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2019 Brain Awareness Week & Luttge Lecture

Our North Central Florida Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience hosted a successful 2019 Brain Awareness Week. Our students, trainees and colleagues had a record turnout, reaching 2,554 kids of all ages, from kindergarten to 12th grade. With the help of over 75 volunteers, they visited 20 schools throughout…

2019 SfN Conference Poster Winners

A poster competition was held as part of the 2019 SfN Chapter Conference that took place on Friday, January 25th. Thank you to the 60 poster presenters that came out and thank you to all of the judges that participated.

2019 NCF SfN Chapter Conference Speaker

The 9th Annual NCF SfN Chapter Conference took place on Friday, January 25th, with over 122 people registered for the conference and 74 registered to give poster presentations. The NCF SfN hosted Keynote Speaker Dr. Lorenzo Leggio, NIAAA-NIDA Section Chief on Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neruopsychopharmacology.

2019 William G. Luttge Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Neuroscience Winners

The William G. Luttge Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Neuroscience was established in the honor of Dr. Luttge, the Founding Executive director of the McKnight Brain Institute.  This distinction is awarded annually to Neuroscience Ph.D. students who participate in a 15-minute oral competition.  The top three students will receive…

Images for NCFSFN Chapter Conference 2017

NCFSfN Officers with Dr. Burwell First Place Graduate Student Poster: Joseph Lebowitz Third Place Graduate Student Poster: Caesar Hernandez Second Place Graduate Student Poster: Amrutha Pattamatta First Place Undergraduate Poster: Miranda Schwabe Second Place…

Brain Awareness Week 2017

Click here to see more images from the 2017 NCFSfN Chapter Conference BAW OUTREACH SUMMARY Almost 2,000 students learned about the brain this year! 17 schools visited in Gainesville and North Central Florida area Over 40 volunteers…