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First annual Neuroscience Research Day highlights great collaboration on campus

Apr 7, 2015 — Article by: A&S Communications | Video by: Amy Manley

Neuroscience Research Day
Igniting the spirit of collaboration, the first annual Neuroscience Research Day was a great success for those seeking to make interdisciplinary connections. Over 50 faculty members and students from across the University gathered at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center for a daylong emersion into the diverse study of neuroscience.
Attendees discuss one of 2 dozen research posters during event

Attendees discuss one of 2 dozen research posters during event

The program included presentations from select faculty within the Syracuse University Interdisciplinary Neuroscience program, a research poster session, and a keynote address by renowned cognitive neuroscientist Sue Becker.

Becker, a professor of psychology, neuroscience, and behavior at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, discussed her most recent research, “Linking the Cognitive and Emotional Benefits of Exercise”.

Neuroscience Research Day 2015 was co-sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program and the Department of Exercise Science, the latter of which is in the School of Education.

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