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The 10th annual Brain Bee held by SFNKC will be held this Saturday, February 11th at the University of Kansas Medical Center, in the Hemenway Life Sciences building*. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and the contest will start at 9:00 am. The event runs until noon. Prior years have seen impressive displays of knowledge and […]

It’s that time of year! Get ready for SFNKC’s Brain Discovery Fair on April 9th! Volunteers always appreciated. Find out more and stay tuned with SFNKC on facebook. Here is the Brain_Discover_Fair_2016_flyer — please share! 2016 Brain Discovery Fair  

Thank You to everyone who participated in the 2016 Kansas City Brain Bee held at KU Medical Center. Students showed great knowledge and quick thinking, making for an exciting contest and a successful event. The winner goes on to participate in the National Brain Bee held in the spring. See photos of the event at […]

Congratulations to our very own Heather Wilkins, Ph.D., SFNKC Co-President who received the Allen B. Rawitch Professional Excellence, Outstanding Woman Scholar Award. Find out more about this award here.

2015 Brain Discovery Fair

March 6th, 2015

The SFNKC annual Brain Discovery Fair will be April 11 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Hemenway Life Sciences Innovation Center on the campus of the University of Kansas Medical Center located on the NE corner of 39th and Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS. This event is free for the community; no advanced […]

The midterm “why-bother” election? With voter turnout constantly underwhelming expectations, the midterm elections are just-as, if not more-important than the general, quadrennial elections held every 4-years. Midterm elections feature races for Governors, Senators, Representatives and other state-officials. Many individuals keep up with these races, but may be less familiar with ballot initiatives. Therefore, this blog […]

Recently, Michael Cooper, a Ph.D. student in Neuroscience and a new member of the Kansas City chapter for the Society for Neuroscience participated in a Capitol Hill Day sponsored by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.     American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Capitol Hill Day With the August Congressional recess […]

  Welcome back to the SAP blog!  In this post we’re going to see an update to the FY2015 appropriations bills.   The August Congressional recess is almost over. Next week, Congress will return to DC and resume finalizing budget proposals for FY15.   As a reminder: the United States fiscal year is the 12 […]

Welcome back to the SFNKC SAP blog.   As you may or may not be aware, Congress is in recess for the month of August.  During this time, members of Congress will return to their home states or districts and participate in a number of events to directly reach their constituents.   One such opportunity […]

Looking ahead

July 18th, 2014

Welcome to the Society for Neuroscience Kansas City (SFNKC) Chapter website and blog!  SFNKC is a chapter organization of the Society for Neuroscience:   “The Society for Neuroscience is the world’s largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. The nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, now has nearly 40,000 […]

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