SfN Welcomes its Newest Cohort of Neuroscience Scholars
The Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) will welcome its 2020-2022 cohort on August 1, 2020. With the addition of 123 scholars who accepted, the total current cohort (including 2019-2021) now encompasses 215 graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Combined with Program’s past scholars (dating back to 1981), the NSP alumni network now encompasses nearly 1,200 underrepresented neuroscience researchers at all career stages!
2020-2022 Fellows listed below. Click to view list of 105 Associates.
- Caitlin Aamodt, University of California, Los Angeles
- Asad Beck, University of Washington
- Thomas Burnett, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
- Tia Donaldson, University of New Mexico
- Angeline Dukes, University of California, Irvine
- Theresa Logan-Garbisch, Stanford University
- Aqilah McCane, PhD, Oregon Health and Science University
- Goldie McQuaid, PhD, George Mason University
- George Melchor, Georgetown University
- John Ortiz, PhD, University of Arizona, Phoenix
- Thibaut Pardo-Garcia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- Maribel Patino, University of California, San Diego
- Keith Perkins, Rutgers University
- Joseph Del Rosario, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Michael Rosario, Boston University
- Nicole Schartz, PhD, University of California, Irvine
- Heather Snell, PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Athena Willis, Gallaudet University
Click to view a list of 2019-2021 Fellows and Associates.
Funded by the NINDS for nearly 40 years, the NSP is a 2-year online training program open to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are underrepresented in the field of neuroscience. All eligible candidates are invited to participate in online events as Associates. Eighteen top candidates are selected each year to participate as Fellows and receive additional benefits such as professional development funds, a mentoring team, and travel stipends to attend SfN annual meetings.
The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is an organization of nearly 36,000 basic scientists and clinicians who study the brain and the nervous system.