$20M Federal Grant Renewed for Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have renewed a $20 million grant for the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS). The Yale center is led by co-directors Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD, Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry; and Stephanie O’Malley, PhD, Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry.
New Grand Rounds “On Leadership” Lecture Series at Yale
A new quarterly leadership-focused lecture series, Exploring and Enhancing Leadership in the Academy, will be launched at the Yale Child Study Center this October. The series has been coordinated by YCSC Assistant Professor Daryn H. David, PhD in collaboration with YCSC Chair Linda Mayes, MD and the center’s Grand Rounds committee.
Scientific Excellence and Diversity to be Celebrated at Upcoming Virtual Symposium for Future Faculty
Registration for the Intersections Science Fellows Symposium (ISFS) is now open. The event, which will take place online Wednesday, October 4 to Friday, October 6, highlights outstanding postdocs in the biological and biomedical sciences who are poised for promising faculty careers.
Yale Summer Enrichment Medical Academy Equips Pre-Med Students in Immersive Experience
This past summer, twenty-two undergraduate students spanning across Connecticut community colleges, Hispanic serving institutions, and historically Black colleges and universities participated in the Yale Summer Enrichment Medical Academy (YSEMA), an immersive, six week program at Yale School of Medicine. The program, now in its fifth cohort, is designed to improve success in upper-division science courses that are required for pre-med students.
On Daring Leadership and a New Yale Lecture Series
In the latest edition of the “On Leadership” blog post and newsletter column, YCSC Assistant Professor Daryn David reflects on “A Conversation on Daring Leadership” held virtually by Tara Davila, LCSW with Brené Brown, PhD in July -- and announces a new leadership lecture series being launched this Fall.
The Elias E. Manuelidis Memorial Fund Research Grant Opportunity
The Section of the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine invites applications for the Elias E. Manuelidis Memorial Fund Research Grant. This is a program, open to all Yale students, to support research in the history of medicine with an emphasis on issues of discrimination and social justice. Application submission deadline is October 14, 2023.
The Supreme Court Got It Wrong: Who We Are Does Matter
The Supreme Court got it wrong. Their decision ignores an extensive body of studies demonstrating racial inequity in education, health, and wealth. For 60 years, affirmative action was an effective tool for leveling the playing field and enriching the diversity of college graduates and the social mobility of individuals.Source: Ciencia Puerto Rico
ODEI's Steven Paniagua, PhD joins 2023 Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute cohort
A new cohort of 20 STEM professionals joins the country's largest community of emerging STEM leaders of color. The Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI) is the hallmark leadership training program provided by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).Source: SACNAS
Karina N. Gonzalez Herrera, PhD, to Join Yale School of Medicine as Associate Dean for the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Yale School of Medicine is pleased to announce Karina N. Gonzalez Herrera, PhD, will join the institution as Associate Dean for the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI) effective June 1, 2023. Dr. Gonzalez Herrera comes to Yale with a wealth of experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion work, and an impressive academic background in biological and biomedical sciences.
In conversation with Nii Addy
In honor of its 25th anniversary, Nature Neuroscience spoke to Dr. Nii Addy, the Albert E. Kent Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, and the inaugural Director of Scientist Diversity and Inclusion at Yale School of Medicine.Source: Nature Neuroscience