Training and Outreach
The Nair Lab Coordinates Training and Outreach Activities
High School students, High School teachers, Undergraduates/Graduate students, 2- and 4-year College Faculty
Graduate Research Training
Geared toward pre-docs, post-docs, and junior faculty from all interested disciplines including medicine.
Impact to date: 96 Ph.D. students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty from 28 US states
NSF GK-12 Fellows Project (2005-2007)
Impact: 18 engineering graduate students, 40 middle and elementary school teachers and 1000+ K-12 students; 13 different schools, including rural schools provided with 10 LEGO robotics kits each, which have been incorporated into courses in some schools.
Undergraduate Research Training
Geared toward undergraduate students (from outside Missouri) from all interested disciplines, such as biology, engineering, psychology, physics and mathematics.
Impact to date: 30 undergraduates from 20 US states
Funded continuously since 2011 impacting 100+ undergraduates from over 30 US states
Geared toward for faculty (college and high school teachers) from Biology, Psychology, Engineering, Physics and Math, who are interested in teaching undergraduate neuroscience.
Impact: 124 biology and psychology undergraduate faculty from 30 US states (since 2007)
For STEM teachers at all levels,
Six-week research experience for K-12 teachers.