On Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) are co-sponsoring the 6th Annual Julius Axelrod Lecture to be held in the Grand Ballroom at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street. The 6th Annual Julius Axelrod Lecture honors the career and accomplishments of Dr. Julius Axelrod, one of the founders of modern neuropharmacology. This special event features a commemoration of Dr. Axelrod’s achievements and contributions to neuroscience, and a lecture by the winner of the 6th Annual Julius Axelrod Prize. The Julius Axelrod Prize is awarded by the Society for Neuroscience and endowed by the Eli Lilly Foundation. A reception and poster session in honor of the dedication of Dr. Axelrod to neuropharmacology research and to the mentoring of young investigators will immediately follow the Julius Axelrod Prize winner’s presentation. Interested individuals can register in advance through the Registration tab. On-site registration on the day of the symposium opens at 6:00 p.m.