Alessandro Pizzo wins Neuroscience Fellowship

The Society for Neuroscience Professional Development Committee has selected Alessandro Pizzo as a Neuroscience Scholars Program (NSP) Fellow.  Alessandro is currently a graduate student in Professor David Bucci’s laboratory.  As an NSP Fellow, Alessandro joins 14 other graduate trainees from across the country who will participate in  career development and networking opportunities to promote their future success.  Fellows will be paired with a mentoring team consisting of a senior mentor, a peer mentor, and a seasoned neuroscientist to discuss  the fellow’s research, career plans, and overall experience.  As part of the program, each Fellow also receives two years of complimentary SfN membership and waived abstract submission fees as well as a travel award to attend the SfN annual meeting for two years.  Enrichment funds are also provide up to $1,500 to support allowed professional development activities for two years.  Funding for this program has been supported by  the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) for over 30 years.