Inaugural advocacy event:

Science Funding:  What can we do about it?

September 24, 2015, 6:30 pm
Rockefeller University, Carson Family Auditorium, New York, NY
Panel discussion followed by networking reception at Rockefeller Faculty Club 

Neuroscientists and other interested professionals are invited to the panel discussion to learn:
– How scientists can effectively advocate for increased research funding to elected officials
– How to impart the importance of advocating for science funding
– Why is it important for scientists to be involved in advocacy efforts?

Introduction:
Moses Chao, PhD, Prof of Cell Biology, Physiology and Neuroscience, and Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine, former SfN president
Moderator:
Haung (Ho) Yu, PhD, Assist Prof, Taub Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Columbia University
Panelists:
Daniel Pollay, Director Government and Community Affairs at Weill Cornell Medical College
Emanuel DiCocco-Bloom, MD, Prof of Neuroscience & Cell Biology and Pediatrics, Rutgers University
Libby O’Hare, PhD, Program Officer, the National Academy of Sciences, former AAAS Fellow and Legislative Assistant for Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ)
Jed A. Levine, Executive Vice President, Director, Programs & Services, Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter

View the Advocacy event program for more information on our panelist.

Questions? please contact us at advocacy.nyc.sfn<at>gmail<dot>com

Co-sponsored by:
Columbia University Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
NYU School of Medicine Postdoctoral Program
Rockefeller University Career Resources and Professional Development
Sloan Kettering Institute Office of Career Services

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