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Public Programs Associate in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute

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At Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute, we believe that understanding how the brain works — and gives rise to mind and behavior — is the most urgent and exciting challenge of our time. Led by Nobel laureates Eric Kandel, MD, and Richard Axel, MD, we study critical aspects of the mind and brain, gaining insights that promise to benefit people and societies everywhere.

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Nanotechnology center impacts low-income students by introducing them to STEM careers

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The Nanotechnology Center at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez impacts students in public schools on the west side of the Island, where 73% of students are below the poverty level. This program exposes students to STEM careers and encourages them to pursue higher education.

For the full article, please refer to the Spanish version of this site.

 

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GSBS Student Reyes named Albert Schweitzer Fellow

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The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston would like to congratulate neuroscience Ph.D. student Sahily Reyes for being named an Albert Schweitzer Fellow at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Her advisor is GSBS Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Professor Andrew Bean, Ph.D.

Red Comuniciencia – More and Better Science en Español

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To advocate and promote the creation of more and better Spanish-language science, health and technology content, Marga Gual Soler, Ivan Fernando GonzalezLuis Quevedo and yours truly —all members of CienciaPR—created Red Comuniciencia. Red Comuniciencia is a community of Spanish-language science, health and technology communicators based in North America. 

Aumentar la diversidad en la disciplina de la Ecología

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Un miembro de CienciaPR, Ricardo J Colón-Rivera, ha publicado un artículo en la revista de la Sociedad Eclógica de América (EUA) acerca de la importancia de aumentar la diversidad de los ecólogos y mejorar la comunicación científica con el público en general.

Lo puedes encontrar aquí:https://www.researchgate.net/publication/242013673_Seeds_of_a_New_Millennium

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Petición de conferenciantes y recursos para Festival Ambiental en Escuela en Vega Alta

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Favor ver esta petición de la Escuela Superior Francisco Felicie Martínez de Vega Alta. Si alguno de nuestros miembros quisiera hablar a los estudiantes sobre el medio ambiente o proveer materiales educativos o recursos para la actividad, los estudiantes se lo agradecerán.

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