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Monday, June 24, 2019: Luncheon Roundtable Series

Please join us for our last Luncheon of the season.  We’ll be discussing advances in biomedical imaging techniques with expert panelists Ed Brown, Ph.D. (Depts. of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience), Michael Giacomelli, Ph.D. (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering), and Bradley Turner, M.D., M.P.H., M.H.A. (Dept. of Pathology and Lab Medicine). Refreshments will be provided.  See you there!

Friday, March 29, 2019: Luncheon Roundtable Series

Our Publish or Perish event will be held at noon on Friday, March 29 in the Louise Slaughter Conference Room (URMC 1-9555)Please join us to discuss how to produce outstanding articles with expert panelists Drs. John Foxe, PhD (Dept. of Neuroscience & European Journal of Neuroscience Co-Editor-in-Chief), Rick Libby, PhD (Dept. of Ophthalmology & GEPA Senior Associate Dean), and Elaine Smolock, PhD (Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology & CPD Director of Writing Services). Refreshments will be provided.  See you there!

Saturday, February 2: 3rd Annual Rochester Brain Bee

Hello, fellow lovers of brain science!

The University of Rochester Brain Awareness Campaign would like to invite you to attend the third annual Rochester Brain Bee! The Brain Bee is an informal brain trivia competition where high school students compete for the title of Brain Bee Champion. The winner will receive travel funds to the National Brain Bee in Hershey, PA.

The Rochester Brain Bee will take place on Saturday, February 2, from 1-4 PM in Sloan Auditorium (Goergen Hall room 101). Light refreshments will be provided.

If you have any questions, please contact

We hope to see you there!
Nicole Peltier, on behalf of the UR Brain Awareness Committee

Friday, November 30: Rochester SfN Chapter Neuroscience Poster Session

The Rochester Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience is hosting a Poster Session and Happy Hour with prizes for the best posters. Students and Postdoctoral fellows may register any poster that you have presented in the past year (SfN Meeting, VSS, IMRF, ARO or other recent meetings).

To register your poster please E-mail your Name, Poster title, department affiliation and status (graduate student, undergraduate, postdoctoral fellow) to Tori DAgostino:

Neuroscience Poster Session and Happy Hour
LeChase Hall, Medical Center
3:00 – 6:00 Friday November 30, 2018

Tuesday, November 27: Brain Awareness Campaign Fundraiser at Chipotle!

Hello everyone!
The University of Rochester Brain Awareness Campaign is gearing up for our third annual Brain Bee! This competition for local high school students takes place every February, and we send the winner and their parent to Baltimore for the national competition. In order to do this, we need your help! We are hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle on Tuesday, November 27 from 4-8PM. If you are hungry, please stop by the College Town Chipotle and mention that you would like to support the Brain Awareness Campaign. That’s all it takes! Burritos for you, money for us to send a student to a national neuroscience competition.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at
Thank you!

Heather Natola, on behalf of the Brain Awareness Campaign