Transformations in Translational Neuroscience

NJ Commission on Spinal Cord Injury Grant Programs

The New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research will make available up to $3.1 Million in new grant funding for Fiscal Year 2017.  Grant applications are due into SAGE by 3 PM on December 12, 2016.  Research Program Guidelines and Notices of Fund Availability can be found on the Commission's website at:


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-13-338

NIH: Alzheimer’s Disease RFA (R01)

Interdisciplinary Research to Understand the Complex Biology of Resilience to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk (R01). RFA-AG-17-061  

NIH: Alzheimer’s Disease RFA (R01)

Exosomes: From Biogenesis and Secretion to the Early Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease (R01). RFA-AG-17-051 

NIH: Alzheimer’s Disease RFA (R01)

Understanding the Effects of ApoE2 on the Interaction between Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01)disease. RFA-AG-17-056.

NIH: Circadian Rythems & Obesity RFA (R01)

Circadian Mechanisms Contributing to Obesity, Diabetes Metabolism, and Underlying Heart, Lung, and Blood Disorders (R01). RFA-HL-17-020.

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 .

CHI: Science Seminar Series

Monday, December 5, 4:00 PM - 5.00 PM, Child Health Institute, Room 3209, New Brunswick. "mTOR Signaling in Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cell Differentiation and Myelination". Teresa Wood, PhD , Rutgers-NJMS.

CABM Seminars

Wednesday, December 7, 3 PM - 4 PM, CABM, Room 010, Busch Campus, Piscataway. "The Medicinal Chemistry Discovery of State Dependent Cav2.2 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Chronic Pain". Joseph L. Duffy, PhD, MERCK Pharmaceutical Company.

BHI Faculty Candidate Seminar: Klein Chair in Alzheimer's disease & Neurodegeneration

Luciano D'Adamio, MD, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY.  Amyloid beta Precursor Protein: an APP to remember.     First Talk: Tues, December 13, 2 PM - 3 PM, MSB, B610, NJMS, 185 S. Orange Ave, Newark. Second Talk: Wed, December 14, 10 AM- 11 AM, SPH/RWJMS Research Bldg., Room 3B (3rd floor), 683 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway.

The Second Annual BHI Symposium

Early registration and abstract submission is now closed. On-site registration will be available ($60 Faculty; $25 Post-doc & Student. Cash only). The symposium will be held on Friday, December 16th, 2016 at the Thomas Nash Theater, RVCC, 118 Lamington Rd, Branchburg, NJ.  Our keynote speaker will be György Buzsáki. For more information visit the symposium web page here.

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, December 1, 12 PM - 1 PM, Proteomics Room 120, 675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway. "Dissecting synaptic and circuitry mechanisms of psychiatric disorders". Guoping Feng, PhD, Poitras Professor of Neuroscience, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT.  Live webcast to Rutgers-NJMS (MSB, H609), Aidekman Room 202, CMBN, Newark, VA-East Orange, Rutgers-Camden. Pizza lunch with students & post-docs in SPH/RWJMS Research Bldg., Room 258 after seminar!!

Rutgers-Princeton Computational Cognitive Neuropsychiatry meeting

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

  • Chairman’s Conference Room, D-203, Psychiatry/UBHC building, 671 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway, NJ
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