Nu Rho Psi events at SfN 2023

If you will be attending the Society for Neuroscience 2023 annual conference and are interested in learning more about Nu Rho Psi or represent a Nu Rho Psi Chapter and would like to share ideas for future initiatives with representatives of the Executive Council, please visit our poster on Sunday Morning, between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM, at Session TJPO4 -Undergraduate Neuroscience Programs.

Poster#: XX34 

Representatives of the Executive Council will also be at the Faculty for Undergraduate (FUN) Booth on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday between 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM.

Booth: #3334
Convention Center Hall A
Across from the Neuroscience in Germany Booth

Our 2023 Student Member SfN Travel Grant Recipients will be presenting their posters on the following days:

Saturday, November 11:
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
: Mallory Witt, Baldwin Wallace University | Poster#: X2/024.13, Early-life ingestion of non-nutritive sweetener associated with lowered expression of sweet taste cell markers in the circumvallate lingual epithelium and smaller circumvallate taste bud field size in adult rats.

Monday, November 13:
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Lauren Tierney, University of Miami | Poster#: BB12/209.11 Attenuation of chronic SCI-pain by intrathecal hiPSC-derived GABAergic cells with chromaffin cell co-grafts or in conjunction with exercise.

Tuesday, November 14:
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Anya Gemos, Emmanuel College | Poster#: KK2/355.10 Male mice are more susceptible to developmental stress in a two-hit paradigm: effects on adult mood-related behavior, social behavior and glucocorticoid receptor expression.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Hannah Jack, Quinnipiac University | Poster#: JJ1/354.07 Enhanced sex differences in double-hit stress effects during early life and adolescence: impact on rodent behavior, adrenal function, meningeal activity, and serum tryptophan signaling.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Freya Abraham, University of Arizona | Poster#: LL12/356.21 Cognitive characteristics that predict helpful thoughts during periods of stress
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Giulia Aimale, Regis University | Poster#: RR6/403.17 The role of neurotrophic factors in the ability of exercise to facilitate extinction of methamphetamine conditioned place preference and attenuation of drug-primed reinstatement

Wednesday, November 15:
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Frederica Bertolotti, Lake Forest College | Poster#: P1/465.09 Insight into synucleinopathies: Molecular toxicity in a yeast model.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Theresa Wilsterman, Dominican University | Poster#: VV5/502.12 Transcriptional correlates of long-term memory have a long-term sensitization memory in Aplysia: Does long-term memory have a long-term transcriptional cost?
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Samantha Lang, University of St. Thomas | Poster#: QQ18/562.13 Investigating the effects of mental health, perceived health risk, and demographics on at-home electronic cigarette self-administration for adult cigarette smokers

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Virtual Graduate School Open Houses (Fall 2023)

Interested in graduate school? Check out these virtual neuroscience graduate school open houses!

These sessions are an excellent way for potential applicants to learn about the application and interview processes for these programs, learn more about what the programs have to offer, ask questions you may have, and feel out if it might be the right program for the next steps in your education – without having to travel!

Emory University
November 1 at 5 PM ET
Emory is offering an application fee waiver for all applicants who attend their session
Keep up to date with the Emory University Neuroscience Graduate Program on X/Twitter: @NeuroPhD_Emory

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University of Minnesota
Thursday, Nov. 2nd at 10 AM – 11:30 AM CT
Registration & submission of questions:
For more information, visit
Keep up to date with the University of Minnesota on X/Twitter: @UMNeurosci

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University of Utah
Thursday, Nov. 16th at 12 PM – 1:30 PM MST
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Questions can be sent to
Keep up to date with the University of Utah on X/Twitter: @UtahNeurosci

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University of Virginia
Friday, November 17th at 3 PM – 4 PM EST
Monday, November 20th at 10 AM – 11 AM EST
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Keep up to date with the University of Virginia on X/Twitter: @UVANeuro

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- Get to know our program
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Friday, November 17th, 3:00 PM Eastern OR Monday, November 20th, 10:00 AM Eastern.

Register here! (QR code)

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