The Vanderbilt Brain Institute

The Vanderbilt Brain Institute (VBI) was founded in 1999 as a transinstitutional entity to oversee and facilitate the extensive neuroscience-related endeavors carried out at Vanderbilt University. As such, the primary missions of the VBI are to promote research, education and training in the brain-related disciplines at Vanderbilt, with the stated goal of fostering excellence in each of these arenas.

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BRAIN BLAST 2017 - March 11th

Farrell-Westbrook Agriculture Complex
3108 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Tennessee State University
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Join Vanderbilt Scientists to learn lots of fun stuff about brains and talk to some of Nashville's own scientists. You'll get to spend your morning building a neuron, touching a real brain, and you may even meet some creepy crawly lab critters!

As always, Brain Blast is free and open to the public. Parking is available off of John Merritt Blvd., adjacent to the Humprheies Building and at Hadley Park. Co-Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute and Tennessee State University. For more information, call 615-936-3705.

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AFNI Bootcamp - Vanderbilt University - April 3-7, 2017

The Cutting Lab will be hosting AFNI Bootcamp at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN, USA (April 3-7, 2017). Website Registration will be available beginning on February 1st, 2017 and remain open until capacity is reached: http://www.afnibootcamp.com/. Registration is open to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Del Tufo (Stephanie.del.tufo@vanderbilt.edu) for more information.

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IMRF 2017 – Vanderbilt University – May 19-22, 2017

The International Multisensory Research Forum is an annual gathering of the international multisensory research community that focuses on how the combination of information from the different senses influences behavior and shapes performance and perception. The meeting is a rich multidisciplinary forum for cognitive scientists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and others and is an exceptional opportunity for these individuals to present and discuss the most recent work in the field. Areas of major emphasis include clinical disorders, cognition, computational modeling, decision-making, development, neuroanatomy, neuroimaging, physiology, and speech and language processing. The conference is returning to the United States for the first time since 2009.

 

To register for the conference, please go to www.imrf2017.org. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at IMRF2017Nashville@gmail.com.

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