Marcelo Dietrich is an Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neuroscience at the Yale School of Medicine. In addition to training scientists in his lab, he is passionate about growing the pipeline of young scientists in his native Brazil. He was instrumental in developing a joint program between Yale University and the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES ) to recruit top graduates from institutions in Brazil to attend Yale’s combined Ph.D. program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS ). The CAPES -Yale Graduate Scholars Program trains the most promising Brazilian students and prepares them to become international leaders in academia and industry. In addition, Professor Dietrich leads the organizational efforts for the Yale-CAPES Seminars in Biomedical Sciences, an annual symposium that sends international researchers to Brazil to interact with and inspire Brazil’s next generation of aspiring scientists. Dietrich’s honors include the Charles H. Hood Foundation Research Award and Yale Center for Clinical Investigation School Award. He was elected a Young Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.
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