News & Events - Current Happenings
NEW! Summer undergraduate Research Program Sponsored by the Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research
The Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research with support from the National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke (NINDS) is offering a summer research opportunity for undergraduate students at Delaware State University, Delaware Technical and Community College (DTCC) and Wesley College. The students in the program will spend 10 weeks over the summer carrying out neuroscience research with researchers at Delaware State University, the University of Delaware and the Nemours, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. The students, accompanied by their mentors, will also have the opportunity to travel . . . (read more)
Attention High School Students!
2016 Brain Bee will be held Saturday, February 13
Test your smarts in the Delaware Brain Bee - the coolest bee around!
See details HERE. (A new window or tab will be opened)
Register for the 2016 Brain Bee HERE.
(As information, this registration form was functioning properly initially, but a problem was noted Feb 2 early evening and corrected - as of 9:30 PM Feb 2 it is working as it should. We regret the inconvenience! webmaster)
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View Winners & Pictures From Last Year's Delaware Brain Bee Competition
The 2015 Brain Bee: 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 on February 21, 2015.
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 candid photos taken during the event.
The 2015 Annual Delaware Neuroscience Research
and Poster Symposium
The Annual Delaware Neuroscience Research and Poster Symposium was held on Friday, December 4, 2015, at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, 15 Innovation Way, Newark, DE.
Speakers included Dr. David Morilak (U of TX), Dr. Alison Goate ( Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital), and Dr. Alberto Peredo (Albert Einstein College of Medicine).
Congratulations to the 2015 Neuroscientist of the Year, Dr. Mark Stanton, PhD - Professor of Psychology, the University of Delaware. This event was the biggest one yet - there were over 100 registrants and 38 poster presenters total. More detail including pictures and poster winners is posted here.
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).