ASN * American Society for Neurochemistry

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ASN 2012 Meeting Photos
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ASN 2012 Program & Abstract Book
(animated Flipbook and all PDF-Downloads
now avaliable on ASN PLAZA)

ASN 2012 Meeting Registration:
To register for the 43rd Annual Meeting click here: https://asnaccount.asneurochem.org/asn/

Scientific Program: Pre-Meeting Workshop (PDF) “Glial cells in (patho)physiology: Possible new targets for medical intervention”
Saturday, March 03, 2012
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront 8:00am – 5:00 pm
$100 / $50-Students – includes lunch

ASN Public Forum: Download Public Forum Flyer (PDF)
"Inside Brain Injury: Making an Impact"
Saturday, March 03, 2012
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
click here for more information

ASN Welcome Presidents Reception:
Saturday, March 03, 2012
American Visionary Arts Museum
Baltimore Inner Harbor 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
http://www.avam.org

ASN's High School Science Day
Monday, March 05, 2012
Winners of the Brain Bee Competition will be announced
click here for more information about the Brain Bee Competition

ASN Scientific Sessions and
Poster Sessions
- March 04-07, 2012
Marriott Waterfront 8:30 am – 6:30 pm Daily

Plenary Speakers:

Dr. Susan McConnell Dr. Sue McConnell
Sunday Mar 04
"Assembling a Neural Circuit: Cell Fate and Brain Wiring During Development"

Dr. Elior Peles Dr. Elior Peles
Monday Mar 05
"Axon-glia Interactions in Myelinated Nerves"


Dr. Richard Huganir Dr. Rick Huganir
Tuesday Mar 06
"Regulation of Neurotransmitter Receptor Function and Synaptic Plasticity in the Brain"

Dr. Valina Dawson
Wednesday Mar 07

"PAR Network Signaling Regulates Survival and Death in the Brain"

Deadlines:

September 15, 2011:
On-line Abstract Submissions Open

December 15, 2011:
Travel Awards Applications Due:
YLAS
- Young Latin American Scholars Travel Award
YIEE - Young Investigator Educational Enhancement (YIEE) Travel Award

December 16, 2011:
Abstract submission deadline has been extended to Friday, December 16, 2011. This is the FINAL deadline.

January 06, 2012:
Last day for early registration discounts

February 01, 2012:
Applications due for the JFP and MK Awards

February 11, 2012:
Photo Contest Deadline

February 15, 2012:
Last day for Group Rates at Marriott Waterfront

February 24, 2012:
Last day for on-line registrations

March 03, 2012:
On-site Registration Open at Marriott Waterfront
(one-day rate: $135/day)

Questions?:

Sheilah Jewart, CMP
American Society for Neurochemistry
9037 Ron Den Lane
Windermere, FL 34786

E-mail: asnmanager@asneurochem.org
Tel: 407-909-9064
Fax: 407-876-0750
Cell: 407-234-3274 


Hotel Reservations:

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Group Rate: $165 single/double/triple

Reservations: The Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel

*Guests that would prefer to book their rooms via phone,should call 1.800.266.9432. Be sure to mention ASN to receive the group discount rate

Travel Information:

Baltimore Airport (BWI):
25 minutes from Marriott Waterfront
Airport Super Shuttle - $15 one-way / Taxi - $30 one-way

By Rail
Baltimore is easily accessible by both train and car and is within driving distance of more than one-third of the nation's population.

Baltimore's Penn Station is one of Amtrak's busiest stations, serving more than 855,000 guests each year.
Amtrak trains run 24 hours aday, seven days a week.
Baltimore is a major stop for Amtrak's high-speed Acela Express service.

By Land
Baltimore's Light Rail and Metro systems carry passengers from outlying hotels and BWI to the city.

Charm City Circulator
Fast, frequent and free...that's the trademark of downtown Baltimore's new shuttle bus system. The free shuttles will run every 10 minutes from early morning to late night, seven days a week, so it is easy for you to hop on and off to shop, visit a museum or attraction, browse around one of the many historic neighborhoods, or eat at one of Baltimore's amazing restaurants.

Things to do in Baltimore:

Visit Baltimore Online: http://baltimore.org/visitors/tour-baltimore/

Baltimore's Inner Harbor is one of the most photographed and visited areas of the city. It has been one of the major seaports in the United States since the 1700s and started blossoming into the cultural center of Baltimore in the 1970s.  Distinct in function and form, locals and visitors alike enjoy Baltimore's Inner Harbor and the surrounding neighborhoods that offer a variety of fine dining, cultural experiences and exciting nightlife.

Maryland Science Center: Let your senses and your mind wander as you experience the numerous sights and hands-on activities at the Maryland Science Center. Featuring an IMAX theater and a planetarium, it's sure to please everyone.

National Aquarium: The National Aquarium in Baltimore houses sharks, dolphins, rays and tropical fish among the more than 16,000 creatures in naturalistic exhibits, including a walk-through rain forest, an exciting live-action dolphin show and a new Australian exhibit.

Sponsors:

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Organizing Committees:

2012 Scientific Committee:
Matthew Rasband, Chair

Haesun Kim
Seema Tiwari-Woodruff
Misonou Hiroaki
Ben Deneen
Mike Fox
Gerardo Morfini
Steve Levison
Conrad Alano
Jason Dugas
Carmela Abraham
Erhard Bieberich
 

2012 Local Host Committee
Mary McKenna, Chair

Francesca Bossetti
Mark Mattson
Gary Fiskum
Regina Armstrong
Valina Dawson
Steven D. Munger
Susanna Scafidi
Andre Phillips