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January 2019

CNS Lunch Conversation – Paul Mitchell

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Paul Mitchell is a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology. He will be discussing scientific [...]

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February 2019

CNS Public Talk – Addiction is a brain disease and it still matters

February 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gittis Hall, 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Addiction is a brain disease and it still matters* Alan I. Leshner, CEO Emeritus, American Association for the Advancement of Science Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our [...]

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Child Poverty and Brain Development in Global Context

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 6:15 pm
Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Policymakers worldwide are looking to neuroscience for an understanding of child development and, in particular, the effects of poverty on child development.  Their interest has been sparked by new research on the neuroscience of poverty, which has revealed neural differences associated with poverty and identified possible environmental causes for them. [...]

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Addicted to the War on Drugs: Penn Law JLPA 2019 Symposium

February 20 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Fitts Auditorium, 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Join the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs for a collaborative discussion questioning the persistence of the drug war, barriers to change, and achievable solutions. The name of the symposium reflects the persistence of militant drug enforcement after decades of increasing drug problems, mass incarceration, and international [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Roderick Spears

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dr. Roderick Spears is a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology, with expertise in headache medicine. He [...]

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March 2019

CNS Public Talk – Psilocybin: Implications for healthy psychological functioning and therapeutics

March 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia 19104 United States Google Map

Psilocybin: Implications for healthy psychological functioning and therapeutics Roland Griffiths, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Location: TBA With generous co-sponsorship by the Dept of Medical Ethics and Health Policy The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Isaac Chen

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dr. Issac Chen is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, with interests in functional neurosurgery and novel [...]

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April 2019

CNS Lunch Conversation – Nina Hsu

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dr. Nina Hsu is a Science policy fellow at AAS, and a Penn NGG alumna. She [...]

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CNS Public Talk – Time to put brain science, not politics, at the centre of drug policy

April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia 19104 United States Google Map

Time to put brain science, not politics, at the centre of drug policy* David Nutt, Neuropsychopharmacology, Imperial College Location: TBA With generous co-sponsorship by the Penn Law School The 2018-2019 CNS Talk Series focuses on Drugs, the Brain and Society. Lectures run 4:30-5:30 followed by discussion and a reception. Our [...]

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CNS Lunch Conversation – Rebecca Waller

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goddard Labs 200, 3710 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests.  Not a talk - they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served. Dr. Rebecca Waller is an Assistant Professor of Psychology. She will be discussing the neural and [...]

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June 2019

2019 NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference

June 6 - June 7
LUISS University, Viale Pola, 12, 00198
Rome, Italy
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2019 NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference June 6-7, 2019 Rome, Italy This year’s NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference will be held in Rome, Italy on June 6-7, 2019. The deadline for submissions is March 15.  Please be invited to submit your paper or extended abstract for presentation at the conference! For more information, check out the [...]

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FENS Regional Meeting

June 10 - June 13
Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade, Serbia Google Map

In the odd years FENS supports the FENS Regional Meeting (FRM). FENS Regional Meetings are national or regional scientific meetings organised by FENS member societies with FENS support and label. FRMs are biennial meetings, alternating with the FENS Forums, which are held on even years. The next FENS Regional meeting [...]

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September 2019

IBRO World Congress

September 21 - September 25
Daegu, South Korea Daegu, Korea, Republic of Google Map

IBRO is the global federation of neuroscience organisations that aims to promote and support neuroscience around the world through training, teaching, collaborative research, advocacy and outreach. More than 80 international, national and regional scientific organisations constitute IBRO's Governing Council which, together with the five IBRO Regional Committees, address the needs [...]

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