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Building Researchers and Innovators in Neuroscience and Society

Public Profile

About This Organization

Building Researchers and Innovators in Neuroscience and Society (BRAINS) is dedicated to a higher understanding of the human mind and body. Its commitment to discovery, collaboration and developing technologies in the field of neuroscience provides an exciting environment for development, growth, and improvement of undergraduate and graduate research at Texas A&M University. In order to fulfill this purpose BRAINS provides an enriched environment, promoting interdisciplinary communication and scientific collaboration for all students interested in neuroscience research at Texas A&M University. BRAINS establishes a nourishing environment with the resources necessary to educate, inspire, unite and empower student scientists to unlock scientific mysteries through renewed vigor, creativity and innovation. In addition to scientific advancement amongst the students of Texas A&M, BRAINS is committed to the future of scientific funding and discovery. In order to improve this future for neuroscience, BRAINS has a responsibility to reach out into the community. It is critical for the public to understand past and current work in neuroscience in order to appreciate the need for support and funding to continue these advances. Similarly, we must prepare for the future by cultivating the minds of our youth. Exposure to the beauty and complexities of the human brain and nervous system will aid in sparking the imaginations of our children. Collectively, BRAINS is an organization focused on the perpetual pursuit of education, innovation and unity for advocates of neuroscience within Texas A&M University and beyond.
Year Founded:
Membership Dues:
$10 per year
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building (ILSB) Auditorium 1105

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Shelby Reid
Public Contact E-mail Address:
Public Contact Phone Number:
(979) 847-2100

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
Organization E-mail Address:

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
Interdisciplinary Degree Programs


Approximate membership of the organization:
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Application Only


Community Service Projects:
Once per semester
Fundraising Events:
Once per semester
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Once per year
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per year
Events with Alcohol:
In-State Travel:
Once per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Once per semester
International Travel: