Announcements

Lethbridge Chapter SFN won a 2012 Distinguished Travelling Scientist award. With this award we brought in Dr. Liisa Galea (left) from UBC to give a lecture and visit with our scientists and students for 2 days. Girl Brains versus Boy Brains: why sex and sex hormones matter for brain research.

"Congratulations! On behalf of the Membership & Chapters Committee I am pleased to inform you that the Lethbridge proposal for the 2012 Society for Neuroscience Distinguished Traveling Scientist Program has been approved and will be funded at $1,200."

Winner of the 2012 I.Q. Whishaw Society for Neuroscience Travel Award

"Thank you SFN Lethbridge Chapter for supporting my education and research. This award enabled me to travel to Washington, DC to present my research at the Society for Neuroscience International Meeting." ~ Wing Li

Winners of the 2013 I.Q. Whishaw Society for Neuroscience Travel Awards: 3 awards $500 each for students to travel to the Society for Neuroscience meeting in New Orleans.

1. Victoria Holec

"Thank you tot he SFN Lethbridge Chapter for awarding me the 2012 Ian Q Whishaw Travel Award. This award allowed me to present my research at the 2012 Society for Neuroscience Meeing in New Orleans, LA. I greatly appreciate the Recognition and support." ~ Victoria Holec

2. Ayuno Nakahashi

"With the support from the SFN Lethbridge Chapter, I was able to travel to New Orleans to attend one of the largest and most prestigious scientific conferences: Neuroscience. As a Naive undergraduate, the experience of attending an international conference and discussing with researchers from different parts of the world was extremely inspiring. Thank you very much for providing me with such an important opportunity, which greatly encouraged me to keep working hard and to share my experience with others." ~ Ayuno Nakahashi

3. Jenni M Karl

"Thank-you SFN Lethbridge Chapter! Through your generous support I was able to present my PhD research findings at the 2012 International Society for Neuroscience Meeting. This allowed for direct discussions with leaders in my field of research and has set in motion a number of opportunities for future research collaborations." ~ Jenni M Karl