Cristina Banuelos, a Graduate Student under the mentorship of Dr. Jennifer Bizon, was selected as a Neuroscience Scholar in July 2012. The Society of Neuroscience (SfN) and the SfN Professional Development Committee and its Diversity in Neuroscience Subcommittee informed Cristina of this honor.
The Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) is designed to enhance career development and professional networking opportunities for undergraduates, graduat, and postdoctoral students underrepresented in neuroscience. The program is made possible through a grant from the National Institute of Neurologicval Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The NSP is a three-year fellowship with benefits granted each year provided the student meet the program requirements.
Congratulations, Cristina, on this Achievement!