Increasing Hispanic Doctoral Students in Neurosciences

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A federal grant will help Michigan State University increase the number of Hispanic doctoral students trained in the neurosciences. The grant — from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health — serves as an extension of an MSU partnership with the University of Puerto Rico-Cayey.

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Increasing Hispanic Doctoral Students in Neurosciences

  1. 1. Increasing Hispanic Doctoral Students in Neurosciences<br />
  2. 2. Extending our community of scientists is key to new discoveries, expanded learning and solving the world’s most challenging problems<br />
  3. 3. Building off a 12-year partnership between MSU, NIH and the University of Puerto Rico – Cayey…<br />
  4. 4. Undergraduate students from Puerto Rico spend 2 summers at MSU<br />
  5. 5. They build strong relationships andgain valuable research experience <br />
  6. 6. They are paired with faculty mentors and participate in research projects.<br />
  7. 7. They return for graduate studies – working toward a PhD in Neuroscience<br />
  8. 8. At all levels, they are funded as part of $1.5M grant from NIH<br />
  9. 9. Talented students+Continued immersion in research+Strong faculty mentors=<br />
  10. 10. A successful pipeline for neuroscience scholars<br />
  11. 11. Contact: Bill Atchisonatchiso1@msu.edu<br />For more information: http://news.msu.edu<br />Photos by MSU University Relations, Greg Kohuth, Mike Steger, NASA Visible Earth and istockphoto.com<br />

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