Annie Le Fellowship Winners Announced
To honor the memory of Annie Marie Le, a Yale graduate student between 2007 and 2009, Yale University has established the Annie Le Fellowship Fund to benefit Ph.D. students in the Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The students awarded this fellowship have displayed qualities that exemplify the life and career of Annie Le. In particular, Annie Le Fellows are recognized for their exceptional leadership in, or service to, the Yale and/or New Haven communities. Annie Le Fellows receive a prize that represents a $3,000 one-time monetary supplement to their stipend and $2,000 towards support for educational items.
Yale Ciencia Academy for Career Development Application Deadline November 2nd, 2018
Program Description The Yale Ciencia Academy is a FREE year-long (January - December) program that provides graduate students with opportunities for mentoring, peer support, and networking; for developing skills that are important for career advancement; and for contributing to their communities through science outreach.
Shanique Alabi is awarded the 2018 HHMI Gilliam Fellowship
Shanique Alabi has been awarded the 2018 Gilliam Fellowship. The goal of HHMI’s Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study program is to ensure that a diverse and highly trained workforce is prepared to assume leadership roles in science, including college and university faculty who have the responsibility to develop the next generation of scientists.
Travel Awards Available for Research Faculty & Students for ABRCMS
1. Research faculty and mentors willing to serve as judges at ABRCMS 2018 are eligible to apply for the ABRCMS Judge Travel Award. Apply by July 20th 1. Undergraduates, postbaccalureates, and terminal level master’s students are invited to showcase their research by submitting abstractsfor presentation. The abstract submission deadline is September 7th 1. Travel funds are available to eligible undergraduates and postbaccalaureates students who submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation. The deadline to apply for a travel awardis August 22ndSource: ANNUAL BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE FOR MINORITY STUDENTS
2018 Vanderbilt Biomedical Postdoctoral Fellow Recruitment Event
We invite senior graduate students from underrepresented groups to apply to attend the 2018 Vanderbilt Biomedical Postdoctoral Fellow Recruitment Event to be held April 10th-April 12th. Ten applicants will be selected for an expense-paid visit to Vanderbilt to attend the recruitment event.Source: 2018 Vanderbilt Biomedical Postdoctoral Fellow Recruitment Event
Summer Program in Neuroscience, Excellence & Success (S.P.I.N.E.S.) Application Deadline: March 9, 2018. Full financial assistance is available.
Intensive immersion experience designed to create the future leaders of a diverse scientific workforce in neuroscience.Source: S.P.I.N.E.S. June 14 - July 5, 2018
Kuanlin Wu, 3rd year grad student, has been selected to receive an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Award
We are pleased to announce that Kuanlin Wu, 3rd year grad student in Tony Koleske’s lab, has been selected to receive an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Award. Kuanlin will be investigating how the platelet-derived growth factor regulates integrin activation. Kuanlin is an international student from China, and the AHA fellowship is one of very few for which foreign students are eligible. Congratulations Kuanlin!
Grantwriting Coaching Program
Program Details This program, sponsored by the National Research Mentoring Network, is designed to enhance participants' career development, preparing them to meet each program's ultimate goal: the submission of strong research and research career development proposals for funding in the biomedical or biobehavioral sciences.
2016 Building Future Faculty Program
The 2016 Building Future Faculty (BFF) program will be offered by NC State University on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - Saturday, April 2, 2016. This all-expenses paid workshop is designed for diverse graduate students and post-doctoral students who are seeking a career as a faculty member.
White House Recognizes Yale Ciencia Initiative
Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR), part of the Yale Ciencia Initiative and the world’s largest network of Puerto Rican scientists, was recognized by the White House as a “Bright Spot” in Hispanic Education. The award was granted by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.