integration

Authors submitting articles to The Journal of Neuroscience will now have the option to add their ORCID identifier or register for one on the ORCID website.

Lifetime Achievement Award recipient honored at Neuroscience 2013.

Apr 15,2014

SfN Awards Promote Achievements in Neuroscience

Each year at its annual meeting, SfN presents more than $500,000 in prizes, awards, and honoraria to celebrate outstanding individuals and programs in neuroscience.

Apr 15,2014

Increase Brain Awareness Today: 2014 Brain Awareness Video Contest

Expand your outreach and help increase brain awareness. Collaborate with someone in your community and submit a video today!

Apr 14,2014

SfN at the 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival

The Society for Neuroscience is proud to be an official partner of the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival, to be held April 24-27 in Washington, DC.

Apr 11,2014

April 11, 2014 - This Week's Consolidation of Advocacy News

- House passes Ryan budget
- UCSF doctor's brain health registry could dramatically cut research costs
- RIP, K.C.
- Congressmen Smith, Fattah Announce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Alzheimer's Research and Int'l Action Plan
- Watch proteins do the jitterbug
- Paralyzed men move again with spinal stimulation
- Neuroscientists, you now have no excuse not to share raw data

The complete John Porter Neuroscience Research Center at NIH

Apr 08,2014

NIH Opens John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center

The new state-of-the-art facility will encourage unprecedented collaboration across the many institutes associated with neuroscience research.

Apr 04,2014

April 4, 2014 - This Week's Consolidation of Advocacy News

- At House science panel hearing, sarcasm rules
- Neurological institute finds worrisome drop in basic research
- DARPA launches biological technologies office
- Ukraine's science in turmoil
- Lean times ahead for Russian Science Academy
- Scientists unveil first wiring diagram of mouse's brain
- Scientists create an unprecedented map of the developing human brain

Travis Grenier (center) was recognized for his educational video about congenital anosmia, a rare condition Grenier has that prevents his brain from processing smells, at Neuroscience 2013. Also pictured: Vania Cao (left) and Scott Thompson (right).

Apr 03,2014

Bringing Brain Awareness to Video

SfN is hosting the Brain Awareness Video Contest (BAVC) for the fourth year, inviting people from around the world to work with SfN members to produce short, educational videos about the wonders of the brain.

NSF Understanding the Brain Portal

Apr 03,2014

NSF Launches Understanding the Brain Portal

NSF has launched a new portal dedicated to the agency’s brain research funding opportunities and news.

Apr 01,2014

Brain Awareness Week 2014 Roundup

Read about BAW events around the globe and share your experience with SfN.

Mar 28,2014

NSF Seeking Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research Proposals

As part of the U.S. BRAIN Initiative, NSF is seeking Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) proposals with the potential to transform our ability to analyze brain function underlying behavioral and cognitive processes.

Mar 27,2014

Highlights from Capitol Hill Day 2014

SfN members met with more than 75 congressional offices on March 26 to advocate for scientific research.

Washington, DC Tidal Basin

Mar 27,2014

Plan for Washington, DC

Learn more about registration, travel and hotel arrangements, and key dates for Neuroscience 2014.

 Reps. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and Chaka Fattah (D-PA)

Mar 26,2014

Congressmen Recognized for Efforts in Science Advocacy

Reps. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and Chaka Fattah (D-PA)

Mar 26,2014

eNeuro, New Open Access, Online Journal Taking Shape

Early in 2014, The Society for Neuroscience announced its intent to launch a new, open access (OA), online-only journal to serve the field of neuroscience.

Mar 25,2014

Register for the Neurobiology of Disease Webinar

The May 6 webinar will bring together faculty from the sold-out 2013 Neurobiology of Disease Workshop for a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of using iPSCs technology.