Ron Daniels, JD, LLM, president of Johns Hopkins, and Victor Dzau, MD, president of the National Academy of Medicine, published a JAMA article on the “Next Generation of Biomedical Researchers.” After a summary of the issues that biomedical trainees and early-career researchers face, the article discusses the recently-released NASEM report on the Next Generation of Biomedical Researchers. The report committee was chaired by Ron Daniels. (Via the AAMC)
Career: Research (academic)
Article – Nature: “Biology needs more staff scientists”
Steven Hyman at the Broad Institute writes in the journal Nature that independent professionals advance science in ways faculty-run labs cannot, and that staff scientist positions keep these talented people in research.
Read the full article on the Nature website.
Conference – 15th Sino-American Pharmaceuticals Professional Association Greater Philadelphia Annual Conference
BGS students who are interested in attending the Sino-American Pharmaceuticals Professional Association Greater Philadelphia (SAPA-GP) Annual Conference or in its mentorship program can contact BGS student, Nan Lin. Nan is able to register the first 50 students or post-docs who contact her about the conference FOR FREE.
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Event – Learn to Lead: Expanding Opportunities for BGS Graduates – Rana Gupta, Ph.D.
Navigating the Crossroads: Where Do We Go From Here?
Rana Gupta, Ph.D., PGG, 2006 (Kaestner)
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Thursday, April 20, 2017
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