We facilitate scientific research and collaborative efforts in the neurosciences, creating an atmosphere of scientific exchange through multiple routes.

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25th Annual Neuroscience Poster Session

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UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience
Rice University, Departments of BioSciences, Psychological Sciences, and Electrical and Computer Engineering

Saturday, December 1, 2018

9:30 A.M. – 12 Noon
UTHealth Cooley University Life Center
7440 Cambridge St.
Houston, Texas 77054


2019 Brain Night for Kids at McGovern Health Museum (1515 Hermann Dr.) will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019  Held annually, this  free event is part of international “Brain Awareness Week” and packed with exciting activities for kids!  Families are invited to hold a real human brain, get their faces painted, learn about reflexes and explore how the brain works.

24th Annual Neuroscience Public Forum will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Cooley University Life Center.  The forum is free to the public.  The annual forum is part of international “Brain Awareness Week” and is one of the largest, public neuroscience outreach events held in Houston, allowing hundreds of members of the Houston community to interact with scientists and clinicians as well as view demonstrations and displays related to brain function and health.




Director's Message

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John H. Byrne, Ph.D.

The Neuroscience Research Center (NRC) is a university-wide center where diverse and multidisciplinary research is conducted to further the understanding of neural and behavioral disorders.

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