OPEN Stage webinar: NINDS Supports Neural Engineering Research

September 01, 2022 | 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Contact: Anahid Ebrahimi
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Virtual | Zoom Meeting
3:30 - 4:30pm ET

Brown theater stage with red curtains pulled back revealing the words Open Stage in white. The NIH NINDS graphic in the top left corner. Overlaid on the stage are the words Hosted by the Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity

In this webinar, you will hear about Engineering-related programs and funding opportunities at NINDS. You will also hear first-hand experiences from NINDS awardees who are engaged in Neural Engineering research. Graduate students, postdocs and early career faculty are strongly encouraged to attend.

NINDS Staff and Awardees speaking at this webinar include:

  • Dr. Sahana Kukke, Program Director, NINDS Repair & Plasticity Cluster
  • Dr. Eric Hudak, Program Officer, NINDS Division of Translational Research
  • Dr. Ana Hernandez-Reynoso, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Dr. Kate Wofford, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Lakiesha Williams, Associate Professor, University of Florida
  • Dr. Emery Brown, Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering, MIT

The NINDS Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity (OPEN) is pleased to welcome you to the ongoing OPEN Stage webinar series, a targeted outreach effort for our diverse neuroscience community to learn about NINDS programs and network with NINDS program staff. Each webinar will feature a different NINDS program, division, or cluster with the goal of increasing the representation of diverse groups in our portfolio. To stay informed of more events in this series, join the NINDS Diversity News to Use Listserv.

The 2022 webinars in this series include:

Check out the OPEN Stage webinars YouTube playlist for recordings from the entire series.


Webinar slides(pdf, 5230 KB)