2016 Student Symposium Wrap Up and Results

The 2016 SOBR Student Symposium was a stimulating and successful day last Friday 18 November. Yet again, the research presented by current brain research students was fantastic. Excitingly, this year attracted TWO interstate neuroscience students from ANU to attend and present oral presentations. Congratulations to all participating students, and special mention to the 2016 oral and poster presentation winners. The 2016 winners: Oral Presentations: Australasian Neuroscience Society Research Bursary – Rose Crossin (The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health) Remika Mito (The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health)…

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EXTENSION for Abstract Submission 2016

The 2016 SOBR Committee has received many high-quality abstracts and to give opportunity to those who may have missed Friday’s deadline, we have extended our period of accepted abstracts. Please submit by Saturday 15 October (n.b. this will be the final deadline). To submit an abstract, please complete and submit this form. Registration remains free and can be done using this form at any time (please note this needs to completed separately from the abstract submission form, and delegates are welcome to attend with or without also submitting an abstract)….

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Final Speaker Announcement

SOBR is very excited to announce A/Prof Naotsugu Tsuchiya, along with Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO, will be joining us on Friday 18 November at Storey Hall, RMIT University. Click attending to our Facebook event and make sure you submit your abstract before 30 September! And remember, you don’t need to be presenting your research to attend! Register and come along to support your fellow brain researchers.

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Abstract Submission Open for 2016 Student Symposium!

The 2016 SOBR Committee is very excited to announce that abstract submission is open for the 2016 SOBR Student Symposium!! Download the form from Dropbox: http://bit.ly/SOBRabstract2016 Important information: Date: Friday 18th November 2016 Location: Storey Hall, RMIT University, Melbourne Abstract submissions close: Friday 30th September 2016 Registration: http://bit.ly/SOBRSymp2016 Our first plenary speaker announcement is Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO. To find out more about Professor Ingrid Scheffer’s work check out her website: http://www.ingridscheffer.com/ Don’t be discouraged if you don’t have any work to submit – register anyway to support and meet…

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Congratulations 2015 Winners!

The 2015 SOBR Student Symposium has just come to an end, and what a fantastic day it was. The quality of research, both oral and poster presentations, was so outstanding that we’ve had several draws across 3 of the 4 abstract categories. We’ve also had some of the highest marked abstracts in SOBR’s history. The 2015 winners are as follows: Oral Presentations: Convergence Science Network Research Bursary – Louisa Selvadurai (Monash University) Aaron Warren (The University of Melbourne) Azu Azhan (Hudson Institute of Medical Research) Poster Presentations: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Kathy Sengmany (Monash…

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