Visit us at the 2022 Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience

Nu Rho Psi Poster #ZZ-7
Session: Theme J Poster
Session #025: Undergraduate Neuroscience Programs
Location: SDCC Halls B-H

  • The poster will be available from Noon on Saturday, November 12; until 5PM on Sunday November 13
  • Representatives of Nu Rho Psi will be at the poster on Sunday, between 9:00 and 10:00AM.

Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN) POSTER SESSION

Saturday November 12, 6:30-8:30 pm, SDCC Halls B-H
In conjunction with SfN’s Trainee Night, the FUN Undergraduate Poster Session will feature 125 undergraduate posters on the main floor of the San Diego Convention Center, including the following Nu Rho Psi SFN Travel Award Recipients:

  • Julianne Pelletier, Regis University (Mentor: Ashley Fricks-Gleason)
  • Juan Taborda, Baldwin Wallace University (Mentor: Clare Mathes)
  • Tracey Nassuna, Lake Forest College (Mentor: Shubhick DebBurman)
  • Jake Mansell, Baldwin Wallace University (Mentor: Clare Mathes)

The following Travel Award Recipients will also be presenting posters on the conference floor (Check the conference schedule for the days and times):

  • Bill Wu, Skidmore College (Mentor: Chris Vecsey)
  • Emily Wheelis, SUNY Binghamton (Mentor: Christopher Bishop)
  • Annie Nguyen, Wayne State University (Mentor: Gil Mor)
  • Devarshi Mukherji, University of Michigan (Mentor: Maria Castro)

The FUN Neuroscience Exhibitor’s Booth
Stop by the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN) booth to learn more about the process to establish a local chapter of Nu Rho Psi as well as applications for chapters activity grants, and grants to support the research projects of our members.

  • When: Sunday November 13 and Monday November 14, Noon – 1:00 pm,
    Where: Booth 3324, SDCC Hall C

Virtual Annual Member Meeting

Please plan to attend our annual member meeting. Once again the meeting will be a virtual event.

Links to register for the meeting were sent to chapter advisors to share with their members and eligible inductees. 

Date: Sunday, November 6
Time: 1PM to 2:30PM (EST)

Keynote Speaker : COVID-19 and the Brain
Avendra Nath, M.D.
Senior Investigator and Clinical Director
Section of Infections of the Nervous System
Division of Neuroimmunology & Neurobiology
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Medical Schools, MPHs, and Medical Sales: Alternative Health Career Paths

OCTOBER 27, 2022 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Georgia State University Neuroscience graduates Antoinette Charles (3rd year
medical student, Duke University), Daniel Perry (psychiatric resident and Emory MD
and MPH graduate) , and Rodly Victor (Associate Territory Manager/ Medical Sales,
PolyNovo Limited) will talk about their different paths in medicine and how they
achieved the position they’re in.

To join the program download this Link

Co-sponsors: American Medical Student Association, Collegiate Neuroscience Society,
and Nu Rho Psi

Welcome to our New Website

This is the first major revision of our website in years.  All the same resources that had been available on the previous website are also available on the new site.  Down the road there are to be new updates to some pages, and new pages and resources that will be added.  The first opportunity to provide feedback will be the 2022 Nu Rho Psi Virtual Member Meeting and Social on Sunday, November 6th. Links to attend the virtual meeting will be sent to all Chapter Advisors as well as current members inducted between 2019 and 2022. 

Summer Course in England – Extended Application Deadline

The Neuroscience of Stress & Resilience

There is still time to pre-register to attend the course at the Study-Abroad Campus of Harlaxton College in Grantham England – July 11 -30. Admitted students who are members of Nu Rho Psi are eligible to apply for competitive $1,000 scholarships.

The deadline to apply for the course has been extended to March 16, 2022.

Neuroscience Study Abroad Opportunity Summer 2022 – July 11 thru July 30

A 3-credit, team-taught, seminar course exploring the neurobiological factors that contribute to an individual’s risk and their resilience to stressors across the lifespan. The seminar will be facilitated by faculty with relevant expertise and will include trips to Edinburgh Scotland, Nottingham and London England to explore course topics at museums, labs, and tours. Three neuroscience faculty will collaborate to teach material focusing on key factors influencing both vulnerability and resilience to stress. Topics of focus will be related to: Neuroendocrinology, Neuropharmacology, and Motivation & Emotion.

The program cost is $5000/student. Program application deadline is March 16 and the initial $300 deposit due to the University of Evansville on April 1.

Harlaxton College is the Study Abroad Site for the University of Evansville (Evansville, IN). Lectures, seminars, room and board are provided at Harlaxton Manor and travel excursions related to the course are also included in the program fee. Each student is responsible for arranging and paying their air travel to and from England.

For more information and to apply to enroll in the course visit:
https://harlaxton.evansville.edu/accepted/short-course-neuroscience.cfm
For information regarding Nu Rho Psi Student Member Tuition Competitive Scholarships visit:
https://nurhopsi.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/2021-Summer-Seminar-Travel-Grant.pdf

Housing, Room & Board as well as classes are at Harlaxton Manor in Grantham, England.