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Black In Neuro

celebrating Black excellence in neuroscience-related fields


Upcoming events

    • Monday, July 26, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Sunday, August 01, 2021
    • (EDT)
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    BLACK IN NEURO WEEK 2021 IS HERE!
    Check out our amazing roster of events below:

    Black In Neuro Week 2021 overview. July 26- Aug 1 A border of blue and purple neurons surrounds a Black background with blue and purple text boxes. The schedule of events are Jul 26: Black Neuro Roll Call, Jul 27 Black Neuro Research, Jul 28 Neuro Racism, Jul 29 Black Neuro Mentors, Jul 30 Black Neuro Careers, Jul 31 BINtersections, Aug 1 Black Joy In Neuro.

    All events will include professional, live captioning and ASL interpretation.

    • Thursday, July 29, 2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

    This round table discussion will feature a dream team in neuroscience, where they will address mentorship and lab dynamics. Join the Williams lab in discussing work styles, efficiency, and proper mentor/mentee communication at various levels.

    Panelists:

    • Dionna Williams, PhD (Johns Hopkins)
    • Cory White, PhD (Johns Hopkins)
    • Andrew Gausepohl (Johns Hopkins)



    • Friday, July 30, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)

    In this panel, we'll highlight Black & Brown Neuroscientists who have had success in careers outside of academia, namely industry and science communication. They'll offer insight on their unique trajectories and provide representation and encouragement for our members and attendees.

    Panelists:

    • Esther Odekunle, PhD (GlaxoSmithKline)
    • Kunal Ghosh, PhD (Inscopix)
    • Sonnet Davis, PhD (Denali Therapeutics)


    • Friday, July 30, 2021
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

    Representatives from our industry partners will present about their companies and what it takes to work there, giving an insight into the daily life for employees at these establishments. These sessions will focus on fulfilling earlier pledges by said partners to recruit, develop and retain Black talent.


    • Saturday, July 31, 2021
    • (EDT)

    Tune in for a wonderful podcast hosted by Dr. Asma Bashir, host of Her Royal Science, who will be interviewing various members of the Black In Neuro community about their experiences in the field and society as it relates to their intersections as #BlackAndDisabledInNeuro, #BlackAndQueerInNeuro, #BlackManInNeuro, #BlackWomanInNeuro, #BlackFirstGenInNeuro, #BlackParentInNeuro, and more.


    • Saturday, July 31, 2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    Register

    Meet with members of the Black In Neuro community who share your own unique intersections! We'll have the following breakout rooms, which you can rotate between as you please: #BlackParentInNeuro*, #BlackFirstGenInNeuro, #BlackAndDisabledInNeuro / #BlackNeurodivergentInNeuro, #BlackAndQueerInNeuro, and #BlackImmigrantInNeuro. This event is restricted to Black In Neuro members. 

    *Note: the parents room is kid-friendly, so feel free to bring your little ones! 

    This event will include professional, live captioning and ASL interpretation.


    • Sunday, August 01, 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

    As we celebrate #BlackJoyInNeuro, we are offering a FREE, fun dance class to ease stress. Led by Aggie Nonsizi. 

    • Sunday, August 01, 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

    Come relax with #BlackInNeuro! We'll be doing face masks, listening to calming music and zen-ing out with some yoga led by Dr. Jamele Watkins.

Past events

Thursday, July 29, 2021 Cultivating the Future of STEM: Community Outreach, Team Building, and Career Training
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Lifting as We Climb: Setting the Stage Effective Mentor-Mentee Relationships
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 NeuroRacism Debriefed
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Inclusive Neurotechnology Panel
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 NeuroRacism Journal Club
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 EEG Researchers & Black Hairstylists Q&A
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Keynote Address by Dr. Wood
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 African Neuroscience Panel
Monday, July 26, 2021 Welcome Session
Friday, July 02, 2021 Black In Neuro Seminar Series
Saturday, June 26, 2021 Pride Social
Friday, June 04, 2021 BIN Seminar Series: Michelle Corkrum
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 BIN x International Behavioral Neuroscience Society Social
Friday, May 07, 2021 BIN Seminar Series: Yasmin Hurd
Thursday, April 29, 2021 BIN x SfN Workshop
Friday, April 02, 2021 Salary Negotiation Workshop
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 BIN x ALBA Black nEURO Social
Saturday, March 13, 2021 BIN Open Mic Night
Sunday, February 14, 2021 BIN Valentine's Day Social
Saturday, December 19, 2020 BIN Holiday Social
Friday, December 18, 2020 #BINMovieNight Jingle Jangle Watch Party
Wednesday, November 04, 2020 Keynote: Nii Addy
Tuesday, November 03, 2020 #BINVotes
Monday, November 02, 2020 Data Blitz
Monday, November 02, 2020 Keynote: Gina Poe
Sunday, November 01, 2020 Facebook Reality Labs Panel
Sunday, November 01, 2020 Graduate Programs Panel
Sunday, November 01, 2020 Medical Schools Panel
Sunday, November 01, 2020 International Programs Panel
Sunday, November 01, 2020 Interview and Presentation Workshop Part 1
Sunday, November 01, 2020 Mentor-Mentee Spotlight
Sunday, November 01, 2020 BIN x SfN Connectome Social
Saturday, October 31, 2020 Recruitment/Speed Networking
Saturday, October 31, 2020 BIN Conference Welcome Social
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Neuroracism Panel
Monday, October 26, 2020 Coded Bias Screening
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 BIN x Science Friday Breakthrough Watch Party
Saturday, September 05, 2020 BIN September 2020 Social
Sunday, August 02, 2020 BlackJoyInNeuro Dance Class
Sunday, August 02, 2020 #BlackJoyInNeuro
Saturday, August 01, 2020 BlackWomeninNeuro Social
Saturday, August 01, 2020 BlackWomenInNeuro Interview
Saturday, August 01, 2020 #BlackWomenInNeuro #BlackEnbyInNeuro #BlackNBInNeuro
Friday, July 31, 2020 Skype A Black Neuroscientist - Elementary
Friday, July 31, 2020 Skype A Black Neuroscientist - Middle School
Friday, July 31, 2020 Skype A Black Neuroscientist - Highs School
Friday, July 31, 2020 BlackNeuroMentors Panel
Friday, July 31, 2020 #BlackNeuroMentors
Thursday, July 30, 2020 GODSPEED: A Q&A with Sade Abiodun
Thursday, July 30, 2020 BlackNeuro Art Contest
Thursday, July 30, 2020 #BlackNeuroArt
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 BlackJourneyToNeuro Pre-Grad
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 BlackJourneyToNeuro Grad
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 BlackJourneyToNeuro Careers
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 #BlackJourneyToNeuro
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Trainee and Mentor Workshops
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 NeuroRacism Panel
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 NeuroRacism Journal Club
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 #NeuroRacism
Monday, July 27, 2020 #BlackinNeuroRollCall
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