CIENTÍFICO LATINO

Mission: An organization that seeks to improve representation of underrepresented minorities in STEM by bolstering the pipeline of students from underrepresented groups into graduate schools

My journey as a Latino Neuroscientist:
Making STEM accessible through Científico Latino
Location
: Duke University, Cell Biology Department

Date: 5/23/22

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Building molecular maps to study the male C. elegans nervous system
Location
: University of Washington, Genome Sciences Seminar

Date: 12/1/21

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Latinx en STEM: What do Scientists Actually Do?
Location
: Barrio Logan College Institute

Date: 3/10/21

Description: Robert W. Fernandez gave a presentation on navigating higher education in the sciences as a former undocumented immigrant and the STEM organization, Científico Latino

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CUNY WORKSHOP ON APPLYING TO GRADUATE SCHOOL
Location: CUNY Mexican Institute
Date: 3/5/20

Description: Carlos Rico, Olivia Goldman, and Robert W. Fernandez gave a workshop on navigating graduate school applications, which included topics on preparing a strong personal statement/resume, tackling impostor syndrome, and the importance of carving our paths as URM students in higher education.

SI SE PUEDE FOUNDATION STEM CONFERENCE: CREATING STEM MENTORS
Location: Chandler Gilbert Community College 
Date: 1/25/20

Description: Olivia Goldman and Robert W. Fernandez (co-founders of Científico Latino) gave a workshop on Científico Latino and preparing for a career in science to college students.

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY PROFESSIONAL DAY

Location: American Museum of Natural History (NYC)

Date: 1/18/20

Description: Olivia Goldman, Robert W. Fernandez, Daisy Duan, Carlos Rico gave a workshop on Científico Latino and Applying to Summer Research Programs to high school students and college students.

QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY - QSTEP
Location: Quinnipiac University
Date: 2/27/19

Description: Robert W. Fernandez shared his journey on STEM and presented on Científico Latino resources.

2018 SACNAS: DIVERSITY IN STEM CONFERENCE
Location: SACNAS
Date: 10/11/18

Description: Robert W. Fernandez was a panelist of a workshop “Life Happens: Surviving Academia despite Adversity, sponsored by the Yale Ciencia Academy. He shared his journey on STEM and his work on Científico Latino.

York College Biology Club
Location: York College, CUNY
Date: 5/10/18

BEING HUMAN IN STEM CONFERENCE AT YALE
Location: Yale University
Date: 4/29/18

Description: Robert W. Fernandez presented an exhibit booth on Científico Latino to college and graduate students.

YALE STARS II

Science, Technology and Research Scholars (STARS) Program

Mission: supports Yale juniors and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds to conduct paid research and participate in professional development workshops

STARS @ SACNAS 2018

STARS @ SACNAS 2018

STARS @ SACNAS 2018

STARS @ SACNAS 2018

STARS II Graduation 2019

STARS II Graduation 2019

STARS II Symposium 2019

STARS II Symposium 2019

STARS I Summer 2017

STARS I Summer 2017