News & Events


  • BRI: Brain Research Institute
  • JSN: Joint Seminars in Neuroscience
  • CART: Center for Autism Research and Treatment
  • BMC: Brain Mapping Center
  • ICA: Integrative Center for Addiction
  • MBI: Molecular Biology Institute




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NSIDP Recurring Events

Tuesday Seminars:

  • Joint Seminars in Neuroscience (JSN)
    This neuroscience seminar series is held every Tuesday at noon in the Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium.

Recruitment Weekends:

  • NSIDP interview weekends are held in January and February.

Project Brainstorm and Brain Awareness Week:

  • Project Brainstorm is a course that UCLA Neuroscience graduate students can TA, and it has events throughout the year. The biggest event is Brain Awareness Week, a national celebration of the brain that occurs in mid-March.


  • This outreach event to encourage girls to get involved in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics occurs every Spring quarter.

Neuroscience Poster Session

NSIDP Retreat:

  • Every year in September, NSIDP faculty and students get together for research talks, career building discussions, and social time at the annual retreat.  

Dynamics of Neural Microcircuits Symposium:

  • This full day symposium is held in early May every year.

Learning and Memory Symposium:

  • The Integrative Center for Learning and Memory (ICLM), the Brain Research Institute (BRI) and the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine host this day-long symposium every year in early June to showcase the best of learning and memory research.