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
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has several Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding opportunities to help small businesses and research organizations advance translational research and technologies to the commercialization stage. See below for detailed information. All have an application deadline of Jan. 5, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s DNA Learning Center (DNALC) invites you to apply to participate in a free 2-week online workshop for our NSF-funded project, Infrastructure and Training to Bring Next-generation Sequence (NGS) Analysis Into Undergraduate Education. This workshop will introduce the knowledge and tools needed to analyze an RNA-Seq experiment, and help participants develop teaching
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP) is hosting a webinar at 3 p.m. EST Nov. 20 to discuss the application process with students and faculty. The NIH MRSP provides a unique opportunity for second, third, and fourth-year medical, dental, and veterinary students from diverse backgrounds to work with an NIH investigator
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship, now offered in Georgia, Indiana, and New Jersey, recruits current seniors, recent grads, and alumni with backgrounds in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to teach in high-need schools. As a WW Teaching Fellow, you will have extraordinary opportunities: innovative, world-class teacher preparation, a full school year of experience in real-world
The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship Program provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering with an opportunity to spend 8 weeks (10 weeks for Japan) during the summer conducting research at one of the seven host locations in East Asia and Pacific: Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New