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2017-2018 Research Incubator Awards Announced

December 15, 2017

Six interdisciplinary Duke faculty research teams have received 2017-2018 Research Incubator Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. The teams are addressing complex neuroscience issues such as temporal-lobe epilepsy, improved vision for people with prosthetic retinas and better hearing for those with cochlear implants.

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Adcock: Economic Policy Must Be Informed by Human Behavior

December 5, 2017

Dr. Alison Adcock co-wrote an op-ed for "The Hill," emphasizing the importance of human behavior when formulating economic policies.

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Neuroscience Senior Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

December 5, 2017

Meghana Vagwala, center, a Neuroscience senior, joins two others as recipients of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. Vagwala, of South Grafton, Massachusetts, and John Lu of Whippany, New Jersey, and 2016 Duke graduate Antonio Lopez of East Palo Alto, California, were chosen from among 929 applicants throughout the country. They are the 25th, 26th and 27th Marshall recipients from Duke.

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Jan. 8 Deadline for $20K Duke Incubation Grant Applications

December 1, 2017

The Duke Incubation Fund will award up to $20,000 to support early-stage ideas, including those by grad students, based on Duke IP that could go to market and affect society. Deadline: Jan. 8.

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Jan. 16: Apps Due for $60K Minority Postdoc Enrichment Program

November 27, 2017

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund supports a Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP), which provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution (an institution includes its affiliated graduate and medical schools, hospitals and research institutions) in the U.S. or Canada whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research.

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Data+ 2018 Poster Session

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Data+ 2018 poster session featuring student project posters from the Data+ 2018 Summer program. 24 interdisciplinary data projects will be featured and students will be on hand to describe their work on their projects. Refreshments will also be provided!

Summer Seminars in Neuroscience & Philosophy @ Duke: Empathy

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This is the first of five Public Summer Seminars in Neuroscience & Philosophy that will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 4-8, 2018. All except Tuesday's seminars on Visual Perception will take place in the DIBS Lecture Hall, LSRC B027 (basement of DIBS "Cube") Monday--Empathy Tuesday--Visual Perception (Levine Science Research Ctr. 240B/CCN Conf Rm) Wednesday--Morality Thursday--Free Will Friday--Memory The seminars are free and open to the public.

April 10: Center on Addiction & Behavior Change 2018 Symposium

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This event is free but registration is requested. The intended audience is faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and area healthcare and other professionals who work with tobacco cessation programs.

More information and registration information may be found here or past this URL into your browser:

https://dibs.duke.edu/news/april-10-tackling-final-few-bringing-light-smokers-cessation

 

Kimberly Carpenter

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