Training your Brain for Neuroscience

Undergraduate Neuroscience Training Program for Diversity

New Mexico State University in collaboration with the University of Colorado Denver, is proud to present an exciting new opportunity for junior and senior undergraduate students to perform cutting edge neuroscience and biobehavioral research. NMSU students selected for the Building Research Achievement in Neuroscience (BRAiN) Scholars program will undertake salaried independent research in state-of-the-art laboratories at their home campus in Las Cruces during the academic year, and at the Anschutz Medical Campus Research facilities in Aurora, Colorado during their first summer in the program. BRAiN Scholars also participate in professional development activities in preparation for success in neuroscience careers.

As a recipient of the National Institutes of Health’s multimillion dollar initiative Blueprint ENDURE (Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity through Undergraduate Research Education Experiences), the BRAiN program is specifically designed for the budding undergraduate scientist who is interested in pursuing a graduate degree (PhD) in neuroscience.

BRAiN is supported by NIH award 8R25NS080685 under the Multiple PI Option to Elba Serrano (NMSU) and Diego Restrepo (UCD).