Elena Dominguez with young brain scientists during BlackinNeuro week

CNLM Graduate Students Launch International #BlackInNeuroWeek – Begins July 27 Graduate students Angeline Dukes and Elena Dominguez pose together at a CNLM event. When graduate students Angeline Dukes and Elena Dominguez started their doctoral careers, they found themselves as the only two Black people in their department. Coming to UCI, they knew they would face…

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Children’s Hospital Orange County (CHOC) Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute (MI3) summer interns participate in UCI neuroscience panel - image of electrode demonstration on Zoom call; Orange County neuroscience research

Each year, we host the Children’s Hospital Orange County (CHOC) Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute (MI3) summer interns at the UCI CNLM for hands-on neuroscience demonstrations, lab tours and neuroscience career panels. This year the interns visited virtually from the comfort of their homes! A group of 9 CNLM Ambassadors led by the K-12 Programming committee chairs…

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UCI Brain Camp Student Selected to Present Research at International Conference - image of Siddhant Karmali in neuroscience lab at Brain Camp

UCI Brain Camp Student Selected to Present Research at International Conference Siddhant learns how to mount a specimen on a microscope slide. Many High School sophomores are eager to get their driver’s license so they can begin navigating the roads around them. Not Siddhant Karmali. This rising sophomore at Stanford Online High School is more…

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2020 Irvine Brain Bee Inspires Teens to Pursue Brain Science Careers - image of Brain Bee Participants at UC Irvine

2020 Irvine Brain Bee Inspires Teens to Pursue Brain Science Careers By Zahara Mary Kelly Keulen   More than fifty high school students gathered at UCI on February 8th to test their knowledge of neuroscience at the 2020 Irvine Brain Bee.  This is the second time that UCI’s Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and…

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UCI Brain Camp students study human brain in learning ways to improve learning and memory

UCI Brain Camp prepares children for careers in science This summer, 35 middle and high school students spent 2 weeks at UCI participating in a one-of-a-kind immersive neuroscience camp. UCI Brain Camp, founded and directed by Manuella Yassa of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, is one of only a handful of…

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