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.
Brain Awareness Logo 2018

Stay tuned for information on the 2019 Teacher Workshop!


2018 Keynote Speakers:

"0-60: The rapidly accelerating pace of autism genetics"

Brian J. O'Roak, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular & Medical Genetics, OHSU
Principal Investigator, SPARK

Read more about Dr. O'Roak's Lab News.

"Neurobehavioral outcomes of developmental programming in the context of maternal obesity"

Elinor Sullivan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Oregon National Primate Research Center
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, OHSU
Associate Professor, Human Physiology, University of Oregon

Read more about Dr. Sullivan's research on maternal nutrition.


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.