Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

"Pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience" Presentation

  • April 3rd, 2021 @ 12 pm ET (New York City time)

  • Ms. Nicole Vissers from Sainsbury Wellcome Centre at the University College London discusses the path to pursuing a Ph.D. and shares advice for aspiring graduate researchers

Brain Breaks

  • April 11th, 2021 @ 2:00 pm ET

  • Join us for an interactive networking session, neuroscience knowledge-based, games, and more!

Neuroscience and Society Focus Group #3

  • April 17th, 2021 @ 5:00 pm ET

  • A panel of students from the Neuroscience and Public Policy program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be joining us for an interactive discussion and sharing their experiences

"How to untangle the ball of neurons in our head"


  • April 24th, 2021 @ 11 am ET (New York City time)

  • Dr. Chiara Magliaro from the University of Pisa shares her work in developing open-source algorithms for both single neuron tracing and 3D morphometric extraction from confocal datasets representing densely-packed neurons in their native arrangement within the brain

  • Discussion on neuron segmentation and neuron tissue clarification

Neuroscience Hackathon

  • July 30th to August 1st, 2021

  • More details coming soon!

Past Events

International Youth BrainSTEM Summit

  • July 31st to August 2nd, 2020

  • Three-day virtual neuroscience "ideathon" competition for students ages 13 to 22

  • 600+ participants, 50+ judges and workshop hosts, and 42+ countries represented

  • Designing neuroscience-backed solutions in healthcare, economics, ethics, research, and engineering

  • Helping students gain real-world experience in the application of STEM knowledge toward innovation

  • Recordings:

Simply Neurocon

Battle of the Brains

  • January 23rd and 24th, 2021

  • Weekend-long competition dedicated to expanding knowledge of interdisciplinary neuroscience concepts in neuroethics, cognitive neuroscience, neurodegenerative diseases, neuroeconomics, cultural neuroscience, criminal and forensic psychology, neurosurgery, and beyond

  • Participants collaborate in teams to unlock interdisciplinary trivia modules and win prizes

Neuroscience and Society January Focus Group

  • January 23rd, 2021 @ 9 pm ET (New York City time)

  • Students/individuals from around the world shared their thoughts about neuroscience and healthcare-policy related topics with peers

Presynaptic Project January Workshop

  • In this "Smells Ring Bells" workshop, students learned the basic neuroanatomy of the olfactory system. We explored how smells trigger different emotions and memories by looking at the neuroanatomy that plays a role in olfaction (the sense of smell),

  • Recording:

Neuroscience and Society February Focus Group

  • February 27th, 2021 @ 6 pm ET (New York City time)

  • Dr. Maya Sapiurka (Scientific Training and Policy Associate at the Society for Neuroscience) joined us for a discussion on empowering youth through expanding policy education and action

Presynaptic Project February Workshop

  • In this "The Science of Sleep" workshop, students learned about the science of sleep. They were introduced to the basic science behind sleep, and explored related brain parts, neurotransmitters, sleep stages, and biological mechanisms

  • Recording:

Brain Breaks

  • March 14th, 2021 @ 12 pm ET (New York City time)

  • Interactive neuroscience trivia and virtual networking session for students looking to take a break during stressful midterm season

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