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Weekly Update

Keeping you informed of upcoming opportunities and events
~ From the team at Alaska INBRE ~

June 10, 2019

Alaska INBRE
2019 BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH RETREAT
September 20-22, 2019
Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge

Mark your calendars NOW! 
You won't want to miss it!
More details available soon...
 
Webinar for NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate Training Program (PRAT)
June 19, 2019
2:00 pm EDT (10:00 am AKDT)

 
The NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Postdoctoral Research Associate Training Program (PRAT) is a competitive three-year postdoctoral fellowship program that provides high quality research training in the basic biomedical sciences in NIH intramural research laboratories, and prepares trainees for leadership positions in biomedical careers. The program places special emphasis on training fellows in all scientific areas supported by NIGMS, including but not limited to biological chemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, cellular and molecular biology, computational biosciences, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, physiology, and technology development. Appointments are made at competitive stipend levels, commensurate with experience and recognition of selection for this program, and fellows receive a travel and training allowance.

The webinar will be of interest to participants or alumni of the NARCH program who may be interested in pursuing postdoctoral research at the NIH, especially graduate students likely to defend in the next year, or recent Ph.D. graduates. The PRAT Program is especially interested in ensuring the applicant pool reflects the diversity of the biomedical Ph.D. talent pool, and are requesting your help in identifying potential candidates.

Webinar Information: 
  • Wed, June 19, 2019, 2-3pm EDT (10-11am AKDT)
  • To attend, please join WebEx meeting at https://nih.webex.com shortly before the start time.
  • Meeting Number (access code):  626 200 454
  • Meeting Password:  nigms
  • You can also attend by phone:  650-479-3208
Slides will be posted on the NIGMS PRAT Program website following the webinar. More information may be found here: 
 https://loop.nigms.nih.gov/2019/06/webinar-for-postdoctoral-research-associate-training-prat-program-applicants-2/
If you have questions, please contact:
Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., PhD, MPH
Director, NIGMS PRAT Program

kenneth.gibbs@nih.gov
Alaska Chapter Meeting
June 20, 2019
University of Alaska Fairbanks
The 2019 Alaska Chapter Meeting will be held on June 20 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks under the Midnight Sun! Our meeting is aimed at providing the latest in research administration best practice, compliance and professionalism while creating a statewide network of research administrators. Participants will leave the meeting inspired, confident and connected, with business cards of fellow Alaska research administrators in your pocket from across the state, and having had a meaningful professional development experience. Follow the links below for more information:
 
OCTOBER 7-9, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada

What happens in Vegas...Strengthens the IDeA Network!


REGISTER HERE
 
Abstract Submission for both oral and poster presentations is now open! The deadline to submit is July 15th at 11:59 PM. Submissions are welcome from faculty, postdocs, students and IDeA programs (INBRE, COBRE, CTR-IN, NAIPI, etc.). Please note that we are especially interested in abstracts related to two specialty breakout sessions:  Drug Discovery, and Opioid and Other Drug Abuse.


Alaska INBRE
STUDENT TRAVEL AWARDS

 
MOD18 Travel Application Mechanism is still open
 (for travel through 7/31/19)

Final Application Deadline:  June 15, 2019
 
Alaska INBRE Travel Awards are designed to provide students the opportunity to present their findings, engage with mentors, and/or obtain technical training in science related to the specific aims of the Alaska INBRE Program. Travel may be to conferences, workshops, trainings, or other academic settings that allow awardees to present their research, interact with other scientists in their field of research, or learn new research methods.
 
Check out this great video highlighting the work of Kelly Ireland and Dr. Kat Milligan-Myhre. Kelly was a recipient of a 2017 UAA Undergraduate Research Award, and Dr. Milligan-Myhre is Alaska INBRE 2018 piloted faculty. The video, "Always asking why" was posted on the website of Green & Gold News, University of Alaska Anchorage.  The link to the video is provided here. 
Call for photos!
Call for
Photos & Articles!

Pilot Faculty, Curriculum Development Principal Investigators, and Undergraduate and Graduate Research Assistants:  Please send your lab, work, and play photos for use in our print, online, and social media, as well as any news or announcements you'd like to share. Thank you in advance for your help!
Please send to: 
ua-akinbre@alaska.edu
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