SciFest is jointly hosted each year in October by the St. Louis Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and the St. Louis Science Center. Generously supported by the NSF and Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and the Society for Neuroscience.

  • In October 2012 as part of a weeklong festival, graduate students (Washington University) introduce the public to their lives as neuroscientists.



Why do you get dizzy? By Binyam Nardos (Washington University, Neuroscience Program). Visitors learned by spinning about the visual oculomotor reflex.      


If you would like to inquire about chapter activities or are interested in joining the St. Louis Chapter SfN please contact:

Chapter President :

Yehuda Ben-Shahar
Campus Box 1137
+1 314 935-3484
Associate Professor of Biology