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Updates & Announcements
Events & Workshops
Chemistry & Biochemistry Fall Seminar Series
Seminar this week:

Benjamin J. Wylie
Texas Tech University
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Functional Interplay Between Lipids, Channels, Receptors, and Biological Assemblies as Viewed by Solid-state NMR and Biophysical Techniques

Thursday, October 6
2 p.m. via Zoom

Fall Career Fair!
Fall All-Major Career Fair
Thursday, October 7
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Virtual

MCB Fall Seminar Series
Seminar this week:

Dr. Troy Roepke
Rutgers University
Department of Animal Sciences
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
The physiological and behavioral interactions of estrogens and dietary fatty acids in mouse models of menopause.  

Friday, October 8
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Science Hall 126

Or to participate remotely via Zoom, login here
Passcode: 250918

Call to Action
Black Student Union
Call to Action Event
October 13, 7:30 pm
Boyd Recital Hall

The Call to Action is hosted by the Black Student Union to address issues, concerns and demands that affect the Black Student Body.

Black Doctoral Network Grad School & Career Fair
This is a professional event for anyone interested in applying to graduate schools or looking to secure employment opportunities! Connect virtually with recruiters and employers from universities, non-profits and corporate organizations.

October 14, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Diverse Faces of Biomedical Research: Pathways for Everyone
Student Conference
October 19, 3 - 6 p.m.
Edelman Planetarium, Science Hall

Diversity in the biomedical research workforce enhances innovation and the quality of research. Join us to hear from a diverse group of researchers from industry and academia as they share their personal academic and career experiences. Networking reception with refreshments will immediately follow. Don't miss this great opportunity!

Event Program:

Keynote Speaker
3 - 4 pm (2:30 pm check-in)

Panel Discussion
4:15 - 5:15 pm (4 pm check-in)

Networking Reception
5:15 - 6 pm

Attend one or more portions of the program. Pre-registeration required.

Pathways to Success in Biopharma Graduate Summit
Pathways to Success in Biopharma 
Virtual Graduate Summit and Career Expo 
October 27–28, 2021 

Want to hear from biopharmaceutical leaders and learn more about what it’s like to work in the industry? PhRMA will be hosting a two-day, free virtual summit for graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, faculty, PhRMA member companies and other community partners to learn about career pathways and increasing diverse talent within the industry. 

Grad Student Workshops
The School of Graduate Studies invites our graduate students to join the 2021-2022 workshops and events series. Events include the Fall Graduate Student Day Open House, thesis/dissertation writing workshops, and more.

Internships & Opportunities
Goldwater Scholarship 2022
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship application for 2022 has opened.  This scholarship opportunity is for students “who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.” The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation was established by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to help ensure “that the U.S. is producing the number of highly-qualified professionals the Nation needs in these critical fields.”

This program awards scholarships of up to $7,500/year to current sophomores and juniors for their remaining two or one years, respectively, of undergraduate education. 

Eligible students must: 
  • Be current Sophomores or Juniors
  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents (who intend to become U.S. citizens) 
  • Have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. 
  • Successful candidates plan to pursue Ph.D. degrees and already have extensive research experience. 

Each University may nominate only 4 students to the national competition. More information

If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please complete the Student Profile and Pre​-application​ by Friday, November 19, 2021. If you are approved to submit a full application, we will work to ensure that this is complete by Friday, January 7, 2021.  Please contact Jennifer Ravelli at ravelli@rowan.edu with any questions.
Cold Spring Harbor Lab Undergraduate Research Program Summer 2022
CSHL students learn the scientific process, technical methods and theoretical principles, and communicate their discoveries to other scientists. Approximately 20 students come to CSHL each summer for the 10-week program, living and working in the laboratory environment. Research at CSHL focuses on:

  • Molecular Biology & Cancer
  • Genetics & Genomics
  • Neuroscience
  • Plant Biology
  • Quantitative Biology

Current sophomores and juniors are eligible. Applications must be submitted online by January 15.

DEI Blog
DEI Blog posts for October: 
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