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Upcoming Changes to Submission and Review of NIH Grant Applications

Tuesday, May 14, 2024
The NIH is implementing multiple changes in 2025 that will affect the submission and review of grant applications.

EMBO Laboratory Leadership Courses

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has a number of in-person or online courses on laboratory leadership, project management, or scientific skills that are available for researchers at different career stages.
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Ask the Editor

Thursday, March 7, 2024
Have a question about a writing project? Stop by the SERCC virtual office hours to get your questions answered by a scientific editor.
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PANEL: Demystifying NIH Diversity Supplement Application and Review Process

Friday, October 6, 2023
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diversity Supplements ( PA-21-071 ) support research experiences for individuals from diverse backgrounds, including individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

A brief guide to NIH biosketch changes

Friday, August 6, 2021
A new biosketch format went into effect January 25, 2022. Here is a brief guide to help you get your biosketch ready for your next submission.


Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, June 21, 2024 12:00pm to 1:30pm
The Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series highlights trainees and junior faculty from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in neuroscience. We meet virtually once each month—featuring one Big Ten institution—for presentations and discussion/networking. Seminars are scheduled for afternoons on the third Friday of each month. Zoom link is provided by the host institution. If not added in the event listing, please email iowa-neuroscience-institute@uiowa.edu the week of the seminar to...
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Career Transition as a T32 Postdoc at a Cancer Research and Treatment Center

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 11:30am
Beth Osia, who earned her PhD in Integrated Biology in 2020 under the mentorship of Anna Malkova, will be giving a Career Development Series talk entitled, “Career Transition as a T32 Postdoc at a Cancer Research and Treatment Center,” on Tuesday, June 25 at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom. If interested in attending, please email biology@uiowa.edu for the Zoom link. The Career Development Series talks are hosted by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. See the attached file for additional details.