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.


Represented Countries




Registered Chapters

What We Do:

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!


Upcoming Changes to the IYNA Website


For the past several months, our web development team has been hard at work rebuilding the IYNA w...

Happy Birthday to the IYNA!


Two years ago, a group of competitors at the USA Brain Bee decided to start a network of clubs de...

A New Year With the IYNA


Throughout 2017, the IYNA grew by 1500 members in 66 countries. We launched our membership depart...

Our Partners:

Brain Bee
Dana Foundation
The Synapse Project