May 16 2014 - UNYTE Scientific Session "Promoting Upstate New York Collaborations in Neuroscience Research"
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The UNYTE Translational Research Network will be hosting a Scientific Session focused on Neuroscience Research on May 16th at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The program will take place from 11am - 4pm. Please refer to the agenda and details listed below. A PDF copy of the file is also attached for convenience, should you wish to circulate the event announcement within your institution.
Title: Promoting Upstate New York Collaborations in Neuroscience Research
University of Rochester, Medical Center (http://www.rochester.edu/maps/ *use Firefox*)
Meeting: *NEW LOCATION* Upper Auditorium, 3-7619 (map *use Firefox*)
Poster session: Flaum Atrium (map *use Firefox*)
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00-11:15: Introduction and Overview of UNYTE (Bob Block, Gene Morse, Tom Fogg)
11:15-12:15: Keynote speakers:
· Jonathan Wolpaw, MD, Research Physician, Wadsworth Center, Neural Injury & Repair Professor, School of Public Health, Biomedical Sciences. Presenting: Adaptive Neurotechnologies: Principles and Promise (Speaker Bio: *use Firefox* http://www.wadsworth.org/resnres/bios/wolpaw.htm)
· Gerv Schalk, PhD, MS Research Scientist, Wadsworth Center, Neural Injury & Repair Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Biomedical Sciences. Presenting: Functional Mapping of the human brain: from basic neuroscience to clinical practice
(Speaker Bio: *use Firefox* http://www.wadsworth.org/resnres/bios/schalk.htm)
12:15-1:15: Panel Discussion: How UNYTE institutions might collaborate to take advantage of Upstate NY neuroscience research expertise and resources (lunch served)
1:15-3:30 pm: Poster session and collaboration development with planned attendance of
· URMC CTSI Leadership
· Section A: Student Research
· Section B: Faculty Research
· Section C: UNYTE Resources (shared resources and cores available at UNYTE institutions)
3:30-4 pm: Faculty and student awards presented; Wrap-up
Abstract submission requirements
Neuroscience project focused on basic, patient, or population science or a combination of them. Data described can be from observational, experimental, or therapeutic studies. Results could have been published prior to the meeting.
Each abstract will be reviewed and scored with a decision made as to whether it is accepted for the meeting. If accepted, abstract authors will bring a scientific session poster to the meeting.
The abstract submission form can be found on the last page of this file or via this LINK *use Firefox* . Please note the abstract submissions are due no later than Friday, May 2nd, 2014.
Parking and Directions
*use Firefox* Map of Parking Lot (MRB Parking lot - 415 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642)
Please note parking is free, no validation sticker needed. Overflow parking will be directed to the University’s ramp garage (please obtain a validation ticket at the meeting from Celine M. Thompson if you park in the Ramp garage).
RSVP by Friday, May 9, 2014
Email address: ______________________________________
There is no registration fee for this meeting.
UNYTE Translational Research Network
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