Society for Neuroscience, Ottawa Chapter
Carleton University

Welcome to the 2015/2016 year at the Society for Neuroscience, Ottawa Chapter, located at Carleton University in Canada's National Capital. We have many events planned for this year. These include our usual Brain Awareness Week, Journal Clubs, the Ottawa Brain Bee, and our fifth annual Brain & Mental Health Art Show. Throughout the year we will post information about all our events as well as other neuroscience events in the Ottawa Area, including lists of colloquia hosted by several institutions within the area. To contact the Society for Neuroscience, Ottawa Chapter, please send an email to the appropriate coordinator.

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2016 Brain & Mental Health Art Show

The 2016 Brain & Mental Health Art Show will be held on April 1 in the Horticulture building at Lansdowne in Ottawa. The submission deadline is March 18! !

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2016 Brain Awareness Week

Brain Awareness week presentations at Ottawa area schools took place the week of March 7-11 and reached over 2500 students!

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2016 Brain Bee

The 2016 Ottawa regional Brain Bee for high school students in grades 9-12 takes place on April 30th!

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Brain Buddies 2015 Outreach

SfN Ottawa has partnered with Brain Buddies Outreach! Click here for more information.

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SfN Ottawa Membership

We are now accepting membership into the Society for Neuroscience, Ottawa Chapter. Please fill out our form to be included in our mailing list and to receive updates on SfN Ottawa events.

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CU Women in Science & Engineering

The Carleton University Women in Science and Engineering (CU-WISE) is a group of enthusiastic undergraduate and graduate students who encourage and support women to pursue an education or career in Science and Engineering. Visit CU-WISE's site to see upcoming events and activities, as well as information on participating.

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A drug to curb food cravings?

The Abizaid lab at Carleton University has developed a drug that reduces fat mass in mice on a high-fat diet. Watch the Abizaid lab featured on CBC News.

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Neuroscience Animations

Watch these educational neuroscience videos from Kim Hellemans, Samantha Santoni, and Greydon Gilmore of the Department of Neuroscience at Carleton University. Created in collaboration with RDV Productions and Randy Smith Web and Graphic Design, these videos are intended to provide introductory neuroscience information to students.

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Read Rim Khazall's post
Scientific American Guest Post

Carleton University's Rim Khazall, co-blogger for the neuroscience blog Neurobites and former official Society for Neuroscience conference neuroblogger, has been asked to provide a guest post by Scientific American blogger Scicurious about her personal experiences while studying and practicing science as a "minority within a minority, within a minority." Join Rim in her blog post as she discusses her experiences—both good and bad—along her current pathway in completing her PhD in neuroscience.

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Undergraduate Students

This year marks the third year of the undergraduate division of SfN Ottawa. The Carleton Neuroscience Society for Undergraduate Students is a collection of undergrads at Carleton University hoping to bring the neuroscience undergraduate community together, to organize events of interest to our members, and to promote the study and research of neuroscience. We encourage all undergrads within the Ottawa area to participate in our activities.

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