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We believe that diversity in research is the best path to success. It is by bringing brilliant minds together that we will be able to continue to make ground breaking discoveries. This means students from all backgrounds need access to the best education. Your support can help us achieve this mission.

Welcome to NeURo EAST

East High School Rochester NY LogoNeuroscience Internship Program at the University of Rochester for East High Student Scientists

NeURo East is a Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience Diversity Commission program designed to give upper-level high school students at EAST High School in the Rochester City School District access to a neuroscience research lab at the University of Rochester. Students will learn how scientific research is conducted, be given guidance on how to navigate education and training necessary to attain a career in research, and will receive a stipend for their time. The goal is in line with the mission of the Neuroscience Diversity Commission – to encourage underrepresented minorities to explore and experience the field of neuroscience, and guide interested students into the research field.

Logo for the Haptic Lab at University of RochesterStudents will spend the 2021 spring semester working in The Haptics Lab

Manuel Gomez-Ramirez, Ph.D.  - Primary Investigator | Head of The Haptics Lab | Chair of Neuroscience Diversity Commission 

Emily Murphy - The Haptics Lab Manager

Mariel Spano - Work-Based Learning Coordinator | East EPO High School

Jodi Cook - Head of Biomedical Laboratory & Health Science Pathway | East Upper School

Additional laboratories will become available in the near future for student research opportunities under the umbrella of the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience.

Student assisting in surgical procedure

 

Student assisting in surgical procedure

 

Interns will have the opportunity to experience a variety of research activities.