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October 15, 2021

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Virtual Mini Research Symposium

Join us October 15, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM for an exhibition of the University of Georgia’s Neuroscience Program. This half-day event will be held entirely online and will feature our native research community’s current work. Registered guests can listen to talks on a range of topics––from basic science to clinical research. The day’s events will conclude with a poster session showcasing graduate student work. The conference is open to all members of the UGA community and the public.

For registration and abstract submission information, please see here.

Kendall Clay, Neuro Ph.D. selected as a 2021 ARCS Scholar

Clay is investigating genes that are important for the maintenance and regeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the asexual planarian Schmidtea mediterranea. She will receive $8000 a year for the next three years to support her dissertation research.

Read the full story here.

Dr. Anumantha Kanthasamy named Inaugural Isakson Chair and GRA Eminent Scholar.

Kanthasamy is currently Distinguished Professor and Eugene and Linda Lloyd Endowed Chair and Eminent Scholar in Neurotoxicology at Iowa State University in Ames. He is a prolific researcher whose work ranges from basic neurological science to translational medicine, including the identification of biomarkers for early detection of Parkinson’s and discovery of new drugs for treatment.

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Neuroscience Welcomes New BTSI Director, Bradley Philips

In this new capacity, Dr. Phillips will be responsible for fostering and expanding translational sciences and related graduate education programs across the UGA campus as well as throughout the State of Georgia.  As the UGA Principal Investigator, he also will assure continued National Institute of Health funding for the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance.

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EVENTS

Virtual Mini Research Symposium

Join us October 15, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM for an exhibition of the University of Georgia’s Neuroscience Program. This half-day event will be held entirely online and will feature our native research community’s current work. Registered guests can listen to talks on a range of topics––from basic science to clinical research. The day’s events will conclude with a poster session showcasing graduate student work. The conference is open to all members of the UGA community and the public.