Nobel Prize in Chemistry at UPRH

On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, starting at 11:45 am (AST) at the University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Campus (UPRH) there will be a Nobel Prize. Dr. Jennifer Doudna, professor of Cellular and Molecular Biology and Chemistry at UC Berkeley and winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2020) for discovering CRISPR (genetic editing method), will […]

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Conference: Horizons by Hopkins

Horizons by Hopkins is Johns Hopkins’ first interdisciplinary professional development and career conference for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This is a full-day virtual event scheduled for November 12th, 2020 from 9 am – 3 pm ET.  “We are excited to feature as Keynote speakers Dr. Valerie Young, renowned expert in impostor syndrome, and Dr. Leroy […]

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BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Yoland Smith

Yoland Smith is a professor and vice-chair offaculty development in Neurology at the School of Medicine of Emory University. He is also the chief of the Division of Neuropharmacology andNeurological Disorders at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center. Join us the Wednesday, November 11, 2020 for a BP-ENDURE VIRTUAL SEMINAR SERIES that will be offered […]

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Congratulation Letter from the UPRRP to Dr. Carmen Maldonado

On November 5, 2020, Dr. Luis Ferrao, the rector of the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, congratulated Dr. Carmen Maldonado-Vlaar for receiving the Bernice Grafstein Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Mentoring this year. Here is the congratulation letter from Dr. Ferrao that the UPRRP share with the community. (only Spanish version). Reference:Ferraro, L. […]

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2020 Bernice Grafstein Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Mentoring

This year the Bernice Grafstein Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Mentoring goes to Dr. Carmen Maldonado-Vlaar (NeuroID’s Co-PI) and Dr. Barbara Shinn-Cunningham. A piece of SfN article: “Society for Neuroscience Celebrates Committed Women Mentors and Unique Early-Career Researchers“ “The Bernice Grafstein Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Mentoring recognizes individuals dedicated to developing the careers of […]

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28th Puerto Rico Neuroscience

The 28th Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference is the most important annual event of Neuroscience in Puerto Rico. An event that supports the Neuroscience research and training in the island of Puerto Rico and far away. This event is a one-day meeting that will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2020 and will be hosted by the Institute of Neurobiology […]

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Summer internships for college students at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

The Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center invites you to apply for a 10-week research experience on one of their four summer internships programs for college students for Summer 2021. “Training and education are mainstays of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s mission. As early as 1927, John D. Rockefeller, Jr.— who, along with his father, founded the hospital […]

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BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Suzana Herculano

This week BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar will be given by Suzana Herculano, PhD associate profesor from Vanderbilt University Departments of Psychology and Biological Sciences with the title “Life slows down with more neurons in the cerebral cortex”. Join her is Dr. David Winder, who is the Director at Vanderbilt Center for Addiction. Dr. Winder is the recruitment […]

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