The BRAINS team has published several articles and commentaries.
- Horner-Devine M. C., Margherio C., Mizumori S., Yen, J. Peer Mentoring Circles: A strategy for thriving in science. BioMed Central Blog 2017. http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/bmcblog/2017/05/18/peer-mentoring-circles-a-strategy-for-thriving-in-science/.
- Yen, J., Horner-Devine M.C., Margherio, C., and Mizumori S. J. Y. The BRAINS Program: Transforming Career Development to Advance Diversity and Equity in Neuroscience, Neuron. Volume 94, Issue 3, p426–430, 3 May 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2017.03.049. Available : http://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(17)30293-3
- Margherio, C., Horner-Devine M.C., Mizumori S.J.Y., and Yen, J.W. Learning the Thrive: Building diverse scientists' access to community and resources through the BRAINS program. CBE Life Sciences Education. September, 2016. Available: http://www.lifescied.org/content/15/3/ar49.full
Other program dissemination activity include:
- Making 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. The presentation discussed how BRAINS creates a counterspace that allows participants to recognize, draw on, and improve access to their own sources of community cultural wealth. (March 2017)
- Presenting a poster, titled "BRAINS: Broadening the Representation of Academic Investigators in NeuroScience," at the 2016 the Society for Neuroscience Annual meeting. (Nov. 2016)
- Participating in the “Creating Sustainable mentoring Networks in Neuroscience” Panel and presenting a poster about the BRAINS Program at the Forming a Neural Network: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Diversity Research Education (R25) Grantee Meeting. (April 2016)
- Leading a Professional Development Workshop, titled “Creating Connections in Support of Diverse Neuroscientists,” at the 2015 Society for Neuroscience Annual meeting. The workshop highlighted the BRAINS program and offered suggestions for improving professional development opportunities at other institution. A video of the workshop is available through SfN. (Oct. 2015)
- Serving on the “Diversifying the Biomedical Research Workforce” panel at the Health Research Alliance Members’ Meeting in Dallas, TX. (March 2015).