The inHealth Initiative is launching a new Seminar Series “inHealth Moments of Wonder”. The first Seminar is scheduled for November 17th, “Decreasing uncertainty in Prostate Cancer care/treatment” presented by Drs. Rosen, Pienta and Zeger, from 12:00-1:00 in Hurd Hall. A pizza luncheon w/beverages will be served.
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To all school of medicine faculty, staff, students and fellows
Please join us for our next Postdoctoral Affairs Lecture with Keith Yamamoto who will present, “Nextgen Biomedical Ph.D. and Postdoc Education” on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Koch Cancer Research Building, Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium.
Keith Yamamoto is the University of California, San Francisco vice chancellor for science policy and strategy, director of precision medicine and professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology. He is a leading researcher investigating transcriptional regulation by nuclear receptors, which mediate the actions of essential hormones and cellular signals. He uses mechanistic and systems approaches to pursue these problems in pure molecules, cells and whole organisms.
He has led or served on numerous national committees focused on public and scientific policy, public understanding and support of biological research and science education. He chairs the Coalition for the Life Sciences and sits on the National Academy of Medicine Council and the National Academy of Sciences Division of Earth and Life Studies Advisory Committee. As chair of the NAS Board on Life Sciences, he created the study committee that produced, “Toward Precision Medicine: Building a Knowledge Network for Biomedical Research and a New Taxonomy of Disease,” which enunciated the precision medicine concept. He has also helped to lead efforts in the White House, Congress, Sacramento and at UCSF to implement it. He has chaired or served on many committees that oversee training and the biomedical workforce, research funding and the process of peer review, and the policies that govern it at National Institutes of Health. He is a member of the advisory board for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Research!America. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Microbiology. He is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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On behalf of the Diversity Postdoctoral Alliance Committee (DPAC), we would like to invite Everyone to attend the 2nd Annual Excellence in Diversity (EiD) Symposium on Monday November 6, 1-5 pm.
The EiD Symposium showcases and celebrates the research of Underrepresented Minority Scholars from across the Johns Hopkins Community. The event will feature research talks and poster presentations by trainees and scholars at all levels and two exciting keynote speakers. Light refreshments will be served and a short reception will follow.
Featured Speakers: Eduardo Davila PhD, University of Maryland, Donita Brady PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Location: JHU East Baltimore Campus, Turner Concourse
Date & Time : Monday, November 6, 2017. 1-5pm
The EiD is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Diversity Committee of the Johns Hopkins Postdoctoral Association.
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Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 4 p.m. in Turner Concourse of the Miller Research Building. “Targeting Mutant Spliceosomes: Discovery Drives Therapy” will be presented by professor of oncology Dr. Ben Ho Park and postdoctoral fellows Brian Dalton and Natasha Hunter.
2017 Postdoctoral Preparation Institute: Career Transitions Seminar
August 10 - 11 (Apply by July 9)
National Harbor, MD
The NIH and FASEB work together to host a Postdoctoral Preparation Institute with the goal of preparing postdocs for the transition to an independent position. The broad landscape of career opportunities includes areas such as science policy, science writing, intellectual property law and patents, industry, consulting and entrepreneurship, academic research/teaching, science education, nonprofit sector and government. Travel awards are available for up to $1,250. The deadline to register and apply for the travel award is July 9.
If you have any questions, contact Erin Heckler, Postdoctoral Affairs Administrator, or Cordelia Adams Smith, Program Manager, FASEB.
Internship in Science Outreach
Cambridge, MA Office
Do you think science should be a force for positive change instead of a political football? Are you excited about organizing and training energized young scientists to be better advocates? The Union of Concerned Scientists has an exciting position as an outreach intern in Cambridge, MA at the Center for Science and Democracy. This is a paid six month internship. Help us support early career scientists so they can speak up and learn to be effective scientist-advocates, contribute to policy, work with community, and to speak and act on their knowledge for the public good.
Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists
October 9 - 10
The American Institute of Biological Sciences is offering its popular Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists this fall. This is a comprehensive training program designed to meet the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior researchers and program administrators.
NIH BEST is looking for two new bloggers to write diary-style entries about the career development process to be published on the national NIH BEST website.
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