Thank you to our volunteers

The 2014 NYC Brain Awareness Celebration was made possible by braiNY volunteers and sponsors. We have listed them here as a public acknowledgement of their hard work and commitment to bringing the enjoyment of neuroscience to their communities.

braiNY organizers

The Greater NYC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Co-Presidents:
Kelley Remole, Ph.D. and Haung Yu, Ph.D., Columbia University

The Greater NYC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience Vice President:
Heather McKellar, Ph.D., Founder and Director of NOGN, New York University

Social Media: Julia Detert, Ph.D., Weill Cornell Medical College (Twitter), Punita Bhansali, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Facebook), Heather Bowling, New York University (Website and Calendar)

Volunteers are credited by institution

Event Managers

Albert Einstein University
Ted Altschuler and Christine Alaimo

BioBus and BioBase
Latasha Wright and Benjamin Dubin-Thaler

Columbia University
Frances Cho, Jaime Green, Tal Nuriel, Kelley Remole, Haung Yu,

Hunter College
Christine Cain, Carmen V. Melendez

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Paula Croxson, Alyson Davis, Sarah Motley, Catherine Pena

Natural History Magazine
Graciela Flores

Nerd Nite
Paula Croxson and Matt Wasowski

NewYork-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center
Lee Marie Dashti

New York University
Julia Basso, Suzanne Dikker, Daniel English, Alexandra Freund, Katie Grogan, Heather McKellar, Mari Miyoshi, Jonathan Rosenthal, Kamila Szulc, Pooja Vekaria,

The Rockefeller University
Elizabeth M. Waters, Maryam Zaringhalam

Story Collider
Erin Barker and Ben Lillie

Event Volunteers

Albert Einstein University
Gizely Andrade, Ted Altschuler, Punita Bhansali, Katy Bosyack, John Foxe, Shirley Goodlett, Sophie Molholm, The Einstein Emerging Leaders,  The Tishman Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory Team

BioBus and BioBase
Jonathan Cooper, Max Kramer, Piul Rabbani, Kaushal Shah, Latasha Wright

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
Janos Marton

Columbia University and CUNO
Summer Ash, Frances Cho, Anita Devineni, Sheina Emrani, Daniel Garton, Danielle Goldman, Alexis Hill, Tessa Hirschfeld-Stoler,  Blair Jenkins, Jessica Jimenez,
Nayan Lamba, Abigail Kalmbach, Stav Kemeny, Khush Kaur, Kara Marshall, Carmen Matos, Nancy Padilla, Caterina Pearsall, Georgia Pierce, Kristin Politi, Zakary Posewitz, Catie Profaci, Sonalee Rau, Kelley Remole, Max Ridge, Chelsea Ann Rittenhouse, Deborah Rupert, Selin Schamiloglu, Katie Shakmann, Jacoby Shelton, Jeremy Sherman, Ji Yun Shin, Austen Sitko, Alexis Tchaconas, Matt Turk, Nina Urban, Kal Victor, Cyndel Vollmer, Sasha Weiss, Belen Wondwosson, Suzanne Wood, Jaehyun Yoo, Haung Yu

Cure Alliance for Mental Illness
Hakon Heimer and Elliott Koch

Hunter College
Tiffany Arango, Christine Cain, Rafaella Dotti, Carmen V. Melendez, Kevin Murphy, Diego Montenegro, Tayyaba Toseef,

Imagine Science
Rita Chaouni, Nate Dorr, Meredith Grey, Nona Griffin

Mount Sinai School of Medicine and SNOP
Yasmin Amir, Marcus Badgeley, Ana Badimon, Mark Baxter, Rebecca Bind, Erin Calipari, Ranita Campbell, Benjamin Chadwick, Sanders Chang, Paula Croxson, Alyson Davis, Aslihan Dincer, Benjamin Ely,  Megan Fitzgerald, Miguel Gama-Sosa, Kalla Gervasio, Andrew Grotzinger, Amira Hanna, Sarah Henderson, Molly Heyer, Terrell Holloway, Kronman Hope, Yasmin Hurd, Laura Ibanez,  Brandon Johnson, Sietse Jonkman, Riceberg Justin, Guise Kevin, Justin Key, Shradha Khadge, Lena Khibnik, Michael Kinsella, Won-Joon Koh, Yonit Lavin, Marc Lener, Vincent Luo, Jesica Macleod, Stacy McAllister, Michael Miller, Oriana Miltiadous, Claudia Morris, Sarah Motley, Christian Mpoy, Alexandra Muratore, Elisa Nabel, Catherine Peña, Mercedes Perez, Venu Pothula, Immanuel Purushothaman, Jaclyn Rabkin, Tavares Rita, PatriciaMae Santos,  Katharine Seip-Cammack, Margaret Sewell, Jennifer Short, Allison Sowa, Josefa Sullivan, Nguyen Tuyen, Claudia Vargas Morris,  Merina Varghese, Deena Walker, Ting Wang, Bridget Wicinski, Megan Young

Natural History Magazine
Graciela Flores

New York Academy of Science
Cynthia Duggan

NewYork-Presbyterian
Lee Marie Dashti

New York Medical College
Jonathan Fisher

New York University and NOGN
Will Adler, Ezequiel Arneodo, Soha Ashrafi, Nadege Assassi, Julia Basso, Stephen Berger, Heather Bowling, Adrienne Carol Marcino, Patricia Chan, Aya Cheaito, Tara Chowdry, Kimberly Clay, Laura Craciun, Nedal Darwish, Ido Davidesco, Sasha Devore, Aine Duffy, Monica Dus, Annegret Faulkner, Virginia Garcia Marin, Jennifer Gelinas, Lidia Glodzik, Katie Grogan, Patrick Harvey, Hayden Hatch, Krystal Herline, Sloka Iyengar, Bianca Jones Marlin, Rachel Jurd, Bryn Kahn, Benjamin Kaufman, Dion Khodagholy, Mark Khoruy, MJ Kim, Zuzanna Klyszejko, Jason Lai, Eric Lang, Michelle Lee, Abba Leffler, Sally Levinson, Amanda Lister, Helen Lyo, John Long, Weiji Ma, Tiffany Martin, Dave Marzan, Alexandra McHale, Heather McKellar, Caitlin Mullins, Ricardo Osorio, Leeann Ozer, Krisha Patel, Kristina Penikas, Rosemarie Perry, Anisha Prasad, Michael Rabadi, Admir Resulaj, Jonathan Rosenthal, Lisa Roux, Kalman Rubinson, Nicole Sabaliauskas, Henrietta Scholtzova, Erik Schomburg, Gabriella Serrano, Dov Shamir, Susan Sheng, Celine Shin, Nicholas Stavropoulos, Sara Steenrod, Walter Thomas Piper, Natasha Tirko, Camy Sleeman, Regina Sullivan, Kamila Szulc, Zoe Talbot, Robin Tremblay, Sebastiaan van Opheusden, Gardiner Van Trapp, Pooja VeKaria, Li Wang, Chris Wilson, Catherine Woods, Davie Yoon, Tomohiro Yumita, Danielle Zang, Kara Zang, Yael Zweig, Center on Brain Aging, NYU Child Study Center, NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Neuroradiology Rusk Rehabilitation, NYU Langone Concussion Center, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Veterans Center

New York State Psychiatric Institute
Adrienne Santiago

The Rockefeller University
Hyung Jin Ahn, Jessica Barson, Courtney Carroll, May Dobosiewicz, Meg Fabiszak, Jeanne Garbarino, Kim Olsen, Gabrielle Rabinowitz, Mariel Rios, Josh Savli, Jenny Stanwix, Mihaela Stavarache, Aaron Steiner, Beth Waters, Maryam Zaringhalam

Story Collider
Erin Barker, Robin Cunningham, Jon Jay Read, Ben Lillie, Anica Rissi,
Dese’Rae L Stage, Deena Walker

Venture House
Rebecca English, Laura Kitterle, Temes Mo

Weill Cornell Medical College
Kris Barnes, Joel P. Baumgart, Josephine Belluardo, Helene Brazier-Mitouart, Kristian Bruun Laursen, Suzanne Burstein, Dimple Chakravarty, Ali Cohen, Michael Dayan, Julia Detert, Anmol Grover, Ritama Gupta, Baila Hall, Carmen Inda, Anni S. Lee, Lizzy Moskatel, David Rollins, Ali Sharma, Dane Samilo, Hae Young Lee

braiNY graphics designed by Heather McKellar and Adrienne Carol Marcino

Sponsored by The Greater NYC Chapter Society for Neuroscience and The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

braiNY event partners include Albert Einstein College of Medicine, American Museum of Natural History, ArtLab, BioBus, Hunter College, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Living Museum, NerdNite, New York Academy of Science, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NYULMC Child Study Center, NYU Neuroscience Institute, The Rubin Museum, and The Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University.

Special thanks to Columbia University, New York University, Dharma Yoga Center and AARP.

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