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‘Diversity in Science’

SACNAS Seminar Launch, November 22

Oct. 21, 2019—Save the date for the upcoming SACNAS Seminar Launch, “Uniting Diverse Communities Through Science,” November 22, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 pm at Alumni Hall, followed by a catered networking social! This seminar features Drs. Nancy Carrasco (Vanderbilt University, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics), Suzana Herculano-Houzel (Vanderbilt Brain Institute), and Sonia Zarate (President, SACNAS), as the...

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Professional and Career Development Programs from ASCB

Feb. 7, 2019—ASCB announces two professional and career development programs for the cell biology community in 2019: the Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) grant funding program and a new Accomplishing Career Transitions (ACT) career transitions program. Both programs offer vital resources and training to senior postdoctoral students and junior faculty. These programs are aimed at those...

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Burroughs Wellcome Fund Accepting Applications for Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

Nov. 10, 2017—The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is accepting applications for its 2018 Postdoctoral Enrichment Program. The annual program awards grants of up to $60,000 over three years to support career-development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution (including affiliated graduate and medical schools, hospitals, and research institutions) in the United States or Canada whose training and...

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Postdoc and early career opportunities posted on

Apr. 28, 2017—Pathways to Science "Our mission is to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)" has 167 different postdoc and early career opportunities posted on the site, including postdoctoral fellowships, grants, travel awards, mentoring opportunities, and more.   Browse the full list of opportunities here:   Or use the advanced search page to narrow your...

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Applications open for BRAINS 2017: symposium for early career neuroscientists

Apr. 28, 2017—BRAINS – Broadening the Representation of Academic Investigators inNeuroSciences BRAINS is a national program to accelerate and improve the career advancement of neuroscience postdoctoral researchers and assistant professors from underrepresented groups.  The BRAINS program was awarded renewal funding through 2021 from NIH’s National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).  Applications for the 2017 cohort will be accepted through 9...

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Webinar from National Research Mentoring Network: Protecting Yourself and Others from Stereotype Threat

Nov. 23, 2016—Those interested in becoming better prepared to combat rising stereotypes, please tune in to Protecting Yourselves and Others from Stereotype (Social Identity) Threat Webinar, with experts Dr. Michelle van Ryn & Dr. Sean Phelan of the Mayo Clinic.  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1pm central time Register at  

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