• 4th Brain Awareness Day, October 24, 2015


4th Brain Awareness Day gathered 100+ high school students, teachers and other guests.

Brain Awareness Day was supported in part by NIDA Center for GWAS in Outbred Rats. Oksana Polesskaya, PhD., Scientific Coordinator, presented overview of Center’s research.

Nicholas Grahame, Ph.D., Eva E. Redei, Ph.D., and Erik Jorgensen, Ph.D. delivered lectures on topics related to brain research. Graduate students form University of Chicago prepared demonstrations ranging from fixed human brains to electrophysiology setups to behavior testing box build from LEGO.

More details can be found at the event webpage.