Summer Program in Neuroscience, Excellence and Success (SPINES)

Course Information

Course Date: June 14 – July 5, 2019 Apply Here

Deadline: March 8, 2019

2018 Course Schedule (XLS)

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

Financial Information: All costs of participating in this course, including partial support for travel, will be provided.

Course Description

SPINES has had an outstanding 20+ year track record of training successful neuroscientists from backgrounds underrepresented in neuroscience to be leaders in the field, honing a variety of important professional skills, including communicating your science, winning grants, honing quantitative skills and preparing to be a top notch PI. The course attracts 20 leading faculty from across the country to teach our 15-20 students in a 3 week intensive immersion experience dedicated to creating and sustaining an outstanding diverse workforce in neuroscience. Travel, room, and board at MBL are covered.

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