Department of Neurosciences

MSC 08 4740
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: (505) 272-4411
Fax: (505) 272-8082

2nd Annual New Mexico Brain Bee Neuroscience Competition

Sandia High Student Wins Brain Bee Competition

Hosted by the UNM Health Sciences Center Department of Neurosciences

brain bee participants

The competition is part of a national outreach program designed to motivate secondary school students to learn more about the brain and to inspire them to pursue careers in the sciences.

The event, sponsored by the New Mexico Chapter of the Society of Neuroscience and the Brain and Behavior Health Institute at UNM, included guided tours of some of the UNM Neuroscience research labs, a lunchtime talk about brain and behavior by Davin Quinn, MD of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and neuroscience experiments by the Brain Hackers Association.