The annual Perry V Halushka 2012 MUSC Research Day will be held Friday, Nov. 2. The abstract deadline is Sept. 21.
Research Day is open to all students, postdocs residents and fellows at MUSC and students, postdocs residents and fellows at other institutes who have participated this past year in programs of research at MUSC.
This year's keynote address will be presented by Mary Kennedy, Ph.D., from the California Institute of Technology. Kennedy has been on the faculty at Caltech since 1981 and received her doctorate in biochemistry in 1975 from The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. She was a postdoctoral fellow in Ed Kravitz's lab at Harvard Medical School from 1975 to 1978, and in Paul Greengard's lab at Yale University from 1978 to 1980. She was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was a councilor of the Society for Neuroscience from 1998 to 2002. She serves on the scientific advisory board of the John Douglas French Foundation for Alzheimer Research. In 2006, Kennedy was awarded the Ipsen Fondation Prize in Neuronal Plasticity, together with Drs. Eckhart Gundelfinger and Morgan Sheng, recognizing their work on the roles of protein complexes in synaptic plasticity. More information about Kennedy and her lab can be found at http://www.its.caltech.edu/~mbklab/research.html.
The online abstract instruction page can be found at http://www.musc.edu/grad/srd/abstract_instructions.html. One abstract per presenter is allowed and team presentations are not allowed. Oral and poster formats are available. For information, visit http://www.musc.edu/grad/srd/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.