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  • Viviana Valentin receives Gilliam Fellowships | HHMI
    Our former and graduate student, Viviana Valentín, was recognized with the prestigious Gilliam graduate scholarship from the Howard Hugues Medical Institute at Emory University. Viviana worked with Dr. Gregory Quirk and Christian Bravo. She is the second NeuroID student to … Read more
  • Public Thesis Seminar by NeuroID Former Student
    Gian Carlo Molina-Castro, Ph.D. is a NeuroID former student from class #5 (2015-2017) who worked under the mentorship of the program’s Co-PI, Dr. Carmen S. Maldonado-Vlaar at the Biology Research Center in Julio García Díaz Building (JGD-222), University of Puerto … Read more
  • Screening of the film “Seizing Hope” and Panel
    The NeuroID Program invites you to attend the screening of the mini-documentary “Seizing Hope – High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy“. After the film, we will have a panel with special guest, Dr. Judy Illes, from Neuroethics Canda and who … Read more
  • 30th Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference
    The biggest Neuroscience Conference in Puerto Rico is back! This year we are celebrating 30 years of supporting research in neuroscience training. The event will be hosted by the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Puerto Rico at Ponce on December 3rd, 2022.  Register TODAY: Registration Form Event’s official website: 30th PR Neuroscience ConferenceFor … Read more
  • Article about the struggle of researchers after Hurricane Fiona passed the island of Puerto Rico
    We want to share with the community and gratefully acknowledge the former NeuroID student from Class 2013, Claudia I.ópez Lloreda, for her published article titled: Researchers in Puerto Rico struggle to adapt in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, in the journal … Read more
  • NeuroID students wins Hovard Award
    We want to congratulate our NeuroID student, Gabriela Hernández, who participated at the The 39th Annual Symposium of the National Neurotrauma Society, that was held in person in Atlanta, Georgia on June 26-29, 2022. Miss Hernández presented her investigation and fell … Read more
  • Of Sea Stars And Stem Cells
    By Stephanie DemarcoSource: DDNews Here we share an exciting article by Stephanie Demarco about marine life and the study of stem cell biology and neural regeneration. “Echinoderms, with their close evolutionary similarity to humans, provide insight into fundamental stem cell … Read more
  • Foundations of Rigorous Neuroscience Research
    Source: NEURONLINE SfN has partnered with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and members of the scientific community to develop a multimodal training program aiming to inform and empower neuroscientists at all career stages to enhance the … Read more
  • Spring Workshop in Drug Addiction | May 10 -11, 2022
    Learn about the neurobiology of addiction, network with UPR and MUSC investigatorsand find out about collaborative, academic and research opportunities. The NeuroID program in collaboration with the Medical University of South Carolina will be offering a workshop on addiction next … Read more
  • Yale Biological and Biomedical Sciences Research Symposium Advertisement | YBDIC Outreach
    The Yale Biomedical and Biological Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Collective (YBDIC)Outreach Branch is hosting its first annual Research Symposium on Thursday to Friday, August 11-12, 2022 to serve as a forum for community college, undergraduate, and post-baccalaureate students interested in pursuing higher-education in the biological … Read more
  • Applications to NURO are OPEN!
    The Department of Neuroscience and Center for Foundational Neuroscience Research & Education at West Virginia University will offer up to 10 summer internships of research-intensive training to diverse, competitive undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at a US college or … Read more
  • Webinar: “The geometry of neural mechanisms for context-dependent decision-making”
    The NeuroID program and Princeton University invite you to participate in the scientific seminar entitled: “The geometry of neural mechanisms for context-dependent decision-making” offered by Dr. Carlos Brody, professor at the Institute of Neuroscience at Princeton University. The seminar will … Read more
  • Panel de Estudiantes Graduados por ASBMB
    La American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedras, en conjunto con otras organizaciones auspiciadoras, tendran un panel de estudiantes graduados. El mismo tendra como conferenciantes a dos estudiantes graduados … Read more
  • Elevator Pitch by NeuroID Students
    Now you can watch our NeuroID students’ elevator pitch about their ongoing research as part of the program.  WATCH NOW! LEARN MORE ABOUT THEIR MENTORS AND PROJECTS HERE : Mentor Project YOU CAN BECOME PART OF OUR PROGRAM TODAY.
  • NeuroID 2022 Online Application NOW OPEN!
    Are you an undergraduate student interested in doing research in neuroscience? The NeuroID is recruiting undergrad students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. What is Neuro-ID Program? | A program designed to increase diversity in Neuroscience. The program provides … Read more
  • Celebran la vigésima novena conferencia anual de neurociencia en Puerto Rico
    Redacción, EL VOCERO 06/12/2021 El evento se llevó el pasado sábado, en el Teatro de la Universidad Interamericana de Bayamón. El Departamento de Biología de la Facultad de Ciencias Naturales del Recinto de Río Piedras de la Universidad de Puerto … Read more
  • 2021 Yale-Jefferson Awards honored NeuroID former student
    Paola V. Fgueroa- Delgado, Neuro-ID former student from Class 2016, along with two Yalies – Nicky Brussel Faria and Margaret Flinter MSN – received the 2021 Yale-Jefferson Awards for their contributions to society and community. Source: Yale Alumni | Published: … Read more
  • NeuroID former student receives the 2021 Diversity Leadership Award
    Gian Carlos Molina-Castro, NeuroID former student from Class 2015, is 1 of 14 students that was awarded this year with the 2021 Diversity Leadership Award from Johns Hopkins University. The ceremony will be held virtually from 3:oo p.m. to 4:30 … Read more
  • Ivy+ Puerto Rico Virtual Graduate Fair and Free Professional Workshops
    Date: Sept 20-24, 2021 For more information: https://www.ivypluspuertorico.net
  • The NeuroID students have great news to share!
    At the end of every academic year, we celebrate the goals achieved and new journeys of our NeuroID students. We want to share with the community amazing news of what’s coming next in each one’s career starting this summer for … Read more
  • Neuro-ID at the 7th Annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting – Virtual
    The Neuro-ID Program will be participating and presenting at the BRAIN Initiative® Investigators Meeting event, in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion category. The poster’s title is: A multidimensional and virtual summer research training program in the Neurosciences for undergraduate students from underrepresented … Read more
  • Memory and Eye Witness
    The Neuroscience and Society series is back this summer and with new talks. The first virtual seminar will be next Monday, June 7, 2021 AT 9:00AM via ZOOM and guest speaker will have Dr. Giovanni Tirado and his talk titled … Read more
  • Webinar: “Mapping Emotions: Discovering structure in mesoscale electrical brain recordings”
    On our virtual series BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series: Champions for Diversity in the Neurosciences, next Wednesday, April 28, 2021, we’ll have as guest speaker, Dr. Kafui Dzirasa from Duke University Medical Center. Please read below for the next virtual seminar … Read more
  • Webinar: “Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Era of Big Data”
    The NeuroID Program invites you to join our webinar BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series: Champions for Diversity in the Neurosciences, this Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 5:00pm (AST) via Zoom. Title: “Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Era of Big Data”Date:  Wednesday, April 21, … Read more
  • Webinar: “Bridging the gap between innate and learned behaviors: A parent’s role in promoting survival”
    Join us on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 5:00pm via Zoom for a webinar offered by Dr. Bianca Jones Marlin as part of the new BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series: Champions for Diversity in the Neurosciences. Dr. Jones is a neuroscientist, … Read more
  • Webinar: The Taboo of Race: “Color-blind” Racism and the “Violent Brain
    On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, as part of the BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series: Champions for Diversity in Neurosciences, will have as guest speaker, Dr. Oliver Rollins from the University of Louisville. Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm (AST)Platform: ZoomREGISTRATION REQUIRED Speaker:Oliver RollinsAssistant ProfessorDepartment of … Read more
  • BP-EVSS: The impact of stress and opioids on brain molecular mechanisms
    The NeuroID Program invites you to join our new BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series: Champions for Diversity in the Neurosciences, every Wednesday throughout this semester via Zoom. This week’s speaker is Dr. Mary Kay Lobo from the University of Maryland, School of … Read more
  • Webinar: “Spatial and Temporal Control of Neural Stem Cell Fate in the Developing Brain”
    NeuroID invites you to join in this Wednesday, March 3, 2021 for our webinar for the new serie entitle, BP-ENDURE Seminar Series: Champions for diversity in the Neurosciences. The guest speaker is Dr. Santos Franco, he is an associate professor … Read more
  • Talleres de Capacitación: Febrero y Marzo 2021
    Durante el mes de febrero y marzo el programa NeuroID estará ofreciendo una variedad de talleres con relación a: escritura científica, y uso ético de animales y de humanos en la investigación. Para participar, favor de registrarse en el enlace … Read more
  • Apply Today! NeuroID Class 2021
    The NeuroID Programis recruiting undergrad students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. Benefits: Research Training Summer Research Experience Seminar Series Stipend and more… Who can apply? Sophomore and juniors with at least two more years of academic work toward … Read more
  • ¿Te gustaría participar en un estudio diferente?
    In this study, you will be assigned a role in a negotiation and asked to negotiate a contract with another person and fill out some forms. The whole study will be over Zoom and last about 40 minutes.” (Negotiations Study, 2021) … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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) … Read more
  • “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, … Read more
  • “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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Kristina Nielson
    Our last BP-EVSS of this semester is this Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at 5:00 pm (AST) via Google Meet. For this seminar, join us as a guest speaker is Dr. Kristine Nielson, is an associate professor of Neuroscience at Johns … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • Neuro-ID current and former students awarded at the ABRCMS 2020
    This year, the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students 2020 (ABRCMS), was held virtually between 9 and 13 November 2020, as a security measure by the COVID-19. However, this didn’t stop the students to participate in this great conference. … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Hector de Jesús
    This week we are back again with BP-ENDURE VirtualSeminar Series. For this week’s seminar, our guest speaker is Hector de Jesús from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After Dr. de Jesús seminar, the recruitment information for MIT will be offered … Read more
  • Neuro-ID student Paola Morales first publication
    [image animation=”left-to-right” size=”regular” align=”aligncenter” alt=”” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Screen-Shot-2020-10-26-at-11.11.27-AM.png[/image]Paola M. Morales CarvajalClass 2020-2022 The Neuro-ID Program is grateful to share with you this wonderful news. Last Wednesday, Paola M. Morales-Carvajal, with the contribution of five students, publish her first publication. Paola is a … Read more
  • Postdoc/postgrad positions available at Montalvo-Ortíz Lab at Yale
    “Postdoc and postgrad positions are available in Montalvo-Ortiz lab at Yale Department of  Psychiatry, Division of Human Genetics. The primary research focus is the study of genomics and epigenomics of psychiatric disorders in human peripheral and postmortem brain tissue. We also … Read more
  • Dr. Kelly R. Monk at BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series on November 18, 2020
    On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 5:00 pm (AST) Kelly R. Monk, Ph.D. will be offering the BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series. Dr. Monk is a senior scientist and co-director at Vollum Institute and also the director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Meaghan Creed, Ph.D.
    This week’s BP-EVSS will be offered by Dr. Meghan Creed, a an associate profesor of the department of Anesthesiology at Washington University (WU), School of Medicine and the PI of Creed Lab. The title for this seminar is “Rewiring synapses … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • Dr. Tracy Bale, speaker at the BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series
    Next Wednesday, October 28, 2020 will be our ninth seminar of the BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series (BP-EVSS). This seminar will be offered by Tracy Bale, PhD, professor of the Department of Pharmacology & Psychiatry and the Director of the Center … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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. … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Bill Rebeck
    Seminar title: “ APOE and Alzheimer’s disease” by Bill Rebeck, PhD Speaker: Dr. Bill Rebeck Professor Department of Neuroscience Co-director of NIH of Jointly Sponsored Institutional Predoctoral Training Program T32 Georgetown University
  • BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Adrienne A. Boire
    Tomorrow’s virtual seminar is title: “A translational approach to the study and treatment of leptomeningeal metastasis” by Dr. Adrienne Boire from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Joining her, for the recruitment section is the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series ft. Dr. Sandeep Robert Datta
    “Unveiling brain function through Motion Sequencing” by Sandeep Robert Datta On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Serie’ speaker was Dr. Sandeep Robert Datta from Harvard Medical University with contact recruitment  Dr. Taralyn Tan, who gave information about Harvard Medical University … Read more
  • Speaker: Dr. Carlos Aizenman from Brown U at BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series
    “A role for matrix-metalloprotease 9 in neural development and neurodevelopmental disorders”  [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/BP-ENDURE-VSS-SEPT.23.2020.png[/image][/one_half]   DATE: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET   Speaker: Carlos Aizenman, Ph.D. Professor Department of Neuroscience Brown University   Recruitment Contact … Read more
  • Speaker: Dr. Elva Díaz from UC Davis at BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series
    We invite you to join us BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series: Innovative Neuroscience and Impactful Networking, which will be next week, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 5:00pm (AST).  “How to change your mind: Molecular mechanisms of excitatory synapse development and plasticity” by Dr. Elva Díaz  DATE: Wednesday, September 16, … Read more
  • Dr. Andrea Gómez , Speaker at BP-ENDURE Virtual Seminar Series
    “ Alternative Splicing Choices for Synaptic Function” by Dr. Andrea Gómez [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/10F69749-87AC-47C4-97EE-29D861BD9014.jpeg[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 TIME: 5:00PM-6:30PM PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET Speaker: Andrea Gómez, PhD Assistant Professor of Neurobiology Department of Molecular & Cell Biology … Read more
  • “How to fund your Education: Writing Award Winning Applications”
    The IDI-BD2K Program and Neuro-ID Program invites you to participate in the webinar and virtual workshop entitled: “How to Fund your Education: Writing Award Winning Applications”. A two-day event: Friday, August 28, 2020 and Saturday, August 29, 2020 from 9:00am … Read more
  • Dr. Yomayra Guzmán Speaker at the BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminar, August 5, 2020
    We invite you to join us in our last but not least, BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminar of this summer 2020. Below is the information of our speaker for this seminar and the how to join in. “From Bench to Press: Tips … Read more
  • Graduate Student from Neuro-ID’s Class 2018-2020, collaborated on Blog: Neurodegenerative Diseases
    Students of the Faculty of Natural Sciences Create Blogs about Neurodegenerative Diseases Article by Amanda I. Valentín Vázquez Student Reporter Communications Office University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus (Spanish Version only) “Para presentar la realidad de las enfermedades neurodegenerativas, … Read more
  • Speaker: Dr. José E. García Arrarás at BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminar on July 29, 2020
    “Nervous System Regeneration: As Viewed from a Different Phylum“ By Dr. José E. García-Arrarás [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/BP-ENDURE-Summer-Virtual-Seminar-FLYER-July-29-2020-4.png[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 TIME: 5:00PM-6:00PM PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET Speaker: José E. García Arra, Ph.D. Professor Department of Biology University … Read more
  • July 22, 2020 BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminars ft. Dr. Ketema Paul
    “Molecular Underpinnings of Sleep and its Regulation by Circadian Clocks“ By Dr. Ketema Paul [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/BP-ENDURE-Summer-Virtual-Seminar-FLYER-July-15-2020-2.png[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 TIME: 5:00PM-6:00PM PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET Speaker: Ketema Paul, Ph.D. Professor Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology UCLA … Read more
  • Gian Carlo Molina: Puerto Rican Student Leader Advocates for Student Outreach
      A review of the achievements of one of our graduate NeuroID students for Class 2017, Gian Carlo Molina. Article published by CENTRO Center for Puerto Rican Students   Gian Carlos Molina Camila Vazquez Student leaders like Gian Carlos Molina, have … Read more
  • July 15, 2020: BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminar ft. Dr. Yarimar Carrasquillo
    “Neural Circuits for the Modulation of Pain and Analgesia in the Amygdala“ By Dr. Yarimar Carrasquillo [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Flyer-BP-ENDURE-Summer-Virtual-Seminar-July-15-2020.png[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 TIME: 5:00PM-6:00PM PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET Speaker: Yarimar Carrasquillo, Ph.D. Principal Investigator National Center … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminar ft. Dr. Hamilton Farris from LSU – July 1, 2020
    “Sexual Dimorphism in Vision: A Neuroethological Approach to Hormones, the Retina and Visual Processing” [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/BP-ENDURE-SUMMER-VIRTUAL-SEMINARS-FLYER-July-1-2020.png[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Speaker: Hamilton Farris, Ph.D. Assistant Dean of Affairs and Records Associate Professor- Research Neuroscience Center … Read more
  • “Repudiemos el Racismo Institucional en Puerto Rico” by Dr. Carmen S. Maldonado
    We invite you to read Dr. Carmen S. Maldonado Vlaar’s article in El Nuevo Día newspaper. Dr. Carmen Maldonado is one of our principal investigators in the program. In here article, she talks about who we should repudiate the institutional racism in … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminar ft. Dr. Diego Restrepo
    “Intranasal Inflammation in COVID 19: A Devil in Disguise?“ [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/BP-ENDURE-SUMMER-VIRTUAL-SEMINARS-FLYER-JUNE-24-2020.png[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 TIME: 5:00PM-6:00PM PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET Speaker: Diego Restrepo, Ph.D. Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Director of the Neuroscience Program … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminars ft. Carlos Ponce,MD.PhD. – June 17, 2020
    “Learning the brain’s visual language with machine learning” by Dr. Carlos Ponce [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/BP-ENDURE-SUMMER-VIRTUAL-SEMINARS-FLYER-JUNE-17-2020.png[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 TIME: 5:00PM-6:00PM PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET Speaker: Carlos Ponce, MD, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Washington University School of … Read more
  • BP-ENDURE Summer Virtual Seminar FT. Dr. José E. García Arrarás – June 10, 2020
    Title: “Nervous System Regeneration; as Viewed from a Different Phylum” by Dr. José E. García Arrarás [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/BP-ENDURE-SUMMER-VIRTUAL-SEMINARS-FLYER-JUNE-10-2020.png[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 CANCELLED TIME: 17:00-18:00 (AST) Speaker: Dr. José E. García-Arrarás Professor of Biology Department … Read more
  • BP- ENDURE SUMMER VIRTUAL SEMINAR – JUNE 3, 2020 FT. DR. ALAN GINTZLER
    “Activating Endogenous Opioids for Pain Relief; Wishful Thinking or Reality?” [one_half][image animaton=”scale” size=”regular” align=”alignleft” alt=”My image” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/BP-ENDURE-SUMMER-VIRTUAL-SEMINARS-FLYER-JUNE-3-2020.png[/image][/one_half] DATE: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 TIME: 5:00PM-6:00PM PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET Speaker: Dr. Alan Gintzler Professor of Biochemistry Neurobiology of Pain and Addiction Research … Read more
  • Virtual Conference: Mitigating Implicit Bias: Tools for the Neuroscientist at SfN 2019
    [one_half][image animation=”left-to-right” size=”half” align=”alignnone” alt=”” title=”Dr. Carmen S. Maldonado-Vlaar”]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/carmen_-copy.jpg[/image] Dr. Carmen Maldonado is a neuroscience professor at the Department of Biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. She has mentored dozens of students from undergrads to graduates. She … Read more
  • VIRTUAL SEMINAR – “DISECCIÓN DE HALLAZGOS GENÉTICOS DE TRASTORNOS PSIQUIÁTRICOS UTILIZANDO LA GENÓMICA FUNCIONAL”
    [one_half] [image animaton=”” size=”small” align=”alignleft” alt=”Virtual Seminar Dr Paola Giusti” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/FLYER-SEMINARIO-VIRTUAL-DRA.-Paola-Giusti.png[/image] [one_half][/one_half] SPEAKER: DR. PAOLA GIUSTI Professor Department of Genetics University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill DATE: TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2020 TIME: 12:00PM – 2:00PM  PLATFORM: GOOGLE MEET  How to join in?  Via … Read more
  • VIRTUAL SEMINAR – THE ADOLESCENT BRAIN: INSIGHTS FROM NEUROSCIENCE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY
    [one_half] [image animaton=”” size=”small” align=”alignleft” alt=”Virtual Seminar Dr Adriana Galvan” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/FLYER-SEMINARIO-VIRTUAL-DRA.-ADRIANA-GALVAN.png[/image] [one_half][/one_half]   SPEAKER: DR. ADRIANA GALVAN Jeffrey and Wenzel Term Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience Professor Department of Psychology Brain Research Institute University of California, Los Angeles DATE: TUESDAY, APRIL 28, … Read more
  • NeuroID Program student Yanilka Soto alongside her investigator partner Adriana Vélez share the trajectory of their investigation
    “From Puerto Rico Public Schools to Top Research Institutions: Two Students’ Academic Journey” By Brandon Cruz González from The Weekly Journal [one_half] [image animaton=”scale” size=”small” align=”alignleft” alt=”The Weenkly Journal” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/YANILKA-SOTO-NEW.jpg[/image] [one_half][/one_half] The Weekyly Journal interviewed Yanilka Soto, scholarship holder of the Program “Neuroscience … Read more
  • APPLICATION FOR THE 2020 NEURO-ID CLASS IS CLOSED
    The program provides opportunities to undergraduate students interested in the Neurosciences to enhance their scientific knowledge, research capacity and social responsibility. [one_half]  [one_half][/one_half] APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 11, 2020 This Program Offers: – Research Training – Summer Research Experience – Seminars … Read more
  • Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) at Johns Hopkins University DEADLINE: February 15, 2020
    [divider style=”1″ align=”center” size=”normal” variant=”normal” dimension=”1px” color=”” scrolltext=””][/divider] [one_half][/one_half][one_half_last] [one_half]The application for PREP is NOW OPEN. APPLICATION DEADLINE will be February 15, 2020 Top candidates will be invited for interviews and to meet potential research mentors in early April 2020. … Read more
  • Summer Internship Program at Johns Hopkins University – DEADLINE:February 1, 2020
    [divider style=”1″ align=”center” size=”normal” variant=”normal” dimension=”1px” color=”” scrolltext=””][/divider] [one_half][/one_half][one_half_last][/one_half_last] [three_fourth_last] The application for summer 2020 is NOW OPEN APPLICATION DEADLINE will be February 1, 2020 SUMMER 2020 DATES: May 24 – August 4, 2020 For more information go to: Diversity … Read more
  • Undergraduate student of the NeuroID Program selected for the 2019 Research Experiences for Undergraduate Symposium
    [special_text tagname=”h1″ pattern=”no” color=”” font_size=”20″ font_weight=”300″ font=”default” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” align=”center”]Recently, Amanda Anqueira-González, a scholarship holder of the Program “Neuroscience Research Opportunities to Increase Diversity” (NeuroID) and student of Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Cell Biology of the Faculty of Natural Sciences … Read more
  • Summer Program in Neuroscience, Excellence & Success (SPINES) 2019 DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2019
    [heading type=3]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 … Read more
  • SEMINAR: “Gene Expression and Axolotl Tissue Regeneration” FEBRUARY 5, 2019
    [heading type=4]Dr. Randal Voss from the University of Kentucky will be presenting a seminar on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 titled: “Gene Expression and Axolotl Tissue Regeneration”. The seminar will be offered at the Amphitheater JGD-123 at Julio García Díaz Building, … Read more
  • NeuroID Application Open!
    [call_to_action_2 style=”1″ header=”Apply for NeuroID’s 2019 Class Today!” content=”Deadline: February 28, 2019″ buttontext=”APPLY NOW!” background=”#1e73be” background_hover=”#1e73be” url=”https://form.jotform.com/neuroid/neuroid-2018-aplication-form” target=”_blank”]   [call_to_action_2 style=”1″ header=”Apply for NeuroID’s 2019 Class Today!” content=”Deadline: February 28, 2019″ buttontext=”APPLY NOW!” background=”#1e73be” background_hover=”#1e73be” url=”https://form.jotform.com/neuroid/neuroid-2018-aplication-form” target=”_blank”]
  • “Lessons from the Lamprey on Spinal Cord Regeneration” Seminar by Dr. Jennifer Morgan
    [heading type=3]Dr. Jennifer Morgan, Associate Scientist from the Bell Center for Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA will be visiting the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. Dr. Morgan will be offering … Read more
  • Dr. André A. Fenton from NYU Visits the UPR-RP NeuroID Program
    [heading type=3]Dr. André A. Fenton visits the University of Puerto, Río Piedras Campus and offered a seminar titled: “The Dynamic Structure of Cognition: If Space was Time” on March 27, 2018. Followed by the seminar, Dr. Fenton met the NeuroID … Read more
  • Seminar: “The Dynamic Structure of Cognition: If Space was Time” – March 27, 2018
  • Seminar: “Vascular Potassium Channel Dysfunction During Diabetes” – March 14, 2018
  • The NeuroID Program 2018 Online Application is Open
         
  • Workshop: Graduate School & Summer Interships
    February 9, 2017 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM [one_fourth][image animation=”left-to-right” size=”dont_scale” align=”alignnone” alt=”” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Vanderbilt-Taller-sobre-escuelas-graduadas-Don-Brunson-Feb-2017.jpg[/image][/one_fourth] [three_fourth_last] Where: Amphitheater, School of Comunication (COPU) Speaker: Don Brunson Recruiter, University of Vanderbilt [/three_fourth_last]
  • Incidental Findings, Big Data, and Privacy in Neuroscience and Genomics
    January 31, 2017 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM [one_fourth][image animation=”left-to-right” size=”dont_scale” align=”alignnone” alt=”” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/15977519_1510160969024058_7653455644494472889_n.jpg[/image][/one_fourth] [three_fourth_last] Where: Julio García Díaz Building – Amphitheater 123 Speaker: Judy Illes, PhD Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics Professor of Neurology, Department of Medicine Director, … Read more
  • The Converging Paths of Ethics, law, Society, and Advances in Neuroscience
    January 30, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM [one_fourth][image animation=”left-to-right” size=”dont_scale” align=”alignnone” alt=”” title=””]https://neuroid.uprrp.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/15966152_1510160962357392_5338163312026836823_n.jpg[/image][/one_fourth] [three_fourth_last] Conference:  The Converging Paths of Ethics, Law, Society, and Advances in Neuroscience Where: Sala A Jorge Enjuto, Facultad de Humanidades Speaker: Judy Illes, PhD Canada Research Chair … Read more
  • Dr. Michael Kuhar’s Seminars | December 1-2, 2016
        Dr. Michael J. Kuhar, Candler Professor of Neuropharmacology at Emory University, will offer the following seminars this week: 1. “Ethics of Interpersonal Issues” | December 1, 2016 | 3:00 p.m. | University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus 2. … Read more
  • 25th Annual Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference
    The 25th Annual Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference will be held on Saturday, December 3rd , 2016 in Amphitheater #1 of College of General Studies at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras. This is a special event for all of us since we … Read more
  • YALE SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE FACULTY POSITIONS 
    The Department of Neuroscience at Yale University seeks to hire faculty who use neuronal or circuit level analysis to study the neural basis of behavior and cognition in health and disease. For more information visit: www.cienciapr.org/es/forum-topic/yale-systems-neuroscience-faculty-positions
  • National Neuroscience Student Association First Meeting
    The National Neuroscience Student Association (NNSA) is a multidisciplinary organization that brings together students interested in neuroscience. The first meeting will be held on September 28, 2016 at 11:30am. ¿Where? University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus College of Natural Sciences … Read more
  • 4to Encuentro Subgraduado de Investigación y Creación de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
    “Esta actividad tiene como propósito fundamental fomentar y fortalecer aún más la labor de investigación y creación de nuestros estudiantes subgraduados provenientes de diversas disciplinas.  Este 4to Encuentro se enfoca en desarrollar en nuestros apreciados estudiantes subgraduados el cultivo diario de su … Read more
  • Brain Awareness Week 2016 en la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
    Los estudiantes de NeuroID organizaron la actividad del Brain Awareness Week 2016 en la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón el pasado 17 de marzo de 2016. En esta actividad, los estudiantes se encargaron de informar a todos los visitantes sobre la importancia de … Read more