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15th Annual Neuroscience Symposium

East Carolina Heart Institute
  October 29th, 2013

Call for Abstracts

The Eastern Carolina Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience is proud to bring you the 15th Annual Neuroscience Symposium. This exciting event aims to provide clinicians, scientists, and students opportunities to present their latest research, communicate ideas, and engage in productive multidisciplinary collaborations. Not only does the symposium serve ECU, but importantly, it serves the many sister institutions in eastern North Carolina.

The symposium committee is now accepting abstracts for poster and podium presentations. Authors are invited to submit original research in all aspects of clinical and basic neuroscience. The deadline for abstract submission is Monday, October 7th at 5:00PM. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Abstracts should be no more than 350 words (2,300 characters including punctuation, not spaces) and adhere to the format used by the Society for Neuroscience as can be found at Please read the instructions or view the Flash tutorial for online submission before you submit the abstract. Acceptance notifications will be emailed shortly after registration ends, during the second week of October. Registration is also required, so please register using the link that is provided on the left. 

We are excited that this year's keynote speaker is Dr. Richard Allen from Johns Hopkins University. The title of his talk is:

"Brain Iron Relation to Dopamine and Glutamate in Restless Leg Syndrome

More information about Dr. Allen can be found here.

We hope that the Neuroscience Symposium will serve as a catalyst for the advancement of neuroscience by connecting clinicians and scientists within and across disciplines.

Please direct specific inquiries to:

Symposium Chair: Kori Brewer, Ph.D. (
Registration payments: Brian McMillen, Ph.D. (
Website matters: Tuan Tran, Ph.D. (