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.
“An initiative to make Neuroscience part of high school curriculum. Students, teachers, and professionals can all play a role in furthering this project!”
A project to develop a comprehensive introductory neuroscience course for high schools.
The world's biggest youth neuroscience journal, written, edited, and published by members.
An international network of clubs, promoting neuroscience enthusiasm at the local level.
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!
Gbenga Adegbenro is a student with a special interest in Neuroscience and Neurobiology from Oyo State, Nigeria. He acquired this interest through his experiences during his Undergraduate Thesis and has completed a Bachelor’s degree (BSc.) in Anatomy. Why did you join the IYNA? I joined IYNA because I have a …
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 seventh story in our series, the story of Kayla Laine. I worked for six years as a journalist, …