Science Events: Neuroscience Research Forum 2010

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa is on a quest to find better therapies for the fight against brain cancer. He and his team of neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins University study stem cells in the brain’s subventricular zone to better understand how brain tumors are formed. Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa gives the keynote talk “Brain Cancer: Current Paradigms” at the Fifth Annual Neuroscience Research Forum. Hosted by the Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, the event takes place Friday, January 29 – Saturday, January 30.

Who: Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology, Director of the Brain Tumor Stem Cell Laboratory, John Hopkins University
What: Fifth Annual Neuroscience Research Forum, Keynote Talk “Brain Cancer: Current Paradigms.”
When: January 29 – 30
Where: Dudley H. Davis Student Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Get the full schedule at UVM.edu.

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Science Events: Dr. Cynthia Forehand Discusses Sex Differences in the Brain

Men and women are different, not just physically, but mentally. How and why are there these profound differences? Find out Thursday night at Burlington, Vermont’s ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center’s Café Scientifique. As part of an ongoing series of science related discussions, Dr. Cynthia Forehand, Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology at the University of Vermont, hosts a discussion on gender-related differences in the human brain.

Who: Dr. Cynthia Forehand
What: A free presentation for adults 21+
When: Thursday, January 21, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, Burlington, Vermont