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BIOEN 7870-001 Fall 2016 NERG

Welcome to the Neural Engineering Research Group (NERG) course and presentation series for the 2016-2017 academic year.

NERG is moderated by Dr. Christopher Butson, PhD in the Department of Bioengineering and the Scientific Computing & Imaging (SCI) Institute.

Each students who works in a neural engineering lab (not just those taking the course) is expected to present either one 30 minute talk or two 15 minute poster presentations (or short conference talks).

NERG meets about every other week during the spring and fall semesters.

Email list: NERG announcements are made using the nerg_members email list which is managed by https://www.lists.utah.edu (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. You can add yourself to this list by sending a message with the subject "subscribe nerg_members" to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. from the email address that you would like to add.

Venue

SMBB 2650 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., 12:25 PM-01:45 PM

Meeting Dates

  • August 30, 2016: Introductory remarks by Dr. Butson for the 2016-2017 academic year (15 min). We need additional presenters on this day!
  • September 13, 2016
  • September 27, 2016
  • October 18, 2016: NOTE: Alternative location SMBB 3250
  • October 25, 2016
  • November 9, 2016: Evening meeting at Dr. Butson's house; practice poster session before Society for Neuroscience.
  • November 22, 2016
  • December 6, 2016
  • January 10, 2017
  • January 31, 2017: Special Guest Lecture by Dr. Jeff Ojemann
  • February 7, 2017
  • February 21, 2017
  • March 7, 2017
  • March 21, 2017
  • April 4, 2017
  • April 18, 2017

Please sign up using this Google Docs page (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Add your name, topic and indicate length of talk (15 or 30 minutes) by entering your information in the appropriate column.

If you are not able to access the sign up sheet, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will add you to the list. Keep in mind that the lecture hall is reserved for ~1:15 when reserving your slot (typically 2-3 people can sign up for a given day).

Format

A projector will be provided. However, speakers are expected to provide a laptop and VGA connector. 30 min presentations should consist of 15-25 min of slides, followed by questions. 15 min "poster" presentations should consist of a 5-10 min walk through of the poster (projected on a screen) followed by questions.