FAU Brain Institute

Brainy Days


Brainy Days—
A Celebration of Neuroscience 2019
Sponsored by Palm Health Foundation and the FAU Brain Institute

Free Admission to most events

"Brainy Days" celebrates neuroscience with events throughout the month of March to educate and engage our community about the benefits of brain research. Here is our event listing for 2019 "Brainy Days".
Dates Event Speaker or Host Locations Time
Friday, March 1 Alzheimer’s Disease: The Road to Effective Treatment Dr. Lary Walker, Emory University Raso Education Center Clarke Auditorium Jupiter Medical Center 5 PM-6 PM, Reception to Follow
Sunday, March 3 Autism Speaks Walk Neurosquad Meyer Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach 8 AM-1 PM
Friday, March 8 Brains and Bites “Running for New Brain Cells” Dr. Henriette van Praag MC-17, Room 119, FAU Jupiter Campus 12 PM-1 PM
Saturday, March 9 "Beacons of Hope" Substance Abuse Disorders (SUD) Talks
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Multi-Speaker Program FAU University Theatre FAU Boca Campus 3 PM-5:30 PM
Monday, March 11 "Do the Bugs in your Belly Control your Brain?" Dr. Kara Margolis Columbia University FAU College of Medicine, Boca Raton campus, Room 126 6 PM-7 PM, Reception to Follow
Thursday, March 14 Engaging Brains: Community Brain Health Internship Fair FAU Brain Institute & Community Health Organizations Breezeway FAU Boca Raton Campus, TBD 10 AM-2 PM
Tuesday, March 19 Violence Summit, School of Social Work FAU College of Design and Social Inquiry "Understanding Violence from Neuroscience Research to Community Practice" Multi-Speaker Program Great Hall, FAU Alumni Center, Boca campus 8:45 AM-4 PM
Tuesday, March 19 Brainy Days Community Keynote Lecture "The Neuroscience of Violence and Compassion: Being Human(e)" Dr. Jeremy Richman, Avielle Foundation Osher LLI, Jupiter, FAU Jupiter Campus 4 PM-5:30 PM, Reception to Follow
Friday, March 22 Brains and Bites "Combating the Opioid Epidemic: A Painful Perspective" Dr. Larry Toll, FAU College of Medicine College of Medicine, Boca Raton campus, Room 130, Building BC71 12 PM-1 PM
Tuesday, March 26 Brainy Days Neuroscience Keynote Lecture: “The Importance of Activity—Skirball Institute, NYU Max Planck Reception Dependent Gene Regulation” Dr. Moses Chao, Skirball Institute, NYU Elmore Auditorium, Max Planck Florida Institute 4 PM-5 PM
Friday, March 29 Brains and Bites “Robo-psychology: What can the rise of artificial intelligence teach us about real brains?” Dr. Elan Barenholtz, FAU College of Science Physical Science (PS) Building Room 226 12 PM-1 PM
Friday, March 29 Autism talks "Transformative Autism Research and Education" Multi-Speaker Program Els Center of Excellence, Jupiter, FL 4 PM-5:30 PM, Reception to Follow
Saturday, March 30 Brain Blitz Hands-on Brain Science for Kids Neurosquad South Florida Science Center & Aquarium 10 AM-2 PM


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For more information, contact Nicole Baganz, Ph.D. at BI-outreach@fau.edu or 561.799.8100.

Brainy Days 2018  
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our locations:

FAU Brain Institute Jupiter campus
Room 107, MC-17
5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458
Phone: 561.799.8100   |   Fax: 561.799.8156

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FAU Brain Institute Boca Raton campus
Room 103A, SE-43
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561.297.4989