Transformations in Translational Neuroscience


Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse (R01). The goals of the research areas described in this Neuroscience of Drug Abuse FOA are to understand the neurobiological mechanisms underlying drug abuse and addiction, with special emphasis on changes that occur during chronic drug use, withdrawal and relapse. PA-17-111


NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS) (R01). RFA-MH-18-200.  The NIMH BRAINS program will focus on the research priorities and gap areas identified in the NIMH Strategic Plan and the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) project.

NIH: Confirmatory Efficacy Clinical Trials of Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Mental Disorders RFA (R01)

RFA-MH-17-614. The purpose of this FOA is to support confirmatory efficacy testing of non-pharmacological therapeutic and preventive interventions for mental disorders in adults and children through an experimental therapeutics approach. Interventions to be studied include, but are not limited to behavioral, cognitive, interpersonal, and device-based (both invasive/surgically implanted as well as noninvasive/transcranial) approaches, or a combination thereof.

NIH: Pre to Post-doc F99/K00 transition award

NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00). RFA-NS-17-009 .

GSBS-CBNP Seminar Series

Monday, May 1st, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, MSB, B-610, NJMS, 185 S. Orange Ave., Newark, NJ. "Adaptive Immune Responses Cause Post-stroke Cognitive Impairment". Marion Buckwalter, MD, PhD, Stanford University, CA.

Psychology-PerSci Forum Tuesday Talk

Tuesday, May 2nd, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Room 101, Busch Psychology Building, NJ. "Prior knowledge in color perception and memory". Sarah Allred, PhD , Rutgers University-Camden.

Neurology 6th Annual Seymour "Skippy" Jotkowitz Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, May 3rd, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, MSB, B-610, NJMS, 185 S. Orange Ave., Newark, NJ. "Where are we now in caring for stroke patients". Louis R. Caplan, MD, Harvard Medical School, MA.

Cell Biology & Neuroscience Seminar Series

Wednesday, May 3rd, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, Nelson D-406, Busch Campus, Piscataway . "The Discovery of Endogenous Pluripotent Stem Cells, Muse Cells, May Shift the Paradigm of Stem Cell Therapy". Mari Dezawa, MD, PhD, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine.

Neuroconnections Club Seminar

Wednesday, May 3rd, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM, V-14, Research Tower, Busch Campus, Piscataway . "Publishing in the Nature journals - an insider's view". Kate Gao, PhD, Nature Publishing Group, NY.

RWJMS- Neurology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, May 3rd, 12:30 PM-1:30 PM, CAB 1302, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick . "Network Mechanisms in Epileptogenesis". Stephen Wong, MD, RWJMS.

BHI Special Seminars

"The orbitofrontal cortex, imagination, and addiction". Geoffrey Schoenbaum, MD, PhD, NIDA, NIH, MD.

1st Seminar: Tue, May 9, 2017, 12-1:00 PM, School of Public Health, Room 3B (3rd floor), 683 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway.

2nd Seminar: Wed, May 10, 2017, 12-1:00 PM, NJMS, MSB, H609, 185 S. Orange Ave, Newark.

The Reynolds Family Spine Laboratory Presents the 7th Annual One Day Symposium:

"Current Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research".

Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.New Jersey Medical School.185 South Orange Avenue, Newark NJ 07103. Space is limited and RSVP is required. For more information please email

The 2016-2017 BHI Plenary seminar series

New!! The schedule for the 2016-2017 BHI Plenary Seminar Series is available now. Check out the prominent neuroscientists BHI will be hosting this year.

BHI Plenary Seminar Series

Thursday, May 4th,  12 PM - 1 PM, Proteomics Bldg., Room 120, Busch Campus, Piscataway. "Synapses Lost and Found: Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer’s Disease". Carla Shatz, PhD, Sapp Family Provostial Professor, David Starr Jordan Director, Stanford Bio-X and Professor of Biology and Neurobiology, Stanford University. Live webcast to MSB, H609, Medical Science Bldg., NJMS, 185 South Orange Ave., Newark, Aidekman Room 202, CMBN, Newark, VA-East Orange, Kessler, West Orange, Rutgers-Camden. 

The 2017 Strongwater Endowed Chair Lecture

The 2017 Charlotte and Murray Strongwater Lecture in Neuroscience and Brain Health will be held on- Friday May 5th, 2 PM, Main Auditorium, Daniel I. Kessler Teaching Laboratories, 675 Hoes Lane West, Busch Campus, Piscataway. "On Being a Circuit Psychiatrist" Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). More information here.

The CCNP Inaugural Mini-Symposium

The CCNP Inaugural Mini-Symposium will be held on- Friday May 5th, 10 AM- 12 PM, Room V10, RWJMS Research Tower, 675 Hoes Lane West, Busch Campus, Piscataway. Four talks by Rutgers & Princeton Faculty. More information here.

Rutgers-Princeton Computational Cognitive Neuropsychiatry meeting

Bi-weekly meetings on Wednesdays from 10-11 AM. Meeting schedule available here

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