Simply Neurocon 2022 (July 2022)
Simply Neurocon featured eight neuroscience and psychology expert speakers from around the world, with expertise in social psychology, computational neuroscience, popular media, scientific publishing, science advocacy, neurotechnology, and neuroscience and society.
Neurotech Primer Bookclub
The Neurotech Primer by NeurotechX covers the history of neurotechnology, its present, and its future. We discussed this book and our connections and takeaways.
SN Focus Group #4: Stuti Chakraborty
Ms. Stuti Chakraborty, co-founder of Stimulus, a non-profit to raise awareness of the brain, women in STEM and to counter ableism, speaks science communication and healthcare policy.
SN Focus Group #5: Dr. Melchor Rodrigo
(October 24, 2021)
Dr. Melchor Rodrigo serves as the Chair of Multiple Sclerosis in the Intl. Congress of Controversies in Neurology. He shares his background in neuroimmunology and community impact for to neuroscience and healthcare in both the U.S. and Argentina.
Jeopardy! Brainstorm Edition (September 25, 2021)
Tolu Faromika and Kristina Valkanas (hosts of the BrainCore Podcast) hosted an entertaining, educational game of brain-themed Jeopardy! Participants competed to win a gift card prize.
Focus Group with Dr. Julianne McCall
(August 29, 2021)
Dr. McCall shared about her extensive experiences in science policy (including precision medicine), leading the International Brain Bee, and academia.
Becoming a Brain Detective: Ms. Kimberly Fiock
Ms. Kimberly Fiock introduces the field of neuropathology, differentiating between the normal appearance of a brain and how disease affects it. She also dives into keys to solving a diagnosis!
Simply Neurocon 2021
An online conference which allowed people to foster their interdisciplinary interests in brain research.
Untangle the Ball of Neurons in our Head: Dr. Chiara Magliaro
(April 24, 2021)
Learn from post-doc researcher, Dr. Magliaro in neuron segmentation and neuron tissue clarification.
Brain Breaks 2021
(April 11, 2021)
This event allowed brain nerds play games and get to know each other.
Neuroscience and Global Health Panel
(March 20, 2021)
A virtual panel on the intersection of global health and neuroscience featuring Dr. James Giordano, Dr. Nirali Vora, Dr. Jerome Chin, and Dr. Sarah Tom.
(March 14, 2021)
We hosted an interactive neuroscience trivia and virtual networking session for students looking to take a break during the stressful midterm season.
Neuroscience and Society Focus Group #2: Maya Supiurka
(February 27, 2021)
Dr. Maya Sapiurka, a Scientific Training and Policy Associate at the Society for Neuroscience, joined us for a discussion on empowering youth through expanding policy education and action.
Pre-Synaptic Project: Neuroscience 101
A set of 6 classes for students aged 11-14 to introduce them to the brain.