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Upcoming Events


2nd Annual NIDA T32 Retreat: Multidisciplinary Perspectives of Addictive Behaviors
November 15th: 9:30am - 3:30pm, Polsky Center, Promontory Room (1452 E. 53rd Street)
Please RSVP by Monday, Nov. 4th
Questions? Please contact Elena

Special Seminar
November 18th: 11:00am, GCIS W301/303
Speaker: Adrian Moore, PhD - RIKEN Center for Brain Science
Title: " Neuron Differentiation: From Transcription to Wiring"
Host: Ellie Heckscher, PhD

Neuroscience Seminar Series
November 26th: 11:00am, KCBD 1103
Speaker: Maxwell Heiman, PhD - Harvard University
Title: " Neuron and Glia Morphogenesis and its Epithelial Origins" 
Host: Elizabeth Heckscher, PhD - CON

2020 Safadi Pilot Grant Application
University of Chicago faculty are invited to apply for Safadi Pilot Grants, to support the generation of preliminary or exploratory data involving novel multidisciplinary neuroscience collaborations, or to help support fellowship training involving novel multidisciplinary tools and concepts. Proposals should articulate the novel multidisciplinary collaboration, and the disease or health relevance.
Applications are due December 1, 2019. Decisions about winning proposals will be made before January 1, 2020.
For detailed information, along with the application form and instructions, please visit:

2020 Neurobiology of Cognition Gordon Research Conference

The sessions within the 2020 Gordon Conference for the Neurobiology of Cognition span inter-related areas of cognitive, systems, and computational neuroscience most relevant for understanding how brain circuits give rise to our abilities to think, feel, act, decide, plan, and learn. The detailed program will be available by March 26, 2020. Please check back for updates.
July 26 - 31, 2020: Jordan Hotel at Sunday River, 27 Grand Circle, Newry, ME
Applications must be submitted by June 28th, 2020.
More information and registration can be found here.

Student Talks

June 10th, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Special Seminars

October 18th, 2019 | 12:30pm

Neuroscience Seminar Series

November 26th, 2019 | 10:00am

Faculty Only Chalk Talks

May 21st, 2019 | 4:30 p.m.

Neuro Theory Club

May 24th, 2019 | Every Other Fridays I 10:00 a.m.