Biological and health sciences

Programa de Mentoría en Toxicología para Estudiantes Subgraduados

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The Toxicology Mentoring and Skills Development Training Program (ToxMSDT), housed at the University of California Davis, is a special opportunity for underrepresented undergraduate students to partic

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National Institute of Health awards University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras Campus

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has distinguished the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras Campus with the prestigious Institutional Award for Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) in Biomedical Research.

 

The NIH Office of Scientific Workforce Diversity (COSWD) announced the ten recipients of the NIH Institutional Award for Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA) in Biomedical Research. In April 2023, the NIH launched the DEIA Award Competition to recognize transformative projects and processes developed by institutions of higher education that promote inclusive excellence and foster environments that advance an institutional culture based on diversity and equity.

Society for Research on Biological Rhythms 2024 conference at San Juan, Puerto Rico

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About the 2024 Biennial Meeting (go to: https://srbr.org/2024-biennial-meeting/)

The Society for Research on Biological Rhythms is pleased to announce the 2024 Biennial Conference will be hosted at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Resort and Casino in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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The Biennial Meeting is one of the world’s leading international forums for the exchange of cutting-edge scientific information about research in all aspects of biological rhythms.

The SRBR Biennial Meeting provides an opportunity to:

Science Spotlight: Puerto Rican researching malaria in Ghana

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Ana Vázquez Pagán has been in the African country since last year on a scholarship for people interested in global health.


Scientist Ana Vázquez Pagán was in eighth grade when she lost a close family member who was pregnant during the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) or swine flu pandemic. The event scarred her, and that death planted a question in her mind: "How could this have happened?

At the time, Vázquez Pagán did not plan to pursue a career as a researcher. It wasn't until she was 17, when she participated in a nanotechnology camp at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), that she considered becoming a scientist.

Over the years, that question remained with her.

Apply for SfN’s Neuroscience Scholars Program

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Neuroscience Scholars Program

Underrepresented graduate and postdoctoral researchers have the opportunity to join this award-winning program to enhance their career and build community.

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Submit a letter of interest for pilot projects in Neuroscience & Society

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The Dana Foundation is excited to share a new funding opportunity. We are currently accepting letters of interest (3 pages maximum length) for

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Puerto Rican oceanographer joins prestigious scientific society

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Jorge Bauzá Ortega, scientific director of the San Juan Bay Estuary Program, is currently leading research on contaminants of emerging concern.

 

Oceanographer Jorge Bauzá Ortega's connection to the sea began at an early age. As a child, the scientific director of the San Juan Bay Estuary Program collected seashells and sponges, among other remains of marine species, and the sample grew so large that his mother created a designated space for him to preserve it.

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