2014-10-19

[DIV28SUPER] NIDA Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-convention, Friday, Nov 14, 2014, Natcher Auditorium, NIH Campus

Please register and attend NIDA Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-convention


 

 

Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-convention – The National Institute on Drug Abuse will once again hold the Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-convention in association with the Society for Neuroscience Meeting on November 14, 2014.  The mini-convention will take place on the NIH campus in Natcher auditorium.  The schedule for the mini-convention is below.  Additional information, including registration information can be found at:  http://www.seiservices.com/nida/frontiers2014/Default.aspx.

 

NIDA Mini-Convention: Frontiers in Addiction Research

Natcher Auditorium (Building 45)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Friday, November 14, 2014

 

Agenda at a Glance


 

 

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.                     Registration

 

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.                     Welcome

                                   

8:15 – 9:30 a.m.                     Session 1: Emerging and Novel Aspects of Neuronal Transmission

 

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.                   Session 2: 2014 Jacob P. Waletzky Memorial Lecture

 

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.                 Break

 

10:15 –11:30 a.m.                  Session 3: Extracellular RNAs in Neuroscience: Biology, Biomarkers, and Therapeutics

 

11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.            Session 4: Early Career Investigators Poster Session

Lunch on Your Own

           

1:45-2:15 p.m.                        Session 5: 2013 Jacob P. Waletzky Memorial Lecture

 

2:15-2:30 p.m.                        Break

2:30 - 4:10 p.m.                      Session 6: Advances in High Resolution and Large Scale Imaging of Brain Networks and Circuits

 

4:10 – 5:50 p.m.                     The Effect of Drug-, Stress-, and Pain-induced Neuroinflammation on Glymphatics and Sleep        

                                               

5:50 p.m.                                Adjournment

 

 

The National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services  TO UNSUBSCRIBE: send email to listserv@list.nih.gov Copy and paste UNSUBSCRIBE NIDA_NEURO_SCIENCE-L   in the message body of the email - You will receive a confirmation email if successful. If you have problems contact jpollock@mail.nih.gov     301-435-1309


2014-10-17

[DIV28SUPER] NIDA Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-convention, Friday, Nov 14, 2014, Natcher Auditorium, NIH Campus

 

 

 

Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-convention – The National Institute on Drug Abuse will once again hold the Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-convention in association with the Society for Neuroscience Meeting on November 14, 2014.  The mini-convention will take place on the NIH campus in Natcher auditorium.  The schedule for the mini-convention is below.  Additional information, including registration information can be found at:  http://www.seiservices.com/nida/frontiers2014/Default.aspx.

 

NIDA Mini-Convention: Frontiers in Addiction Research

Natcher Auditorium (Building 45)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bethesda, Maryland

 

Friday, November 14, 2014

 

Agenda at a Glance


 

 

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.                     Registration

 

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.                     Welcome

                                   

8:15 – 9:30 a.m.                     Session 1: Emerging and Novel Aspects of Neuronal Transmission

 

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.                   Session 2: 2014 Jacob P. Waletzky Memorial Lecture

 

10:00 10:15 a.m.                 Break

 

10:15 11:30 a.m.                  Session 3: Extracellular RNAs in Neuroscience: Biology, Biomarkers, and Therapeutics

 

11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.            Session 4: Early Career Investigators Poster Session

Lunch on Your Own

           

1:45-2:15 p.m.                        Session 5: 2013 Jacob P. Waletzky Memorial Lecture

 

2:15-2:30 p.m.                        Break

2:30 - 4:10 p.m.                      Session 6: Advances in High Resolution and Large Scale Imaging of Brain Networks and Circuits

 

4:10 – 5:50 p.m.                     The Effect of Drug-, Stress-, and Pain-induced Neuroinflammation on Glymphatics and Sleep        

                                               

5:50 p.m.                                Adjournment

 

 

The National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services  TO UNSUBSCRIBE: send email to listserv@list.nih.gov

  Copy and paste UNSUBSCRIBE NIDA_NEURO_SCIENCE-L   in the message body of the email - You will receive a confirmation email if successful. If you have problems contact jpollock@mail.nih.gov     301-435-1309

2014-10-08

[DIV28M] Postdoctoral training in Alcohol and Addiction Research at the University of Missouri

Please bring the following openings to the attention of suitable candidates.

Thanks,

Ken Sher

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Alcohol and Addiction Research
Department of Psychological Sciences
University of Missouri

 

The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri (MU) anticipates openings for up to TWO POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWS IN ALCOHOL AND ADDICTIONS RESEARCH. Faculty preceptors include: Lynne Cooper (drinking motives, alcohol and sexual behavior, adolescent risk-taking, personality, diary and longitudinal methodologies), Ian Gizer (molecular genetics of drug and alcohol use disorders, comorbidity, relations between personality and addictive behavior), Tom Piasecki (tobacco dependence and withdrawal, hangover, ecological momentary assessment), Ken Sher (etiological processes in alcohol use disorders, comorbidity, alcohol and adult development, college student drinking), Wendy Slutske (behavioral genetics and epidemiology of alcohol use disorders and other addictive disorders, including disordered gambling), Tim Trull (ambulatory assessment, physiological monitoring, EMA, craving, personality disorder comorbidity), Phil Wood (alcohol use and cognitive development, alcohol use and schooling, quantitative methodology), Denis McCarthy (drinking and driving, behavioral pharmacogenetics of alcohol, alcohol expectancies), Bruce Bartholow (alcohol and social cognition, alcohol and executive control, individual differences in alcohol sensitivity, social neuroscience), Doug Steinley (application of statistical methods to improve diagnosis, understand the use of substances in social networks, and subtyping addictive behaviors), and Matt Martens (addictive behaviors, personal feedback-based interventions, protective behavioral strategies, health and sports psychology). Postdoctoral research fellows will undertake advanced training in addictions and pursue their own research interests under the supervision of one or more faculty preceptors. One of the two positions will be internally funded and international candidates will be considered. The other position is funded through an NIH Institutional Training grant and only US citizens and permanent residents can be considered. These positions are for up to two years and start date is negotiable.

 

We will begin reviewing applicants after October 15, 2014. Send vita, up to 5 representative reprints, a cover letter describing your research interests and training goals, and 3 letters of reference to:

 

Addiction Research Training,

c/o Gail Raskin,

Dept. of Psychological Sciences,

200 S. 7th Street, University of Missouri,

Columbia, MO 65211,

rasking@missouri.edu,

573-882-1682.

 

Inquiries can be made to Ken Sher, 573-882-4279, Email: SherK@missouri.edu.

 

The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, status as disabled veteran, or veteran of Vietnam era.

 

 

Kenneth J. Sher, Ph.D.

Curators’ Professor of Psychological Sciences

University of Missouri

210 McAlester Hall

Columbia, MO 65211

Tel: 573-882-4279

Email: sherk@missouri.edu

Web: http://web.missouri.edu/~sherk

[DIV28M] UVM Postdoctoral Research Fellowship job position

The University of Vermont's Center on Behavior and Health announces the availability of NIH postdoctoral research fellowships in an internationally recognized center of excellence for the study of substance abuse. Appointment: 2-3 yrs. Eligibility: Applicants must have completed their training in psychology, behavior analysis, or a related discipline and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Trainees are selected on the basis of scholastic record and commitment to a career in substance abuse research. Benefits: Stipend, medical insurance coverage, and travel funds supported by NIH Institutional Training Awards. For more information: See the Center's website (www.uvm.edu/medicine/behaviorandhealth) or contact Ms. Diana Cain (Diana.Cain @uvm.edu). To apply: Forward curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and 3 letters of reference to: Attn: Drs. Stephen Higgins, Sarah Heil, and Stacey Sigmon c/o Ms. Diana Cain (Diana.Cain@uvm.edu).

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[DIV28M] FW: 13th International Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors



 
 

Dear colleagues;

 

Mark your calendar for the 13th International Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors (ICTAB-13) to be held in Odense, Denmark (the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen) from May 31 – June 4, 2015.  Founded in 1979, the ICTAB series brings together clinicians and researchers from the addiction treatment field to explore new science and developments relevant to clinical practice. The theme of ICTAB-13 is “Treating Addictions Where We Find Them:  Healthcare, Mental Health, Social Service, and Criminal Justice Settings”

 

Click here for details about the meeting site, preconference workshops, featured speakers, call for program submissions, and the ICTAB New Investigator Award. 

 

We will be appreciate your spreading the information to your colleagues.

 

Thank you -

 

                                                                                     Barbara

 

Anette Søgaard Nielsen, , Ph.D.                                                Barbara S. McCrady, Ph.D.

Conference Director                                                                       Conference Co-Director

ansnielsen@health.sdu.dk                                                          bmccrady@unm.edu

+dk 2913 5825                                                                                    505-925-2388

Psykiatrisk afd. Odense,                                                               Center on Alcoholism, Substance

RESCueH, J.B.                                                                                      Abuse and Addictions

Winsløws Vej 20,                                                                              University of New Mexico

Indgang 220B, 5000 Odense C                                                     2650 Yale Blvd. SE

                                                                                                                Albuquerque, NM 87106 USA00