BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Damon Clark

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Time:  5:00pm – 6:30pm (AST)  Speaker:Damon Clark, Ph.D.Associate ProfessorMolecular, Cellular & Developmental BiologyProfessor of Physics & Neuroscience Recruitment contact:Charles Greer,Ph.D.ProfessorNeurosurgery & NeuroscienceCo Vice-Chair of Research, NeurosurgeryDirector, Interdepartmental Neuroscience Graduate Program Moderator: Carmen S. Maldonado-Vlaar, Ph.D.ProfessorDepartment of BiologyCo-PI NeuroID ProgramUPR-Río Piedras Campus Plataforma: ZoomRegister here:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpfu-grzssGNw-Ph5hZ9LFWIWgX_J4Yo0b

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Convocatoria: PARACa

El Programa de Apoderamiento y Retención de Agentes de Cambio (PARACa) es un programa de verano para jóvenes universitaries y recién graduades reconocides por su liderato y sentido de responsabilidad con Puerto Rico.  La experiencia consiste de ocho semanas (junio-julio) donde les jóvenes completan una pasantía (internship) de impacto social y un currículo de concienciación […]

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“CARMEN MALDONADO-VLAAR: FORGING PATHS FOR LATINX SCIENCE”

Article by Charlene Nicole Rivera BonetPublished: 19 January 2021 – 12:38pmCiencia PR “What would be ideal is for gender and race equality to exist in science, for everyone to be represented equally.” That is the biggest goal of Puerto Rican scientist, Dr. Carmen Maldonado-Vlaar, who is a distinguished researcher and mentor in the field of neuroscience. […]

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“COVID-19 and its impact on the brain”

Article by Claudia López LloredaGraduate student at University of PennsylvaniaFreelance Science Writer(NeuroID former student of Class 2013)Published: January 13, 2021 by Es Mental (English Version) One year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic , we are getting closer to understanding the complexities of this disease. Despite being a respiratory disease, the neurological symptoms that have emerged […]

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2021 NIDA Summer Research Internship Program

The NIDA Summer Research Internship Program introduces undergraduate students from underrepresented populations to substance abuse research through internships with NIDA scientists at universities across the United States. The experience may include laboratory experiments, formal courses, data collection activities, data analysis, patient recruitment, patient interviews, manuscript preparation, literature reviews and library research. Internships include a paid 8-week intensive, hands-on […]

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For Women In Science L’Oréal and the UPRRP

For Women In Science L’Oréal and the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus is a virtual event that will take place on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 4:00 pm via Zoom. At this event, Dr. Nancy Padilla-Coreano will share her story, academic background, and recent investigation. In addition, her journey with “For Women in Science” […]

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Women encourage volunteering for the South (Puerto Rico)

They became a communication vehicle for non-profit organizations. 2020 began with the south of Puerto Rico shaking, causing the collapse of schools, homes, and families that lost everything. Then the Covid-19 pandemic arrived, but the needs were still there. Given this, five women came together to create the “Network of Volunteers” so that help continued to arrive. […]

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SfN Global Connectome panel: Power and Privilege – Underrepresented Groups in STEM and Allies Navigating the Landmines on January 12, 2021

Society for Neurosciences (SfN) will have the virtual event Global Connectome, from January 11-13, 2021, where there will feature a variety of panel sessions, “a discussion of science and culture focusing on how to continue to enhance the work of science” (SfN,2021). On Tuesday, January 12 at 1:15–2 p.m. (EST), our co-principal investigator, Dr. Carmen […]

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BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Edith Brignoni from Standford University

Today’s BP-ENDURE VirtualSeminar Series will be offered by a guest speaker, Dr. Edith Brignoni-Peréz, a postdoctoral fellow at the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics research unit at Standford University, School of Medicine. Join her, is Kalai Diamond, for the second part of the seminar recruitment contact offering information about Standford and its programs. Kalai is the Sr. student […]

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