Sunday, November 12, 2017

AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award

Applications now being accepted for the AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award.

Each year, the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who have demonstrated initiative and leadership in science policy. Recipients obtain first-hand experience at the interface of science and public policy.

The deadline to apply is January 17, 2018.

Learn more here.

Rockwell Dennis Hunt Scholastic Award Application

The Rockwell Dennis Hunt Scholastic Award honors USC graduate students whose undergraduate degree is from USC. The $5,000 award is bestowed at the USC Honors Convocation in April. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Earned a bachelor’s degree at USC within the last five years (2013 - 2017);
Completed at least three years of undergraduate work at USC;
Currently working towards a master’s or doctoral degree at the University of Southern California during 2017-2018

Applications are due through to the Graduate School by Friday, December 8, 2017. The online application is available here:

Sunday, October 22, 2017

This week on campus - 10/23-29

Climate Change: Where Are We and Where Do We Go From Here?, 10/24

USC Stem Cell Seminar | April Pyle, UCLA—"Defining the origins and function of human pluripotent stem cell derived skeletal muscle stem cells using in vivo human myogenesis", 10/24

Biotech Entrepreneurship | From Movies to Medicine: How Story Powers Everything, 10/26 [HSC]

Pause for Paws - Visiting Therapy Dogs, 10/26

Cardinal & Gold: Haunted Hay Ride, 10/27

Post-Doc Opportunity in the Stevens Lab

The Stevens Lab at the Bridge Institute at USC is looking to recruit 2 postdoctoral fellows/researchers to determine the 3-dimensional structure of the human pancreatic beta cell and to integrate digital arts and sciences.  These exciting and pioneering areas are at the forefront of biological discovery and part of the Pancreatic Beta Cell Consortium and World Building Media Lab at USC.  The Stevens Lab is interested in applicants from a broad range of backgrounds including chemistry, biology, computer science, and cinema.

To qualify, the applicant must hold a PhD in fields related to cell biology, molecular biology, structural biology, chemistry or other related biological or chemistry field, or any concentration/degree from cinematic arts and computer science. The candidates should be highly motivated and interested in being involved in a team oriented, highly collaborative, integrated project with high impact outcomes.  Individuals will be uniquely trained to become the next generation of leaders in the exciting area of convergent arts and sciences and will be highly competitive in future faculty recruitments globally.  Applicants should apply to by December 31st, 2017.

CODHy World Congress 2018 – Program Highlights!

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