SAVE THE DATE!!
RMRNG ANNUAL MEETING
THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
Anschutz Medical Campus
Hensel Phelps Auditorium, Research Bldg 1, North
Alex Huk ,PhD, University of Texas at Austin
Kevin L. Briggman, PhD, NINDS
Josh Dudman, PhD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Rocky Mountain Regional Neuroscience Group (RMRNG) is a local area chapter of the National Society for Neuroscience (SfN). Our membership is comprised of all individuals in the Denver and Rocky Mountain area with a strong interest in Neuroscience research. This includes students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty at regional universities and medical centers:
of Colorado Denver
of Northern Colorado
The mission of the Society for Neuroscience is:
Advance the understanding of the brain and the nervous system by
bringing together scientists of diverse backgrounds, by facilitating the
integration of research directed at all levels of biological
organization, and by encouraging translational research and the
application of new scientific knowledge to develop improved disease
treatments and cures.
Provide professional development activities, information, and
educational resources for neuroscientists at all stages of their
careers, including undergraduates, graduates, and post doctoral fellows,
and increase participation of scientists from a diversity of cultural
and ethnic backgrounds.
Promote public information and general education about the nature
of scientific discovery and the results and implications of the latest
neuroscience research. Support active and continuing discussions on
ethical issues relating to the conduct and outcomes of neuroscience
Inform legislators and other policy makers about new scientific
knowledge and recent developments in neuroscience research and their
implications for public policy, societal benefit, and continued
We host an annual meeting at the Anschutz Medical Campus and we provide opportunities for students and fellows to win travel fellowships to the annual SfN meeting. For more information about RMRNG, please contact John Thompson, PhD.