SfN Welcomes its Newest Cohort of Neuroscience Scholars
The Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) will welcome its 2021-2023 cohort on August 1, 2021. Combined with the Program’s past scholars (dating back to 1981), the NSP alumni network now encompasses over 1,200 underrepresented neuroscience researchers at all career stages!
2021-2023 Fellows listed below.
- Carlos Cardenas-Iniguez, University of Southern California
- Amelia Cuarenta, Temple University
- Elaida Dimwamwa, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Leighton Duncan, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- Cori Fain, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
- Melissa Garcia, University of Alabama Birmingham
- Israel Garcia Carachure, University of Texas at El Paso
- Jay Gill, University of California, Los Angeles
- Sherryl Henderson, University of Missouri
- Michael Hopkins, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
- Zachary Jones, Florida State University
- Taylor McCorkle, Drexel University College of Medicine
- Emily Mendez, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
- Brianna Ramirez, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
- Genesis Rodriguez, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
- Yessica Santana Agreda, Oregon Health and Science University
- Victoria Sedwick, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Samantha Sison, University of California San Diego
Funded by the NINDS for 40 years, NSP is a two-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.