Month: June 2016
Month: June 2016
The ASBMB headquarters received the press release below from the National Science Board.
The National Institutes of Health announced today in a press release a new policy that “sets the expectation that multi-site studies conducting the same protocol use a single (institutional review board) to carry out the ethical review of the proposed research.” The release explained: IRBs play a critical role in reviewing and approving studies involving human research
This post was provided by the National Cancer Institute.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) launched the Genomic Data Commons (GDC), a unified data system that promotes sharing of genomic and clinical data between researchers. The GDC will centralize, standardize, and make accessible data from large-scale NCI programs such as The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) and its pediatric equivalent, Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments (TARGET).
The German Academic Exchange Service, known as DAAD, is now offering a networking tour for postdoctoral researchers to provide insights into German science and the German job market. This year’s networking tour focuses on molecular bioscience (biochemistry, biotechnology, medicine and related disciplines).
The ASBMB is working with the National Institutes of Health’s Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program to pilot a three-part webinar series this summer. Topics include: Career in industry — June 14 Charting a course to career success — July 20 Building professional relationships: pragmatic advice for the human scientist — Aug. 17 Registration is free but
The next time you’re on the train or at a standstill in traffic, consider checking out the National Institutes of Health’s “All About Grants” podcast series. The series has been around for several years, and it has covered all sorts of grant-related matters. The latest episode is about the Freedom of Information Act and public information at the