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    April 14-17th, 2019
    Cytokeratin-19 positive, taste receptor cells within a fungiform papilla from the anterior tongue of a rat. Taste bud shows typical morphology, and a full complement of taste receptor cells are evident.

    For additional images see: Developmental Neurobiology, 76,626–641.

    - Submitted by Suzanne Sollars (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
    Olfactory epithelium of a mouse showing labeling for PGP9.5(red) and 5HT3(green).

    For additional images see: J Comp Neurol. 2017 May 1;525(7):1743-1755.

    - Submitted by Tom Finger (UC Denver)

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AChemS, the Association for Chemoreception Sciences, is a scientific research organization dedicated to understanding the "chemical senses" of smell, taste, trigeminal irritation and internal chemoreception from the fundamentals of neurobiology to complex behavior.

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NIDCD Director Jim Battey retires after 35 years of public service
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May 10, 2018

Sour Taste Gene Identified by Emily Liman and co-workers.

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January 29, 2018

Women scientists continue to be underrepresented in many public venues, whether it be as invited symposium speakers, members of important policy panels, or voices in media stories. The organization 500 Women Scientists is trying to increase women’s voices in science by making it easier for reporters, policymakers and even other scientists to find women with relevant expertise and/or perspectives.

If you are looking to organize a symposium, panel or any other event that needs a scientist, this resource might be of help. If you are a woman scientist at any career stage and would like to sign up to be a resource for others, you can do that on the website. Other resources that may be of interest to anyone trying to promote diversity in science are also listed on this page.

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ECRO 2018

September 5-8, 2018 Würzburg, Germany

ITTSD 2018

November 14-15, 2018 Philadelphia, PA