Communities within Wu Tsai Neurosciences
The feeling of belonging is one of the most important outcomes of fostering inclusivity on our community. Below, please find some highlighted communities within and outside the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute.
Who: BIPOC Trainees (undergrads, post-bac, graduate students, postdocs)
Description: BELONG (BIPOC Emerging Leaders Of the Next Generation) is a community-driven association of Stanford neuroscience trainees. BELONG is focused on creating a supportive, inclusive, and welcoming environment for individuals who specifically identify as Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and/or People of Color (BIPOC) within our neuroscience community. Activities include luncheons, seminars, workshops, mentorship and a welcoming community.
Contact: For more information and to join BELONG, please fill out the interest form.
Who: Stanford Undergraduates
Type: Research / Community Program
Description: The Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Opportunity (NeURO) fellowship program supports students without previous access to research and those from underrepresented groups in STEM who wish to participate in neuroscience research. This immersive program provides trainees with practical lab experience, specialized coursework and funding, and brings together a wonderful community of students and scientists interested in understanding the brain.
Communities beyond Wu Tsai Neurosciences
Stanford Postdoctoral Association (SURPAS)