Registration for the 2014 NIDA SfN Mini-Convention opens July 16th. The National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA] is pleased to present its annual Frontiers in Addiction Research [NIDA Mini-Convention] program, a satellite event of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting. The NIDA Mini-Convention will be held on Friday, 14 November 2014 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:50 p.m. in the Natcher Auditorium (Building 45) on the National Institutes of Health Campus in Bethesda, MD.
The NIDA Mini-Convention provides a forum for presentations on contemporary topics in the areas of neuroscience and addiction research. The NIDA Mini-Convention includes: four scientific symposia, key note presentations by the 2013 and the 2014 winners of the SfN Jacob P. Waletzky Award which recognizes excellence in research in the area of substance abuse and the brain and nervous system, and a poster session showcasing the work of early career investigators. The symposia this year are:
Emerging and Novel Aspects of Neuronal Transmission
Extracellular RNAs in Neuroscience: Biology, Biomarkers, and Therapeutics
Advances in High Resolution and Large Scale Imaging of Brain Networks and Circuits
The Effect of Drug-, Stress-, and Pain-induced Neuroinflammation on Glymphatics and Sleep