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SCRC Strategic Plan Report for 2017-2022

Dr. Phillip Gardiner and Sharon McCartney wish to thank all SCRC personnel for participating in the Strategic Plan retreat held in May at FortWhyte Alive. All of your hard work was compiled by Joanne Hamilton and Sharon into our strategic plan report. This report will be submitted to Dr. Peter Cattini, Dean Postl and Dr. […]

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SCRC student meets Dr. Eric Kandel at Neuroscience 2017 meeting

SCRC neuroscience student Katrina Armstrong had an opportunity at the Neuroscience 2017 meeting in Washington, DC, to meet world-renowned neuroscientist Dr. Eric Kandel. Seen here, Dr. Kandel checks out Ms Armstrong’s muscles. The annual Society for Neuroscience meetings are a wonderful opportunity for neuroscience researchers from around the world to meet and share their research […]

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Karimi’s work featureed on Radio-Canada’s ICI Manitoba

Work from Karimi’s laboratory on spinal cord injury therapeutics was featured on RadioCanada, ICI Manitoba. We have identified the potential treatment for promoting repair and functional recovery following traumatic spinal cord injury. http://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/le-6-a-9/segments/entrevue/46893/jean-eric-ghia-eprouvettes-hommes-recherche

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2017 MNN Nancy Hettie Clark Travel Award Recipients

The Manitoba Neuroscience Network is pleased to announce the winners of the Nancy Hettie Clark Travel Awards for 2017/2018. We thank all applicants and the members of the Neurosciences Awards Committee for the time required to carefully consider all applications. Awards have been offered to: Hardeep Kataria, Postdoctoral Fellow Arsalan Alizadeh, Graduate Student Tiffany Kolesar, […]

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Nick Shepel Travel Award – 2017 Competition Results

The Manitoba Neuroscience Network and Winnipeg Chapter Society for Neuroscience are pleased to announce this year’s recipient(s) of the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation – Nick Shepel Travel Award. Congratulations to Arsalan Alizadeh (Supervisor: Soheila Karimi) and Nagakannan Pandian (Supervisor: Eftekhar Eftekharpour) who were both selected to receive awards. This year’s recipients will receive up to […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Karimi’s lab on its recent awards

Dr. Soheila Karimi‘s lab has had a busy spring and summer this year, garnering a number of important awards in the process. The SCRC wishes to extend heartfelt congratulations to: Scott Dyck: recipient of the 2017 Research Manitoba/Will to Win PhD Graduate Studentship   Arsalan Alizadeh: recipient of the 2017 Drewry Award for Excellence of […]

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MNN 7th Scientific Meeting Poster Competition Award Winners

Manitoba Neuroscience Network 7th Scientific Meeting June 16, 2017 Dear colleagues, Thank you for your support and participation in the 7th MNN annual meeting held at the Radisson on the 16th of June. We have received positive reviews of the meeting and by all measures, the event was a success. All talks, including those by […]

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Drs. Stecina and Jordan receive a five year CIHR Project Grant!

The SCRC would like to congratulate Drs. Stecina and Jordan on their success in obtaining a five year CIHR Project Grant. This will be Dr. Stecina’s first CIHR grant with many more to come! Well done! CIHR Project Grant: “Identifying the contribution of serotonergic brainstem neurons and their spinal relays to locomotor activity and sensory-motor […]

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