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When menstruation hurts: Learn more about endometriosis

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For many women, menstruation is just a nuisance or discomfort. But for one in ten women this process is accompanied by inflammation and pelvic pain so severe that it affects the normal rhythm of their lives. These women are suffering from endometriosis, a condition characterized by dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation), dyspareunia (pain during intercourse), chronic, disabling pelvic pain, and often infertility.

 

Registration open for the Frontiers in Stem Cells in Cancer Course - Ponce, PR

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Application Deadline: EXTENDED to DECEMBER 17, 2014 - Apply now!!!!

 

FRONTIERS IN STEM CELLS IN CANCER (FriSC2), an annual training course, trains promising physician and scientists from predominately underrepresented communities in sophisticated technologies using pluripotent stem cells for clinically relevant discoveries in cancer.  The purpose of this train

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Borinqueña, are you considering a career in academia? Be inspired by my story!

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Borinqueña emphasizes the contribution of Puerto Rican and Hispanic women in science and technology and provides a space to discuss topics of interest about the empowerment of women.  In ‘What’s up Borinqueña?’ we share a variety of experiences and perspectives from different women and men that are committed to advancing equality for women in science.

Workshop on Statistical Analysis of Tissue Microarray Data

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The BMaP-3 and the U54 PSM-Moffitt Cancer Center Partnership cordially invites the scientific community for the workshop on statistical analysis of tissue microarray (TMA) data. The goal of this workshop is to allow researchers to gain knowledge about TMA applications and statistical analysis.  The workshop which will be held September 30 (one day) to October 1st

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Job opening - Research Laboratory Technician - Ponce School of Medicine

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One full-time job opening is available for a Research Laboratory Technician in the Endometriosis Research Program at Ponce School of Medicine, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The selected applicant will be responsible for the following tasks: • Routine laboratory management, including the general upkeep and maintenance of laboratory stocks, supplies, and equipment. • Ordering of supplies and management of laboratory records, quotes, requisitions and laboratory regulatory documents.

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Post-doctoral fellowship - Ponce School of Medicine

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Post-doctoral fellow in Epigenetics of Endometriosis – The Endometriosis Research Program at Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico, is seeking applicants for a full-time (12 calendar months) post-doctoral fellow who will be involved in all experimental aspects related to a study on epigenetics of endometriosis, funded through the NICHD-NIH.

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Job opening - Tissue Procurement Specialist (Metro Area)

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Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in sciences and advanced degree (e.g., Medical Technologist, Nursing degree). Must be completely bilingual – English/Spanish – both spoken and written. Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point). Highly organized, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. People and teamwork oriented. Must have P.R. drivers license and car, and must be willing to travel to Ponce and other parts of the island when required.

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