BRAINS Symposium

Broadening Representation of Academic Investigators in NeuroScience
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The BRAINS logo, based on the two halves of a brain, one half is orange and the other half is blue with arrows point in all directions to represent diversity BRAINS acronym

Announcements

BRAINS Announcements
  • Peer Mentoring Circles: A Strategy for Thriving in Science
    Learn more about the power of the BRAINS Peer Mentoring Circle model on this BioMed Central Blog Post.
  • BRAINS 2017 Application Deadline Extended
    Applications for the 2017 BRAINS Fellows and Affiliates Programs are now accepted until 9:00 PM (PT) on June 7, 2017. See the Application Page for more details.
  • Hear About The BRAINS Program
    A 2016 professional development session video produced by the Society for Neuroscience titled Creating Connections in Support of Diverse Neuroscientists highlights the BRAINS program and offers suggestions for improving professional development opportunities at your institutions. This video is open to the public until May 22, 2017, after which time it will be available to SfN members.
  • BRAINS Paper in Neuron
    BRAINS has published a perspective in Neuron about transforming career development.
  • Presentation at Understanding Interventions Conference
    The BRAINS Team gave a presentation at the March 2017 Understanding Interventions Conference
  • Learn more about the BRAINS Program
    SfN members can login and check out some highlights from our 2016 SfN workshop called Creating Connections in Support of Diverse Neuroscientists
  • BRAINS Program Renewed
    In December 2016, the BRAINS Program received a renewal reward from NINDS. BRAINS is now funded through 2021.
  • BRAINS team has paper published in CBE-LSE
    The BRAINS team has a paper published in September 2016 issue of CBE LSE. The paper is titled “Learning to Thrive: Building Diverse Scientists’ Access to Community and Resources through the BRAINS Program.” Read more about it at lifescied.org.
  • BRAINS in the News
    University of Washington's UW Today featured the BRAINS Symposium. Click here to read the article.
  • BRAINS Program Approved
    The BRAINS program was approved by the NIH and implemented in September of 2011. The program is made possible with National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) National Institutes of Health grants 1R25NS076416-01 and 1R25NS094094-01A1.

Last updated May 24, 2017

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