Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is approaching, and with it all the exciting brain-related activities! The Georgetown University’s Medical Center Graduate Student Organization(MCGSO) proudly invites you the 1stAnnual Georgetown University (GU) Free Neuroscience Public Lecture, sponsored by the NeuroPolicy Affinity Group and SfN-DC Chapter.

When: Thursday, March 19th
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Where: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) - Auditorium (1200 New York Ave NW Washington, D.C.20005)
RSVP here.

Come to learn more about the most intriguing organ - the brain! You will have the opportunity to enjoy three exciting 20 minutes TED-style talks about state-of-the-art research in Neuroscience in addition to a Q&A panel discussion with the speakers followed by an informal reception where you can have many of your questions about the brain answered! The three distinguished speakers are Drs. Jeffrey Huang, Guinevere F. Eden, and G. William Rebeck, all faculty members of the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (IPN) at GU. This inaugural event is part of BAW activities organized by IPN students.

Talks:

Regenerative medicine in multiple sclerosis
Jeffrey Huang, PhD

Brain imaging studies of reading and reading disability
Guinevere F. Eden, PhD

Do your genes determine Alzheimer’s Disease?
G. William Rebeck, PhD

 


For more information about Dr. Jeffrey Huang research, visit the Huang Lab website.

For more information about Dr. Guinevere F. Eden research, visit the CSL website.

For more information about Dr. G William Rebeck research, visit his website.

For more information about BAW, visit the website.

*Admission is FREE, but it requires registration by or before Monday, March 16th.