Upcoming Events

Terra Incognita: Explorations of Consciousness

Oct 06, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM UNC Friday Center,

What is consciousness and how does it come about? The answers to these questions are not clear.

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Brain Surgery through the Ages

Oct 13, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM UNC Friday Center,

Since the first brain surgery with the trephinations (making a hole in the skull) done in ancient times to the more recent developments of placing stimulating electrodes directly into the brain to treat disorders such as Parkinson’s disease; neurosurgery has proved an exciting and at times revolutionary field.

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Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep

Oct 27, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM UNC Friday Center,

We spend nearly a third of our lives in sleep, and yet the function of sleep and its implications for us remain somewhat of a mystery.

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