For all of the promise and scientific breakthroughs made possible by the field of neuroscience, funding for our research is overwhelmingly provided through the federal government. With the looming budget negotiations on the horizon, it becomes important for all neuroscientists to be informed on specific
This column, a new and recurring series of The Triangle Transmitter, will focus on the ongoing research in the academic institutions around the Triangle. This month, I talked with two Duke Neurobiology professors at different stages in their careers.
At the end of July, Triangle SfN members gathered at RTP Headquarters to look back at the many events and achievements in the first year of chapter reactivation, including the successful town hall meeting with Congressman David Price, the highly-attended North Carolina social at Neuroscience 2014
There was standing room only for Dr. Baldomero ‘Toto’ Olivera’s Science Café on March 13, 2015, which was held at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. Guests of all ages were in attendance to celebrate the 50th year of Brain Awareness Week. During this annual week-long
Can you always believe your eyes? How about senses of sound, touch and smell?
For Brain Awareness Week, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies sponsored the interactive exhibit “Brain Tricks – Sensation and Perception” at the North Carolina Museum of
How do machines learn, movies get made, and economists study the environment? We can learn the answers to these questions and more with Triangle SmartTalk. These days, you can train your brain to pay attention, remember things, and even be happier… but can you train your brain to think outside
The Triangle SfN meeting was kicked off by three excellent talks from local speakers: two from our chapter and one from the neighboring Western NC Chapter.
The first speaker was Dr. Gina Carelli from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Carelli is in the Department of Psychology
The Triangle SfN committee had the distinct pleasure of hosting Dr. Adron Harris for our first Spring Neuroscience Meeting. Dr. Adron Harris holds the M. June and J. Virgil Waggoner Chair in Molecular Biology and is Director of the Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research, University
At Neuroscience 2014 in Washington DC, the Triangle Chapter held its first annual SfN social at the Renaissance Hotel. This event, co-hosted with the Western Chapter, allowed members to take a break from the conference and mingle with other scientists from across North Carolina while enjoying drinks
On September 2nd, 2014, the newly reinstated North Carolina Triangle Chapter of the Society of Neuroscience hosted a town hall
Dear Colleagues and Friends of Neuroscience,
It is a great pleasure to announce the reinstatement of the Triangle Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). The Triangle area is home to some of the top US universities and research institutes for neuroscience and is consistently ranked as a top