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Associate Concentration Advisor for Molecular & Cellular Biology and Chemical & Physical Biology @ Harvard University

July 2, 2020

Job Summary
Independently assess the needs of the student body, develop and organize educational, social and cultural activities.

Job-Specific Responsibilities
The position of Associate Concentration Advisor will work closely with the Head Tutors and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies of the Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB) and Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) Concentrations....

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LS1a Teaching Fellows/Assistants for Fall 2020

July 2, 2020

Life Sciences 1a, or LS1a, is a large introductory course for undergraduate students that integrates general and organic chemistry topics with molecular and cellular biology. We are currently looking for teaching fellows that are enthusiastic and committed to providing an inclusive and engaging learning environment for our students this Fall. Teaching fellows would be part of a ~25-person LS1a team that is dedicated to sharing teaching expertise and tips, making LS1a an ideal...

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The Fishbowl Challenge: International Entrepreneurship Competition for Students at Harvard University

July 2, 2020

 This year, the Fishbowl Challenge will bring together a select international group of 100 innovative students to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. Harvard University is known for its bright, creative, and entrepreneurial students. We would love to extend this opportunity to students in the Career and Proffessional Development Center  and would like to find out if details of this competition can be published to them over the next few days. 

 

Here is a brief summary of the Fishbowl Challenge...

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Postdoctoral Position @ University of Chicago

July 1, 2020

 

Postdoctoral positions

The study of bicistronic ion channels in neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

 

A postdoctoral position is available in the NIH-funded laboratory of Dr. Christopher
Gomez at University of Chicago in Chicago, USA to investigate the genetics,
physiology, and pathogenesis of bicistronic calcium channel genes. Dr. Gomez
has performed pioneering work in the field of voltage- gated calcium channels and
their role in disorders such as spinocerebellar ataxia,...

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How a Postdoctoral Fellowship Can Be a Bridge to a Nonacademic Career, Too (Chronicle of Higher Ed)

July 1, 2020
The academic job market was still reeling from the Great Recession when Michael Ursell earned his Ph.D. in literature, in 2011. It was, he said, “a terrible time” to be searching for a faculty position. This fall, the financial fallout from Covid-19 means that plenty of graduate students and new Ph.D.s will be in that same predicament.... Read more about How a Postdoctoral Fellowship Can Be a Bridge to a Nonacademic Career, Too (Chronicle of Higher Ed)

Postdoctoral Position @ University of Georgia

June 29, 2020

The biology education research lab led by Dr. Julie Stanton seeks applicants for a postdoctoral research scholar position. The postdoctoral scholar will join an NSF-funded project to investigate the development and use of metacognition in life science undergraduates. The postdoctoral scholar will lead a longitudinal study on metacognitive development and contribute to another study focused on how undergraduates use metacognition while collaborating. The postdoctoral scholar will join the vibrant Biology...

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DMS Student Internship Information

June 29, 2020

We are proud of all of the internships DMS students have done in the past couple of years – it is great to watch this program grow and see more and more students delve into their professional development.

Here is the new DMS internship form (on the right hand side under In The Spotlight). We ask that students submit this form to Jane Riccardi three months prior to the start of an internship.

Students can submit the form, or follow up with any...

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2020 Jul 22

Dissertation Defense - Brittany Mayweather (BBS)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Zoom - Contact for Details

GDF11 Expression and Roles during Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis

Advisor: Lee Rubin
Program: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

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