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Competition Day Schedule

Approximate schedule of events (times may change):

10:30am – 11:00am      Sign-in and same-day registration     (EMRB Atrium)

11:00am – 12:30pm      Tours of neuroscience research facilities at the University of Iowa

12:30pm – 1:30pm         Lunch   (MERF Atrium)

1:30pm                                Iowa Brain Bee – Round I     (Bowen Science Building, Auditorium Beisner)

2:30pm                                Iowa Brain Bee – Round II     (Bowen Science Building, Auditorium Beisner)

~3:30pm                             Top 3 Awards     (Bowen Science Building, Auditorium Beisner)

Please contact the Neuroscience Graduate Program at for further information.

Note: Participants wishing to be present for the Iowa Brain Bee must be on-site and signed-in by 1:00pm.


Where to go

Please arrive at the Eckstein Medical Research Building (EMRB) Atrium.

431 Newton Rd, Iowa City, IA 52246

Directions TBA. 

Where to park

Parking is available across the street at the Newton Road Parking Ramp. Please note that this is a parking ramp with an hourly fee. We are unable to validate parking or provide parking passes.


Additional parking can be found on the University of Iowa  Parking and Transportation webpage:   

Buses may drop off students at the bus stop just outside the Medical Education Research Facility (MERF).

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