Steven Dekosky, Eric Minikel, Sonia Vallabh, and Virginia Lee presented their research at the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus on February 25.
North American graduate students and postdoctoral candidates can apply through April 3 to receive a travel award to help cover the cost of attending the meeting.
- White House: Modest 2015 R&D budget proposal, but with a twist - New study ranks Alzheimer's as third-leading cause of death, after heart disease and cancer - Slow recovery for embattled Spanish research agency - FY2015 Federal Research and Development Budget Briefing - How fat may hurt the brain, and how exercise may help
Communicate your science to the public in a creative and engaging way by submitting a short, educational video about the brain.
On March 4, President Obama released his fiscal year 2015 budget. Learn what this means for NIH and NSF.
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has released a new report revealing plans to combat years of eroded research activity and a dwindling workforce.
- A bright future for brain research - Smith and Bucshon: Investing in science research to keep America competitive - Alan Alda, spokesman for science - A White House call to action to advance the BRAIN Initiative - Does medicine really need lab mice? - Oversight hearing - Federal investments in neuroscience research - Naturally occurring packets show promise for protecting nerve fibers in the brain - A campaign to elect scientists
Each year, the annual meeting features a unique logo that reflects the area of neuroscience relevant to the current SfN president. For Neuroscience 2014, the logo is inspired by Carol Mason’s research into the development of visual pathways in mammalian brains.
The March 13 webinar will present three examples of programs that have strengthened their ability to enhance diversity in their scientific programs and the lessons they have learned along the way. The program is presented by SfN’s Committee on Neuroscience Departments and Programs.
- U.S. dominance in science faces Asian challenge - Dispute over the future of basic research in Canada - E.U. postpones Horizon 2020 talks with Switzerland after immigration vote - Pentagon considers using electricity to stimulate troops' brains - Parkinson's human trial suspended - Request for Information (RFI): Soliciting input on planned extramural training activities relevant to data reproducibility - U.S. biomedical research: We must reverse a decade of neglect - Opinions about scientific advances blur party-political lines
- Harper unveils new fund for Canadian research excellence - Swiss vote to curb immigration could hamper research - Bill to keep scientific research from public view to be heard on Monday - 'No target' in UK animal tests plan - Might brain implants help restore memory loss from combat injuries? - Why so munchy? Cannabis shown to ramp up sense of smell - Science at the sharp end of oppressive politics
- NIH announces first-of-its-kind venture with drug companies to fight Alzheimer's, diabetes - Biomedicine: The changing face of primate research - In the ring: Harry Reid, John McCain look to KO boxing brain injuries - UK visa problems worry scientists - Request for comments on the ethical considerations of neuroscience research and the application of neuroscience research findings - Why do some people not care about science?
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.
During its annual fall meeting at Neuroscience 2013, SfN Council met with committees to discuss key accomplishments and future directions in programming and services.
Imperial College London, one of the UK's leading universities, outlined a "wholesale reform" of the ethical review and governance of its animal research, following criticisms last year.
Oxford University has opened its doors to the BBC to allow them to film animals in its research facility.
The ABCs of BAW webinar provides ideas for new activities and best practices for planning and running successful Brain Awareness Week events.
More than 30,000 neuroscientists from around the world met in San Diego to discuss their research, attend scientific presentations, and share great science.
In recent years, the Friends of SfN Fund was established to provide travel awards to trainees so that they can attend the annual meeting, and to support public education and outreach initiatives.
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