About FUN

FUN events at the 2019 Society for Neuroscience Meeting

Chicago, IL, October 19-23

Please join us for the following FUN events this year in Chicago! 

Saturday, Oct. 19: 

Integrating Research and Teaching at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions,
12 noon-2 PM, Room N227

Getting Creative with Course-Based Research Experiences to Enhance Scholarship and Generate Publishable Data,
3-5 PM, Room N227

 

Sunday, Oct. 20:

FUN business meeting,
7-8 AM, Marriott Marquis Water Tower

Building a Neuroscience Career at a Teaching Focused Institution,
3-5 PM, Room N228

FUN Social and Poster session,
6:45-8:45 PM, Room N226

 

Monday, Oct. 21

Teaching Computational Neuroscience,
12 noon-2 PM, Room N227

 

Visit the FUN booth (#2015) and purchase your 2019 FUN T-shirt and other FUN items!

 

Our Mission
  • Enhancing undergraduate participation in research and the presentation of research at the SFN meeting
  • Disseminating innovations in undergraduate neuroscience education
  • Recognizing excellence in undergraduate neuroscience education
  • Developing national and regional networks that enhance undergraduate neuroscience education and research and faculty development
Our mission is made possible through the generous support of our individual members, organizational members, and contributing members.  In particular the generous support of the companies and institutions who are contributing members make our Travel Award progam possible.
The Journal of Underdergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE) is a publication of the Faculty of Undergraduate Neuroscience.  JUNE is an online journal for undergraduate neuroscience faculty that publishes peer-reviewed reports of innovations in undergraduate neuroscience education. JUNE serves as a mechanism for faculty to exchange information regarding topics such as laboratory exercises, new media, curricular considerations, and teaching methods.
  Nu Rho Psi is the National Honor Society in Neuroscience, founded in 2006 by the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience.
  The SOMAS-URM (Support Of Mentors And their Students from UnderRepresented Minorities) program supports the research of junior faculty and students from predominantly undergraduate institutions.
Educational Resources in Neuroscience, an online database of teaching resources for higher education in neuroscience.