International Youth Neuroscience Association

Building the Next Generation of Neuroscientists

Who We Are:

The International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA) is a global, youth-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to inspiring the next generation of neuroscientists. Our mission is to introduce students to the excitement of scientific inquiry and enable them to explore the wonders of the brain.


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Become a Member:

Become a member of the International Youth Neuroscience Association today! Members of the IYNA younger than 26 get access to all of our programs and opportunities, and all members get access to the IYNA newsletter. Best of all, it's completely free! Become a member of the IYNA today!


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Results of the INS Essay Competition
Sept. 10, 2019

We are excited to announce the results of the Neuroethics Essay Contest. Now in its sixth year, the contest aims to promote interest in neuroethics among students and postdocs from around the world. This year, the International Neuroethics Society expanded the essay to include a new high school category, in ...

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April 2019 Journal Release
April 19, 2019

The latest edition of the IYNA Journal is now available to read here! In this update we've covered bioluminescence, ADHD, and hyperthymesia. Thank you to our authors and our editing team for making this release a success!

Our Partners:

International Brain Bee
International Neuroethics Society
Hip Hop Stroke
The Dana Foundation