Dec. 6: Neuroscience symposium

University to host neuroscience research symposium, poster session

TEXT SIZE

1:49 p.m., Dec. 3, 2013--The sixth annual Delaware Neuroscience Research and Poster Symposium will be held Friday, Dec. 6, at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute at the University of Delaware.

Sponsored by the Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research and the Delaware Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, the symposium and poster session will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will conclude with the announcement of poster award winners and the 2013 Neuroscientist of the Year from at 5:45 p.m.

Research Stories

Saturn images

Carolyn Porco, leader of the imaging team for NASA's Cassini mission, will present a sweeping tour of the ringed planet at the Vernon Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at UD's Clayton Hall.

A groundbreaking study

A new experimental method developed at UD reveals startling data on the reactions of toxic metals with soil minerals and water.

The symposium will feature talks by prominent neuroscientists, including keynote speaker Samuel Wang, associate professor of molecular biology at Princeton University and author of Welcome to Your Brain and Welcome to Your Child’s Brain. He will speak at 11 a.m. on “The Cerebellum, Sensitive Periods, and Autism.”

Other speakers will be David M. Diamond, professor of psychology at the University of South Florida, at 1:10 p.m. and Michele Jacob, professor of neuroscience at Tufts University, at 2:30 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded to the top poster presenters in undergraduate and graduate student categories.

icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs
ADVERTISEMENT

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Office of Communications & Marketing
302-831-NEWS
ud-ocm@udel.edu

UDaily is produced by the
Office of Communications & Marketing

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: ud-ocm@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/ocm
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716
ud-ocm@udel.edu • (302) 831-2792 • ©2012
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: (302) 831-2792 • © 2013
Comments|Contact Us|Legal Notices