February 7, 2016

Summer Program in Neuroscience, Ethics & Survival


Course Date: June 12 – July 11, 2016

Deadline: February 25, 2016 | Apply here

2015 Course Schedule

Directors: Keith Trujillo, California State University San Marcos; Jean King, University of Massachusetts Medical School; and Edward Castañeda, University of Texas at El Paso

The Summer Program in Neuroscience, Ethics & Survival (SPINES) provides a rich experience in neuroscience. The core of the program is an intensive one-month experience, in which students are exposed to neuroscience laboratory techniques, contemporary neuroscience research, ethics and survival skills (including grant writing, teaching, public speaking, and others). Lecture, lab, workshop and discussion formats are used. In a second optional month, students may apply to work full time in a research laboratory at the MBL, especially those funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. The program is targeted to groups underrepresented in neuroscience to increase the probability of professional success, although applications from any qualified students interested in the SPINES curriculum are welcome.

2015 Course Faculty & Lecturers:

Andre, Fenton, New York University
Berger-Sweeney, Joanne, Trinity College
Budnik, Vivian, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Colon-Ramos, Daniel, Yale University
Delgado, Mauricio, Rutgers University
Etgen, Anne, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Fenton, Andre, New York University
Fox, Tom, Harvard Medical School
Guerrero-Cazares, Hugo, Johns Hopkins University
Hildebrand, John, University of Arizona
Jones, Kevin, Howard University
Kravitz, Edward, Harvard Medical School
Lisman, John, Brandeis University
Martinez Jr, Joe, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nishi, Rae, University of Vermont
Poe, Gina, University of Michigan
Quinones-Hinojosa, Alfredo, Johns Hopkins University
Quirk, Gregory, University of Puerto Rico Medical School
Ricoy, Ulises, Northern New Mexico College
Ryan, Timothy, Weill Cornell Medical School
Sarabia-Estrada, Rachel, Johns Hopkins University