Poster Presenters

Congratulations to the 2019 Poster Awardees for “Outstanding Poster”

Aaron Bowen
Recycling Endosomes Mediate local, Golgi-Independent Secretory Trafficking in Dendrites and Spines

Kurt Fraser
Dynamic Regulation of Cue-Triggered Reward Seeking by the Basolateral Amygdala and Orbitofrontal Cortex

Marco Venniro
Operant Social Interaction Inhibits Drug Self-Administration and Incubation of Drug Craving in Rat Addiction Models

Wendy Xin
Oligodendrocytes Contribute to Brain Glutamate Homeostasis

Freja Herborg
Mutations in the Dopamine Transporter Associated With Movement-And Neuropsychiatric Disease Drives Exploratory Behaviour in Mice through Altered Dopamine Release and Uptake Dynamics

Sarah Cook
β-Amyloid Disrupts Synaptic CaMKIIα Signaling

Susana Restrepo
Evolutionarily Conserved Site on Neurexin3-Alpha Modulates Balance between Excitation and Inhibition


If you are interested in participating in the 2020 Poster Awards, submissions will open in late summer of 2019.  

Poster Awards – Eligibility

  • Eligible scientist must be within 10 years since receipt of Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent advanced degree, or be in a program leading to such a degree.
  • Extensions of this time limit will be considered for candidates with special circumstances (e.g. a documented leave-of-absence to care for family members, etc).
  • Previous winners of Poster Awards are eligible for an award in subsequent years, but will not receive more than one free registration.

What the Poster Award provides:

  • Poster Award Winners will receive a Certificate of Recognition from the WCBR
  • Winners receive one free registration to a future WCBR meeting (valid for 3 years)
  • Note that there is a cap on one free registration for a poster award, and two free registrations for any combination of Travel Fellowships and Poster Awards