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National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities Publishes Results From 2-Year Project
The American Journal of Public Health has published a special issue based on NIMHD-supported projects, which has resulted in over 20 publications. These articles cover a breadth of topics ranging from adapting interventions to leveraging big data, and will serve as a valuable resource for NRMN mentees and mentors. 
New iBiology Course, "Let's Experiment: A Guide for Scientists Working at the Bench," Covers Research Skills, Critical Thinking, and Responsible Conduct

From iBiology, NRMN is excited to announce a new course
aimed at senior level undergraduates, graduate students, and post-docs:

"How do I design an experiment that will give a clear answer to my question? 

What model system should I use? 

What are my controls?"

This FREE 6-week course will help you answer these questions and launch your scientific career. By the end of this course, you will have a detailed understanding of experimental design and execution. 
Mentor of the Month: Roland Owens, PhD, Director of Research Workforce Development, NIH
Roland Owens, PhD

Dr. Roland Owens is the Director of Research Workforce, Office of Intramural Research, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Dr. Owens' reseach focused on adeno-associated viruses, and he has won numerous awards related to research and mentoring.

You can reach out to Dr. Owens via MyMentor or click here to read more about his story as a scientist and mentor.
Upcoming Conferences and Opportunities
National Hispanic Health Conference
Arlington, Virginia
April 11-14, 2019

This national conference offers the opportunity to meet over 500 Hispanic physicians, health leaders, and dentists. Conference speakers will cover health disparities facing Hispanic populations, and will have recruitment and advocacy opportunities. 

Data for Black Lives II Conference Streams Available

The Data for Black Lives II Conference was hosted at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology last January. 

Now, they have made live streams available of panels and workshops on Facebook and Youtube. Topics range from the affects of climate change, algorithm biases, to the U.S. Census, and more.

Association of Biomolecular Research Facilities Featuring Bob Garvey, Mentoring Professional
San Antonio, Texas
March 23-26, 2019

Come join international coaching and mentoring guru Bob Garvey who will boost your understanding of the core skills and processes that underlie successful mentoring relationships. Whether you are a mentor or mentee, scientist or administrator, you'll develop skills that impact performance, mindset and your own unique developmental path. 

NIMHD Hosting Health Disparities Research Institute
August 12-16, 2019
Bethesda, Maryland

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities will be hosting this event to support research career development of health disparity researchers

Mock grant reviews, seminars, lectures, and small group discussions will be featured. This program is intended for early-stage research investigators. 

Their online application is now open, and applications must be submitted by March 22nd, 5 PM EST. 
Society for Leukocyte Biology 2019 Annual Meeting
November 15-18, 2019
Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

Award and presentation opportunities for participants at all career levels with special opportunities for trainees with poster flask talks, session co-chairing opportunities, and a new elevator picth contest. Multiple professional development workshops and member led special interest group satellites also featured along with an innovative scientific program.   Learn more...

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Associate Editor: Alexis Short,  [email protected]
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