TEAM – Training, Education and Mentoring

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TEAM is an organization established to promote international gender equality in neurotrauma research. It is an organization for all individuals interested in these aims regardless of gender. We appreciate a wide diversity of ideas and opinions to help the organization successfully meets its goals.


TEAM Lunch Symposium

On Monday, August 13th TEAM is hosting a Lunch Symposium

Talk Title: NINDS Strategies to Enhance Diversity of Neuroscience Researchers

Synopsis: The goal of session is to provide a summary of NINDS resources regarding diversity and to identify opportunities and share successful approaches for effective recruitment, training, and retention of diverse individuals within the neuroscience community.

Michelle-Jones-LondonInvited Speaker:  Dr. Michelle D. Jones-London serves as chief in the Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity (OPEN) at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), NIH. Jones-London provides leadership for the establishment of meaningful networks and partnerships to increase neuroscience workforce diversity by developing and implementing specific funding opportunities (individual and institutional) and works across the NINDS scientific portfolio to promote inclusion. She earned her PhD at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and then received postdoctoral training as a research fellow at University of Pennsylvania in the department of psychiatry. She has performed duties across the Department of Health and Human Services including the Center for Scientific Review, FDA Office of Women’s Health Science Program, and the Immediate Office of the Secretary, Intergovernmental/Tribal Affairs Office. Jones-London directs programs at NINDS which include Diversity and Re-Entry Supplements, Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31), Career Development Awards to Promote Diversity (K22 and K01) and Diversity Research Education Grants (R25) (including the Neuroscience Scholars Program with SfN). Her trans-NIH efforts include oversight for the NIH Blueprint ENDURE program and D-SPAN (F99/K00).

Tickets are $20 and can be bought when registering for the symposium


The TEAM Neurotrauma (Training, Education and Mentoring) Visiting International Scholar Award (TEAM-VISA) was established to promote international networking opportunities and to advance the early careers of Neurotrauma researchers.

The CAD 3,000 award provides an opportunity for international collaboration by subsidizing both travel to the NeuroTrauma 2018 Symposium in Toronto and a brief period of research training/collaboration in a sponsor’s laboratory. This award supports the mission of TEAM to promote international gender equality in neurotrauma research to learn new skills or techniques pertinent to their research projects.

TEAM-VISA AWARD Deadline: April 19, 2018

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