Navigation Links
Media registration opens for Neuroscience 2012, world's largest brain science meeting
Date:7/19/2012

WHAT: Neuroscience 2012, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, is the world's largest source of emerging news on brain science and health. Learn how the brain works and new developments on a range of topics: aging, language, brain injury, parenting, and mental illness, among others. More than 16,000 new discoveries will be presented, with 30,000 attendees from around the world.

Credentialed media can access press conferences and special events on how brain science impacts daily life and society, including art, ethics, and public policy. For details on the latest research being presented in your area of interest, download the Preliminary Program and register at www.sfn.org/pressroom.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
Meeting events highlight the interplay between brain research and culture, politics, and society:

  • Dialogues between Neuroscience and Society discussion with renowned artist Chuck Close, s noted for his highly inventive techniques used to paint the human face. A National Medal of Arts awardee, Close produced his iconic portraits while coping with serious impairments of his body and brain.
  • The Societal Impact and Biology of the Overt and Hidden Dysfunctions Resulting from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) public symposium.
  • The Developing Brain: How Research and Advocacy is Shaping Public Policy forum.
  • Communicating Research to Patients A Moral Imperative for Neuroscientists? roundtable.

Presidential Special Lectures feature:

  • James Rothman, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine, discusses efforts to understand the brains machinery for cell communication.
  • Carla Shatz, PhD, Stanford University, explores critical developmental periods, and how manipulating them has relevance not only for understanding brain wiring and developmental disorders, but also for enhancing recovery from injury.
  • Janet F. Werker, PhD, The University of British Columbia, addresses how exposure to language in the womb affects the brain and subsequent language development.
  • Simon E. Fisher, DPhil, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, will discuss our gift of gab, and research uncovering critical genes involved in speech and language.

WHEN: Oct. 1317

WHERE: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Register online at www.sfn.org/pressroom.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kat Snodgrass
mediareg@sfn.org
Society for Neuroscience
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. NineSigma Launches NineSights, the Worlds First Open Innovation Social Media Destination for Innovation Seekers and Solution Providers
2. G protein-coupled receptor mediates the action of castor oil
3. Registration open for the Ecological Society of Americas 2012 Annual Meeting in Portland, Ore.
4. Global Information Inc. Announces Discounted Conference Registration For Bio-IT World Asia and Biodetection Technologies 2012
5. Next-generation sequencing technology opens doors to discoveries
6. Major osteoporosis meeting opens in São Paulo
7. Understanding why some people have propensity to disease
8. Press accreditation opens for World Series of Science
9. 3-D RNA modeling opens scientific doors
10. Wiring bats for neuroscience research
11. UCSF pair win Gruber Foundation Neuroscience prize
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/4/2017)... --  EyeLock LLC , a leader of iris-based identity ... and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent No. ... iris image with a face image acquired in sequence ... th issued patent. "The issuance ... multi-modal biometric capabilities that have recently come to market ...
(Date:3/30/2017)...  On April 6-7, 2017, Sequencing.com will host the ... hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters in Redmond, Washington ... developing health and wellness apps that provide a unique, ... is the first hackathon for personal genomics and ... in the genomics, tech and health industries are sending ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... -- Trends, opportunities and forecast in this market to ... AFIS, iris recognition, facial recognition, hand geometry, vein recognition, ... industry (government and law enforcement, commercial and retail, health ... and by region ( North America , ... , and the Rest of the World) ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... They call it the ... network, a depiction of a system of linkages and connections so complex and ... professor of computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and director of the ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to improve patient outcomes and quality of life, will ... analytical testing are being attributed to new regulatory requirements for all new drug ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Alto, CA, USA (PRWEB) , ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... set to take place on 7th and 8th June 2018 in San Francisco, CA. ... policy influencers as well as several distinguished CEOs, board directors and government officials from ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... A ... pregnancy rates in frozen and fresh in vitro fertilization (IVF) transfer ... age to IVF success. , After comparing the results from the fresh and ...
Breaking Biology Technology: