Brain Awareness Teacher Workshop

Sponsored in partnership with OHSU's Office of Science Education Opportunities, The Moore Institute for Nutrition and Wellness and the OHSU  Brain Institute, the annual Teacher Workshop is a unique opportunity designed to give teachers an insight into what role neuroscience plays in the classroom.
2017 brain awareness lecture image, The Secret Life of the Brain

Saturday, March 18, 2017

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Collaborative Life Sciences Building
2730 SW Moody Avenue, Portland

Your Racist Brain
Lawrence Sherman, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Neuroscience, Oregon National Primate Research Center
Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, OHSU

The Transmission of Harmful Psycho-social Experiences across Generations
Lynne Messer, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, School of Community Health
OHSU-PSU School of Public Health


8:00 - 9:00     Networking, resource fair, free continental breakfast

9:00 - 10:00   Larry Sherman, Ph.D.

10:00 -10:30  Questions & Answers

10:30 - 11:00  Break

11:00 -12:00   Lynne Messer, Ph.D., M.P.H.

12:00 -12:30  Questions & Answers

12:30 -1:00     A special lecture from Tarvez Tucker, M.D.: "The Female Brain"

Do you live outside the Portland area?

There may be an opportunity for you to participate via videoconference. 

Please contact Kate Stout (, 503-494-0885) for more information.