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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!

Target Audience

Brazilian scholars, research fellows, professors, entrepreneurs, graduate and undergraduate students with interest in pursuing higher education in the United States.

Mission

Enable integration, communication and professional development for Brazilian scholars, research fellows, professors, entrepreneurs, graduate and undergraduate students in the United States.

Vision

Become the largest platform for networking between Brazilian scientific community in the United States and companies, universities, government agencies, and research institutes in Brazil.

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Date

June 23 & 24, 2018

Location

Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

BRASCON Spotlight

BRASCON spotlight: Emellin de Oliveira, PhD in Law Candidate at NOVA University of Lisbon.

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.

BRASCON Spotlight

BRASCON spotlight: Dr. Thais Barbosa, Assistant Professor of Integrative Physiology at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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.