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The Society for Neuroscience Announces First Cohort of Leadership Development Program
CHICAGO, Illinois, Oct. 19 -- The Society for Neuroscience issued the following news release:

The Society for Neuroscience announced the 15 neuroscience trainees in the inaugural class of the Leadership Development Program (LDP). This two-year pilot program, supported in part by the Dana Foundation, will offer professional development training for exceptional trainees and future leaders in the field of brain science. Awardees were selected from an outstanding group of high-performing graduate and postdoctoral recipients of SfN's longrunning Trainee Professional Development Award (TPDA).

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Society for Neuroscience: Lauren Mackenzie Reynolds Receives Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience
CHICAGO, Illinois, Oct. 19 -- The Society for Neuroscience issued the following news release:

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) will award the Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience to Lauren Mackenzie Reynolds, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow at Sorbonne Universite in Paris. The Nemko Prize recognizes a young neuroscientist for his or her PhD thesis that advances the understanding of molecular, genetic or cellular mechanisms underlying higher brain function and cognition. The $2,500 prize will be presented in Chicago at Neuroscience 2019, SfN's annual meeting and the world's largest source ... Show Full Article

EVENT Oct. 29-30, 2019: Society of Petroleum Engineers Schedules SPE Workshop - Drilling Systems Automation, A Systems Perspective
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers will host the SPE Workshop - Drilling Systems Automation, A Systems Perspective at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, San Antonio, Oct. 29-30:

Agenda and Speakers:

Are Dumb Sensors an Obstacle to the Adoption of Drilling Systems Automation?

Session Chairpersons: John Macpherson, Baker Hughes, a GE company; Eric Cayeux, NORCE

In an interconnected world, where topside drilling equipment and downhole sensors and actuators work in concert, the automation of the drilling process should be one-step closer to reality. It is important ... Show Full Article

EVENT Oct. 24-26, 2019: National Science Teaching Association Schedules Area Conference on Science Education
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- The National Science Teaching Association will host the 2019 Area Conference on Science Education at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 24-26:

Keynote Speaker: Mireya Mayor, Primatologist and National Geographic Explorer

Agenda and Speakers include:

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in the Indigenous Secondary Science Classroom: Enhancing Learning by Getting to Know Your Students Better

The effects of Western science subculture on indigenous students implore us to get to know our students better by exploring culture in the science classroom. Participants ... Show Full Article

EVENT Nov. 7-8, 2019: Society of Petroleum Engineers Schedules SPE Liquids-Rich Basins Conference - North America
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers will host SPE Liquids-Rich Basins Conference - North America at the Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Odessa, Nov. 7-8:

Keynote:

Perspectives on Activities, Challenges, Opportunities, and the Future of the Permian Basin

Speaker: Chuck Meloy, Endeavor Energy Resources

Meloy will provide an overview of Endeavor's activities and opportunities for development in the exploitation of unconventional, liquids-rich reservoirs. He will also provide his perspective on the future of the Permian Basin.

About the Speaker:

Chuck Meloy joined ... Show Full Article

EVENT Nov. 15, 2019: New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research Schedules 26th Annual IACUC Conference
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- The New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research will host the 26th Annual IACUC Conference at the Palace at Somerset Park, Nov. 15:

Keynote Speaker:

Speaker: Nancy Halpern, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

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Agenda and Speakers:

Hot Topics in Regulatory Compliance

Speaker: Brent Morse, Director, Div. of Compliance Oversight, Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

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Regulatory Insights with the USDA

Speaker: Tonya Hadjis, Supervisory Animal Care Specialist, USDA, APHIS, Animal Care

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One Health - Connecting Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

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EVENT Nov. 11-12, 2019: Society of Petroleum Engineers Schedules SPE Workshop - Enhancing HSE Performance for Well Completions
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers will host the SPE Workshop - Enhancing HSE Performance for Well Completions at the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, Nov. 11-12:

Agenda and Speakers:

Integrated Completions Planning: Considering HSE Through the Life-Cycle of Operations

Session Chairpersons: Karin Witton, Consultant; Jill Cooper, Geosyntec Consultants

Speakers: Mike Rynearson, Caerus Oil & Gas; Hein Ellis, Baker Hughes, a GE company; Sara Loflin, Colorado Logic; Larry Wilger, Halliburton

An engaging discussion on challenges and opportunities on how to consider ... Show Full Article