Brain Awareness Week

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Universidad de Concepcion

Organized by:
Universidad de Concepcion

Participating Organizations:
Colegio Inmaculada Concepcion de Talcahuano; Liceo Almirante Pedro Espina Ritchie de Talcahuano; Biblioteca Municipal de Concepcion; departamento Fisiologia , Universidad de Concepcion; Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad de Concepcion

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Other: Preparatory school

Approximate Number of People Reached:

85

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Charlas dictadas en la Biblioteca Municipal de Concepción orientadas a estudiantes secundarios de temas relacionados a nuestras investigaciones en neurociencia. Programa de Charlas en Biblioteca Municipal: Brain Awareness Week 2018 – 15 al16 Marzo 2018 Día 15 Marzo 9.30 -10.00 Luis Aguayo – “¿Como el alcohol afecta el cerebro de Juanito o Juanita?” – Laboratorio de Neurofisiología, Departamento de Fisiología, Universidad de Concepción 10.00- 10.30 Jorge Fuentealba – “La naturaleza como fuente de medicamentos para enfermedades neurodegenerativas” – Laboratorio de Screening de Compuestos Neuroactivos, Departamento de Fisiología, Universidad de Concepción 10.30 – 11.00 Coffe break 11.30 – 12.00 Gonzalo Yévenes – “¿Cómo sentimos dolor?” – Laboratorio de Neurofarmacología, Departamento de Fisiología, Universidad de Concepción 12.00 – 12.30 Carola Muñoz – “Priones y otras proteínas que dañan neuronas”– Laboratorio de Neuropatología, Departamento de Fisiología, Universidad de Concepción Día 16 Marzo 9.30 – 10.00 José Leonardo Guzmán - “Diseñando moléculas para regular la actividad neuronal” – Laboratorio de Neurobiología Molecular, Departamento de Fisiología, Universidad de Concepción 10.00 -10.30 Gustavo Moraga – “Como la estructura tridimensional determina la función de una proteína” – Laboratorio de Neurofarmacología estructural, Departamento de Fisiología, Universidad de Concepción 10.30 -11.00 Patricio Castro – “Rol de los neurotransmisores previa formación de la sinapsis” – Laboratorio de Fisiología del Desarrollo, Departamento de Fisiología, Universidad de Concepción 11.00 -11.30 Cierre & Entrega Diplomas

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Social Media
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Direct invitation to educational establishments

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

mainly because it gives a face and seriousness to the invitation

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Other

Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:

  • I have not access because I am from Chile. Sad

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • BAW Bookmark
  • BAW Certificate of Participation

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Web site banner

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

extensive and sincere thanks from the professors of the participating students for allowing to know high-level research conducted at the local University

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

do it and do not be lazy

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://csbiol.udec.cl/brain-awareness-week-convoco-a-academicos-del-departamento-de-fisiologia-y-a-estudiantes-de-ensenanza-media/

Contact Name:

Patricio Castro

Contact Phone:

+56 41 2207038

Contact Email:

pacastrom@gmail.com

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