If you are interested in submitting a proposal to the STTR solicitation is Accelerating Sustainability using Enabling Technologies (ASET) (NSF 13-501). http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504857, more information and the latest webinar can be found at the following link:
If Puerto Rico is going to have any chance of creating a biotechnology sector that creates quality research and independent-minded scientists for the island's biotech apparatus, the approach to research being conducted at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) must be revamped. That is where a former trustee of the Science, Technology & Research Trust, Mariano García-Blanco, is saying we have to eliminate the political ebb and flow that propitiates lack of continuity and affects the quality of research at the university.
The EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards support innovative research in energy efficiency and renewable energy by offering recent Ph.D. recipients* the opportunity to conduct applied research at universities, national laboratories, and other research facilities.
Do you know any minority or female Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) students looking to gain a competitive edge and insight into federal employment? Look no further than the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship. Sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy, selected participants collaborate during the 10 week summer program at one of several locations in the U.S. Don’t let them miss out!
The newly established Puerto Rico Center for Environmental Neuroscience (PRCEN) uses a multidisciplinary approach “to understand the complex interplay of molecular, cellular, organismal, and ecosystem dynamics faced by organisms under the increasingly stressful conditions created by human impacts on the environment,” explained the director of the Institute of Neurobiology, Dr. Steve Treistman.