By Elena Blanco-Suárez The session that I was most looking forward to at this year’s Society for Neuroscience (SfN) conference took place on Sunday November 13. The minisymposium titled ‘Astrocytes as active participants in neural
This year’s Society for Neuroscience (SfN) conference was rich with emerging advances in the detection of neuropathological changes that occur during Alzheimer’s disease. The cutting edge of this research was presented at the nanosymposium on Molecular
By Lizanne Schweren When planning my SfN itinerary, the amazing meeting planner helped me identify plenty of sessions and presentations that sound really interesting. Here, I’d like to share some of my favorites with you.
By Patricia Izbicki In the recent past, there has been a great divide between the sciences and arts. However, recent studies are uncovering the connections between science and art and their importance to healthy and
Targeting the pathological processes underlying neurodegenerative disease with effective therapies remains one of the greatest yet most important challenges facing neuroscientists today. Among other conditions, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou
The PLOS Neuroscience Community will be returning for a third year to the Society for Neuroscience conference, to be held November 12-16, in San Diego, CA. We’re thrilled to introduce our phenomenal team of students, postdocs
Without question, the most anticipated neuroscience event is the Society for Neuroscience conference (SfN), to be held this year in San Diego, California November 12-16, 2016. However, the monstrosity of a meeting that it is–with roughly 30,000