Teaching Workshops at SFN

Since 2005, FUN members have proposed and organized Teaching Workshops at the annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting as part of the professional development workshop series.

Check out these SfN workshops led by FUN members and friends at the 2023 Annual Meeting:

Escape From Academia-Alternative Careers: Is There Life After the PhD?
Organizer/Moderator: Mathew Abrams
Speaker: Amy Bernard, Heather Dean, Helena Ledmyr, Vinod Venkatraman
Date & Time: Saturday November 11, 3pm - 5pm

How I Survived Graduate School: Perspectives From Black in Neuro
Organizer/Moderator: Angeline Dukes
Speaker: Paige Greenwood, ELENA Dominguez, Kelly Cliona, McCray Victoria, Christine Liu, Rackeb Tesfaye, Murray De-Shaine Date & Time: Sunday, November 12, 2023, 12pm - 2pm

Ensuring All Your Students Know They Belong In Neuroscience
Organizer/Moderator: Erin Rhinehart
Speaker: Amy Jo Stavnezer, Kimberly D'Anna, Kristen Frenzel, Monica Linden, Mays Imad
Date & Time: Monday, November 13, 2023, 9am - 11am

Teaching Neuroscience: New Approaches to Electrophysiology Labs

Organizer/Moderator: William Grisham, Richard Olivo
Speaker: Tim Marzullo, Ashley Juavinett, Bruce Johnson, Jennifer Segawa, Ilya Vilinsky
Date & Time: Monday, November 13, 12pm - 2pm

Inclusion in Higher Education: Designing Training Environments to Serve All Students

Organizer/Moderator: Taralyn Tan

Speaker: Alycia Mosley Austin, Melissa Wynn, Angeline Dukes, Corey Harwell
Date & Time: Monday, November 13, 2023, 3pm - 5pm

Neuroscience Departments and Programs Workshop: Skills and Best Practices for Transition Periods for Trainees and Junior Faculty in Academia

Organizer/Moderator: Paul Katz, Jay Bikoff, Christophe Mulle, William Grisham, Lique Coolen, Wilma Friedman, Gonzalo Torres, Elizabeth Glater, Margaret McCarthy
Speaker: Nermin Bayin, Marco Venniro, Shannon Stephens, Anne West

Date & Time: Monday, November 13, 2023, 3pm - 5pm

View other professional development workshops at SfN's Professional Develoment page

The full history of workshop topics in reverse chronological order:

2021  Reviving Neuroanatomy
2019  Teaching Computation in Neuroscience
2018  Emotion and Learning
2017  Evidence-Based Approaches to Teaching Neuroscience
2016  Teaching Neuroscience with Big Data
2015  Teaching Neuroscience to Non-Scientists
2014  Online Learning
2013  Are Printed Textbooks Obsolete?
2012  Connecting to the Humanities and Social Sciences
2011  A Preview of ERIN, Educational Resources in Neuroscience
2010  Undergraduate Curricula and Graduate Expectations
2009  Teaching Neuroscience with Case Studies
2008  Teaching Neuroscience for Long-Term Learning
2007  Teaching Neuroscience: Innovative Laboratories
2006  Resources for Teaching Neuroscience
2005  Teaching Neuroscience