Month: March 2017
Month: March 2017
The American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Science Foundation invite you to participate in a 90-minute proposal preparation webinar for the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The webinars will be presented by National Science Foundation program staff. Proposals are due Aug. 29. April 24 (Monday) 12–1:30 p.m. Eastern May 4
By Dawn Hayward | March 31, 2017
Eppendorf and Science magazine are calling for applications for their annual prize in neurobiology. This international award is given to a young scientist doing neurobiological research in recognition of his or her accomplishments using the tools of molecular and cell biology.
By Courtney Chandler | March 23, 2017
The next Corsica Membrane Course will be held from June 12–21, 2017, at the Institut d’Etudes Scientifiques in Cargèse in France. This year’s course is on “Molecular Architecture, Dynamics and Function of Biomembranes” and is jointly hosted by the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS).
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences postdoctoral research associate training (PRAT) program is a three-year program providing outstanding laboratory research experiences in the NIH intramural research program, access to NIH’s extensive resources, mentorship, career-development activities and networking. On Tuesday, you can find out more about the program during a free webinar.
The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation is accepting submissions for its 2017 essay contest until April 3. The first-place award comes with a $10,000 prize and an trip (economy class travel and a one-night hotel stay) to New York to meet the 2017 Lasker Award winners. Second- and third-place prizes are $5,000 and $2,500, respectively.
The 2017 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute is for postdoctoral fellows, new assistant professors and advanced Ph.D. students who will soon be seeking their first independent positions.
The National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research will be offering two NIH Regional Seminars on program funding and grants administration in 2017. These two-day seminars, with optional workshop days, will take place in New Orleans (May 3–5) and Baltimore (Oct. 25–27).
On Wednesday, March 8, the Lasker Foundation will host a career-development seminar with Dr. Regis Kelly, executive director of the University of California biohub QB3, as part of the Lasker Lessons in Leadership series that provides career and leadership advice to young and aspiring scientists.