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2020 Aug 20

Racial Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Neuroscience Workshop [Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders]

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online - Register for Details

Racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical issues that cross all aspects of neuroscience training and have tremendous implications for trainees, mentors, and the future of the field. This virtual workshop, the first in a series, will provide personal experiences on the training process and explore how institutions are approaching these areas to bring about positive change.

 

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Faculty Development Specialist @ University of Rhode Island

August 10, 2020

Would you like an opportunity to join a dynamic faculty development team? The University of Rhode Island's Office for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning is seeking a new faculty development specialist who will work directly with our faculty to advance excellence in teaching and learning.  More information about our current programs and services can be found here:...

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Save the Date - First Ever NIH Sexual & Gender Minority Research Symposium

July 29, 2020

The Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office is excited to announce the first ever NIH Sexual & Gender Minority (SGM) Research Symposium! This symposium, which will be held on September 17, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. EDT, will mark the 5th anniversary of the creation of the SGMRO and will also include the 2020 NIH SGM Research Investigator Awards Program. The symposium will highlight scientific lectures from researchers who have been awarded SGM Administrative Supplements, as well as the...

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Postdoctoral Position - Infection and Immunity @ St. George's University of London

July 29, 2020

It is essential that new anti-human cytomegalovirus drugs rapidly progress through pre-clinical development. In partnership with Merck, Sharpe & Dohme, our laboratory will investigate replication of HCMV viral genomes produced from Letermovir treated cells with a view to understanding how HCMV can be detected in patients during Letermovir treatment. It is our aim to not only advance our understanding of viral DNA metabolism, but also create new paradigms in viral diagnostics.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in virology or molecular biology; previous experience...

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Postdoctoral Position - Protein Design and Drug Discovery @ Institute for Protein Innovation

July 29, 2020

The Bahl Lab at the Institute for Protein Innovation (IPI) in Boston is recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows. We use protein design to accelerate drug discovery and to engineer new lead therapeutic molecules. In addition to traditional academic collaborations, we work closely with pharmaceutical and biotech companies, as well as venture capital firms. 

We are looking for translationally-minded scientists who want their work to have a direct impact on the world. We will provide training in computational protein design using Rosetta, including de novo protein...

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Harvard Extension School Fall 2020 - Call for TAs

July 24, 2020

We are looking for teaching assistants for BIOS E-1: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology for the Fall 2020 semester. The course will be taught entirely online via Zoom. We are seeking both lab TAs to run mandatory lab sessions that meet a total of five times during the semester, on specific weeks (format still TBD - they will either be simulations or ...

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2020 Jul 28

[NIH OITE Webinar] New Beginnings: Making Successful Transitions

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

GoToWebinar - Register for Details

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE

Life is a series of choices and transitions. Transitions can be times of personal growth and development. They can also be frustrating and difficult. Much of the time, they are both. Worries about balancing work, life, and family time; making school/career decisions; and navigating interpersonal issues with mentors (and others) can contribute to feelings of being overwhelmed and disconnected. A common element of managing the challenges of life is finding community, using resources, and developing your problem solving,...

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Postdoctoral Position - Biomedical Career Development @ University of Massachusetts Medical School

July 24, 2020

The Center for Biomedical Career Development (cBCD) within UMass Medical School’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) supports the career and professional development of ~700 doctoral and postdoctoral biomedical trainees at UMass Medical School while contributing to the scholarship of the field. 

We are seeking to hire a postdoctoral fellow to join our efforts in implementing, evaluating, and disseminating career development programs for doctoral and postdoctoral scholars in the biomedical sciences. This is a full-time training position...

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2020 Aug 25

Dissertation Defense - Tiffany Amariuta (BBS)

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Contact for Details

Functional characterization of genetic variation with in silico predictions of cell-type-specific regulatory elements

Advisor: Soumya Raychaudhuri
Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

2020 Jul 30

Dissertation Defense - Chong Guo (Neuroscience)

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Zoom - Contact for Details

Synaptic and Circuit Specializations for Temporal Processing in the Cerebellar Cortex

Advisor: Wade Regehr
Program: Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Position - Cancer/Chemoresistance @ Massachusetts General Hospital/HMS

July 24, 2020

Post-doc positions available at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School (Simches Building, Boston) in our lab working on ribosomes, translation, RNA modifications and non-coding RNAs and their roles in cancer quiescence and chemoresistance.


The goal of the laboratory is to investigate the specialized gene expression program that
promotes the persistence of clinically resistant quiescent cells in cancers. New projects are available to investigate the mechanisms of regulation of critical genes by RNA binding ...

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