Advancing the Understanding of the Brain and Nervous System


The Houston Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience is an organization of neuroscientists whose mission is to promote the exchange of ideas and information between students, researchers and physicians in the Houston area. In addition, the Houston Chapter advocates the research and public understanding of the brain and nervous system and serves as an organization to disseminate the study of neuroscience to the general public.

 

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SfN Brain Awareness Video Contest
Ariana Andrei, Stacy Eriksson and Marcello Mulas from UTHealth-Houston, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy won First Place in the 2012 Brain Awareness Video contest for "The Carrot."

Upcoming 17th Annual Public Forum
Hosted by the Neuroscience Research Center at UTHealth. Topic: "Rehabilitation: Recovery, Restoration, and Re-Integration" to be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012, 10:30am-noon, UT Medical School room 3.001

Upcoming Seminar by Roger Y. Tsien, Ph.D.
NRC Distinguished Lecture, hosted by the Neuroscience Research Center at UTHealth. Feb 8th, 4:00pm, UT Medical School room 3.001

Upcoming Conference
Third Annual UT Psychiatry Update. Topic: "Untangling ADHD and Bipolar Disorder Across the Age Spectrum" to be held on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Memorial Hermann Conference Center. Register online for this event at: http://www.utcme.net/

Upcoming Event
Hosted by the Neuroscience Research Center at UTHealth. Brain Night for Children, Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 6:00pm. The Health Museum at 1515 Hermann Drive

UT-Houston graduate students Julia Hill and Natalia Rozas De O'Laughlin placed third in the 2011 Inaugural Society for Neuroscience Brain Awareness Video Contest, and won the overall People's Choice Award. Watch their video here!

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