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Limited Space Still Available for Neuroscience Research Day
Due to overwhelming demand, registration has been extended for Neuroscience Research Day, taking place on Friday, April 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center (801 University Ave.). The program, which includes a keynote address by renowned cognitive neuroscientist Sue Becker, is free and open to the public.
To register, visit https://www.eventjoy.com/e/su-neuroscience-research-day-2015. The new deadline is Monday, March 30.
Becker, a professor of psychology, neuroscience and behavior at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, will discuss “Linking the Cognitive and Emotional Benefits of Exercise: Is Neurogenesis the Common Cause?”
Her lecture will be followed by presentations by various faculty members of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program in the College of Arts and Sciences. Also on display will be science posters by graduate and undergraduate researchers at the University. An award will be presented to the best student poster.
For more information, contact Amy Criss, associate professor of psychology, at email@example.com or 315.443.3667.