NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2013
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German Academic Exchange Service Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE).
RISE programs are summer internships targeted to
students from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom in the fields of engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, earth sciences (geology), and
related disciplines. RISE undergrads have the opportunity to work on research projects at top research institutions and universities in Germany. Students are
paired with German PhD students in a unique mentoring partnership. Participants receive a scholarship to cover living expenses. Application deadline: January
German Academic Exchange Service Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Professional.
RISE Professional is designed for
recent graduates, master's and PhD students from North American universities, and alumni of the RISE program. Participants are matched with a well-known
German company, where they gain insight into the professional applications of science and engineering and develop practical skills. Internships can last from
1.5 to 6 months. Participants receive a scholarship to cover living expenses. Application deadline: January 31, 2014.
German Academic Exchange Service Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Worldwide.
RISE Worldwide places German students
as research assistants with researchers worldwide. Research assistants receive a scholarship to cover living expenses and travel costs. Groups interested in
hosting a German research assistant are invited to submit proposals. Application deadline: November 24, 2013.
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A complete list of upcoming meetings can be found at http://
ascb.org/othermeetings.php. The following meeting was added
since the last issue of the Newsletter:
February 24–27, 2014. Biopolis, Singapore
Seventh Congress of the Asian Pacific Organization for Cell
Biology and ASCB Workshop on Host-Pathogen Interactions.
March 10–14, 2014. Charlottesville, VA
W.M. Keck Center for Cellular Imaging Workshop on FRET and
December 14–18, 2013.
December 6–10, 2014.
December 12–16, 2015.
December 3–7, 2016.
December 2–6, 2017.
December 8–12, 2018.
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, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center,
an ASCB member since 1997, for the Vanderbilt ASPIRE
, of the University of
California, San Francisco, an ASCB member since 1990,
for Motivating Informed Decisions (MIND): Careers for the
Future Biomedical Workforce.
Two ASCB Members were among the first recipients of the National Institutes of Health Broadening
Experience in Scientific Training (BEST) awards:
P. Michael Conn,
of the Oregon Health and
Science University, an ASCB member since
1975, has been named the new Texas Tech
University Health Sciences Center senior
vice president for research and associate
provost effective December 1.
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