Category Archives: Training and Career Opportunities

FASEB Co-Hosts Workshop on New Guidelines for Predoctoral Training Grants

On February 12, FASEB co-hosted a workshop, Navigating New NIGMS Training Guidelines, together with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). FASEB organized the workshop to help the training community understand and prepare for new training standards in institutional predoctoral training grants (T32s) supported… Read More »

FASEB Seeks Nominations for Excellence in Science Award

The nominating process for FASEB’s 2019 Excellence in Science Award is now open. The award recognizes outstanding achievement by women in biological science. In addition to receiving a $10,000 unrestricted research grant, awardees present a special Excellence in Science Award Lecture at a FASEB member society annual meeting. FASEB encourages nominations of women whose career… Read More »

Free Workshop: Navigating New NIGMS Training Guidelines

Earlier this year the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) released its new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for predoctoral institutional training grants, or T32s. The FOA outlines ambitious goals for training programs with the stated objective of developing a “diverse pool of well-trained scientists” with a broad base of technical, operational, and professional skills… Read More »

New FASEB Webinars Highlight Advocacy Skill Building and Science Policy Topics

FASEB is hosting a new series of webinars to help researchers and others in the scientific community enhance their advocacy skills and stay current on relevant science policy topics. Each 60-minute webinar will share information about FASEB public affairs initiatives and promote opportunities for enhanced collaboration with member societies. The webinars also introduce non-FASEB members… Read More »

NIH Advisory Council Discusses Diversity Policies Implementation and Next Generation Researchers

Earlier this month, the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) met to review progress on several agency-wide initiatives and to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the biomedical research community. As the meeting coincided with the one-year anniversary of the signing of the 21st Century Cures Act, much of… Read More »

Women of Color in STEM: Progress, Challenges, and New Opportunities

On November 10, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a workshop that explored the current state of women of color working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The first panel examined progress to date and issues – new or previously… Read More »

ORCID: Connecting Research and Researchers

On November 9, FASEB hosted a roundtable discussion for member societies and other community partners with representatives from ORCID, a not-for-profit that provides unique identifiers to researchers for use in their scholarly activities. In a November 15 blog post, NIH’s Deputy Director for Extramural Research Dr. Michael Lauer announced a new effort that integrates ORCID… Read More »