Posts Tagged ‘Brain Institute’

OHSU Brain Institute’s Bobby Heagerty receives educator award from Society for Neuroscience

Bobby Heagerty, community affairs and education director at the OHSU Brain Institute, was recently honored with a Science Education Award from the Society for Neuroscience. The award, announced at the society’s annual meeting in San Diego, recognizes outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions educating the public about neuroscience. Heagerty’s contributions include developing the OHSU Brain Institute’s Brain Awareness lecture series; bringing neuroscience to classrooms across Oregon; and providing counsel to U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer. To learn … Read More

Neurobiology graduate fellowship funding from OHSU Brain Institute

The OHSU Brain Institute announces the availability of two one-year fellowships (to include base stipend plus $2,000) to support graduate students (Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) interested in research relevant to the study of the neurobiology of disease. Applications will be judged on the basis of scientific merit, novelty, relevance of the research to the neurobiology of disease, the commitment of the student to ongoing research on the neurobiology of disease, and the mentor’s qualifications. The deadline … Read More

14th annual “Brain Awareness Season” lecture series kicks off Monday, Feb. 25

The OHSU Brain Institute is sponsoring its 14th annual Brain Awareness Season lecture series, one of the most popular neuroscience lecture series in the nation. This year’s series will include lectures on secrets to healthy aging, the subconscious mind, the cutting-edge science of how we see inside the brain, and a fascinating first-person look at nature versus nurture through the prism of neuroscience. All lectures will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Newmark … Read More

Fourth Annual Jungers Center Symposium, May 8

The Fourth Annual Jungers Center Symposium, “New Imaging Technologies, New Insights Into the Brain,” will be taking place from 9 a..m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 in the Doernbecher Vey Auditorium. This year’s speakers include: Jeff Lichtman, M.D., professor of molecular and cellular biology from Harvard University on “Using Connectomics to Reveal Circuit Motifs” Tim Holy, Ph.D., associate professor of anatomy and neurobiology from Washington University in St. Louis on “Getting a … Read More

NIDA’s Nora Volkow, MD, gives talk with OHSU faculty, April 26

The OHSU Brain Institute will be hosting a forum focused on “Exploring the horizon of addiction research and treatment.” Nora Volkow, MD, director of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) will be presenting along with our very own Dennis McCarty, PhD, professor, Public Health & Preventative Medicine, and William Hoffman, MD, PhD, associate professor, Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatry. This forum will be held in the OHSU Auditorium on Thursday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m. … Read More

Share your research at OMSI, March 3

OHSU scientists: bring your research to the public at the popular Brain Fair at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) on March 3, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To host a table showcasing your research, contact Ashley Uchtman. To explore new ways of making your research riveting, join Sean Rooney, Senior Educator at OMSI, for a free workshop on “Tools and tips on how to make your science FUN!” It’s taking place February 16, 2012, from … Read More

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