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Joint Annual Meeting of ASPET and the Chinese
Pharmacological Society at EB 2014 in San Diego, April 26 - 30,
recognizes Dr. R. Clinton Webb from the Cardiovascular Pharmacology
students and postdocs: Applications are now open for the 2015 ASPET
Washington Fellows program!
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The NIH Clinical Center invites graduate students to apply to the Clinical and Translational Research Course for PhD Students, to be held at the NIH main campus July 7-18, 2014. During the two-week, intensive course, students will learn the process of clinical and translational research from concept to implementation. Participation is limited to 30 students. Application deadline: April 1, 2014. For additional information, please call (301) 435-8015 or visit http://cc.nih.gov/training/phdcourse.
Rebecca J. Anderson, after 25 years in pharmaceutical research and development, now works as a medical writer. You will recognize her as a frequent contributor of feature articles to The Pharmacologist. Her book, Nevirapine and the Quest to End Pediatric AIDS, was recently published by McFarland Publishing.
Whatever career path you want to pursue after you complete your graduate and postdoc training, it is important to keep professional development in mind. Obtaining feedback is the most powerful tool for understanding your performance, strengths, and weaknesses. One method to receive professional development feedback is called 360-degree feedback.
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ASPET members Colleen Niswender, P. Jeffrey Conn, Craig Lindsley, and Carrie K. Jones are featured in the January 20, 2014, issue of Chemical & Engineering News' Business Section for their article, “Anatomy of An Academic Drug Discovery Program.”
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The House and Senate have passed a clean debt ceiling limit
extension through March 15, 2015. Passage removes the immediate threat of
potential budget cuts to federal programs.
Contest entrants created short videos to demonstrate the importance of the federal government’s investment in biomedical and biological science.
The Grand Prize winning video, “Funding Basic Science to Revolutionize Medicine,” highlights the federal government’s support for basic science on improving health and spurring subsequent discoveries in biomedical science. The $5,000 grand prize will be awarded to the group of six graduate students from the University of California, San Francisco.
On January 31, 2014, ASPET sent a letter expressing
appreciation to Congressional Appropriators for prioritizing FDA funding in the
FY2014 appropriations bill and releasing sequestered users' fees.
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