Summer Program in Neuroscience, Excellence and Success (SPINES)

Course Information

Course Date: June 14 – July 5, 2017

Extended Deadline: March 10, 2017 | Apply here

Tuition/Room and Board: All costs covered by funding agency

2016 Course Schedule

Directors: Carmen Maldonado-Vlaar, University of Puerto Rico; Gina Poe, University of California, Los Angeles

Course Description

For over 20 years, SPINES has had an outstanding track record of producing successful scientists from underrepresented backgrounds. This is an intensive immersion experience focused on training future leaders dedicated to creating and sustaining a diverse scientific workforce in neuroscience. The course focuses on professional development and honing quantitative analytical skills in neuroscience research. Travel, room, and board are covered. Only those who are US citizens or permanent residents of the US are eligible for this course.

2016 Course Faculty & Lecturers

Joanne Berger-Sweeney, Trinity College
Mauricio Delgado, Rutgers University
Emmeline Edwards, National Institute of Health
Anne Etgen, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hugo Guerrero-Cazares, Johns Hopkins University
John Hildebrand, University of Arizona
Kevin Jones, Howard University
Ed Kravitz, Harvard Medical School
Joe Martinez, University of Illinois
David McAdoo, Howard University
Tirin Moore, Stanford University
William Pate, Ad Hoc Analytics
Gina Poe, University of Michigan
Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Johns Hopkins University
Gregory Quirk, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Jeremiah Ramos, The University of Texas at El Paso
Honi Sanders, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
James Townsel, Meharry Medical College