The BRASCON Conference
The BRASCON—Brazilian Graduate Students and Scholars Conference—promotes activities to enable integration, communication, and professional development for Brazilian scientific community. These activities include but are not limited to, panel discussions, lectures, workshops, career fair, and networking opportunities. BRASCON was established in 2014. Our previous conferences were in Harvard University (2016) and University of Southern California (2017). The third edition will happen at the Ohio State University this Summer!
Brazilian scholars, research fellows, professors, entrepreneurs, graduate and undergraduate students with interest in pursuing higher education in the United States.
Enable integration, communication and professional development for Brazilian scholars, research fellows, professors, entrepreneurs, graduate and undergraduate students in the United States.
Become the largest platform for networking between Brazilian scientific community in the United States and companies, universities, government agencies, and research institutes in Brazil.
June 23 & 24, 2018
Ohio State University
We interviewed our new BRASCON Spotlight: Carolina M. Catarino. She is a Brazilian PhD Student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY, USA) who won the Internatinal Award Lush Prize 2017. She developed a skin model in the laboratory using 3D bioprinting replacing animal-derived components to other alternatives. She says: "If you can (do research abroad), do it! Moving abroad is an amazing experience that changes you forever"
Check out her interview!
Meet Dr. Carlos Gustavo Baptista, Postdoctoral Fellow at Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Dr. Baptista is originally from University of Sao Paulo (USP) and is developing new skills as a postdoc to enhance his future as a scientist in Brazil. His tip for #success: "Don't be afraid to try and be open to differences in culture and workflow".
Dr. Thais Barbosa, from São Paulo, Brazil, is an Assistant Professor of Integrative Physiology at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Thais Barbosa, a USP alumni, left almost 10 years ago to earn a Ph.D. undertake her post-doctoral training in Sweden.
Dr. Emellin de Oliveira Ph.D. in Law Candidate at NOVA University of Lisbon. Dr. Emellin is an Immigration Lawyer from Macapá, Brazil. She first moved to Portugal over 5 years ago to pursue a Master in International Migration. She also holds a specialization degree in Peace and Security Studies at the University of Coimbra.