UT BRAINSTORMS: A Conversation on the Brain

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin is excited to announce their new public outreach and education program: UT Brainstorms: A Conversation on the Brain. This public outreach series will provide information accessible to non-scientific audiences about a variety of neuroscience topics that relate to normal brain function, neurological diseases, overall brain health and how neuroscience research can improve everyday life.  This public education event is free to the community, however we do ask that you RSVP if you would like to attend.

When: The dates for the Brainstorms lectures are listed below.  A different topic and faculty speaker will be featured each date.   Please check back regularly to learn more about upcoming speakers and topics!

Where: All Brainstroms public outreach events will be held on UT Campus at the Thompson Conference Center (TCC), Auditorium 1.110.  TCC is located at 2405 Robert Dedman Dr., Austin, Texas 78712. 

Parking: Complimentary parking is available on-site at TCC on a first-come, first-served basis in Lot 40, which is located at the intersection of Red River at Dean Keeton streets.  Additional paid parking is available nearby in Manor Garage (MAG) on Clyde Littlefield Drive. 

Click here for additional information about the location and a map of TCC and parking lots.


Saturday, September 16, 2017, 3:30-5:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Michael Mauk, Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Topic: The Forgetting Brain, a conversation about Memory, Alzheimer’s, and other Memory Disorders



Future UT Brainstorms dates: Speaker and topic to be announced

2017 Dates:
Saturday, October 14- 3:30-5:00pm
Thursday, November 9- 6:30-8:00pm

2018 Dates:
Saturday, January 27-  3:30-5:00pm
Thursday, February 15-  6:30-8:00pm
Saturday, March 24- 3:30-5:00pm
Saturday, April 21- 3:30-5:00pm
Thursday, May 17- 6:30-8:00pm