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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 Meyer Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach 9 A.M.-1 P.M.
March 4 OBServ: An Optogenetic Brain System for Restoration of Sight for the Blind Stephen Macknik, Ph.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center Elmore Auditorium, Max Planck Florida Institute, 1 Max Planck Way, Jupiter, FL 11 A.M. (Research Seminar for Scientists)
March 5 Champions of Illusion: Brain Science Insights into Magical Trickery Stephen Macknik, Ph.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Jupiter Campus 12-1:30 P.M. with Reception and Book Signing *RSVP Requested
March 6 Brains and Bites: Insights into Mechanisms of Huntington’s Disease Jenny Wei, Ph.D., College of Medicine, FAU College of Medicine, BC 71, Rm 123, Boca Raton Campus 12-1 P.M., Food Provided, *RSVP Requested
March 11 Lunch and Learn about Autism 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., followed by Reception and Book Signing * RSVP requested
March 13 Brains and Bites: Drug Effects Across Generations Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D., FAU Honors College MC 17, Rm 119, Jupiter Campus 12-1 P.M. Food Provided, *RSVP Requested
March 17 Brainy Days Scientific Keynote: Novel Signaling Pathways Supporting Amphetamine Action Susan G. Amara, Ph.D., Scientific Director, NIMH, NIH College of Medicine, BC 71, Rm 126, Boca Raton Campus 4-5 P.M. (Research Seminar for Scientists)
March 20 Brains and Bites: Algal Neurotoxins in the Water Sarah Milton, Ph.D.. College of Science, FAU College of Science, PS-55, Rm 226, Boca Raton Campus 12-1 P.M. Food Provided, *RSVP Requested
March 23 Engaging Brains: Internship Fair for FAU Undergraduates FAU Brain Institute & Community Health Organizations FAU Breezeway, Boca Raton Campus 10 A.M.-2 P.M.
March 26 Never Enough: Personal and Research Experiences with Addiction Judith Grisel, Ph.D., Bucknell University Wilkes Honors College, AD119, Jupiter Campus 5-6:30 P.M. with Reception and Book Signing
March 27 Sex Differences in The Causes And Consequences Of Alcohol Exposure In Mice Judith Grisel, Ph.D., Bucknell University BC 71, Rm 126, Boca Raton Campus 4-5 P.M. (Research Seminar for Scientists)
March 28 Brain Blitz: Hands-on Brain Science for Kids Hosted by NeuroSquad South Florida Science Center and Aquarium 9 A.M.-2 P.M.
March 30 Brains on Trial: What Brain Science Tells Us About the Origins and Limits of Responsibility BJ Casey, Ph.D., Sackler Institute Yale University Josh Buckholtz, Ph.D. Harvard University Carey Haughwout, Public Defender, 15th Judicial Circuit, PBC Ginger Lerner-Wren, Judge, Broward County Mental Health Court Boca Raton Public Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave 9 A.M.-12:30 P.M.
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For more information, contact Nicole Baganz, Ph.D. at BI-outreach@fau.edu or 561.799.8100.

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
FAU Brain Institute Boca Raton campus
Room 103A, SE-43
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561.297.4989