International Youth Neuroscience Association

Building the Next Generation of Neuroscientists

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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.

The MYELIN Initiative

“An initiative to make Neuroscience part of high school curriculum. Students, teachers, and professionals can all play a role in furthering this project!”

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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 #6: Kritika Grover
Dec. 27, 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 sixth story in our series, the story of Kritika Grover. Albert Einstein rightly said, “The important thing is …

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Member Spotlight: Marisol Arau Vargas
Dec. 13, 2020

Marisol is in her first semester of Biotechnology Engineering and is from Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. She is an International Consultant and Board Member for the IYNA. Why did you join the IYNA? I joined IYNA because it was my goal to publish an article, and in my first attempt I …

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