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March 24, 20142:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m, In light of NIH's updated requirements for instruction in Responsible Conduct of Research, the Office of Science and Research has introduced a series of research ethics training courses, led by Art Caplan, PhD.
Course being offered: Dealing with IRBs
Please register in advance. Coffee and cookies will be served.
If you have any questions about this course, please email the OSR Help Desk.
March 20, 2014Duojia Pan, PhD Professor Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics Howard Hughes Medical Institute of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine presents: "The Hippo signaling pathway: from developmental biology to translational implications". Click here to view the flyer for this event.
March 13, 20145:00-6:00 PM Resumes & Cover Letters That Work: Presented by Wall Street Services Date
Location: The NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development, Presentation Room A Your resume and cover letter are your introduction to potential employers. This is your first step toward obtaining that coveted job interview. Learn resume and cover letter writing techniques to best reflect your qualifications and experience. Discover ways to highlight your internships, student activities, volunteer and leadership experiences.
Registration Info: For degreed NYU alumni, BEST program participants, and NYU students, please register through your NYU CareerNet account (click on the menu tab Events, then Seminars) to reserve a seat. If you do not have an account, please contact our reception desk at: 212.998.4730. Space is limited.
March 12, 2014
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Nat Sternberg Thesis Award
The members of the Nat Sternberg Thesis Award Committee are soliciting nominations for the 2014 prize. This is a cash award given each year to a student for the most outstanding Ph.D. thesis in prokaryotic molecular biology. The award will be presented at the Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages meeting, at which time the recipient will give a presentation about his or her work. The award also provides a travel allowance to the meeting.
ELIGIBILITY. The nominee must have completed and successfully defended his or her Ph.D. thesis within a 12-month period prior to June 1 of the year of the award (between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2014). The nominee should be willing to report on their thesis work at the 2014 Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages meeting, which will be held at the University of Wisconsin - Madison from August 5-9. For more information about the meeting see http://www.union.wisc.edu/phages/index.html
SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS. Nominations must come from the thesis advisor or a member of the thesis examination committee. Nominators should send a single collated pdf file containing the following items: (i) cover letter, (ii) candidate's curriculum vitae, (iii) a copy of the thesis abstract that indicates the significance of the work to the field, (iv) reprints or preprints of articles based on the thesis material, and (v) three letters of reference, one of which must be from the thesis advisor.
The submission file should be named as follows: LastName_FirstName_2014.pdf and should be uploaded at: http://sternbergaward.hms.harvard.edu. Please indicate in the cover letter the member of the Award Committee whose areas of interest most closely corresponds to the topic of the thesis (see below). The site opens for submissions on 3/15/14. Nominations must be received by 4/15/13. Note that only applications submitted as a single pdf file will be reviewed.
Members of the Award Committee for 2014:
Thomas G. Bernhardt
Please see the award web site for additional information. Address any questions to email@example.com
4:30-5:30pm, Smilow Research Building 1st floor. Proteome Centric View of Breast Cancer. Refreshments will be served. Click here to view the flyer.
March 11, 2014,
6:00-7:00pm Tell Me About Yourself: How to Tell Stories on Job Interviews Date
Location: Wasserman Center for Career Developmnt, Presentation Room B Nowadays, interviewers like to ask questions that require a story for an answer, such as:
Tell about a time you handled a challenge.
Tell me about how you've worked well under pressure.
Give an example of a goal you had and a challenge you overcame to reach it.
In this two-hour workshop, participants will:
Learn the "do's and don'ts" of answering questions on job interviews.
Learn the basic structure of an effective story.
Understand the key elements and techniques that make a good story.
Communicate their experiences.
Develop a story to tell on job interviews.
Presenter Info: Nancy Goldman, Ed.D., has her doctorate in education from Teachers College, Columbia University and her bachelor's in psychology from NYU. She is an adjunct professor of communications at Manhattan College and teaches personal storytelling to business professionals and students to improve their communication skills.
Registration Info: For degreed NYU alumni, as well as BEST program participants, please register through your NYU CareerNet account (click on the menu tab Events, then Seminars) to reserve a seat. If you do not have an account, please contact our reception desk at: 212.998.4730. Space is limited.
Join us Tuesday, March 11 at 7 pm for the free documentary viewing with a reception to follow.
This event is held in honor of Brain Awareness Week, an annual global celebration of the brain, research, and treatment. More events for all ages to be held at NYULMC and throughout NYC can be found at www.comebebrainy.com.
March 7, 2014
NYU Prototyping Fund: Applications due 3/7! The NYU Prototyping Fund is a collaborative program offered by the Greenhouse at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering & NYU Entrepreneurial Institute. Students are eligible to receive up to $500 in funding to be used to build a hardware or software prototype. These prototypes should help you articulate and test your assumptions and move to the next stage of product development.
Click here to submit your application!
March 6, 2014WWTF-funded positions in the Life Sciences. Click here to view more information about this available position.
In return, the intern will have an insider's view into:
· The workings of a life science angel investor group
· Company selection: criteria, review and screenings
· Investor interactions
· Due diligence
· Pitching and best practices
In addition, they will have direct access to, and interactions with presenting companies, investors, steering and screening committees and sponsors.
If you know of a bright student/individual, with excellent organizational and communication skills, who would benefit from the experience, please refer them to me - Yaniv Sneor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Manager, New Venture Development
New York University Office of Industrial Liaison
One Park Ave 6th FL New York, NY 10016
"The value of an idea lies in the using of it." -Thomas Edison
The NYU-HHC CTSI is pleased to announce a Poster Day: Bioengineering at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering: Opportunities for Collaborative Translational Research. The time will be from 3-5 pm in Alumni Hall (in front of Farkas Auditorium). Light snacks and drinks will be served. Click here to view the event information.
March 5, 2014Career Panel Discussion: IP Law and Tech Transfer Careers
Andrew Koopman is the Manager of the New Venture Development program within NYU's Office of Industrial Liaison and has tremendous experience in technology transfer. You can read his bio here:http://oil.med.nyu.edu/about-us/who-we-are/andrew-koopman-manager-new-venture-development
Jesse Bucholtz is a patent attorney and Senior Associate at Jack Schwartz and Associates in NYC. Jesse is an NYU Alum and will provide insights into opportunities for PhDs in IP law outside of academia. IP law and tech transfer are growing areas, as more schools seek to capitalize on their scientists' brain power, and on the private side there is always a need for people who can understand the science behind patent applications.
This will be a great opportunity to learn more about these careers, and as a bonus we will give you free pizza!
IP Law and Tech Transfer Careers
When: Wednesday, March 5
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm
Where: NYU Langone Medical Center, Coles 109