News & Events - Current Happenings
The Annual Delaware Neuroscience Research and Poster Symposium
The Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research and the Delaware Chapter for the Society for Neuroscience sponsored a one day neuroscience research symposium and poster session on Friday, December 5, 2014. Some 39 graduate students, undergraduates and post-docs presented posters at the symposium. Prizes were awarded to the top poster presenters in each of those categories.
Click here for a slideshow of candids taken during setup and judging of the posters. Please note that a new tab will be opened - simply close it to return to this home page.
Click here for pictures of the winners.
6th Annual Delaware Brain Bee Competition for High School Students
to be held Feb 21, 2015
The 2014 Brain Bee: The coolest bee around! Students in the 9th through 12th grades were invited to participate in a competition that tests their knowledge of the brain. This event was held on the Delaware State University campus during the morning of February 8.
This is an international competition, and winners at the appropriate stage will represent the United States in the International Brain Bee competition.
Click here for a detailed explanation of the competition and the 2014 winners.
Click here for more information regarding the 2015 Brain Bee Competition and some suggestions on how to prepare if you wish to participate. Please note that the 2015 event date has been changed to Saturday February 21, 2015.
The Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research has been featured in the publication "International Innovation" – a global dissemination resource which provides insight and analysis on current scientific research trends, as well as funding and policy issues. The article includes information about the Center and an interview with the Center Director, Dr. Melissa Harrington. Click here to download a pdf of the article. (Courtesy of International Innovation).
The Delaware Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience names
Robert Akins as Delaware's Neuroscientist of the Year for 2013!
6th Annual Delaware Neuroscience Research and Poster
Symposium a Great Success
The Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research, the Delaware Chapter for the Society for Neuroscience, and the Delaware Biotechnology Institute sponsored a one-day neuroscience research symposium and poster session on Friday, December 6, 2013. The symposium featured talks by prominent neuroscientists including keynote speaker, Samuel Wang of Princeton University, author of Welcome to Your Brain and Welcome to Your Child’s Brain. There was also a poster session with prizes awarded to the top poster presenters in undergraduate and graduate student categories, and the Delaware Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience named Rob Akins as Delaware’s Neuroscientist of the Year for 2012. Click here to learn more about the 2013 symposium.