DEI Workshop Module 1: Diversity 101

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The NPGA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee has been developing a DEI workshop seminar to be offered to- and through- the School of Neuroscience. Each seminar will be listed below as a “module”, with resources to look at for before the meeting, after the meeting, and in general just to provide topical materials if you […]

FBRI Lecture by dr. Michael Young

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Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture presented by FBRI by Dr. Michael Young (Rockefeller University) "Genes Regulating Sleep and Circadian Rhythms" FBRI webpage with abstract and further information; register to get zoom link or watch live stream

Journal club NPGA & SoN

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SoN journal club NPGA presentation from Allison Galluci (Campbell/Sontheimer Lab) Journal club article: Olson et al 2018, "The Gut Microbiota Mediates the Anti-Seizure Effects of the Ketogenic Diet" Zoom link to meeting

NPGA Seminar

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NPGA trainee research in progress talk from Dr. Katy Pannoni (Farris Lab). https://labs.vtc.vt.edu/farris/

SoN Innovators Seminar Series Webinar from Dr. Kate Reissner (Duke)

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SoN Innovators Seminar Series Webinar from Dr. Kate Reissner (Duke) "Long-lasting effects of cocaine self-administration on accumbens astrocytes contribute to the incubation of cocaine craving" Following her seminar she will be meeting with postdocs/graduate students from 12:15 - 1pm. Please contact Michelle Olsen if you are interested in meeting with Dr. Reissner! SoN webpage with abstract and […]

Alternative Careers for Postdoctoral Researchers

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While many postdoctoral researchers expect their training to lead to a career in academia, the reality is that only a small fraction of this group become tenured professors. The Office for Research and Innovation is hosting a webinar with a panel of experts to provide insights about  career pathways outside of academia. Speakers, all former […]

MCB Summer Talks

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The Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) Graduate program is organizing summer talks in which their grad students are updating on their latest research. The summer talks will run weekly, until July 16th, so save the dates!  This week, the summer talks will include two neurotalks by Beatriz Torres (PhD Candidate in the Olsen Lab) and […]

NPGA Summer Journal Club by Xiaoran Wei (Olsen Lab) Online

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Next week's Journal Club will be hosted by Xiaoran Wei from the Olson Lab. The paper that will be discussed is: Welle, Anna, et al. "Epigenetic control of region‐specific transcriptional programs in […]

MCB Summer Talks

The Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) Graduate program is organizing summer talks in which their grad students are updating on their latest research. The summer talks will run weekly, until July 16th, so save the dates!  This week, the summer talks will include two neurotalks by AnnaLin Woo (PhD Student  in the Sontheimer Lab) and […]

NPGA “Flash Talks”

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Wednesday July 21st at 4.30pm - Location TBA   Practice your science communication by participating in NPGA "Flash Talks". During the flash talk, you should present your research in 3 minutes, with no more than 3 slides. Are you up for the challenge? Graduate students can win free registration for SfN! Delegates of the VT Center for Communicating Science […]

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