Here’s one from the mailbag: Today, in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts, NIH published a Request for Information (RFI) that seeks public comment on the data submission and access processes for the NIH National Center for Biotechnology (NCBI) database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP). The RFI also seeks comment on the management of
The Albany Medical Center has opened nominations for the 2017 Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research. This award is one of the largest and most prestigious awards in the nation, with the winner receiving $500,000.
Applications are now being accepted for Stanford PRISM (Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in the School of Medicine). In late March, the PRISM program will host select late-stage graduate students from diverse backgrounds who are planning their postdoctoral training.
The National Academies has released a report that proposes “a research agenda to help science communicators and researchers identify effective methods of communicating science, particularly when the issues are contentious.” In addition, there will be a public discussion about the report Jan. 10.
The National Institutes of Health undergraduate scholarship program offers competitive scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral and social science health-related research.
By Nikki Marchan | Dec. 9, 2016
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is now recruiting the inaugural cohort for the APHL-CDC Antimicrobial Resistance fellowship.
By Dawn Hayward | Oct. 18, 2016
The Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology will host a free live webcast on gene editing, titled “The Genome Editing Revolution: Translating Genome Editing Technologies into Human Therapies,” on Nov. 10.
By Courtney Chandler | Oct. 18, 2016
The San Diego Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award is seeking postdoctoral applicants for a three-year program.
Resubmitting a R01 grant proposal to the National Institutes of Health in 2017? Want to work closely with successful senior researchers to address the summary statements and revisions? The National Research Mentoring Network has worked with people like to you on their journey to becoming independent researchers.
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.