You are invited to attend a workshop titled “A Human Pathway-based Approach to Disease and Medicine” to be held June 26–27 in Bethesda, Md. The objective of this workshop, which also will be broadcast online, is to explore existing systems-biology projects and approaches and how these projects might be better coordinated to optimally improve disease understanding and interventions.
Mentors play a critical part in the future success of minority students success in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. And the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students offers you the perfect opportunity to connect with the next generation of STEM professionals.
Dear STEMists and STEM-allies,
As you may know, Stony Brook University is home to the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement (NCSCE), with Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) as its signature program. The mission of SENCER is to strengthen student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by connecting course topics to issues of critical local, national, and global importance.
The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is seeking abstract submissions for the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference Call for Papers. The conference will be held in Long Beach, Calif., Nov. 28–30, 2017.
Don’t miss the Keystone Symposium “Antimicrobials and Resistance: Opportunities and Challenges” to be held Oct. 29 through Nov. 1 in Santa Fe, N.M.
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research is pleased to launch NIDCR 2030, a strategic visioning initiative designed to advance dental, oral, and craniofacial research over the next 15 years.
NIDCR invites you to join its representatives in an online discussion about what it will take to reach a set of key thematic goals.
By Courtney Chandler | April 11, 2017
The 15th Annual Disparities in Health in America: Working Towards Social Justice Workshop will be held from June 19-24, 2017, at Rice University in Houston.
The Safety Pharmacology Society Annual Meeting will be held Sept. 24–27 in Berlin, Germany.
The Annual Biotechnology Congress will be held from Aug. 17–18 in Toronto, Canada. This global gathering covers the latest trends through keynote speeches, thematic scientific papers and poster presentations. The congress has an extensive technical program and eminent speakers on all aspects of biotechnology.
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 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 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.
The FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Oncometabolism will take place June 18– 24 in Figueira da Foz, Portugal.
Attention lipid scientists: The abstract-submission deadline for the 2017 Deuel Conference on Lipids is fast approaching! Submit your abstract by Jan. 31. All volunteered abstracts will be programmed for the meeting’s poster session. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to share your work, meet with leading experts in the field, and learn about the latest lipid
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 Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, one of the largest institutes at the National Institutes of Health, is looking for science students with a passion to advance global health research in the 21st century for its Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities program, held Feb. 6–9, 2017, in Bethesda, Md. Applications are open through Oct.
We welcome you to join a virtual information session on applying for federal fellowships that will be held at 1 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Aug. 24. During this 1.5-hour session, our panelists, who represent several different agencies, will be sharing tips and advice on how to successfully apply for federal fellowships and traineeships. There will be time for questions after the panelist presentations.