SOBP November 2018 Newsletter
74th Annual Scientific Convention for the Society of Biological Psychiatry
May 16-18, 2019
Chicago, Illinois

Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience: Tools, Techniques and Transformative Frameworks
The field of biological psychiatry is approaching a catalytic period for discovery. The purpose of the 2019 SOBP Annual meeting is to provide an interactive platform for learning and discovery. The meeting program will focus on innovative and transformative frameworks for understanding psychiatric illnesses, and present enhanced and newly emerging tools for measurement and intervention. Within these frameworks and with these tools, techniques and experimental designs are illustrated that can enhance understanding of psychiatric illness and elucidate the biological pathways and markers of illness processes.
December 17th is the Final Deadline for Oral/Poster Submissions

Registration for the meeting will open in early December.
Mentorship Opportunities - For SOBP Members

Volunteer to serve as an SOBP Mentor to a member of the Class of 2019 SOBP Travel Awardees! To signup for mentorship, click here.
Join SOBP Now
Membership has its benefits! Please plan to submit your application now in time to gain these benefits.  To apply for SOBP Membership, please click here.

For a list of members that have joined since our last Newsletter, click here.

Benefits of membership include:

  • **NEW**Video Library SOBP Members have access to SOBP's Video Library. This new video library includes plenary talks from the 2018 SOBP Annual Meeting. Presentations and other video content will be added to the library in 2019.
  • Biological Psychiatry is one of the most selective and highly cited journals in the field of psychiatric neuroscience. It is ranked 6th out of 142 Psychiatry titles and 9th out of 259 Neurosciences titles in the 2017 ISI Journal Citations Reports® published by Clarivate Analytics. The 2017 Impact Factor score for Biological Psychiatry is 11.982. Biological Psychiatry is also the first-ranked psychiatry journal according to Google Scholar (June 2017).
  • Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging (BP:CNNI)  This new online journal focuses on fundamental advances occurring in the field of cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging.
  • Sponsor and submit abstracts for presentation at the meeting.
  • Waived abstract fees for members
  • Discounted registration fees for the annual meeting in New York, May 10-12, 2018
  • Leadership and volunteer opportunities 
  • Membership Directory –Connect with your colleagues using the on-line membership directory
  • Quarterly newsletter – Keep informed on all the news and updates from the Society
  • Job Center – Post your resume, post a job opening, or look for other professional opportunities
  • Career Development Resources – links to scientific, funding and career development resources
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  Society of Biological Psychiatry Newsletter Editorial Staff 

Jorge Almeida, MD, Editor
Robert Howland, PhD, Assistant Editor
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