Educurious is excited to announce the start of the fall 2016 virtual mentorship cycle!
Requests for caring and supportive mentors like you are coming in from all across the United States.
The National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP) application process is open from Oct. 1 – Jan. 13. The MRSP is a yearlong research training program designed to attract creative, research-oriented medical, dental and veterinary students to the NIH intramural campus in Bethesda, Md. The MRSP is designed for U.S. citizens and permanent residents enrolled
By Courtney Chandler | Sept. 19, 2016
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has introduced a program to recruit early-career scientists and promote diversity in science. The program is specifically designed to attract scientists from underrepresented groups, in terms of gender, race, ethnicity and background.
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
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).
It’s time to apply for the 2016 Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists.
The ASBMB headquarters received a request for proposals from amfAR today that likely will be of interest to the community. It’s for the Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research, which provide $150,000 for two years of postdoctoral HIV research. We’ll share a few excerpts from the request below. Read the full request on amfAR’s website.
Although the percentage of Americans suffering from osteoarthritis continues to rise, many patients struggle to find relief from current available treatments. In a departure from traditional methods of treatment that target symptoms instead of the source, Team Matrix hopes to develop a targeted therapy to treat the underlying biological cause of osteoarthritis.
The 2016 Gordon Research Conference on Nox Family NADPH Oxidases will be held June 5 through June 10 in Waterville Valley, N.H.
UPDATED 4/15/16: See ASBMB Today’s Storify of the event.
The National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research will be offering two NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration in 2016. These two-day seminars, with optional workshop days, are taking place in Baltimore (May 11–13) and Chicago (Oct. 26–28). The program is geared toward new investigators and extramural research administrators wanting to learn
Interested in engaging the public and getting communication skill support? This summer, 200 science museums and other sites across the U.S. will be conducting hands-on activities and forum conversations to engage the public with synthetic biology.
In summer 2016, the NIH will launch a Summer Internship Program designed around the unique experiences of graduate students in the biomedical sciences. This program is a partnership between the Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity and the NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education. The GSOAR program seeks to prepare a diverse cadre of young scholars
The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN), funded by the National Institutes of Health, is a nationwide consortium of science professionals and institutions collaborating to provide students and scientists across all career stages of research in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences with enhanced networking, professional development, research resources and mentorship experiences. As a mentee
Applications for the 2016 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program are now open. The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science program recognizes and rewards the contributions women make in STEM fields and identifies exceptional women researchers committed to serving as role models for younger generations. More than 2,250 women scientists in over 110 countries
The University of Calgary’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (within the Cumming School of Medicine) is currently holding a special graduate student recruitment campaign, and welcomes all relevant programs and institutions to pass along this message to any of their members interested in pursuing an MSc or PhD in the biomedical sciences. Applications are
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), with support and funding from the National Science Foundation, is seeking U.S. female faculty researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics ( STEM) from minority-serving institutions who are interested in attending the Gender Summit 8 (GS8) April 28-29 in Mexico. AAAS is releasing travel awards to U.S. female
The National Academy of Sciences’ Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions workshop, “Environment and health: What’s the human microbiome have to do with it?” will be held in Washington, D.C. and via webcast from January 14-15, 2016. Sponsored by NIEHS and organized by the Emerging Science for Environmental Health Decisions committee, this workshop is part