Texas A&M University
Located in Bryan/College Station (BCS), Texas
Texas A&M University (TAMU) is located in the Bryan/College Station (BCS) metropolitan area in Brazos County, Texas. The campus is one of the largest in the United States and is home to over 60,000 students.
The BCS metro area is home to roughly 200,000 people and is conveniently located within 1.5 hours of Houston, two hours of Austin and three hours of Dallas and San Antonio. BCS is also easy to reach by air: Easterwood Airport offers several daily commuter flights from George Bush International (IAH, United Airlines) and Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) airports.
As a vibrant college community, there is plenty to do in BCS. Downtown Bryan has several performance venues featuring film, live music, and even a speak easy! There are numerous sporting events hosted at the many world-class athletic facilities on the TAMU campus, including the George Mitchell Tennis Center, Kyle Field (home to the Aggie football team), and Blue Bell Park (home to the Aggie baseball team).
There is a growing foodie culture in BCS and this has resulted in an explosion in new restaurants in the area. The offerings range from Texas barbecue to international cuisines, and from healthy breakfast spots to fine dining. You can find it all!
Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building
State of the Art Research Facilities
The Emotion and Memory Systems Laboratory is located in the Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building (ILSB), a modern research facility located on the central campus at Texas A&M University. The ILSB was opened in 2012 and is home to several neuroscience laboratories in the Departments of Psychological and Brain Sciences (College of Liberal Arts) and the Department of Biology (College of Science).
The ILSB houses state of the art research laboratories, as well as core facilities in microscopy. There are also several conference rooms and class rooms, including a 300 student auditorium that serves as the venue for speakers and colloquia hosted by the Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience (TAMIN).