Arkansas Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience
Annual Meetings
2014 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 12, 2014,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


Dr. Kimberly Nixon
ACSfN Speaker
11/15/2014

Business Meeting and Presentations: Fred W. Smith Auditorium on the 12th Floor of the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neuroscience Institute

and Poster Session: 12th Floor Foyer Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neuroscience Institute.
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Setup Posters

 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Awards Committee meets with Undergraduate/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Presenters to Evaluate Posters
10:30 - 10:40 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks by ACSfN president Mahmoud Kiaei, Ph.D.

10:40 - 11:30 a.m. Business Meeting: 1) Officers' Reports - Treasurer and Secretary, 2) Election of Officers, 3) Awards for Best Posters, 4) Old Business, 5) New Business Awards Committee meets with
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pre-doctoral Student and Postdoctoral oral presentation session presented by 2 Postdocs and 2 Pre-doctoral students.
12:30 - 12:45 Complimentary Box Lunch
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Keynote Seminar presented by Dr. Kimberly Nixon, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky (Title to be announced).
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Awards for Oral Presentations & Best Posters

1:50 - 3:30 p.m. Poster Session
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Removal of Posters from Poster Boards


2013 Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Business Meeting and Presentation: Biomedical Research Building II, Rayford Auditorium 1st Floor, and
Poster Session: Biomedical Research Building II, 1st Floor, Room 155
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Setup Posters
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Awards Committee meets with Undergraduate/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Presenters to Evaluate Posters
11:30 a.m. Complimentary Box Lunch
11:40 - 12:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks, Jeff Padberg, Ph.D.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Research Seminar "Soluble oligomeric Aβ and apoE/Aβ complex: Mechanisms for AD risk, novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets" by Mary Jo Ladu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Business Meeting: 1) Officers' Reports - Treasurer and Secretary, 2) Election Results, 3) Awards for Best Posters, 4) Old Business, 5) New Business
1:45 - 3:30 p.m. Poster Session
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Removal of Posters from Poster Boards


2012 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Business Meeting and Presentation: Biomedical Research Building II, Rayford Auditorium 1st Floor, and
Poster Session: Biomedical Research Building II, 1st Floor, Room 155
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Setup Posters
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Awards Committee meets with Undergraduate/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Presenters to Evaluate Posters
11:30 a.m. Complimentary Box Lunch
11:40 - 12:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks, Abdallah Hayar, Ph.D.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Research Seminar “Title to be announced” by David Whitney, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of California, Berkley.
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Business Meeting: 1) Officers' Reports - Treasurer and Secretary, 2) Election Results, 3) Awards for Best Posters, 4) Old Business, 5) New Business
1:45 - 3:30 p.m. Poster Session
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Removal of Posters from Poster Boards


2011 Annual Meeting

Monday, November 7, 2011
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Business Meeting and Presentation: Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute 12th Floor Fred W. Smith Auditorium and
Poster Session Foyer 12th Floor of Stephens Spine Institute

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Setup Posters
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Awards Committee meets with Graduate Student Presenters to Evaluate Posters
11:30 a.m. Complimentary Box Lunch
11:40 - 12:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks, Tucker Patterson, Ph.D.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Research Seminar: “Brave New World: Toward a Cellular Therapy for Epilepsy” by John Greenfield, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Business Meeting:: 1) Officers' Reports - Treasurer and Secretary, 2) Election Results, 3) Awards for Best Posters, 4) Old Business, 5) New Business
1:45 - 3:30 p.m. Poster Session
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Removal of Posters from Poster Boards

 

Winners of the best poster award

Undergraduate student category
Wei Xia
(Mentor: Dr. Bhupinder Vohra)
Graduate student category
Lisa Brents (Mentor: Paul L. Prather)
Postdoctoral fellow category
W.J. Trickler (Mentor: Syed Ali)

2010 Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Business Meeting and Presentation: Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute 12th Floor Fred W. Smith Auditorium and
Poster Session Foyer 12th Floor of Stephens Spine Institute

9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Setup Posters
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Awards Committee meets with Graduate Student Presenters to Evaluate Posters
11:30 a.m. Complimentary Box Lunch
11:40 - 12:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks, Paul Gottschall, Ph.D.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Research Seminar: “Human Functional Neuroimaging in Clinical Problem Solving”
Clint Kilts, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Brain Imaging Research Center, Psychiatric Research Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Business Meeting:
1) Officers' Reports - Treasurer and Secretary
2) Election Results
3) Awards for Best Posters
4) Old Business
5) New Business
1:45 - 3:30 p.m. Poster Session
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Removal of Posters from Poster Boards

Winners of the best poster award

Matthew Howell (Mentor: Dr. Paul E. Gottschall) Nebojsa Kezunovic (Mentor: Dr. Edgar Garcia-Rill)


2008 Annual Meeting
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Business Meeting and Presentation: Education West Building, Room 226
Poster Session:  Foyer Education West Building

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Setup Posters
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Awards Committee meets with Undergraduate, Pre-doctoral and Post-doctoral Presenters to Evaluate Posters
11:30 a.m. Complimentary Box Lunch
11:40 - 12:00 Noon Welcome and Opening Remarks, Paul Prather, Ph.D.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Research Seminar: “Worms, Flies, Dwarfs and Things That Go Bump in the Night: Growth Hormones, IGF-1 and the Aging Brain”, William, E. Sonntag, Ph.D., Professor and Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Aging Research, Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Business Meeting:

1) Officers' Reports - Treasurer and Secretary
2) Election Results
3) Awards for Best Posters (Paul Prather, Ph.D., President-Elect)
4) Old Business
5) New Business: a. Brain Awareness Week (March 16-22, 2009), b. Brain Bee Announcement/Award

1:45 - 3:30 p.m. Poster Session
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Removal of Posters from Poster Boards


First winner: Kathryn Seely (Dept. of  Pharmacology)

Second winner: Meijun Ye (Dept. of Neurobiology & Develop. Sci.)


Updated 08-08-2012