FAU Brain Institute

Brainy Days


Brainy Days—
A Celebration of Neuroscience

"Brainy Days" celebrates neuroscience with events throughout the month of March to educate and engage our community about the benefits of brain research. Here is our event listing for 2019 "Brainy Days".
Dates Event Speaker or Host Locations Time
Friday, March 1 Alzheimer’s Disease: The Road to Effective Treatment Dr. Lary Walker, Emory University Raso Education Center Clarke Auditorium Jupiter Medical Center 5 PM-6 PM, Reception to Follow
Sunday, March 3 Autism Speaks Walk Neurosquad Meyer Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach 8 AM-1 PM
Thursday, March 7 Engaging Brains: Community Brain Health Internship Fair FAU Brain Institute & Community Health Organizations Breezeway FAU Boca Raton Campus, TBD 10 AM-2 PM
Friday, March 8 “Running for New Brain Cells” Dr. Henriette van Praag MC-17, room 119, FAU Jupiter Campus 12 PM-1 PM
Saturday, March 9 “Beacons of Hope” Substance Abuse Disorders (SUD) Talks Multi-Speaker Program FAU University Theatre FAU Boca Campus 3 PM-5:30 PM
Monday, March 11 “Do the Bugs in your Belly Control your Brain?” Dr. Kara Margolis Columbia University FAU College of Medicine, Boca campus 6 PM-7 PM, Reception to Follow
Friday, March 15 “Combating the Opioid Crisis: A View from the Trenches” Dr. Larry Toll, FAU College of Medicine College of Medicine, Boca Raton campus, Room 130, Building BC71 12 PM-1 PM
Tuesday, March 19 Violence Summit, School of Social Work FAU College of Design and Social Inquiry “Understanding Violence from Neuroscience Research to Community Practice” Multi-Speaker Program Great Hall, FAU Alumni Center, Boca campus 8:45 AM-4 PM
Tuesday, March 19 Brainy Days Community Keynote Lecture “The Science of Violence and Compassion: Being Human(e)” Dr. Jeremy Richman, Avielle Foundation Osher LLI, Jupiter, FAU Jupiter Campus 4 PM-5 PM, Reception to Follow
Tuesday, March 26 Brainy Days Neuroscience Keynote Lecture Title: TBA Dr. Moses Chao, Skirball Institute, NYU Elmore Auditorium, Max Planck Florida Institute 4 PM-5 PM, Reception to Follow
Friday, March 29 “Robo-psychology: What can the rise of artificial intelligence teach us about real brains?” Dr. Elan Barenholz, FAU College of Science Sanson Science Building (Boca), Room TBD 12 PM-1 PM
Friday, March 29 Autism talks “Transformative Autism Research and Education” Multi-Speaker Program Els Center for Excellence, Jupiter, FL 4 PM-5:30 PM, Reception to Follow
Saturday, March 30 Brain Blitz Hands-on Brain Science for Kids Neurosquad South Florida Science Center & Aquarium 9 AM-1 PM


For more information, contact Nicole Baganz, Ph.D. at BIoutreach@fau.edu or 561.799.8100.

Brainy Days 2018  
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our locations:

FAU Brain Institute Jupiter campus
Room 107, MC-17
5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458
Phone: 561.799.8100   |   Fax: 561.799.8156

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FAU Brain Institute Boca Raton campus
Room 103A, SE-43
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561.297.4989