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Encuesta sobre Programas Graduados en Ciencias Ambientales, UPR-Río Piedras

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(English below)

¡Saludos!

Agradeceríamos su participación en la siguiente encuesta sobre programas de postgrado en el Departamento de Ciencias Ambientales de la Universidad de Puerto Rico-Río Piedras.

Para satisfacer mejor las necesidades futuras de los estudiantes graduados y de Puerto Rico, estamos revisando el programa actual de MS-PhD y desarrollando otras opciones de títulos, tales como una Maestría Profesional en Ciencias Ambientales y una Maestría en Ciencias Forestales. Estas opciones podrían ayudar a promover la conservación de recursos y el desarrollo económico sostenible, y servir mejor al público de Puerto Rico.

Seven UPR students win prestigious NSF fellowship

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El Nuevo Día Educador | El Nuevo Día

Seven students from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) were awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

You can read the full version of this article in Spanish by clicking on ESPAÑOL at the top right of your screen.

Astronomers Without Borders and CienciaPR to Distribute Telescopes to Underserved Schools in Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, PR – Starting this summer, children from all arond Puerto Rico will be able to explore space from their schools’ backyards. The non-profit organization Astronomers Without Borders and Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) will distribute donated telescopes to 20 underserved schools in Puerto Rico. In addition to the telescopes, the schools will receive science education resources that include "The Universe at Your Feet", a collection of astronomy activities in Spanish for children and classrooms, and celestial planispheres or maps to help identify visible stars and constellations. This is all part of a new collaborative initiative called "Astronomía al Servicio" (Astronomy in Service), which seeks to promote education, scientific exploration, and citizen participation.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Workshop auspiciado por ACS-PR

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Workshop!

Hoy más que nunca se hace imprescindible fomentar el emprendimiento científico y apoyar a todos aquellos que quieren crear una empresa con base en las ciencias, desde el ámbito de la investigación al mundo empresarial. Para ello, la Sección de Puerto Rico del American Chemical Society (ACS-PR), ha desarrollado un programa único e innovador que busca facilitar el procesode emprendimiento enciencias, y fomentar el esfuerzo por acercar la cultura de la ciencia y el emprendimiento científico a la sociedad, a través del reconocimiento y entrenamiento deemprendedores científicos en Puerto Rico.

Ignite Biotech Summer Program, gratis para estudiantes de escuelas públicas

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¡Matricúlese en o antes del 11 de mayo para asegurar su espacio!  Con el propósito de fomentar el interés por los aspectos científicos, económicos y legales de la biotecnología, el cuarto anual Ignite Biotech Summer Program se llevará a cabo del 18 al 29 de junio.  El Ignite Biotech Summer Program es un campamento de biotecnología auspiciado por Fundación Amgen, Colegio San Ignacio y Auxilio BioLab, donde hasta 36 estudiantes de escuela secundaria (grados 10 en adelante) y hasta 10 maestros van a clonar el cDNA de eritropoyetina, transferirlo a un plásmido de expresión mamífera y expresar la proteína en células CHO.

Assistant Professor-Fixed Term

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The College of Human Medicine of Michigan State University (MSU) seeks a bioinformatics scientist for appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Translational Science and Molecular Medicine.  This is a three-year, fixed term position. The primary duties of the successful candidate will be to collaborate with biomedical faculty within TSMM in the analysis and interpretation of informatics data sets and provide statistical expertise. The candidate will also have time, if desired, to develop an independent line of research. Candidates should be experts in the domain of bioinformatics and be versed in analysis of next-generation sequencing and epigenetics data, and possess the skills to develop novel approaches and workflows as needed.

Puerto Rican student gets $25,000 grant to research underground waters

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By Xuaem Tirado Ramos | El Nuevo Día 

Norma Torres Torres, graduate student at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez was awarded a $25,000 fellowship from the Ford Foundation to investigate the contamination of underground waters in limestone regions in northern Puerto Rico.

You can read a full version of this article in Spanish by clicking on ESPAÑOL at the top right of the screen.

Ask your scientific and professional organization to support an independent stand-alone Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics

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Dear members of the CienciaPR community and friends of Puerto Rico,

We would like to bring your attention to an urgent policy matter that is of deep concern to CienciaPR, and that is of relevance to many of you—scientists, students, educators, and allies—who with us celebrate and advocate for Puerto Rican science and the Puerto Rican scientific community.

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