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2020 LATP Applications Open 4/8 - Close 5/13

Stephanie Vose

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Stephanie Vose

Latin American Training Program
2020 Call for Applications April 8–May 13

The Latin American Training Program (LATP) supports the professional and scientific development
of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who are citizens or permanent residents of a Latin
American or Caribbean country. LATP is jointly funded with generous support from The Grass
Foundation, the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), SfN, and the annual
host institution.

All eligible applicants will be invited to become LATP Associates. Fifteen trainees will also
be selected as Fellows to participate in a three-week course at the División de Neurociencias
at Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable (IIBCE) in Montevideo, from
November 2–20, 2020. The course topic, “Molecules, Cells and Circuits: Understanding Nervous
System Mechanisms”, will bring together top faculty from around the world to provide participants
with high-quality lectures, lab exercises, and training on vital professional development topics.

LATP Fellows also receive a travel stipend to attend Neuroscience 2021.
As an Associate you will have access to:

  • • An online community of neuroscience faculty and peers from across the region.
  • • A rich library of educational and professional development resources.
  • • Web events designed to enhance training led by neuroscience faculty.


  • • Citizen or permanent resident of a Latin American or Caribbean country.
  • • Enrolled in a graduate degree-granting program or postdoctoral fellowship in the region.
  • • Bilingual in English.
  • • Provide a CV, letter of recommendation, and brief personal essay (all in English).

For more information and to apply, visit www.sfn.org/latp
Questions? Email globalaffairs@sfn.org


Download a flyer: 2020 LATP Application Flyer.pdf

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