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Members include University and departmental leadership, faculty, administration staff, alumni, students, and a community leader. The commission believes diversity is essential for excellence in science, and is working on initiatives aimed at addressing issues related to diversity and inclusion in the field of neuroscience.

Neuroscience Diversity Commission Members

Photo of Manuel Gomez-Ramirez Manuel Gomez-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Commission Chair

Assistant Professor
Depts. Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Neuroscience

Photo of Katherine AndershKatherine Andersh

Neuroscience Graduate Program

Photo of Tufikameni Brima, Ph.D.Tufikameni Brima, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
Dept. Neuroscience

Photo of Sarah Latchney, Ph.D.Sarah Latchney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology
St. Mary's College of Maryland

Photo of Ania Majewska, Ph.D.Ania Majewska, Ph.D.

Professor
Dept. Neuroscience

Photo of Adrienne MorganAdrienne Morgan, Ph.D.

Assoc. VP, UR Office of Equity and Inclusion

Photo of Shaun NelmsShaun Nelms, Ed.D.

Superintendent
East High
Rochester City School District

Photo of Bryan RedmondBryan Redmond

Commission Digital Coordinator

Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D., Ph.D.)

Photo of Shraddha ShahShraddha Shah

Neuroscience Graduate Program

Photo of Keshov SharmaKeshov Sharma

Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D., Ph.D.)

Photo of Nathan Smith, Ph.D.Nathan Smith, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Pediatrics & Pharm./Phys.
George Washington University

Photo of Benjamin Suarez-JimenezBenjamin Suarez-Jimenez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Dept. Neuroscience

Photo of John Foxe, Ph.D.John Foxe, Ph.D.

Commission Ex-officio Member

Director Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience

Photo of Chigusa KurumadaChigusa Kurumada

Assistant Professor
Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Photo of Elizabeth BerryElizabeth Berry

Del Monte Institute Administrative Staff