2018-10-16

[#DIV28SUPER] Substance Use Research Day at the University of Kentucky

Dear Colleagues-

Please see the attached document announcing the first annual Substance Use Research Day at the University of Kentucky.

-Bill Stoops.


               
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William W. Stoops, Ph.D.
email: william.stoops@uky.edu
telephone: (859) 257-5383


Professor
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Department of Behavioral Science
Department of Psychiatry
Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology

Director
Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core
University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science

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2018-10-15

[#DIV28SUPER] Call for Nominations - Division 28 Awards

Dear Colleagues:  I am writing to encourage you to submit nomination materials for APA Division 28 Awards for the 2019 APA meeting in Chicago.  Attached you will find the official call for nominations with the detailed instructions for each of the three awards:  Med Associates Brady-Schuster Award, Young Psychopharmacologist Award and Outstanding Dissertation Award.  These awards are an excellent way to recognize your outstanding colleagues in science- both the young and more seasoned!  The Awards Committee looks forward to seeing this year’s nominees.  The deadline for materials is January 15, 2019.  

 

Regards,

 

Cathy Stanger

 

 

Catherine Stanger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Psychiatry

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

46 Centerra Parkway

Suite 300, HB 7255

Lebanon, NH 03766

Catherine.stanger@dartmouth.edu

Phone 603-646-7023

Fax 603-448-5335

2018-10-11

[#DIV28SUPER] NIDA-NIAAA Mini-Convention at Society for Neuroscience, Friday, November 2, 2018, 8:30AM-5:30PM, San Diego Convention Center, Rm 7AB, San Diego, CA

 

WELCOME   AGENDA  LOGISTICS   NIDA-NIAAA SfN EVENTS   REGISTRATION   CONTACT

 

 

Draft Agenda

2018 NIDA-NIAAA Mini-Convention: Frontiers in Addiction Research
San Diego Convention Center, Rooms 7A-B
Friday, November 2, 2018

8:30 – 8:40 a.m.

Introduction and Opening remarks

George Koob, Ph.D. Director, NIAAA and Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director, NIDA

8:40 – 10:10 a.m.

Session I. Data Science – New Paradigms for Addiction Research

John D. Van Horn, Ph.D., University of Southern California
Data Science: an introduction to the computational tools and techniques for large-scale biomedical research

Ivo D. Dinov, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Open Data Science and Predictive Health Analytics

Danielle S. Bassett, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
On the nature and use of models in network neuroscience

Partha P. Mitra, Ph.D., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Modern computational neuroanatomy: Mesoscale circuit mapping in mouse and marmoset

10:10 – 10:20 a.m.

Break

10:20 – 11:30 a.m.

Jacob P. Waletzky Memorial Award Lecture

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Joint NIDA-NIAAA Early Career Investigator Showcase [ECIS]

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

2:15– 3:45 p.m.

Session II. Effects of Early Life Adversity on Substance Use Disorder-Related Circuitry

Cynthia Rogers, M.D., Washington University
Early Adversity, Neonatal Amygdala and Striatal Connectivity, and Early Childhood Psychopathology

Byungkook Lim, Ph.D., UC San Diego
TBD

Damien Fair, PA-C, Ph.D., Oregon Health and Science University
Heterogeneity in Maternal Stress Trajectories Relates to Offspring Brain and Behavioral Outcomes

Anushree N. Karkhanis, Ph.D., Binghamton University
Impact of Adolescent Social Isolation Stress on Kappa Opioid Receptor Function and Addictive Behaviors

3:45 – 3:55 p.m.

Break

3:55 – 5:25 p.m.

Session III. Novel Opioid Receptor Signaling in Addiction and Pain

Gregory Scherrer, Pharm.D., Ph.D, Stanford University
Nociceptors, opioid receptors, and maladaptive synaptic mechanisms in pain, hyperalgesia and opioid tolerance.

Lakshmi A. Devi, Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai
Targeting cannabinoid 1 and delta opioid receptor heteromers alleviates paclitaxel-induced neuropathic pain.

Mark Von Zastrow, M.D., Ph.D, University of California, San Francisco
Subcellular regulation and processing of opioid receptors in neural circuit, function, plasticity and remodeling.

5:25 – 5:30 p.m.

Wrap-up

5:30 p.m.

Adjournment

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[#DIV28SUPER] Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Kentucky

Post-Doctoral Fellowship

** Available December 1, 2018**

The Laboratory of Human Behavioral Pharmacology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellowship. This is a two-year fellowship that is designed to train researchers in behavioral pharmacology and clinical trials in the treatment of drug use disorders. The fellowship also provides ample opportunity for professional development, including grant writing and enhancing presentation and publication skills. Applicants should be highly motivated and have recently obtained a doctorate in psychology, neuroscience, pharmacology or a related discipline. The fellowship includes salary, fringe benefits and expenses for conference travel.  

To Apply: Please visit this link: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/204187. The application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This is a full-time position that is available starting on or after December 1, 2018.  

 

For further inquiries, contact:

Dr. William W. Stoops

Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

William.stoops@uky.edu



               
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William W. Stoops, Ph.D.
email: william.stoops@uky.edu
telephone: (859) 257-5383


Professor
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Department of Behavioral Science
Department of Psychiatry
Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology

Director
Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core
University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science

STATEMENT OF CONFIDENTIALITY
The contents of this e-mail message and any attachments are confidential and are intended solely for the addressee. The information may also be legally privileged. This transmission is sent in trust, for the sole purpose of delivery to the intended recipient. If you have received this transmission in error, any use, reproduction or dissemination of this transmission is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please immediately notify the sender by reply e-mail or at (859) 257-5383 and delete this message and its attachments, if any.

2018-10-09

[#DIV28SUPER] Watch the VCBH Conference LIVE!

Greetings!

The 6th Annual Vermont Center on Behavior & Health Conference, on the U.S. Opioid Epidemic: The Need for Innovation & Greater Treatment Capacity, is only TWO days away!

Not attending this year's conference? Although registration is officially closed, you can watch the conference LIVE here: https://livestream.com/VCBH/Conference2018.
Feel free to share this link with your colleagues who may also be interested in viewing the talks.

For the complete list of presenters, please visit our website to download the program.

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Stephen T. Higgins, Ph.D.
Director, Vermont Center on Behavior and Health
Virginia H. Donaldson Professor of Translational Science
Departments of Psychiatry and Psychological Science
Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of Vermont
1 South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT  05401-1419

VCBH Administrator: Marissa Wells, MPH
mwells2@uvm.edu
802-656-0079

[#DIV28SUPER] NYTimes: Psychedelic Mushrooms Are Closer to Medicinal Use (It=?utf-8?Q?=E2=80=99s_?=Not Just Your Imagination)

Researchers say psilocybin, the active compound in the mushrooms, should be reclassified to treat anxiety and depression. But any such move would be years away.

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2018-10-08

[#DIV28M] T32 Post-Doctoral Training at Brown University

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS AT BROWN UNIVERSITY, CENTER FOR ALCOHOL & ADDICTION STUDIES

 

The Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS) is recruiting for two T32 training programs, funded by NIAAA and NIDA, providing research training on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use, dependence, early intervention, and treatment.  CAAS research includes laboratory studies of alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use; clinical trials testing behavioral and pharmacologic interventions; studies of intervention mechanisms (using electronic diaries, cue reactivity, behavioral economics, and analysis of therapeutic process variables), alcohol/HIV research, and tobacco regulatory science.  Training includes structured didactic seminars, supervised research experience, and an intensive mentored grant writing process.  Applications are due December 21, 2018, and reviews will continue until positions are filled. Starting dates vary from July 1 to September 1, 2019.  For program details and application see http://www.caas.brown.edu/Content/training/. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree at the time the fellowship begins and be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.  The Brown University School of Public Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively solicits applications from women and minorities. 


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