About FUN

To access the FUN poster session abstract book:



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

Strategic planning for FUN's future
2-3 PM, FUN booth #2015 led by Ron Bayline

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

Nu Rho Psi neuroscience honor society
3:3-4:30 PM, FUN booth #2015 led by Mike Kerchner and Maggie Gill

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

 Poster Boards are 4' x 6' in size

PDF of the Abstract book can be found here:



Monday, Oct. 21

Nu Rho Psi neuroscience honor society

10-11 AM, FUN booth #2015 led by Phillip Quirk and Beth Wee

How to get a job at a PUI
11AM-12PM, FUN booth #2015 led by Sarah Holstein

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

How to get tenure at a PUI
1-2PM, FUN booth #2015 led by Mary Morrison and Hewlet McFarlane

Introducing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives at a PUI
2-3PM, FUN booth #2015 led by Jackie Rose

Balancing teaching and research at a PUI
3-4PM, FUN booth #2015 led by Mary Lou Caspers


Tuesday, Oct. 22

Strategic planning for FUN's future
10-11AM, FUN booth #2015 led by Ron Bayline

Publishing your work in the Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE)
2-3PM, FUN booth #2015 led by Raddy Ramos

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.