Side Post: My experience at the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Meeting in Atlanta

Hello everyone,

From June 23-26, seven research students (including myself) and our lab PI professor Heideman went to the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Firstly, I would highly recommend anyone thinking of a future in scientific research to attend a conference in their respective fields. Some experiences and realizations are positive and some are negative, but all proved to be crucial in my understanding of what it would mean to live as a scientific researcher.

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Smitten with SBN in ATL

I returned to Thrilliamsburg yesterday from a three day stint in Atlanta at the 17th annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (SBN).  If the name seems a little overwhelming, you should have been there.  I feel like my brain has been wrung out like a sponge and left out to dry somewhere.  I think I’ll be using the coming weekend to locate it and attempt to get it working again, because if I came away with anything from this astounding, humbling, fascinating conference, it would be with the message that your brain is quite important.  (Serious understatement.)  This trip is by far going to be one of the highlights of my summer, and I feel moved by the experience.  Allow me to try to tell you a little bit about it.

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