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Tulane University Neuroscience Association (TUNA)

Congratulations to our new officers for 2018-2019!

Internal President | Tessa Lavorgna

Communications Executive | Justine Jorgensen

Events Coordinator | Margaret Nickerson

Treasurer | Rachel Aber

External President | Jenna Bates

Community Outreach Coordinator | Esther Kaplum

Youth Outreach Coordinator | Sarah McLennan

Faculty Sponsor | Dr Katelyn Black

If you would like to become more involved in TUNA, or if you have ideas for future events, please contact one of these officers. If you'd like to request membership and be added to the listerv, visit TUNA's OrgSync page.

Here are some excerpts from a message from TUNA's first president, Ardalan Minokadeh:

TUNA intends to serve many purposes (too many to mention!) including:

  • invite speakers to the campus (seminars/discussions)
  • expose the Tulane community (and Greater New Orleans) to neuroscience and issues of the brain
  • expose majors or those interested to possible future careers or educational opportunities in the field
  • let Neuroscience majors meet each other!
  • provide support (academic, social, or other) for the growing number of Neuroscience majors on campus

Spread the word! This club is NOT restricted to just neuroscience majors OR undergraduate students. All students of any major or class/standing are invited and encouraged to join.

For more information about TUNA, please contact Dr. Katelyn Black. You can also view photos of TUNA's past outreach here.

Visit TUNA's events page to find out more about their upcoming events.

Read the 2016 TUNA newsletter "Synapse"