BRAINS Symposium

Broadening Representation of Academic Investigators in NeuroScience
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About Brains

An introduction to the BRAINS program

Broadening the Representation of Academic Investigators in NeuroScience (BRAINS), a program based at the University of Washington, is designed to accelerate and improve the career advancement of neuroscience postdoctoral scholars and assistant professors from underrepresented groups.

Participants will gain a stronger sense of career self-efficacy through a combination of symposia, peer networks, mentoring relationships, and career consultations over a two-year period. The long-term goal of BRAINS is to increase diversity in academic and scientific leadership in neuroscience-related fields.

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Announcements

A list of recent happenings related to BRAINS
  • 2014 SfN Meeting
    BRAINS will host exhibit booth #3338 at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. Please stop by to say hello!
  • 2013 & 2014 Reunion
    A reunion for 2013 and 2014 BRAINS Symposium participants, panelists, and board members will take place on November 16th at Poste Moderne Brasserie in Washington, DC. We hope to see you there!
  • 2014 New Awards
    We are excited to announce a new opportunity from the BRAINS program. Find out more about BRAINS Career Development Awards!
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