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My time at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting 2016 YCA

Juan Víctor Concepción Cardona's picture
On the Yale Ciencia Academy program 2016 a group of hispanic students were invited to participate at the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Washington, DC. This is my reaction from the moment when I received the invitation e-mail of acceptance to YCA and the week spent at the AAAS meetings and conferences.

#ASCB15 Recap: Effective Science Communication and Social Media for Scientists

Mónica Ivelisse Feliú-Mójer's picture

Recently I led two science communication workshops at the 2015 American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The first titled “Delivering Science: Effective Communication Skills to Become a Successful Scientist” aimed to provide 1) an introduction to effective communication principles and strategies; 2) tangible examples of how effective communication skills can support their professional advancement; and 3) resources that will help them strengthen their communication skills. The first half of the workshop included a panel featuring:

My graduate experience conducting research in hematology at Yale University

Linette Bosques's picture

As a young investigator in biomedical research who is getting ready to complete her Ph.D., I have been looking back at my journey in science and would like to share some insights. By sharing my experience, I hope to support and encourage anyone considering a career in science; it is a long journey but anything is possible with passion, hard work, and perseverance.

Ponce Health Sciences University: Research assistant in cell/molecular/cancer biology

Harold I Saavedra's picture

JOB DESCRIPTION.  Looking for a dynamic research assistant with a bachelors or master’s degree in general biology, pharmacology, biotechnology, cell, molecular or biochemistry.  The project involves addressing the role of centrosome amplification and chromosome instability in breast cancer.  The research assistant will perform a variety of administrative tasks such as ordering, perform general inventories, train personnel, write biosafety and mouse protocols, and ensure the proper physical appearance of the lab.  Must have the leadership skills to manage a laboratory.  At least one year of experience as a research assistant in a cell, molecular or biochemistry laboratory are required.  The research assistant will work with minimal supervision and this is why previous experience is requi

Ponce Health Sciences University: Research assistant in cell/molecular/cancer biology

Harold I Saavedra's picture

JOB DESCRIPTION.  Looking for a dynamic research assistant with a bachelors or master’s degree in general biology, pharmacology, biotechnology, cell, molecular or biochemistry.  The project involves addressing the role of centrosome amplification and chromosome instability in breast cancer.  The research assistant will perform a variety of administrative tasks such as ordering, perform general inventories, train personnel, write biosafety and mouse protocols, and ensure the proper physical appearance of the lab.  Must have the leadership skills to manage a laboratory.  At least one year of experience as a research assistant in a cell, molecular or biochemistry laboratory are required.  The research assistant will work with minimal supervision and this is why previous experience is requi

#STG-PUCPR Volunteer Recruit Video

Natalia Martínez Torres's picture

 #STG-PUCPR Volunteer Recruit Video- https://youtu.be/VkR6YVKUyD0 

Be part of PUCPR-Ponce Campus History by taking the stand and raising your voice to make a transition for 100% Clean Energy for 2030. This is a radical movement where everyone is invited to contribute on spreading the word and making ‘Seize the Grid’ Campaign the biggest and powerful movements in PUCPR. We are in between the top institutions that are running this campaign in the United States, being the first in all Puerto Rico. Let’s not be part of the problem, let’s be the SOLUTION!  

De la UPRM las Caras de las Biociencias en Puerto Rico

Cynthia Maldonado Arroyo's picture

Con motivo de la celebración de la Séptima Semana de la Biociencia en Puerto Rico, la doctora Rosa J. Buxeda Pérez y el doctor Carlos Ríos Velázquez, catedráticos del Departamento de Biología de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR), Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez (RUM), fueron reconocidos como las “Caras de las Biociencias en Puerto Rico”.

Durante la lectura de la proclama para celebrar esta área del saber, unas de las principales fuerzas de desarrollo económico de la Isla, se otorgó por primera vez dicho reconocimiento a dos pilares de las biociencias, cuyo compromiso y liderato han promovido el avance de esta disciplina en Puerto Rico.

Ayudando a comunidades a tener agua potable segura para su consumo

Melitza Crespo-Medina's picture

Durante años el Centro de Educación, Conservación e Interpretación  Ambiental (CECIA) de la Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, bajo la dirección de la Dra. Graciela Ramírez-Toro, ha está enfocado en el tema de proveer agua potable segura a comunidades en Puerto Ricos. En la Isla existen alrededor de 300 acueductos comunitarios pequeños que no son manejados por la Autoridad de Acueductos y Alcantarillados de Puerto Rico (Non-PRASA). CECIA ha estado  monitoreando  la incidencia de parásitos y patógenos causantes de enfermedades gastrointestinales en las fuentes de agua de algunos de estos acueductos.

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