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NI Weekly

 NI Weekly March 24 to March 29, 2014 Seminars & Events 

Welcome to the Neuroscience Institute Weekly!  This weekly E-mail summarizes the seminars and meetings coming up this week that might be of interest to the neuroscience community. 

Please remember to E-mail Susan McLintock to include any updates to this weekly list or any activities for the upcoming weeks. 

Neurology Grand Rounds
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 11:00 AM

Title: The Tough Problem of Improving Hypothermic Neuroprotection in Neonatal HIE

Dorothea Jenkins, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics - Neonatology
Medical University of South Carolina

Location: SEI Auditorium, 8th Floor

Addiction Research Journal Club
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 4:00 PM

Location: IOP N, Room 451

Sleep/Anxiety Research Seminar
Friday, March 28, 2014, 10:00 - 11:00 AM 

Location: IOP South 504

Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Friday, March 28, 2014, 12:00 PM 

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David Beckert, MD
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Residency Training
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Location: IOP Auditorium

Guest Lecture – The Center for Biomedical Imaging
Friday, March 28, 2014 2:00 PM

Title: Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms Supporting Mindfulness Meditation-Related Pain Relief: Implications for Clinical Pain

Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D.
Research Fellow
Brain Mechanisms of Pain Laboratory
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Wake Forest School of Medicine

Location: BEB 112

Neuroscience Institute Postdoc Seminar Series
Friday, March 28, 2013, 4:00PM

Title: The Dark Side of Methamphetamine Abuse: Compulsive Drug-Taking Behaviors and the Role of Dynorphin/KOR Interactions

Timothy W. Whitfield Jr., PhD
Committee on the Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 

Location: BSB 435

13th Annual Pediatric Neuroscience Update
Friday/Saturday March 28/29

For additional information, visit:

Location: East Beach Conference Center, Kiawah Island Resort, Diawah Island, SC

Neuroscience Institute Upcoming Events:

Frontiers in Neuroscience Research Day
Monday, April 14, 2014

Important Deadlines:

Poster Printing            March 28, 2014
Registration                April 3, 2014                                                   

Keynote speaker – Antonello Bonci, MD

Four Local Speakers

Register now! -See attached flyer and website for more details

Remember – we print posters!

For more details and to submit a poster to be printed, visit

Funding Opportunity

R&D Systems is Offering Travel Grants to Attend the 9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience
Applications Due April 30, 2014

For more details go to:


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