BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK 2005

Events organized by the Neuroscience Research Group, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest and the National Neuroscience Society of Romania:


Title : Sleep and Dreams

Description : Lectures
Date/time : March 15, 2005, 10:00 am; March 16, 2005, 16:00 pm; March 17, 2005, 11:00 am
Location : Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
Main Contact: Radu Braga
Contact phone number: +40-21-3120880
Audience : Professionals, University


Title : From Membrane Ionic Transport to Behavior

Description : Conference
Date/time : March 18, 2005, 15:00 pm
Location : Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
Main Contact: Leon Zagrean
Contact phone number: +40-21-3120880
Audience : Professionals, University


Title : Ambiguity in the Neuroscience and the Brain

Description : Theoretical lecture and experimental workshop
Date/time : March 18-20, 2005
Location : Faculty of Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
Main Contact: Mihai Moldovan
Contact phone number: +40-21-3120880
Audience : Professionals, University



Events organized by the Program of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca:



Title : The Brain as We Know It

Description : Sophomore students will present various aspects of brain structure and functions to preschool and school children from Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The presentations will be brief, highly accessible to children, and as interactive as possible so as to maximize the knowledge acquired by children.
Date/time : 14 - 18 March 2005
Location : Cluj-Napoca
Audience : Primary, Secondary
Organised by: Program of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Babes-Bolyai University
Main Contact: Oana Benga and Andrei Miu
Contact phone number: +40-264-590967
Address: 37 Republicii Street, Cluj-Napoca, CJ 400015, Romania



Title : Neuroscience in the Albert Einstein Year: event series

Description : The program will include 2 lectures that are intended to familiarize the general public with recent advances in neuroscience: "Pheromones and Sexual Behavior" (Dr. Alina Rusu); and "The Neurobiological Basis of Personality" (Dr. Adrian Opre). Another lecture will mark the International Albert Einstein Year: "What do bigger brains mean in development and evolution?" and "Allometry and the Brain of Albert Einstein" (Andrei Miu).
Date/time : 16 March 2005; 17:00 - 20:00
Location : Europa International Centre of Congress and Conference, 1-3 Lucian Blaga Square, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Audience : General Public, Professionals, University
Organised by: Program of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Babes-Bolyai University
Main Contact: Oana Benga and Andrei Miu
Contact phone number: +40-264-590967
Address: 37 Republicii Street, Cluj-Napoca, CJ 400015, Romania



Title : An Introduction to Applied Neuroscience: Behavioral Neuroscience

Description : Several activities intended to familiarize the public with the applications of neuroscience and some of the methods used in behavioral neuroscience: laboratory demonstrations, slide projections, posters presented by junior students on a wide variety of topics.
Date/time : 18 March 2005; 15:00 - 20:00
Location : Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, 7 Sindicatelor Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Audience : General Public, University, Secondary
Organised by: Program of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Babes-Bolyai University
Main Contact: Oana Benga and Andrei Miu
Contact phone number: +40-264-590967
Address: 37 Republicii Street, Cluj-Napoca, CJ 400015, Romania



Title : High School Essay Contest: How Our Brains Become Who We are?

Description : Short essay contest for high school pupils. The contest will be widely announced in all highschools from Cluj-Napoca. The essays must be addressed to Dr. Oana Benga, 37 Republicii Street, Cluj-Napoca, CJ 400015, Romania.
Date/time : 20 March 2005 (Deadline)
Location : Institute of Psychology, 37 Republicii Street, Cluj-Napoca, CJ 400015, Romania
Audience : Secondary
Organised by: Program of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Babes-Bolyai University
Main Contact: Oana Benga and Andrei Miu
Contact phone number: +40-264-590967
Address: 37 Republicii Street, Cluj-Napoca, CJ 400015, Romania


Useful links:

- DANA.ORG BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK

- European DANA Alliance for the Brain

- National Neuroscience Society of Romania (www.snn.ro)

- Neuroscience Research Group (www.neuroscience.ro)

- Depatment of Physiology, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy