Brain Awareness Week 2018

BAW@Ukraine 2018 Program

Monday, March 12

Public lectures

"Anxiety: biology vs sociology" Prof. O. Cheban (Bogomolets National Medical University)

"Vaccination and Brain" Dr. F. Lapii (Shupyk National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education)

Kyiv City Hall, Khreshchatyk street, 36, 17:30

Tuesday- Thursday, March 13-15


March 13 - The Theory of Everything (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
March 14 - Rain Man (Autism)
March 15 - The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Stroke)

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Bogomoletz street 4, 19:00

Friday, March 16

Lecture "Cortical Plasticity Following Sensory Loss and Restoration"

Prof Amir Amedi (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Bogomoletz street 4, 12:00

Saturday, March 16

Science Days at BIPH - workshops for schoolchildren

11:00-14:00 Public lectures
How memory works (Dr. Oleksii Boldyriev)
Schizophrenia (Taras Vereschak)
Cannabis: pros and contra (Prof. Viktor Dosenko)
Music and Brain (Nataliia Shtefan)
How to keep your brain healthy and wealthy (Prof Nana Voitenko)

14:00-16:00 Demonstrations
Brain microscopy
Jellyfish gene helps to heal brain diseases
Test your pain sensitivity
Brain and behavior

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Bogomoletz street 4

Saturday, March 16

Ukrainian Brain Bee - preliminary test (on site)

Organizers and partners:

Ukrainian Society for Neuroscience (
M-Gate (
Science Days (
My Science (
Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology (
Kyiv Academic University (
SfN Kiev Chapter (
DANA Foundation (