Volunteer Leadership

Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee (PDC) supports and enhances the professional development of neuroscientists at all stages of their careers through education, training, networking, and other activities. The committee works to increase and enhance diversity by advancing the needs of women and underrepresented minorities in neuroscience.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate professional development activities, including workshops at the annual meeting.
  • Provide input and oversight for NeuroJobs and the career development website.
  • Oversee and serve as selection committee for the Neuroscience Scholars Program.
  • Manage annual meeting activities that enhance diversity, such as the Diversity Fellows Poster Session, Mentor-Fellow Breakfast, and Diversity Reception. 
  • Host the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Luncheon at the annual meeting.

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Professional Development Committee

ChairpersonTerm Ends
Rae Nishi, PhD
Marine Biological Laboratory
10/23/2019
Members 
Janet A Clark, PhD
National Institute of Mental Health
11/15/2017
John Davenport, PhD
Brown University
10/23/2019
Samuel David, PhD
McGill Univ Hlth Ctr
11/15/2017
Elisa M. Floriddia, PhD
Karolinska Institutet
11/7/2018
Kevin S. Jones, PhD
University of Michigan
10/23/2019
Jean A King, PhD
Univ Massachusetts Med School
10/23/2019
M. Chiara Manzini
The George Washington University
10/23/2019
Jasna Markovac, PhD
Publishing & Editorial Services
11/15/2017
Marguerite Matthews, PhD
National Institutes of Health
10/23/2019
Shamus O'Reilly
Elsevier
11/7/2018
Fiona E. Randall, BS, PhD
Andover Innovative Medicines Institute, Eisai Inc.
11/7/2018
Ex Officio Members 
Gina R Poe, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles
10/28/2020
Julio J Ramirez, PhD
Davidson College
10/28/2020

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