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2014 SfN Traveling Scientist Program

Congratulations to Dr. Carol Milligan and the Western North Carolina Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience upon receiving a grant award for the 2014 Society for Neuroscience Distinguished Traveling Scientist Program.

The Society for Neuroscience will partly sponsor a series …

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Dr. Fred Perrino Named New MCB Track Director


It is my pleasure to announce that Dr. Fred Perrino has been elected to the position of Track Director for the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Graduate Program.  He has accepted, and will transition to the directorship in the coming days.    …

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Neuroscience Graduate Program Ranked #9

Congratulations to our Neuroscience faculty and students. Our program has been ranked as one of the top 10 Neuroscience Programs at Graduateprograms.com “according to students enumerating the best graduate programs in the country in a variety of fields based solely
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Byron Van Nest Awarded Heiligenberg Student Travel Award

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Please join me in congratulating Byron Van Nest, a Neuroscience PhD Candidate,  for being awarded the Heiligenberg Student Travel Award to attend the International Congress of Neuroethology in Sapporo, Japan next month. Additionally, his poster abstract was selected for …

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Maya Angelou Memorial Service


Dr. Maya Angelou, the poet, actress, author and civil rights activist known around the world, discovered her passion for teaching at Wake Forest University. And, in the past four decades, she has inspired generations of students to become better …

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4th NIGMS-funded Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics

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Kevin Meijan Guan, a PhD candidate in the Integrative Physiology and Pharmacology program, has been accepted to participate in the 4th NIGMS-funded Short Course on Statistical Genetics & Genomics on July 7-11, 2014, which will be held in Birmingham, …

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Clinician-Scientist Program


Greg Alberto, an MD/PhD Neuroscience student, has been chosen to participate in the NINDS/AUPN/ANA/CNS “Combining Clinical and Research Careers in Neuroscience” course to be held June 27–28, 2014 at the JW Marriott located in Washington, DC.   

The goals of this

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