Julio Ramirez - R. Stuart Dickson Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience and Neuroplasticity

Julio Ramirez is R. Stuart Dickson Professor of Psychology at Davidson College in Davidson, NC.  He co-founded the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience and the Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, and he  created a national mentoring program called “Support of Mentors and Their Students From Underrepresented Minority Groups” to provide research experiences for underrepresented students to enhance their competitiveness for entry into scientific careers. He also works to enhance the mentoring abilities of junior faculty.  He is currently the co-Director of the Neuroscience Scholars Program and Chair of the sub-Committee on Mentorship at the Society for Neuoscience.