Duke's graduate Cognitive Neuroscience Admitting Program (CNAP) offers interdisciplinary training in cutting-edge research on higher brain functions; students rotate through three labs, choosing from more than 40 possible training faculty in more than ten different departments, before affiliating with the department through which they will pursue their Ph.D.
The DIBS Graduate Student Consortium comprises a broad coalition of graduate students from departments and programs across Duke that are related to neuroscience. The mission of the Consortium is to unite graduate students who study the brain and behavior in various disciplines to share academic ideas, grow together professionally and personally, engage in outreach to spread awareness of neuroscience, and also socialize and have a little fun in the process. The Consortium is headed by a Leadership Committee who meet once a month to plan and organize events in pursuit of this mission, including academic, professional development (both in and outside academia), personal wellness, outreach, science communication, and social events. We also have an email list with over 225 students from across DIBS that we use to publicize our events.
We’d love for you to get involved in planning and organizing the events that YOU want see! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to connect with us.
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- Elizabeth Fleming, 5th-year student in Neurobiology (email@example.com)
- Charlie Giattino, 6th-year student in Psychology & Neuroscience (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Elijah Petter, 5th-year student in Psychology & Neuroscience (email@example.com)
- Kiersten Ruda, 5th-year student in Neurobiology (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Meredith Schmehl, 1st-year student in Neurobiology (email@example.com)
- Divya Subramanian, 4th-year student in Neurobiology (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Shawn Willett, 5th-year student in Neurobiology (email@example.com)
Upcoming Spring 2019 Events
Wednesday, March 13
5:30-6:30 p.m., DIBS Cube Team Rooms
Faculty Debate! Greg Field and Kevin Franks, Duke Neurobiology, debate “Which system is best for understanding sensory processing and perception in general?”
Sunday, March 24
12-4 p.m., DIBS Cube
DIBS Discovery Day Outreach Event! Come lead activities and teach neuroscience to children and adults from the local Triangle community. Advance sign-up required; please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by March 17. Volunteers get cool DIBS t-shirts!
Wednesday, April 17
5-6 p.m., DIBS Cube Team Rooms
Wine, Whiskey, & Wisdom with Dale Purves
Enjoy snacks and drinks while chatting with Professor Dale Purves about his storied life and career in neuroscience
Thursday, April 25
3-5 p.m., CCN Conference Room, LSRC B240
Improv Workshop with DIBS Alum Vishnu ‘Deepu’ Murty
Learn and practice how improv can help you become a better scientist!
End-of-Year Social Event
Date, time, and location TBD
Come mix and mingle and say goodbye to the semester with your fellow graduate students!
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