FAU Brain Institute

Brainy Days


Brainy Days—
A Celebration of Neuroscience 2020
Sponsored by Palm Health Foundation and the FAU Brain Institute

Free Admission to most events

"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 2020 "Brainy Days".

Dates Event Speaker or Host Locations Time
March 1 Autism Speaks Walk Neurosquad TBD TBD
March 5 Champions of Illusion: Brain Science Insights into Magical Trickery Steve Macknik, Ph.D. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Jupiter Campus 12-1:30 p.m. 
March 6 Brains and Bites: Insights into Mechanisms of Huntington’s Disease Jenny Wei, Ph.D. College of Medicine, Rm TBD, Boca Campus 12-1 p.m.
March 11 Lunch and Learn with Faculty and Students of the Els Center for Excellence Els Center for Excellence MC-17, Rm 119, Jupiter Campus 12-1:30 p.m.
March 13 Brains and Bites: Drug Effects Across Generations Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D. MC-17, Rm 119, Jupiter Campus TBD
March 17 Brainy Days Scientific Keynote: Novel Signaling Pathways Supporting Amphetamine Action Susan Amara, Ph.D. MC-17, Rm 119, Jupiter Campus TBD       
March 20 Brains and Bites: Algal Neuroxins in the Water Sarah Milton, Ph.D. College of Science, Rm TBD, Boca Campus 12-1 p.m.
March 23 Engaging Brains: Internship Fair for Undergraduates FAU Brain Institute & Community Health Organizations FAU Breezeway, Boca Campus 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
March 27 Never Enough: Personal and Research Experiences with Addiction Judith Grisel, Ph.D. Wilkes Honors College, Rm TBD, Jupiter Campus 5 p.m.                
March 28 Brain BlitzHand on Brain Science Neurosquad South Florida Science Center and Aquarium 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
March 30  Brains on Trial: Neuroscience of the Adolescent Brain: Lessons for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Multi-speaker program including BJ Casey, Ph.D. TBD TBD



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

Brainy Days 2019  

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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