Research Announcements

Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium

On behalf of Dr. Thomas F. Murray, Associate Vice President for Health Science Research, please note the following invitation to register for the Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium:

With the federal government’s investment of $100 million for neuroscience research at the National Institutes of Health, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and the National Science Foundation, neuroscience is set to experience unprecedented federal funding support. This support emerged from significant research progress in past and present, and you are invited to learn about some of this research at the Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium on Thursday, October 3rd. Twelve preeminent neuroscientists from across the country will share their latest findings and investigations on topics that range from the regulation of individual neurons to human brain imaging and cognitive neuroscience. You and your research team are invited to attend and present your research at the poster session that concludes the day.


Register now for the Symposium at


Speakers include:
Dr. Pasco Rakic, Yale University                                                  Dr. Steve Petersen, Washington University
Dr. Roger Nicoll, University of California, San Francisco        Dr. Dan Sanes, New York University
Dr. Alison Barth, Carnegie Mellon University                             Dr. Ege Kavalali, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Peter Kalivas, Medical University of South Carolina          Dr. Dave Sulzer, Columbia University
Dr. Larry Young, Emory University                                               Dr. Richard Kramer, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Don Tucker, University of Oregon                                          Dr. Michael Bruchas, Washington University

When: Thursday, October 3, 2013, 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Where: Embassy Suites in Omaha’s Old Market
Cost: Free, registration required by midnight, September 25
Poster Registration: Once registered for the conference, you will be prompted with instructions on how to separately register a poster with an abstract. A poster presentation is not required to attend the Symposium.


Barb Bittner

Senior Communications Manager

Research & Compliance

Creighton University

Phone: 402-280-3209



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