9th Annual Salk Institute, Fondation IPSEN, Science Symposium on Biological Complexity: Neurodegenerative Diseases

La Jolla, CA
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Friday, January 23, 2015
Many neurodegenerative diseases including ALS, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Huntington's occur as a result of progressive neurodegeneration. A number of common elements appear to relate these diseases to one another on a sub-cellular level. Discovering these similarities offers hope for therapeutic advances that could ameliorate many diseases simultaneously. The symposium is designed to bring together scientists working on the basic mechanisms to clinical definition to treatments.

2015 David Mahoney Neuroimaging RFP

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Dana Foundation’s 2015 David Mahoney Neuroimaging RFP will be available on February 10, 2015.

AAAS Annual Meeting

San Jose, CA
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - Monday, February 16, 2015
The AAAS Annual Meeting is a widely recognized global science gathering, bringing thousands of scientists, engineers, policymakers, educators, and journalists together to discuss the most recent developments in science and technology.

The Role of Nutrition in Dementia Prevention and Management

New York Academy of Sciences
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015
Every four seconds, someone is diagnosed with dementia. On March 26-27th, The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science and its presenting partner, the Nestlé Nutrition Institute, will gather leading nutrition and dementia researchers and practitioners to discuss emerging nutrition research for the prevention and management of dementia. Notable keynote lecturers include Drs. Irwin Rosenberg, Tufts University, David Smith, University of Oxford, and Miia Kivipelto, Karolinska Institutet.  Utilize our early bird saving discount by registering before March 5th.

British Neuroscience Association’s Festival of Neuroscience

Edinburgh, Scotland
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - Wednesday, April 15, 2015
BNA2015: Festival of Neuroscience will highlight some of the best research into the brain and nervous system in a conference with speakers and delegates from the UK and abroad.  Leading experts will deliver plenary lectures, and hundreds of researchers will present their latest research in symposia and posters.  There will be a trade exhibition showcasing products and services of our sponsors. All this will be at the EICC.

Connecting the Dots: Effectively Communicating Science to Non-Scientists

Washington, D.C.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Join Research!America and George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs for a professional development program designed to enhance the ability of scientists to communicate their research to the public. This two-day, non-credit program will provide scientists, physicians, researchers and academics at the post-graduate level and above with the information and tools they need to effectively share their work. The course fee is $295, and the application deadline is January 30, 2015.

Call for Nominations–10th IBRO/Kemali Prize

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Tenth International Prize of 25,000 Euros will be awarded in 2015 by the IBRO-Dargut & Milena Kemali Foundation to a scientist less than 45 years of age on December 31, 2014 who has made outstanding contributions to Basic or Clinical Neuroscience. Nominations in electronic format should be submitted by email to ibrokemaliprize@gmail.com and ibrocentral@gmail.com. Self-nominations are welcome. They should be received by April 15, 2015.