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Advancing the Diversity of Neuroscientists in the Biomedical Research Workforce

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UC San Diego Leading the Advancement of Underrepresented Neuroscientists for Change (LAUNCH) program is a faculty development program for underrepresented minority (URM)  junior faculty in the neurosciences. 

This national and cross-campus program for URM  junior faculty in the neurosciences will enhance professional development and mentorship of participants by providing a team of effective mentors
and career skill development in areas recognized to achieve research success in 3 research tracks:
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
  • Cellular, Developmental and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Computational and Systems

Participation in the program includes two all-expense-paid Summer Institutes, Mid-year meeting, research education and mentoring initiative sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The two intensive and immersive Summer Institutes and Mid-year 2-day meeting will take place on the University of California, San Diego campus in beautiful La Jolla, CA.  

The LAUNCH program is only 1 of 3 national faculty programs supported by NINDS with Principal
Investigators (PIs): Drs. JoAnn Trejo and Vivian Reznik and co-PIs, Drs. Hector Gonzalez
,
 Shelley Halpain, and Robert Rissman.

Explore LAUNCH at UC San Diego


Ready to Apply?

Application Deadline for the 2020-2021 LAUNCH Program:
TBA

Eligible candidates from across the country are encouraged to complete the application using the link below.

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