Advance the understanding of the brain and the nervous system by bringing together scientists of diverse backgrounds, by facilitating the integration of research directed at all levels of biological organization, and by encouraging translational research and the application of new scientific knowledge to develop improved disease treatments and cures.
Provide professional development activities, information and educational resources for neuroscientists at all stages of their careers, including undergraduates, graduates and postdoctoral fellows, and increase participation of scientists from a diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Promote public information and general education about the nature of scientific discovery and the results and implications of the latest neuroscience research. Support active and continuing discussions on ethical issues relating to the conduct and outcomes of neuroscience research.
Inform legislators and other policymakers about new scientific knowledge and recent developments in neuroscience research and their implications for public policy, societal benefit, and continued scientific progress.
Become a Member
Membership is open to undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty enrolled at universities across North Central Florida.
Officers provide vital organization and leadership required to put on events and provide opportunities for members and the Gainesville community.
Brain Awareness Week (BAW)
BAW is a global campaign to increase public awareness of brain research and to educate K-12 students about the brain. Every year, the NCF SfN Chapter participates in BAW by hosting various events at UF and within the local Gainesville community.
The NCF SfN Brain Bee is an annual neuroscience based Q&A competition for high school students, organized by the NCF SfN.
NCF SfN Annual Conference
Every year the NCF chapter of SfN holds a conference to bring members from all across North Central Florida together to share and promote the science being done in the area.
Thirteenth annual NCF-SfN conference to be held…
Please come join us as we show off our local talent and engage with our amazing line up of speakers for the 13th Annual North Central Chapter Society…
North Central Florida Chapter of the Society for…
The North Central Florida chapter of the Society for Neuroscience will be hosting a virtual fall general body meeting on Thursday, September 9th at…