Thank you all for a wonderful Brain Awareness Week! Please check back with us for more events throughout the year, such as “The Addicted Brain and New Treatment Frontiers” hosted by The New York Academy of Sciences on May 18-20, 2016. For tickets and more information visit their webpage.
For more information on Brain Awareness Week, please watch this short video from the Dana Foundation.
The 2015 NYC Brain Awareness Celebration was made possible by braiNY volunteers and sponsors. We would like to publicly acknowledge their hard work and commitment to bringing neuroscience to their communities in fun and engaging ways.
2015 Brain Awareness Week Co-Chairs
Ted Altschuler, Ph.D. and Heather Bowling, Ph.D. Ted is a Research Fellow at the Sheryl & Daniel R. Tishman Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Heather is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neural Science, New York University.
President, Greater NYC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience:
Kelley Remole, Ph.D. , Director of Neuroscience Outreach, Zuckerman Institute, Columbia University
Incoming President,,Greater NYC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience:
Heather McKellar, Ph.D., Program Manager New York University Neuroscience Institute, and Founder and Director of NOGN, New York University
braiNY supporters braiNY event partners include American Museum of Natural History, ArtLab, BioBase, BioBus, The Child Mind Institute, Cornelia St. Café, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, InterSpace, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, NerdNite, NYU Neuroscience Institute, The NY Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, Queens College, The Rubin Museum, Story Collider, and The Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University.
Special thanks to the Dana Foundation, New York University, the Zuckerman Institute at Columbia University, , Drom, Dharma Yoga Center, NYU Langone Rusk Rehabilitation Center, NYU Center for Neural Science and AARP for their event support. braiNY would not be possible without the generous support and encouragement of the Dana Foundation, which founded Brain Awareness Week and is an integral part of braiNY efforts