Events Spotlight, 2013-2014

Neuroscience Research Day Graduate Student Social

Following the 2013 University at Buffalo Neuroscience Research Day, Neuroscience graduate students from across the spectrum gathered together to continue the conversation.  Click here to read more.

“Careers in Industry” Field Trip

Members of the Neuroscience GSA visited Life Technologies to learn about industry positions in science in the fall of 2013.  Click here to read about the experience.

Interdepartmental Social Event

In December of 2013, the Neuroscience, Pharm/Tox, and Biological Sciences GSAs gathered together for a social at the chocolate bar.  Click here for more.

Western New York Brain Bee

For the fifth consecutive year, the Neuroscience GSA helped organize the Western New York Brain Bee, a competition that tests high school students knowledge about the brain.  NGSA members provided a review class for the high school participants and served as judges for the competition.  An overview of the event can be found here.

Annual Invited Speaker

In May of 2014, the Neuroscience GSA invited its fourth annual invited speaker, Dr. R. Douglas Fields, Chief of Nervous System Development and Plasticity Section at the NIH.  Click here for an overview of the event.

Brain Awareness Week Events

Throughout the Spring of 2014, the Neuroscience GSA was involved in multiple Brain Awareness Week events.  NGSA members volunteered their time to teach elementary, middle school, and high school students about the brain.  Local schools participating in the event included Hutch Tech, Heim Middle School, and PS 89 of Buffalo.  Click here to see pictures and a description of this outreach.

Girl Scouts of WNY “Go to Neuro School”

This year the Neuroscience GSA expanded its student outreach to include the first annual “Go to Neuro School” event with the Girl Scouts of WNY.  Neuroscience GSA members taught girl scouts about the brain and career opportunities in the sciences.  Click here for more.

Neuroscience Picnic

The Neuroscience GSA held its annual picnic again in June.  Click here to read more.

Neuroscience Trivia Social

Members of the Neuroscience GSA community gathered together for a fun night of Neuroscience-related trivia.  Click here for more.

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