Agenda

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November 12, 2022

Marriott Marquis San Diego
San Diego Ballroom (Sections A, B, & C)
7:00 – 7:30 am PST Registration
7:30 – 7:40 am PST Introduction and ENDURE Meeting Goals

Dr. Michelle Jones-London, Chief, Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity (OPEN), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

7:40 – 8:00 am PST NIH Blueprint Institute Directors “Ask Me Anything”

Dr. Michael Chiang, Director, National Eye Institute

Dr. Joshua Gordon, Director, National Institute of Mental Health

Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director, NINDS

8:00 – 8:30 am PST Keynote Address

Dr. Felicia Jefferson – Associate Professor of Biology, Fort Valley State University

Q&A

8:30 – 9:30 am PST Panel on Pathways and Perspectives on Advancing Your Career

Moderator Dr. Marguerite Matthews, Program Director, OPEN, NINDS

What should a student expect out of graduate training programs? What are effective strategies to navigate some of the challenges of research training? What are the qualities of a good mentor? What makes your career in neuroscience fulfilling?

Each panelist will share their scientific background, their experiences being underrepresented in neuroscience, and lessons learned navigating their career.

Panelists:

9:30 – 11:30 am PST Graduate Program Recruitment and Networking Fair