Mission Statement:
The purpose of this organization is to strengthen the relationship between faculty, undergraduate and graduate students interested in Neuroscience and related disciplines; to encourage and cultivate an ongoing dialogue within the academic community; to connect students socially who are interested in Neuroscience in an open forum; to expose these students to a dialogue that informs them of the present workings of the field and the opportunities therein; to facilitate community outreach; and to educate, encourage, and expose high school students to the interdisciplinary field of Neuroscience and help them gain interest and consider the University of Massachusetts-Amherst Neuroscience program and related organization.

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Neuroscience Track (under Psychology Department; scroll down to see track or see this page)
UMass Neuroscience and Behavior Program & Upcoming Neuroscience Faculty Seminars

UMass Departments

2013 March 11

B.R. A. I. N. minutes (2/11/13) (2/25/13) (3/11/13).

+++Upcoming B.R.A.I.N Events:

• +Next B.R.A.I.N. Meeting [6:45pm, every other Monday (4/1), Tobin 521B]
o Neuroscience club B.R.A.I.N. is always trying to bring you UMass Amherst’s best psychology and neuroscience related professors and researchers to present and discuss their latest work.
o Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/10922450769/?fref=ts
o Website
http://bcrc.bio.umass.edu/neuroscienceclub/

2013 Feb 25

B.R. A. I. N. minutes (2/11/13) (2/25/13) (3/11/13).

+++Upcoming B.R.A.I.N Events:

• +Next B.R.A.I.N. Meeting [6:45pm, every other Monday (4/1), Tobin 521B]
o Neuroscience club B.R.A.I.N. is always trying to bring you UMass Amherst’s best psychology and neuroscience related professors and researchers to present and discuss their latest work.
o Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/10922450769/?fref=ts
o Website
http://bcrc.bio.umass.edu/neuroscienceclub/

2013 Feb 11

B.R. A. I. N. minutes (2/11/13) (2/25/13) (3/11/13).

+++Upcoming B.R.A.I.N Events:

• +Next B.R.A.I.N. Meeting [6:45pm, every other Monday (4/1), Tobin 521B]
o Neuroscience club B.R.A.I.N. is always trying to bring you UMass Amherst’s best psychology and neuroscience related professors and researchers to present and discuss their latest work.
o Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/10922450769/?fref=ts
o Website
http://bcrc.bio.umass.edu/neuroscienceclub/

2012 Dec 3

Hi Everybody,

Here are the minutes from last B.R. A. I. N. meeting (12/03/12).

Upcoming Events:

Next Meeting - [Monday, January 28th, Tobin 521B from 6:30-7:30pm]
Next B.R.A.I.N. meeting!

NBS Colloquia - [4pm every Wednesday Morrill Science Center II, Room 222]
Neuroscience colloquium are going on every Wednesday in Morrill, be sure to check them out.
http://www.umass.edu/neuro/

Bake Sale - [?]

2012 Nov 25

+++B.R. A. I. N. minutes (11/19/12)+++

-Upcoming Events:

• Next Meeting - [Monday, December 3rd, Tobin 521B from 6:30-7:30pm]
◦ Next B.R. A. I. N. meeting!

• NBS Colloquia - [4pm every Wednesday Morrill Science Center II, Room 222] 
◦ Neuroscience colloquium are going on every Wednesday in Morrill, be sure to check them out.
http://www.umass.edu/neuro/

• Bake Sale - [?]

2012 Oct 1

+++B.R.A.I.N. minutes (10/1/12)+++

-Upcoming Events:

• Next Meeting - [Next Monday, Tobin 521B from 6:30-7:30pm]
◦ Next B.R.A.I.N. meeting!

• March of Dimes [Oct. 13th, 11 am (10am registration), SouthWest Horshoe]
◦ The March of Dimes is a non profit organization with a mission to prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality through education, advocacy, community service and research. Please take part and support by participating or donating!
https://racewire.com/register.php?id=2533

REMINDER: The B.R.A.I.N.: General Body Meeting: Monday, April 30th at 7PM in Tobin 521B

Please join us for the LAST B.R.A.I.N. meeting of the spring semester for ELECTIONS! Please come and run for a position or vote for your next officers!!! The students who are running for positions so far are as follows:

President: Vanessa Villamarin
Vice President: Christopher Kelley
Activities Coordinator: Sharon Geerts
Community Service Coordinator: Ryan Bottary

There is still time to run for a position, please sign up for one at the meeting tomorrow!

Everyone is welcome to the meeting, and as always, free pizza and refreshments!!

Hope to see you all there!

Thank you,

Important Updates!

Hey everyone!

I hope you're all having a great last few weeks before the semester comes to an end! Thank you to everyone who helped support the BRAIN bakesale last Friday, we raised over $100 for the Alzheimer's unit!!!! :D

REMINDER: The B.R.A.I.N.: General Body Meeting: TOMORROW, Monday April 9 at 7PM in Tobin 521B

Please join us for The B.R.A.I.N.: General Body Meeting on Monday, April 9 at 7PM in Tobin 521B to hear Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard University, Wei-Dong Yao, speak about "Driving Synaptic Plasticity in Prefrontal Circuitry: Role of Dopamine and Drugs."

REMINDERS:
Volunteering: We will be volunteering Tuesday, April 10 at 6PM at the Alzheimer's Unit in Hadley - please meet in the Newman Center at 5:40PM!

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