Rising Stars in Neuroscience Symposium 2023
Presented by the University of Utah Department of Neurobiology
Soon: the 2023 Rising Stars Symposium flyer.
The Rising Stars in Neuroscience Symposium seeks to provide career development and mentorship for exceptional late-stage graduate students in neuroscience, with a strong focus on spotlighting scientists from under-represented groups.
Selected applicants will receive:
An invitation to present their research at a two-day symposium at the University of Utah.
Scientific-communication training through a multi-stage workshop led by renowned sci-comm experts.
One-on-one mentorship with Utah faculty.
Invited speakers who join a lab for their postdoctoral research in the Dept. of Neurobiology at the University of Utah will receive the Rising Stars in Neuroscience Postdoctoral Award ($5,000).
Participation is limited to pre-doctoral trainees who, at the application deadline, have completed a minimum of 3 years of their doctoral training in a neuroscience-related program. Competitive applicants will have demonstrated strong scientific merit and a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in science.
Workshop and Symposium Details
Invited Lecture Symposium and Science Communication + Career Development Workshops:
May 21-24, 2023
Hosted at the University of Utah
Small group modules led by renowned sci-comms experts focusing on skills for scientific elevator pitches, academic lectures, poster design, and presentation and figure design; Follow-up meeting with a faculty mentor.