Summer Program in Neuroscience, Excellence and Success (SPINES)

Course Information

Course Date: June 14 – July 5, 2018

Extended Deadline: March 9, 2018 | Apply here

2018 Course Schedule (XLS)

Directors: Carmen Maldonado-Vlaar, University of Puerto Rico; and 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.

2018 Course Faculty

Dr. Edward Kravitz, Harvard University
Dr. Eduard Castaneda, University of Texas at El Paso
Dr. Carmen S. Maldonado Vlaar, University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras
Dr. Gina Poe, University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Kevin Jones, University of Michigan
Dr. Ann Etgen, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dr. Janet Neisewander, Arizona State University
Dr. Mauricio Delgado, Rutgers University
Dr. Laura O’Dell, University of Texas at El Paso
Dr. Vanya Quinones, Pace University
Dr. Daniel Colon-Ramos, Yale University
Dr. Veronica Acosta, University of the Incarnate Word