Brainy Days – A Celebration of Neuroscience

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For Our Community:

Dates Event Speaker or Host Locations Time
Friday, Mar. 2 Brains & Bites, “Brain Health: From Childhood into Adulthood” Refreshments provided, RSVP to BIoutreach@fau.edu Nicole Baganz, Ph.D. College of Medicine, Rm 130, Boca Campus 12-1pm
Sunday, Mar. 4 Palm Beach Autism Speaks Walk FAU Brain Institute's Neurosquad Meyer Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach 9am Registration & 10:30am Walk
Thursday, Mar. 15 Engaging Brains: Opportunities in Brain Education and Health Neuroscience Student Organization (NSO) SE Building, first floor foyer, Boca Campus 10am-2pm
Monday, Mar. 19 "The Opioid Crisis" www.fau.edu/osherjupiter/ Lynn Hankes, Ph.D. PC151, Osher LLI, Jupiter Campus 12-1:30pm
Monday, Mar. 19 "Scientists Tackling the Opioid Crisis” immediately following "The Opioid Crisis" www.fau.edu/osherjupiter/ Laura Bohn, Ph.D., Larry Toll, Ph.D., Janet Robishaw, Ph.D. PC151, Osher LLI, Jupiter Campus 1:45-3pm
Tuesday, Mar. 20 “Is it a Quirk or a Personality Disorder?” www.fau.edu/osherjupiter/ Bert Diament, Ph.D. Osher LLI Auditorium, Jupiter Campus 7-8:30pm
Friday Mar. 23 Brains & Bites, “Can a Mouse have ADHD, and How Would We Know if it Did?” Refreshments provided, RSVP to BIoutreach@fau.edu Randy Blakely, Ph.D. College of Science, Rm TBA, Boca Campus 12-1 pm
Wednesday, Mar. 28 Illuminating Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Melissa E. Murray, Ph.D., Jim Galvin, Ph.D. AD119, Wilkes Honors College, Jupiter Campus 2-3 pm
Friday, Mar. 30 Brains and Bites, “What is Different about the Autistic Brain, and Can we Treat it?” Refreshments provided, RSVP to BIoutreach@fau.edu Gavin Rumbaugh, Ph.D. PC151, Osher LLI, Jupiter Campus 12-1pm
Saturday, Mar. 31 "Brain Blitz" hands-on brain fun for kids. FAU Brain Institute, ASCEND Program South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, Stiles-Nicolson STEM Education Center, West Palm Beach 10am–2pm

For Neuroscientists: 

Dates Event Speaker or Host Locations Time
Thursday, Mar. 1 Special Neuroscience Seminar, "Of Mice and Men…and Worms: Regulators of Neuronal Plasticity and Neurodegeneration" Aism Beg, Ph.D. MC17, Rm 119, Jupiter Campus 12-1pm
Tuesday, Mar. 6 Tri-institutional Postdoc Symposium (TIPS) Audrey Bonnan, Ph.D., Nathaniel Noyes, Ph.D. MC17, Rm 119, Jupiter Campus 4-5pm
Friday, Mar. 9 Brainy Days Keynote Lecture, "Receptors, Synapses and Memories" Richard Huganir, Ph.D. Scripps Fink Auditorium, Jupiter Campus 4pm
Tuesday, March 13 FAU Neuroscience Seminar, “MMP-9, an Extracellular Protease at the Synapse: Linking Brain to Mind” Leszek Kaczmarek , Ph.D. MC17, Rm 119, Jupiter Campus 4pm
Tuesday, Mar. 20 FAU Neuroscience Seminar, “Network Inhibition Hypothesis: Depressed Subcortical Function in Seizures” Hal Blumenfeld, Ph.D. College of Medicine, BC-17, Rm126, Boca Campus 4-5pm
Tuesday, Mar. 30 College of Medicine Distinguished Lecture Series, "A Novel Cognitive Stress Test, Brain Biomarkers and Early Detection of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease" David Loewenstein, Ph.D. College of Medicine, Rm 130, Boca Campus 4pm

For more information, contact Nicole Baganz, Ph.D. at BIoutreach@fau.edu or (561) 799-8559.