Dr. Esteban Burchard joins iBiology, an NRMN partner, to Share How Diverse Backgrounds Lead to Breakthroughs
What are the consequences of underrepresentation in biomedical and clinical research?   This month, geneticist and physician Dr. Esteban Burchard explores these issues, and how they can impact medical treatment.
MyMentor Highlight: Archana Gopalakrishnan, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Dr. Archana Gopalakrishnan is an immunologist who is currently studying the role of airway cells in influenza  infections, and a passionate research mentor actively involved with NRMN. 

You can reach out to Dr. Gopalakrishnan on MyMentor, or click here to read more about her research career. 
Interested in NRMN Professional Development Programs? 
Let our Trainee Testimonials Convince You!
Interested in Tackling Your Next Grant? Dr. Luz Huntington-Moskos Shares How NRMN Supports Grant Writing Success.

Dr. Huntinton-Moskos is a former trainee from our NRMN-P3 Grant Writing Program, whose current research is focused on how tobacco exposure affects childhood health. 

To learn more about NRMN-P3 and grant writing success, click here
It's Time to Incorporate Cultural Awareness into Your Mentoring:
Learn About How NRMN Can Support Your Mentorship, from Dr. Tiera Coston!

Dr. Coston is an Education Improvement Specialist for a Diversity Program Consortium Partner, BUILD Xavier. She directs Xavier's Mentor Training Program, and she is a former participant in NRMN's Culturally Aware Mentor Training. 

Click here to learn more about mentorship programs from Dr. Tiera Coston!

Xavier University Shows How Black Graduates Launch Careers in Science and Medicine on PBS

Xavier University, Diversity Program Consortium Partner, is featured in a four-part PBS mini-series covering how graduating students gain traction in the working world. 

PBS uncovers how Xavier University sends more black graduates to medical school than any other institution in the country. 

To watch this segment and find out how, click here

Upcoming Opportunities with NRMN and Partners
Society for Leukocyte Biology Meeting
October 14-16th, 2018
Chandler, Arizona
Travel, Present, and Publish with the Society for Leukocyte Biology. With multiple award opportunities for investigators at various levels of research training, SLB is now accepting abstracts and awards applications for their 2018 conference. 

Submit by June 26th and learn more here.
Career Development Webinar- Submitting Articles for Publication
June 14, 2018

This talk is given by one of the editors at JAMA and reviews strategies for constructing manuscripts and submitting them for publication. Common errors seen by the editors at JAMA are reviewed as are strategies for how to get published in the high-impact general medical literature.

Click here  to register! 
Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) Conference 
July 15-17, 2018
Abstracts Due: June 1st
IRACDA is a post-doctoral program funded through NIGMS, focused on both research and teaching. This program encourages applications from scientists with underrepresented backgrounds. 

If you are interested in learning more about this program and conference, click here.

This month, we are celebrating over 10,000 members on NRMNet!

Now is a better time than ever to find mentorship opportunities with NRMN. Whether you're a student looking for summer research advice or a professor on break from teaching, you'll be able to find your next meaningful mentorship experience through NRMN - take the time today to sign up!
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