Neurobiology News

Standaert investigates Parkinson's disease

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2013 PROSE Award

Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System... has received the 2013 PROSE Award as the outstanding reference book published in 2013.  The book also was a finalist for the 2013 RR Hawkins Award for the best academic publication in 2013.  The book was edited by Dr. David Sweatt, Dr. Michael Meaney, Dr. Eric Nestler, and Dr. Schahram Akbarian.

More details can be found at the links below....

http://www.elsevier.com/connect/alan-turing-book-takes-top-prize-at-proseawards-with-rr-hawkins-award 

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Neuroscience News

Neuroscience News

UAB - January 28, 2014

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Pozzo-Miller - Associate Editor - Journal of Neuroscience

Dr. Lucas Pozzo-Miller has been invited to join the editorial board of the Journal of Neuroscience. He will be an associate editor in the Development/Plasticity/Repair section of the Journal of Neuroscience. The three year appointment is effective January 1, 2014.

Congratulations Lucas!

McKnight Poster Reception - 2013

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UAB Represented at SfN

The Department of Neurobiology was well represented at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting held in San Diego November 9 - 13, 2013. Drs. David Sweatt and Harry Sontheimer both made presentations during the event. In addition to their talks, numerous posters were presented by various faculty and students.  

The Society for Neuroscience is the world’s largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. The nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, now has nearly 42,000 members in more than 90 countries and 130 chapters worldwide.

McKnight Poster Reception Abstracts

The McKnight Brain Foundation Poster Reception will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Representatives from each of the McKnight Institutes will be presenting exciting research findings in various areas of research. For a complete listing of the presenters and their abstracts, please visit BOOKLET.