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Grant Writing for Page 1: Honing the Specific Aims/Objectives Section – Boston Campus

Friday, March, 24th, 2017 Boston Events Sponsored

Grant Writing for Page 1: Honing the Specific Aims/Objectives Section – Boston Campus This small group workshop focuses on crafting and refining the Specific Aims or equivalent objectives/executive summary page through a combination of instructor feedback and intensive peer review. You will revise and receive feedback on your drafts 3 times over the course of the workshop. If you Read More

NSF CAREER Program Webinar

Thursday, March, 23rd, 2017 Events

The NSF CAREER Coordinating Committee hosts a webinar to answer participants’ questions about development and submission of proposals to the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER). The webinar will give participants the opportunity to interact with members of the NSF CAREER Coordinating Committee in a question-and-answer format. In preparation for the webinar, participants are strongly encouraged to Read More

Richard Lerner invited to serve on NSF Advisory Panel

Wednesday, March, 22nd, 2017 Appointments News

Dr. Richard M. Lerner, Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and Director of the  Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development has been invited  to join the NSF Developmental Sciences (DS) Advisory Panel. The NSF Developmental Sciences panel serves in part as a grant review panel for funding applications in the developmental sciences field. As Read More

Save the Date: “Publishing and the Research Enterprise”

Tuesday, March, 21st, 2017 Boston Events

Sir Phillip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature Magazine will offer a 50-minute seminar focusing on Publishing and the Research Enterprise on Monday April 10, 2017 from 11AM to 1PM in Sackler 114 on the Boston Campus. There will be a Q&A Session immediately following the presentation. More details forthcoming. About the Presenter Sir Philip Campbell is Editor-in-Chief of Nature Read More

Summary of President Trump’s ‘Budget Blueprint’ released on March 16

Monday, March, 20th, 2017 News

On March 16, 2017, the White House released a budget proposal document popularly known as a “skinny budget” or “blueprint.” While this document does give some idea of the administration’s priorities, it is not a budget, and it lacks substantial detail. A more complete budget proposal from the White House is expected in May. We Read More

HHMI 2017 Investigator Program

Monday, March, 13th, 2017 News Opportunities

More than 300 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators, widely known for their creativity and productivity, are pushing the bounds of knowledge in biomedical research. HHMI investigators are based at host institutions across the United States. This arrangement currently represents collaborative partnerships with more than 60 research institutions. Investigators continue to participate in educational and administrative activities at Read More

2017 Innovation Lab: “Quantitative Approaches to Biomedical Data Science Challenges in our Understanding of the Microbiome”

Monday, March, 6th, 2017 Events

The goal of the event is to foster the formation of new interdisciplinary collaborations that will generate creative strategies for addressing challenges associated with the visualization, modeling, and analysis of biomedical big data coming from the microbiome. The Lab is intended to bring together expertise from the mathematical, statistical, and biomedical fields, to address interdisciplinary topics in biomedical data science critical to the Read More

Tufts Physician-Researcher Named to Endowed Professorship

Monday, March, 6th, 2017 Appointments News

Iris Jaffe, associate professor of medicine and executive director of the Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI), has been appointed the Elisa Kent Mendelsohn Professor of Molecular Cardiology. Jaffe received an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. After completing clinical training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, she received a vascular biology Read More

Tufts a top producer of Fulbright students in 2016-17

Friday, February, 24th, 2017 News

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 21, 2017) — Tufts University is among the country’s top producers of Fulbright scholarship winners, with 10 Tufts students earning Fulbright awards for the 2016-17 academic year. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education, which today Read More