SYNAPSE 2018

We are happy to announce that SYNAPSE 2018 will be hosted at High Point University!

Submit Abstracts Here (online submission is now closed)

Meeting Registration Site

When: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Where: High Point University, High Point NC (Directions)

SYNAPSE 2018 Final Program (Download)

SYNAPSE 2018 Abstracts (Download)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Read Montague

Dr. Montague is the Director of both the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and the Computational Psychiatry Unit at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. He also holds professorships in Physics at Virginia Tech, and in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Virginia Tech School of Medicine.

Dr. Montague’s team uses computational and experimental approaches to study decision-making, addiction, social exchanges, and the role of specific neurotransmitters and brain regions in cognition within normal and diseased patients.   Dr. Montague is well regarded for his national and international speaking engagements, and his work has been featured on PBS’s “The Brain with David Eagleman,” in a Global TED talk, and in numerous scientific and popular articles.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tim Marzullo 

“Bringing the Body’s Electrical Signals Out of the Body and Designing Interfaces Therein.”

Dr. Marzullo is a cofounder and engineer at BackYard Brains, an international company bringing brain science to the masses with inexpensive technologies.  He leads a development team to create user-friendly electrophysiology hardware to investigate the electrical properties of neurons, circuits, and organisms.  Dr. Marzullo is a true tinkerer, as is apparent through his diverse interests of accessible electrophysiology equipment, neuroprosthetics, brain microstimulation, low cost fluorescent imaging systems, and cool cars.

Important Deadlines

  • March 2, 2018     Travel Award – Abstract Submission Deadline
  • March 23, 2018   Last Day to Submit an Abstract
  • March 23, 2018   Last Day for Advanced Registration
  • April 14, 2018      Late Registration Available Until Symposium
  • April 14, 2018      SYNAPSE @ High Point University

Poster Dimensions: Poster size is limited to a maximum size of 3’ by 4’, horizontally.

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