Newsworthy activities from the BRAINS Program:

  • In a publication in Race Ethnicity and Education, the BRAINS team explores how counterspaces created by the BRAINS program help strengthen participants' access to their community cultural wealth. (July 2020)

  • The UW BRAINS program receives a Sloan Foundation grant to develop an online directory for neuroscientists from underrepresented groups (July 2020)

  • UW Notebook interviews PI Sheri Mizumori about supporting diversity and inclusion in neuroscience through the BRAINS program. (January 2020)

  • National program positively impacts retention of over 150 neuroscientists from underrepresented groups (November 2019)

  • BRAINS discusses the value of peer mentoring in a letter published in Science. (November 2018)

  • The power of the BRAINS Peer Mentoring Circle model is discussed in this BioMed Central Blog Post. (May 2017)

  • The BRAINS Program published a Neuroview Piece in Neuron about transforming career development (May 2017)

  • The BRAINS team gave a presentation, titled “Strengthening Access to Community Cultural Wealth through a Professional Development Program Counterspace,” at the 2017 Understanding Interventions conference in San Antonio, TX. (March 2017)

  • The BRAINS Program’s presented a poster, titled "BRAINS: Broadening the Representation of Academic Investigators in NeuroScience," at the 2016 Society for Neuroscience session on Graduate and Professional Teaching. (Nov. 2016)

  • The BRAINS team published an article in the September 2016 issue of CBE Life Sciences Education about the impact of BRAINS. (Sept 2016)