2014 Behavioral Sciences Conference of the North (BSCN)
This is a call for presentations for the Annual Behavioral Sciences Conferences of the North on April 19th! University of Alaska faculty, students, and community professionals from all behavioral sciences and related disciplines are invited to submit an abstract for presentation in a poster or oral format.
Poster presentations require a 50-word abstract and title and oral presentations require a 250-word abstract and title.
Applications must be submitted before or on March 28th, 2014 (5:00pm) for consideration.
Keynote speaker: Dr. Doug Fields
This years keynote speaker is Dr. R. Douglas Fields, Chief of the Nervous System Development and Plasticity Section at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. He will be giving the opening presentation titled "White Matter Plasticity in Learning, Cognition, and Psychiatric Disorders" on April 19th, 9:00am to 10:15am, in SSB 118.
Dr. Fields will be giving an open to the public presentation titled "Glia-The Other Brain" on April 18th, at 7:00pm in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, RM 307.
Dr. Fields is the author of The Other Brain: From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries about the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Neuron Glia Biology, and a member of the editorial board of several other journals in the field of Neuroscience.
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