About FUN



2017 FUN events during the Annual meeting of the SfN:

FUN Business Meeting will take place on Sunday, November 12, 7-8 am, Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel, Meeting Room 5, a continental breakfast will be provided and the meeting will consist of reports from the committees, several votes to update the Bylaws, recognition of officers and plans for the upcoming year.  Please, come and share your thoughts!


FUN Social and Poster Session will take on Sunday, November 12, from 6:45-8:45 pm in the Renaissance Hotel Grand and Central Ballrooms.  We will have 175 undergraduate posters, recognize travel award winners, announce faculty and JUNE awards, and recognize new and outgoing officers.  

Download the Poster Session Abstract Booklete here: https://www.funfaculty.org/drupal/FUN_Poster_Session.
Download a guide to FUN things to do at SfN below!

FUN Equipment Loan Program 2017

FUN is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the 2017 Equipment Loan Program.  Through generous donations from ADInstrumentsData Sciences International (DSI), Noldus Information Technology, iMotions, Nikon and San Diego Instruments we are now accepting applications for proposals requesting a loan of equipment for research and/or teaching for FUN members.  Please go to the following link to learn more about the ELP program and to find instruction on how to apply.


FUN is an international organization that is focused on neuroscience education and research at the undergraduate level. FUN’s members and supporters include businesses and organizations; private liberal arts colleges, state and research university departments and programs; and individual faculty and students, all sharing a common interest in undergraduate neuroscience.  Our partners include:
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. 


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