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Third Annual Neuroscience Symposium at Kent State University: 

The Neuroscience of Aging

April 9-10, 2015, Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center

April 9
Keynote speech by Mark Mattson, chief and senior investigator, Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institutes of Health. "Intermittent Bioenergetic Challenges Bolster Brain Health"
April 10
Lectures by:

  • Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D., R. Pete Vanderveen Chair in Therapeutic Discovery and Development, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California
  • Gemma Casadesus Smith, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University
  • Alan J. Lerner, M.D., Neurological Institute Chair for Memory and Cognition, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University; and director, Brain Health and Memory Center, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • Guilio Pasinetti, M.D. professor of psychiatry, neuroscience and geriatrics and adult development, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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Research Workshops

Research 101: Launching and Advancing Your Successful Research Career

A series of workshops this semester will provide faculty researchers with critical information regarding the university’s research policies and procedures. Most of the sessions will be held at 3 p.m.; locations will be determined close to the event time.

  • March 12: Publicizing Your Research: Explains how to effectively communicate your findings and publicize your work.
  • April 16: Patenting, Licensing and Commercializing Your Research: Discusses intellectual property and technology transfer procedures and policies to safeguard and potentially commercialize your research.

To register: Contact Sheila Pratt at, 330-672-0701.