The Summer Program in Neuroscience, Ethics and Survival (SPINES) is an intensive one-month experience, in which students are exposed to neuroscience laboratory techniques, contemporary neuroscience research, ethics and survival skills (including grant writing, teaching, public speaking, and others). For over 25 years, (SPINES) has supported the success of more than 300 minorities in neuroscience, making this program a model for the positive impact that mentoring and professional development opportunities can have in the success of scientists from underrepresented backgrounds.
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Keith Trujillo is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Office for Training, Research and Education in the Sciences (OTRES) at California State University San Marcos. He received an Associate of Arts degree in Biological Sciences from Shasta College, Bachelors degrees in Biological Sciences, Psychology and Chemistry from California State University, Chico, and a Ph.D…. Continue Reading