Bruno da Rocha-Azevedo

Bruno Da Rocha-Azevedo is a Senior Staff Scientist in the Department of Biophysics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Bruno studies the spatiotemporal dynamics of endothelial cell receptors using single molecule imaging. He was one of the founding members of COMPASS, and co-chair during 2015-2016. Bruno was the founder and co-chair of the Task Force on LGBTQ+ Diversity and currently is a member. Bruno also volunteered on the ASCB 5-year strategic plan, helping on creating the guidelines for further democratizing the society by ensuring leadership and decision making reflect the broad range of the membership and their interests and priorities E-mail: brunodarochaazevedo@gmail.com Twitter: @brunodra

Students and Postdocs: We want to hear your voices and see your faces!

November 27, 2015
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The 2015 COMPASS Open Forum is ready for you in San Diego!   It sounds like a long time ago:…

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Diversity in the biomedical workforce: The SCOTUS decision and the implications for LGBTQ scientists

August 3, 2015

On June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) delivered a historic civil rights decision. It is now…

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Science outreach as a vital tool to promoting research funding

July 17, 2015
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Society’s perception of science and scientists is quite complex. While the prestige of scientists is second only to firefighters, there…

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Samba, Tango, Mariachi, and Science: The Rhythm of Latin American Biomedical Science

May 15, 2015
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Much of the progress and development of science has been discussed from the perspective of the United States, Europe, Japan,…

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Side Effect of the Academic Crisis or Effect of Globalization? An International Brain Drain in the United States?

April 13, 2015
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There’s a well-documented and discussed crisis in the biomedical enterprise in the United States. The average age of basic biomedical…

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The Importance of Elections in Scientific Societies (including ASCB)

April 10, 2015
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The opinions presented in this piece represent the authors’ opinions and do not reflect either COMPASS or ASCB official opinions.…

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Applying for Academic Faculty Jobs, Part 2: The Interviews

July 18, 2014
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In my last post, I covered the initial steps of applying for academic faculty jobs, basically preparing and submitting the application…

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The Tale of the Funnel—Applying for Academic Faculty Jobs

April 18, 2014
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Universities funnel hundreds of applicants for one or two faculty positions.One topic represents a common problem of science today: the…

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Communication + Outreach + Leadership = ASCB Ambassador

December 4, 2013
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The ASCB wants to create new opportunities for members’ participation. Currently, most members participate by attending the Annual Meeting, where…

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An Invisible-Becoming-Visible Minority?

September 27, 2013
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We recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr’s I Have a Dream…

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