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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Humans of IYNA Story #4: Sophie Greer
Sept. 1, 2020

Humans of IYNA is a series where we will highlight the diverse and unique experiences of IYNA members. Each week, we will be posting 1-2 stories on our website. Below is the fourth story in our series, the story of Sophie Greer. I can attribute my love of science, especially …

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Member Spotlight: Shirleen Xu
Aug. 16, 2020

Shirleen is a rising undergraduate freshman from New Jersey. She is the graphic designer for IYNA and a social media intern for the IBB. Why did you join the IYNA? I joined the IYNA to be apart of a neuroscience community where I could explore more about the topic and …

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