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Beyond 2 Suitcases [Inside Higher Ed]

November 9, 2020

“What did you pack in the suitcases?” asked the curious 9-year-old. “Why could you not bring more than two suitcases?” asked another. Those were rapid-fire questions thrown my way as I was giving a classroom presentation to 8- and 9-year-old students in an elementary school about immigrants and what the path looks like to citizenship.

Most of us first-generation immigrants, including international trainees who come here for a Ph.D. degree or for postdoctoral training, uproot our whole lives in search of the American dream. At the same time, we constantly navigate a gamut of...

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2020 Oct 30

Dissertation Defense: Yipei Guo (Biophysics)

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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Advisors:  Dr. Ariel Amir and Dr. Michael P. Brenner

"Exploring the effect of interactions on multicellular spatial structures, stability of gene expression and microbial evolution"

Scientific Editor @ Elsevier

October 27, 2020

Are you convinced immunology makes the world go round? Do you love reading, understanding and thinking about all areas of immunology?  Do you have a passion for helping immunologists advance the knowledge in the field? If the answer is yes to all of the above, come join the Immunity editorial team as a full-time scientific editor.

See more details and apply here...

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Postdoctoral Position, Department of Biomedical Engineering @ University of Rochester

October 26, 2020

Duties and Responsibilities: We are seeking a motivated postdoctoral associate to work in the field of Hemodialysis. The overarching goal is for the candidate to develop miniaturized hemodialysis (HD) subsystems for portable or wearable hemodialysis. The position will be held in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. The main research areas will include: (1) development of a sheet-membrane based dialyzer for large-animal HD; (2) development of a membrane-based plasma generator; (3) benchtop evaluation of the two devices alone and in tandem; (4) conduct large-...

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Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Biology @ Boston University

October 26, 2020

The Boston University Department of Biology invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors in Cell & Molecular Neurobiology starting in Fall 2021. We seek to recruit colleagues who investigate basic or translational mechanisms of neurological and psychological disorders using cutting-edge technologies to understand the underlying mechanisms at the cellular, molecular, neurocircuit and/or brain function levels. Candidates may use model organisms, animal models or human neurons/brain tissues. These positions will synergize...

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What to Consider During Your Ph.D. Rotations [ASBMB Today]

October 26, 2020

"Choosing a lab during the first year of your Ph.D. program is tough. When I started doing rotations, I assumed the most important factor to consider during this decision-making process was the research. I looked through labs’ papers asking, “Is this interesting? Can I think about this for a long time?” While that is undoubtedly a key question for grad school, because you will be sitting and thinking about one small slice of the science world for a long time, I learned during the course of my Ph.D. program that there are a lot of other variables that are worth considering seriously. Had...

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2020 Oct 30

EQRx Information Session

1:00pm to 2:00pm

EQRX is actively seeking to fill several positions in the roles of Data Analyst, Senior Data Analyst, Principal Data Scientist, Clinical Data Scientist, Associate Director in Health Economics and Outcomes Research, and Associate Director

EQRx is committed to making innovative medicines at dramatically lower prices for the benefit of people and society. By bringing together stakeholders from across the healthcare system and utilizing the latest advances in science and technology, the company seeks to discover, develop and deliver high-quality, patent-protected medicines more...

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