- DARPA wants to fix broken brains, restore lost memories- Europe's Horizon 2020 ready for rollout- NIH research is ailing from the budget squeeze- Fearful memories passed down to mouse descendants- As government support tightens, scientists must become better communicators
It's not too early to prepare a research presentation for Neuroscience 2014, to be held Nov. 15-19 in Washington, DC. Submissions are open now for symposia, minisymposia, and Social Issues Roundtables.
The bipartisan House and Senate Budget Conference Committee will meet in the coming days to negotiate the 2014 top-line budget. As they meet, it is important your legislators hear from you about the impacts their decisions can have on biomedical research. Ask your legislators to reverse sequestration and ensure programs such as those that support lifesaving biomedical research are able to receive the highest level of funding possible.
A new bill signed into law on November 27 removes the spending cap in The Chimpanzee Health Improvement, Maintenance, and Protection (CHIMP) Act, so NIH can begin to transfer most NIH-owned chimpanzees into the federal sanctuary system.
The Belgian government is petitioning the European Commission to allow it to forbid addiction research on nonhuman primates in Belgium and possibly stop non-human primate research completely.
Scientists looking to diversify their skills can find career guidance from neuroscientists who are also educators, writers, and businessmen on SfN’s NeuroJobs Career Center, the site of eight personal testimonies, such as the video interview in which William Martin discusses his work experience in private sector pharmaceutical research.
- Brain initiatives galore, smiles aplenty- How sequestration threatens social, behavioral sciences- Brazil lab targeted by animal rights activists who freed beagles permanently shuts down- The brain's crowdsourcing software- Exercising while pregnant gives newborns a real head start- What's so special about science (And how much should we spend on it?)
More than 30,000 neuroscientists traveled to San Diego to take part in Neuroscience 2013.
The U.S. government shutdown in October has caused federal agencies to rush to meet grant review timelines.
Access PDFs of abstracts from this year's meeting or download them to your e-reader or mobile device.
Become eligible for Bonus Day registration by renewing your membership by December 31.
Mark you calendars for Neuroscience 2014 in Washington, DC.
Use your mobile device to access The Journal of Neuroscience app, available for iPad, iPhone, and Android.
Propose a symposium, minisymposium, or Social Issues Roundtable for 2014.
The number of women in the field of neuroscience has grown significantly in the past two decades, and women greatly contribute to advancement in the field.
All three artists, Lia Cook, Kathleen Childress, and Greg Dunn, have exhibited their work at the annual meeting in 2012 and 2013.
- Seize the neuroscience moment- Entitlement reform to boost research and development- Sen. Casey: Congress cannot allow budget fight to affect medical research- Inside Paul Allen’s plan to reverse-engineer the human brain- Liz Warren channels Ted Kennedy on NIH funding- NIH names Dr. George Koob Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism- The unlikely network at the core of your brain's internet- Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Meeting- Should mental health be a primary-care doctor's job?
Don’t forget to check SfN news and updates after Neuroscience 2013, the world’s largest neuroscience meeting, on Twitter, Facebook, and NeurOnLine.
- Pentagon agency to spend $70 Million on brain research- Law change on research animals- Spain saves research council from imminent bankruptcy- PubMed debuts a commenting system for all its papers- Brain may flush out toxins during sleep- Genetic variation alters efficacy of antidepressant- Trouble at the lab- Mini brains and human–mouse hybrids could reveal the brain’s wiring diagram
Access the science at Neuroscience 2013 on your mobile device with tools like the meeting app and downloadable resources.
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