Newsletter Archive

MIRA at three years: maximizing NIGMS’ research investment

July 2, 2019
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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is the home of fundamental biomedical research at the National Institutes of…

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Careers depend on how research is assessed

July 1, 2019
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Filling a faculty position can be a daunting process. Universities can receive hundreds of applications for a single opening. But…

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Alliance managers: at the interface of academia and industry

July 1, 2019
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In my job as an alliance manager I work at the interface of academia and industry, managing large-scale, industry-sponsored research…

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Explore!

June 27, 2019
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I often speak to students, both undergraduate and graduate, about their career plans. And one of the things that has…

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

June 26, 2019
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One advantage of being ASCB’s President is that I get this bully pulpit and can make an extended argument for…

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Important NIH regulations on foreign financial connections

June 25, 2019
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Recent science media attention has focused on foreign nations stealing data and research results from research laboratories in the United…

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Good news so far for NIH budget

June 25, 2019
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Recent congressional hearings on the FY20 U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget were a bipartisan lovefest. The support for…

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Interaction of human TC-Cbl complex with the extracellular domain of CD320 receptor. The figure was created based on the structure 4ZRP from RCSB Protein Data Bank.

Discovering how vitamin B12 is transported in living cells

June 19, 2019
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Vitamin B12 (or cobalamin) is unquestionably important for mammalian nutrition. The vitamin is obtained by consuming animal products or supplements. A…

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Oh, the places you will go with a PhD in biology!

June 18, 2019
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How can we empower students and postdocs to cope with the scarcity of academic jobs by embarking on other careers…

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ASCB president visits NIGMS

June 14, 2019
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ASCB President Andrew Murray traveled to Bethesda, MD, in April to visit the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)…

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