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  1. sh79

    Abstract submission

    Hi, if is the figure caption is added as in image to the document, does it still count as the number of characters? because word doesn’t consider count the number of characters or words in the caption.
  2. Live Chat: Technical Considerations for Optogenetic Experiments Thursday, August 16, 1–2 p.m. EDT Learn the key technical issues that arise in the design and interpretation of optogenetics experiments in Module 7 of the Optogenetics Training Series. After reviewing the Module 7 materials, submit questions from August 1 – August 16 to the Module 7 faculty in the discussion thread below. On Thursday, August 16, from 1–2 p.m. EDT, they will answer your questions live right here in the Community. You may also email your questions to digitallearning@sfn.org. Live Chat Facilitators Chris Chen Scott Owen Julia Lemos Visit the rest of the Optogenetics Training Series forum for all eight modules to share your insights and best practices, ask questions, and engage with other training series’ participants. If you are unable to log in, you can email your questions for the facilitators to digitallearning@sfn.org.
  3. Neurobiology of Disease Webinar and Live Chat | July 12, 2018 If you receive an error message after logging in, please refresh your browser and try to log in again a few times to override the error. Advances in gene therapy have propelled the field into the clinical realm, and new medical treatment options are beginning to offer help in neurological diseases long thought to be incurable. In this webinar on July 12, select faculty from the 2017 Neurobiology of Disease Workshop will continue the discussion on: Gene targeted therapies for spinal muscular atrophy. Gene addition in hematopoietic stem-cells for leukodystrophies. Adeno-associated virus gene delivery for neurological disease. After the scientific presentations, join the speakers @csumner1 @miguel.esteves @breakefield in the replies below for a live chat. Feel free to leave your questions in the Neuronline Community in advance of the live chat. * Register now Watch the Webinar: July 12, 1:00 p.m. EDT Join the Live Chat: July 12, 1:45 p.m. EDT Can’t attend live? Register to watch on-demand. *Current and inactive SfN members log in using SfN.org information. non-SfN members create a new account. In the live chat: Charlotte Sumner, PhD Charlotte J. Sumner is a professor of neurology and neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Miguel Sena Esteves, PhD Miguel Sena Esteves is an associate professor in the department of neurology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Xandra O. Breakefield, PhD Xandra O. Breakefield is a professor in the department of neurology at Harvard Medical School and a geneticist in neurology and radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Link back to webinar
  4. aabdullah

    Abstract Submission Live Chat

    Join the Abstract Submission Live Chat | Wednesday, April 18, 2-3 p.m. EDT Do you have any burning questions about submitting an abstract for Neuroscience 2018? Join us on April 18 for an online discussion on Neuronline with Kang Shen, Chair of the Program Committee, and Ellen Lumpkin, Theme D Chair of the Program Committee. Don’t miss your chance to chat directly with abstract reviewers! Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance of the live chat in the discussion thread below. Related Resources: https://community.sfn.org/t/about-the-abstract-topic-matching-forum-category/279 Submit abstracts at http://www.sfn.org/cfa Facilitators image.jpg2010×2514 853 KB Kang Shen, PhD Kang Shen is a professor of neuronal cell biology in the department of biology at Stanford University. He is also an investigator in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Kang’s research focuses on the dendrite morphogenesis, neuronal polarization and synapse formation. He earned his Bachelor of Medicine degree from Tongji Medical University from China, his Ph. D. degree from Duke University and completed postdoctoral training from the University of California San Francisco. image.jpg960×1185 224 KB Ellen A Lumpkin, PhD Ellen A. Lumpkin is an associate professor of physiology & cellular biophysics and of somatosensory biology (in dermatology) at Columbia University. She is also Co-Director of the Thompson Family Foundation Initiative in Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy & Sensory Neuroscience. She previously was a Sandler Fellow in the department of physiology at UC San Francisco and an assistant professor of neuroscience, physiology & molecular biophysics, and molecular & human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine. Lumpkin’s research focuses on genes, cells and neural signals that give rise to skin sensations such as touch, pain and itch. Dr. Lumpkin earned her BS in Animal Science from Texas Tech University and performed her PhD training at UT Southwestern Medical Center and The Rockefeller University. She completed her postdoctoral training at the University of Washington.
  5. neuronline_admin

    Demystifying the Academic Chalk Talk

    Chalk Talk Live Chat Of all the parts of the faculty job hiring process, the academic chalk talk can be the most mysterious. In this live chat, faculty members will discuss their experiences on both sides of the hiring committee, and will answer your questions about preparing, giving, and evaluating academic chalk talks. Whether you’re a postdoc or graduate student preparing to go on the job market or a faculty member sitting on a hiring committee, this live chat is relevant for you. Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance of the live chat in the discussion thread below. You may direct questions to specific facilitators by tagging their usernames: @arianna_maffei @constanza.cortes @farran_briggs @xiong Related resources: Video and Q&A: Your Chalk Talk Questions Answered Webinar On-demand: Demystifying the Academic Chalk Talk Facilitators Arianna Maffei, PhD Arianna Maffei is an associate professor in the department of neurobiology and behavior at State University of New York (SUNY) - Stony Brook, where her research focuses on understanding how experience and learning modulate neural circuit connectivity and function. Maffei earned her PhD in physiology and biophysics from the University of Pavia in Italy and completed her postdoctoral training at Brandeis University. Constanza J. Cortes, PhD Constanza Cortes is an assistant professor in the department of neurology at the Duke University School of Medicine, where her research focuses on the relationship between autophagy and cellular clearance in skeletal muscle and proteostasis in the nervous system during aging. Cortes earned her PhD in neuroscience from the University of Chicago and completed her postdoctoral training and was a project scientist at the University of California, San Diego. Farran Briggs, PhD Farran Briggs is an associate professor in the department of neuroscience and the Ernest J. Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Her research focuses on understanding how visual information is encoded by early visual circuits and how cognitive factors, such as attention, alter the way visual information is encoded in these circuits. She earned her PhD in biology from the University of California, San Diego and completed her postdoctoral training at the University of California, Davis. Qiaojie Xiong, PhD Qiaojie Xiong is an assistant professor at Stony Brook University in the department of neurobiology and behavior. She received her undergraduate degree in biological science from the University of Science and Technology of China and her PhD in physiology from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Following that, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Her lab is focused on understanding how thalamostriatal and corticostriatal pathways are involved in auditory decision making.
  6. Join the ECPA Live Chat | December 5, 12:00 PM ET In this live chat, you’ll learn more about the SfN Early Career Policy Ambassadors Program, a year-long program for early career scientists interested in science policy and advocacy. Hear from SfN’s Grassroots Advocacy Specialist as well as current and former ECPAs about the application process and their experiences in the program. Learn more about the ECPA Program. Facilitators Adam M. Katz Adam Katz is a Grassroots Advocacy Specialist at the Society for Neuroscience. He previously was a Policy and Advocacy Specialist at Research!America. Katz’s main research interests lie in neural plasticity. He received his undergraduate degree in Brain and Cognitive Science from the University of Rochester and his Master’s in Policy and Advocacy from Georgetown University. Ellen Wann, PhD Ellen Wann is a neuroscience advocacy fellow at the Society for Neuroscience. She was previously a PhD student in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at the University of California, Irvine and a 2016 Society for Neuroscience Early Career Policy Ambassador. Wann’s doctoral research focused on studying brain activity and blood flow changes after stroke. She received her bachelors in neuroscience and statistics from St. Olaf College and her PhD from the University of California, Irvine. Related resources Community Live Chat with Michael Heintz, SfN Advocacy Director Becoming an Early Career Ambassador (webcast) The Power of a Good Anecdote: Lessons From SfN’s 2017 Hill Day What I Learned at SfN’s Capitol Hill Day The Undergraduate Influence: Strategies to Get Involved in Science Policy
  7. On March 30 at 2 p.m. EDT, Maria Neimark Geffen, PhD, will answer your questions about how to advance in your academic career and excel in neuroscience. An assistant professor of otorhinolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Neimark Geffen has built up her first laboratory over the past five years. By learning new skills and approaches, she has managed to balance her professional and personal priorities. She discussed her story at Neuroscience 2015 during the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience luncheon, which you can watch here. In this Q&A, you’ll have the opportunity to seek advice on what can help you, too, achieve your goals. So get your questions ready and post them here on March 30 at 2 p.m. to take part in this members-only chat! If you can’t join, post your questions now and check back after for an answer.
  8. Join the #SfN17 Live Chat | October 17th at 12:00 p.m. EDT Whether you are an annual meeting veteran or you are attending for the first time, proper planning is key to a successful experience. From lectures and poster sessions to professional development workshops and the Grad School Fair, this live chat will showcase the different types of learning and networking opportunities at the meeting. On October 17th from 12-1 p.m. EDT, facilitators will discuss tips on: Understanding different types of events Taking advantage of professional development and networking opportunities Planning your schedule in advance Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance of the live chat in the discussion thread below. You are also welcome to direct your questions to specific facilitators by tagging their usernames: @Marguerite @heimanchow @Alexandra Facilitators: Marguerite Matthews, PhD Marguerite Matthews is a 2016-2018 AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Institutes of Health. She previously worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Oregon Health and Science University. Matthews’s main interests lie in programs and policies impacting the biomedical research workforce. She earned her BS in biochemistry from Spelman College and her PhD in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh. Kim Heiman CHOW, PhD Kim Chow is a research assistant professor in Prof. Karl Herrup’s laboratory at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is currently a volunteer of both the Trainee Advisory Committee and Trainee Professional Development Award Selection Committee of Society for Neuroscience. Kim’s research focuses on unveiling the molecular and cellular mechanisms behind neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease and Ataxia telangiectasia. She earned her PhD in medicine and pharmacology from the University of Hong Kong and her first postdoctoral training in biomedical engineering form the Cornell University. She is currently an Alzheimer’s Association research fellow, a fellow at the neuro-technology and brain science council of the World Economic Forum and a junior fellow of the institute for advanced study at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Alexandra Colón-Rodriguez, Ph.D. Alexandra Colón-Rodriguez is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California Davis. She holds a dual major Ph.D. in Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology, and Environmental Toxicology from Michigan State University. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Universidad del Este-Carolina, Puerto Rico. Colón-Rodriguez graduate research in the lab of Dr. William Atchison focused in understanding the toxicity of an environmental neurotoxicant, methylmercury, on spinal cord motor neurons. Currently, her postdoctoral research in Dr. Megan Dennis lab is using zebrafish as a model to characterize epilepsy and autism spectrum disorder candidate genes that are involved in synaptic function. Related content: How to Plan for SfN’s Annual Meeting as a Trainee (Sample Agenda) Neuronline’s Advice for SfN’s Annual Meeting Collection Annual Meeting Resources for Trainees
  9. Join the Live Chat August 10th at 12:00 p.m. EDT Time spent on applying for grants is on the rise, and many SfN members have also expressed uncertainty about the future of neuroscience funding in the United States. On August 10, from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT, Michael Heintz, SfN’s director of advocacy, will host a live chat in the Neuronline Community to answer members’ questions regarding the federal budget and its potential impact on NIH and NSF grants. During the live chat, Michael and his team will also answer member questions related to SfN’s advocacy efforts and the best approaches members can take for communicating with elected officials. Members are encouraged to submit questions for Michael (@mheintz) in advance of the live chat in the discussion thread below. Facilitator: Michael Heintz, Director of Advocacy, Society for Neuroscience Michael Heintz is the Director of Advocacy at the Society for Neuroscience. He previously was a program manager with the Maryland Energy Administration and Association of Public Health Laboratories, and before that practiced law in Ohio. He received his undergraduate degree in Environmental Science from Purdue University and his JD and MS in environmental science from Indiana University. Link back to Neuronline page
  10. Neurobiology of Disease Webinar and Live Chat Our understanding of the cell biology of mitochondria has exploded in the last decade, providing a renewed understanding of their contribution to neurological diseases ranging from pediatric encephalomyopathies to Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and others. Select faculty from the 2016 Neurobiology of Disease Workshop will continue the discussion, emphasizing mitochondrial motility and neurodegeneration, mitochondrial function in Alzheimer ’s disease, and the role of mitochondria in immunity and links to neuroinflammation. After the scientific presentations, join all the speakers here in the Neuronline Community for a live chat. Post your questions for the speakers in the replies below. * In the live chat: Heidi McBride, PhD, professor and Canada Research Chair in Mitochondrial Cell Biology at McGill University Eric Schon, PhD, Lewis P. Rowland Professor of Neurology in genetics and development at Columbia University Medical Center Xinnan Wang, PhD, assistant professor of neurosurgery at Stanford University School of Medicine Phillip West, PhD, assistant professor of microbial pathogenesis and immunology at Texas A&M University Health Science Center Watch the Webinar: Tuesday, July 18th at 1:00pm (EDT) Register now Join the Live Chat: Tuesday, July 18th at 1:45pm (EDT) right here in the Neuronline Community Can’t attend live? Register to watch on-demand. Link back to webinar *Current and inactive SfN members log in using SfN.org information. non-SfN members create a new account. Want to learn more about neurobiology of disease? Register now for the 2017 Neurobiology of Disease Workshop: Gene Therapy to Address Unmet Needs in Neurology, organized by Xandra Breakefield and Florian Eichler.
  11. neuronline_admin

    Getting the Most Out of the Annual Meeting

    Whether you are an annual meeting veteran, or you are attending for the first time, proper planning is key to a successful experience. From lectures and poster sessions to professional development workshops and the NeuroJobs Career Center, this webinar and live chat will showcase the different types of learning and networking opportunities at the meeting. This webinar on November 2 from 3-4 p.m. EDT will discuss tips on: Understanding different types of events Taking advantage of professional development and networking opportunities Planning your schedule in advance If you feel more comfortable asking your questions anonymously during the live chat from 4-4:30 p.m. EDT following the webinar, you may do so by clicking your account’s round avatar icon in the upper right hand corner and selecting the “Enter Anonymous Mode” iconin the drop-down menu. During the live chat, you are also welcome to direct your questions to specific speakers by tagging their usernames: @Elisabeth_VanBockstaele @ajstavnezer @Biancajmarlin. Link back to webinar
  12. With different opportunities and environments in academia, industry, and government, how can neuroscientists determine the right career path for them? Understanding what to expect in each field can help you make informed choices that lead to satisfaction and success whether you are just starting out or transitioning later in your career. Join SfN tomorrow at 3pm EST for a webinar titled Making the Switch: Tips for Successfully Transitioning Between Academia, Industry, and Government, in which various speakers will showcase the unique characteristics of each workplace and share advice on what to consider when contemplating a career move based on their own transitions. Right after the panel discussion, a special live chat with the webinar speakers will happen right here in the Neuronline community so they can take your career path questions. Click here to post your questions in advance.This webinar and live chat are open to all SfN members. Not a member? Join or renew your membership today. Link back to webinar
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