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Neuroscience Research Day Extends Registration Deadline

Organizers say a handful of seats available for April 3 event

March 25, 2015, by Sarah Scalese

Sue Becker
Sue Becker
Due to overwhelming demand, registration has been extended for the Syracuse University Neuroscience Research Day, taking place on Friday, April 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center (801 University Ave.). The program, which includes a keynote address by renowned cognitive neuroscientist Sue Becker, is free and open to the public.

To register, visit The new deadline is Monday, March 30.

Becker, a professor of psychology, neuroscience, and behavior at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada), will discuss “Linking the Cognitive and Emotional Benefits of Exercise: Is Neurogenesis the Common Cause?”

Her lecture will be followed by presentations by various faculty members of Syracuse’s Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program in the College of Arts and Sciences. Also on display will be science posters by graduate and undergraduate researchers at the University. An award will be presented to the best student poster.

Neuroscience Research Day is co-sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program and the Department of Exercise Science, the latter of which is in the School of Education.

For more information, contact Amy Criss, associate professor of psychology, at or 315.443.3667.

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Sarah Scalese