Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Fadiga vs. Hickok

It looks like one session at the SfN satellite meeting, NCL2009, will feature Luciano Fadiga and yours truly each making their case for the neural basis of speech perception followed by lots of discussion. Should be fun. Hope to see you there.

NCL2009 Announcement below.

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce that the Call for Abstracts for the first Neurobiology of Language Conference (NLC2009), to be held in Chicago, on October 15-16 2009, is now open! Please note that the deadline to submit an abstract is May 17 2009.

NLC2009 will be held as a satellite event of the 39th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). Please note that SfN regulations allow individuals to present their SfN abstracts during SfN satellite events. Also note that it is not necessary to be a member of the SfN to attend NLC2009.

For more information on the Conference, or to submit an abstract, please visit our website at The website will be updated continually as information becomes available. Watch for an email announcing the opening of the registration site in May!

Shall you have questions regarding the abstract submission and/or the evaluation processes, please send an email at

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!


Pascale Tremblay, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, The University of Chicago
Steven L. Small, Ph.D., M.D., Professor, The University of Chicago

NLC2009 Organizing Committee:
Jeffrey Binder, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Sheila Blumstein, Ph.D., Brown University, USA
Laurent Cohen, M.D., Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, France
Angela Friederici, Ph.D., Max Planck Institute, Germany
Vincent Gracco, Ph.D., McGill University, Canada
Peter Hagoort, Ph.D., Max Planck Institute, Netherlands
Marta Kutas, Ph.D., The University of California, San Diego, USA
Alec Marantz, Ph.D., New York University, USA
David Poeppel, Ph.D., New York University, USA
Cathy Price, Ph.D., University College London, UK
Kunioshi Sakai, Ph.D., Tokyo University, Japan
Riitta Salmelin, Ph.D., Helsinki University, Finland
Bradley Schlagger, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University, USA
Richard Wise, M.D., Ph.D, Imperial College, London, UK

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