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SHPE's Women In Leadership Summit

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This past Friday, April 20th, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) hosted their first ever Women in Leadership Summit, where they had a panel of guests talk about their careers and their trajectory. The roster of guests was full of women, with Alexandra Lúgaro, Ada Monzón, Gretchen Clavell, Daneris Fernández, Dr. Madeline Torres Lugo, and Dr. Mari Luz Zapata, as well as Mariano Vela, a guest speaker from Chevron.

Science Institution Can Help Alleviate Puerto Rico’s Crisis—If It’s Free of Political Interference

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CienciaPR Member and Kendall Fellow at the Union of Concerned Scientists gives his perspective about proposed changes to the Puerto Rico Science Technology and Research Trust

PUERTO RICO IS AT THE PARALLEL 18… PIN IT!

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Puerto Rico is at the Parallel 18… pin it!

By: Natasha DeLeon-Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Have you heard about Parallel18? If you haven’t, you should keep reading… if you have, but are not really sure what it is…keep reading… and become a fan!

The Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust mission is to invest, facilitate and build capacity to continually advance Puerto Rico’s economy and its citizens’ well-being through innovation-driven enterprises, science and technology, and its industrial base.

SRDC Saturday Research Academy Program

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The main goal of Saturday Research Academy Program (SRAP) of the Student Research Development Center (SRDC) is to encourage pre-college research, develop student’s written and oral communication skills, and provide a forum in Puerto Rico for students to foster interest in undergraduate and graduate education, particularly in the STEM-C fields.

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Science published editorial written by Puerto Rican chemist about the scientific development in Puerto Rico

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Rebeca J. Agosto Rosa

 

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The origin of a dengue epidemic

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This article describes the recent article about dengue genetics published in Science by Dr. Mariano García Blanco and his colleagues at Duke University.

 

To read the full article, visit the Spanish version of this site.

 

The Science article could be found at: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2015/07/01/science.aab3369.abstract

 

 

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Solicita a Amgen Scholars para hacer investigación en Ciencia y Biotecnología en EEUU o Japón

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Now approaching its ninth summer, the Amgen Scholars Program continues to offer undergraduates the opportunity to collaborate with faculty at top institutions on cutting-edge scientific research. In addition to ten renowned U.S.host institutions, we are excited to announce that U.S. students may now apply to be Amgen Scholars at leading institutions in Japan: Kyoto University, and The University of Tokyo.

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Eating sh** (about the microbiome)

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Manuel Martínez Maldonado

This article summarizes the scientific data about how the microbiome can be a treatment for digestive bacteria.

The original news story is in Spanish. To read the full text, please click on the "Español" button below or the link at the top right of the page.

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