Growing up in Puerto Rico, most of the science Colón-Ramos learned in school did not feel relevant to his life; an experience shared by many other Puerto Rican scientists. So, Colón-Ramos, together with a group of collaborators, founded Ciencia Puerto Rico allowing geographically dispersed Puerto Rican scientists to communicate, mentor, educate and promote scientific research in Puerto Rico. It is a model that could work well to connect scientists all over the world.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology; Associate Professor of Neuroscience
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