Itinerary

 

Please see the itinerary for the 2018 Los Angeles/Irvine Brain Bee below:

8:30am  REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:30am  WRITTEN COMPETITION (participants, First part of the exam)
SPEAK WITH NEUROSCIENTISTS AND/OR LEARN ABOUT COLLEGE ADMISSIONS (parents)

10:15am LAB PRACTICUM (participants, Second part of the exam relating specifically to neuroanatomy)

10:45am GROUP PHOTOGRAPH (Competitors will take a group photograph in front of ZNI. Please meet in the lobby.)

11:00am-11:45am PROFESSIONAL PANELS (Competitors (and guests optional) will participate in a Q & A session discussing college and career options with a panel of neuroscience faculty, graduate and undergraduate students)

11:45am-12:30pm LUNCH BREAK (Lunch will be provided for competitors)

11:45am-1:30pm DEMONSTRATIONS (Various student presentations and hands-on demonstrations about neuroscience and the brain)

1:30pm GUEST LECTURES
Dr. Dominique Duncan and Dr. Tyler Ard
“Using Virtual Reality in Neuroscience”

2:30pm JEOPARDY ROUND 1
The 10 highest scoring students compete in Brain Jeopardy

2:45pm JEOPARDY ROUND 2
5 contestants from the previous round move on

3:00pm JEOPARDY ROUND 3
The top 3 contestants compete to win the Brain Bee

3:20pm RAFFLE DRAWING & AWARD CEREMONY