Wednesday, May 26, 2010

We are discussing the first section of Antonio Damasio's "Decartes Error- Emotion, reason and the human brain" in a book club Friday May 28 7:30pm at the Borders Bookstore on Preston Rd in Plano. For more details:

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

SfN 2010 Travel Award

Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Trainees:

The Dallas Area Neuroscience Group ( is pleased to participate once again in the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Graduate Student Travel Award Program.

The program provides a travel stipend to the SfN annual meeting to a graduate student nominee selected by our chapter. If you would like to be considered, please e-mail your annual meeting abstract, along with whether you are applying for the Graduate or Postdoctoral award, to before 5pm May 16th, 2010.

***This is ONLY to be in the running for the travel award, it is NOT your official SfN Abstract Submission***

For Graduate Travel Award eligibility requirements, please see the SfN website:

If you are a postdoctoral trainee and you would like to be considered for a Postdoctoral Travel Award, please send us your SfN annual meeting abstract to For further details please see:

The names of the author and institution will be stripped off the abstract before submission to an independent judge. The abstract selected by the independent judge will be nominated by our chapter to vie for the award amongst other nominees from other chapters in the nation. In the previous occasions that we nominated a student, our students won the travel award.

If your abstract is selected, we will be contacting you immediately
for these digital documents:
• Completed nomination form
• Copy of the abstract submitted for the annual meeting
• A one-page curriculum vitae from the nominee including the
following information: education, including the date at which nominee
advanced to candidacy for the PhD, honors/awards, publications
(abstracts and manuscripts)
• A one-page letter of recommendation from the advisor

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at

If you share an interest in growing in neuroscience by using SfN grant funds to meet eminent scientists, discuss neuroscience books or initiate newer ideas for academic growth, feel free to join our group. Members can vote to guide the group and choose to become an officer too.

Again, ***this is ONLY for the travel award, NOT for SfN Abstract Submission***