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.
Conference Series LLC invites all the participants across the globe to attend 6th Global Experts Meeting on Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Cardiac Medications April 13-14, 2017 Dubai, UAE. The main theme of the conference is “Drugs Affecting the Rhythm of the Heart”. Cardiac pharmacology 2017 focusing on advanced technologies and provides a complete knowledge of a
On November 11, 2016, in San Diego, the Society for Neuroscience will host the 2016 Neurobiology of Disease Workshop. The workshop provides an in-depth overview of diseases of the nervous system and draws largely from the biochemistry and cell biology fields.
The ASBMB is working with the National Institutes of Health’s Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program to pilot a three-part webinar series this summer. Topics include: Career in industry — June 14 Charting a course to career success — July 20 Building professional relationships: pragmatic advice for the human scientist — Aug. 17 Registration is free but
Here’s one from our mailbag (lightly edited): Dear members of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, I would like to cordially invite you to attend and present your work at the 12th International Congress of Cell Biology that will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from July 21 – 25. The Congress
The 2016 Gordon Research Conference on Nox Family NADPH Oxidases will be held June 5 through June 10 in Waterville Valley, N.H.
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
The University of California, San Francisco, and the Gladstone Institutes are offering a scientific leadership and management course for senior postdocs, clinical research fellows and junior faculty.
We would like to invite you, your students and your postdocs to register for FASEB’s 2016 Science Research Conference on “KLF and Sp1-like Factors in Medicine and Regenerative Medicine,” which will take place Aug. 7-12 at the Base Village Conference Center in Snowmass Village, Colo. This is a unique opportunity to interact with a vibrant
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
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
By Shaila Kotadia and Kevin Costa | Underrepresented groups experience challenges and biases as they progress in their STEM careers. To help identify and address these issues, Synberc is hosting its second annual Expanding Potential Workshop to increase inclusivity in STEM. While the first Expanding Potential workshop focused on the challenges women face in STEM, the 2016
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine study Gene Drive Research in Non-Human Organisms: Recommendations for Responsible Conduct will provide an independent, objective examination of what has been learned since the development of gene drives — systems to ensure that a gene modification will be inherited by an organism’s offspring, effectively driving modifications throughout a