Albany Med hosts Brain Bee

Albany Medical College’s Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics will host the fifth annual Albany Regional Brain Bee on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Albany Medical College.

Students ages 13 to 19 with an interest in neuroscience will have the opportunity to meet other local students and researchers in the field, and will be tested on their knowledge and understanding of the brain, neuroanatomy, and neurohistology.

The 2020 Albany Regional Brain Bee winner will receive entry, travel, and accommodations to the National Brain Bee competition; a cash prize; and the opportunity to obtain a summer internship position at Albany Medical College.

The deadline to register is Wednesday, Jan. 22.
To register or for more information, visit or email


More Out & About

  • The Mendelssohn Club of Albany will hold auditions beginning this week for male singers interested in joining the club for the second half of its 111th season. Interested tenors and basses are invited to rehearse with the club on Wednesday evenings starting Jan. 15 at 7:15 p.m.

  • Tu BiShevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, will be celebrated with a special seder on Sunday, Feb. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at B’nai Sholom Reform Congregation in Albany.


    ALBANY COUNTY — Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County offers a four-week Strengthening Families Program for youth ages 12 and older and their parents or caregivers.

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