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Annual Research Day 2018

Fourth Annual Neuroscience Research Day 2018

April 6th, 2018

Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center 801 University Avenue Syracuse, NY 13210

Register | Abstract Submission | Abstract Submission and Registration Deadline March 23rd, 2018 (By midnight)



 8:30 – 9:00am

Registration desk opens and continental breakfast available

9:00 – 9:05am

Welcome address

Sandra Hewett, Ph.D. (Biology, Executive Director of Neuroscience Studies)

9:05 – 9:10am

Introduction to Keynote Speaker

Jon Preston, Ph.D. (Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, SU)

9:10 – 10:25am

Keynote Lecture

Ken Pugh, Ph.D. (Haskins Laboratorise, Yale University) 

10:25 – 10:40am


10:40 - 11:05am

Carlos Castañeda, Ph.D. (Chemistry, SU) 

11:05 - 12:00pm

Notable poster abstract presentations

12:00 – 12:50pm


12:50 – 1:20pm

Poster presentations: Posters with odd numbers

  1:20 – 1:50pm

Poster presentations: Posters with even numbers

  1:50 – 2:15pm

Natalie Russo, Ph.D. (Psychology, SU)

  2:15 – 2:40pm

Victoria Tumanova, Ph.D.  (Communication Sciences & Disorders, SU) 

  2:40 – 3:05pm

Frank Middleton, Ph.D. (Institute for Human Performance, Upstate Medical University) 

  3:05 – 3:15pm


  3:15 – 3:45pm

Graduate Student Presentations:

Sheila Shahidzadeh (Biology, SU, Dr. Sandra Hewett lab)

Flaviayan Jerome Irudayanathan (Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, SU, Dr. Shikha Nangia lab)


Poster Awards and Closing Remarks

Kate Lewis, Ph.D. (Biology, Director of Neuroscience ILM, SU)


Contact Information
Shikha Nangia

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Jessica MacDonald