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Dr. Gary Aston-Jones has been named Deputy Editor-in-Chief for Brain Research (2012 - present) as well as Senior Editor for Neurophysiology and Neuropharmacology.

Dr. Aston-Jones will be giving presentations on:

2013

  • February, 2013- Keynote Speaker, University of Groningen Annual New Year’s Symposium, Groningen, The Netherlands.

2012

  • October 2012- Organizer and Chairman,  7th Brain Research/Elsevier Conference: “Optogenetics and Pharmacogenetics in Neuronal Function and Dysfunction”, Society for Neuroscience Sattelite Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • June 2012 - Keynote Speaker, 13th International Neuropsychoanalysis Congress, Athens Greece.
  • March 2012 - Speaker, Middle East Conference on “Depression and Anxiety Spectrum Disorders: From Basic Science to the Clinic and Back”, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
  • February 2012 - Speaker, Stanford University Center for Mind, Brain and Computation Symposium.

2011

  • October, 2011 - Speaker, Sino-American Symposium on Drug Addiction, Ningbo Addiction Research and Treatment Center, Ningbo, China.
  • October 2011 - Speaker, Naito Symposium, Yamanashi, Japan.
  • October 2011 - Speaker, Riken Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan.
  • August 2011 - Speaker, Gordon Conference on Catecholamines, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.
  • February 2011 - Speaker, Mars Inc Scientific Advisory Council Workshop on Health and Nutrition, Budd Lake, NJ.



 2010

  • Dec 5-9, 2010 - ACNP, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL
  • November 13-17, 2010 - SFN San Diego, CA
  • June 12-17, 2010  - College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) Meeting "The Role of the Hypocretin/Orexin System in Addiction: Current Status and Rationale as a Drug Discovery Target” Scottsdale,AZ
  • April 24-27, 2010  - Motivational Neuronal Networks Conference, Shell Island NC
  • April 23, 2010  - MNN Pre-Meeting: Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis: Critical Node in Anxiety and Addiction Circuitry. Charleston SC
  • April 16, 2010 - Frontiers in Neurosciences Meeting, Charleston, SC
  • March 8, 2010 - University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • March 5, 2010 - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Last week of January 2010 - 42nd Winter Conference on Brain Research, Breckenridge, CO

2009

  • Mid-December, 2009 - 48th American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Hollywood, FL

  • December 4, 2009 - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

  • August 8, 2009 - American Psychological Association Meeting, Toronto, Canada

  • July 29, 2009 - Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Portland, OR

  • March 20, 2009 - Frontiers in Neurosciences, Charleston SC

  • January 24 -30, 2009 - 42nd Winter Conference on Brain Research, Copper Mountain, CO

2008

  • December 7-11, 2008 - American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Scottsdale AZ

  • October  11, 2008 - China Addiction Meeting, Beijing, China

  • July 2008 - Plenary Speaker - International Narcotics Research Club, Charleston SC.

  • Feb 19 - Feb 24, 2008 - Keystone Symposium on Neuronal Mechanisms Controlling Food Intake,  Glucose Metabolism and Body Weight, Banff,  Alberta.

2007

  • September, 2007 - Speaker - European Behavioral Pharmacology Society, Tubingen, Germany

  • August, 2007 - Speaker - Gordon Conference on Catecholamines, Oxford, England.

  • June 23 - 29, 2007 - Workshop on Alertness, Arousal and Attention, Summer Course at Cold  Spring Harbor, NY.

  • May 16 – 19, 2007 - Eleventh International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems  (ICCNS),  Boston University.

  • April 23, 2007 - Seminar, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

  • March 21-22, 2007 -  University of  Michigan Interdisciplinary Seminar Series -  Neurons, Brains and  Models: Crossing Levels of Analysis in Cognitive Brain Research.  Ann  Arbor, Michigan.

  • March  15-16, 2007 - DARPA conference, Human Performance Modfification, McLean, VA.

  • March 11-15, 2007 -  Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Workshop on Cognitive  Neurobiology, Okinawa, Japan.

  • January 27 - February 2, 2007 -  Winter Conference on Brain Research, Snowmass, CO., Dr. Aston-Jones will give presentations in both  The Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis  and Recent Advances in Understanding the System Level Functions of Dopamine and Norepinephrine and their Interaction sessions.