Welcome to the Society for Neuroscience - Tucson Local Chapter

Announcements (Contact Us for more infos):

- Brain Awareness Week 2024! Looking for volunteers...We will be there in person March 9-10th, 2024 on the campus Mall, during the Tucson Festival of Books, with appropriate COVID19 measures/mitigations!

Deadlines to know about (Contact Us for more infos):

- SFN 2024 meeting (Sat Oct 5th - Wed Oct 9th, 2024, Chicago, IL). Deadline for abstract submission is May7th!
- Trainee Professional Development Awards (undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral fellow) .
- Individual Awards and Fellowships.

Recent events organized/sponsored by the chapter (with pictures... just click on the events!):

- Basis Oro Valley 6-12 School, March 2023
- Brain Awarness Week 2022 (No pictures, sorry)
- Brain Awarness Week 2021 (online!)
- Brain Awareness Week 2020 (none...Alas, Pandemic!)
- Brain Awareness Week 2019
- Brain Awareness Week 2018 (3/2018)
- Brain Awareness Week 2017 (3/2017)
- Brain Awareness Week 2016 (3/2016)
- Brain Awareness Week 2015 (3/2015)
- Brain Awareness Week 2014 (3/2014)
- Brain Awareness Week 2013 (3/2013)
- Brain Awareness Week 2012 (3/2012, sorry no pictures!)
- Brain Awareness Week 2011 (3/2011)
- Senita Valley Elementary School 'Science Night' visit (10/2010) - Headed by Dr. Wulfila Gronenberg
- Spooktacular Event at the Flandrau (10/2010) - Organized by the UA Neuroscience Club
- Mind and Brain College of Science Lecture series (Feb 23rd - April 6th, 2010)
- Brain Awareness Week 2010 (3/2010)
- Brain Awareness Week 2009 (3/2009)
- Spooky Brains: Halloween event (11/2008)
- Brain Awareness Week 2008 (3/2008)

Chapter-sponsored awards:

- Nadia Corral-Frias (Fellous laboratory) received a graduate student travel award for SFN 2010.
- May 2009: The SFN Tucson Chapter has been awarded a grant to fund a brand new initiative entitled: "Senior Neuroscience Research Fellow Program: Involving Elders in Neuroscience Research". This is, to our knowledge, the first initiative of its kind in the country.
- Penny Dacks (Rance laboratory) and David Andrew (Strausfeld laboratory) received a graduate student travel award for SFN 2009.
- Drew Maurer (McNaughton laboratory) received a graduate student travel award for SFN 2008.

Introductory material on the Brain:

Local Neuroscience-related events:

Links of interest:

Bio5 Institute, at the University of Arizona

Neuroscience Club at the University of Arizona.

Society for Neuroscience (SFN)

International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)

Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives (DABI)

European Dana Alliance for the Brain (EDAB)

Federation of European Neuroscience Associations (FENS)

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