Travel funds for conferences: Keystone (BioMed), UMCP (Statistics) – Stockholm, Brazil, More!

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Travel Funds for Conferences!

  • Keystone Conferences – Biomedical Sciences –  international opportunities — Assistant Professors, and Industry scientists
  • College Park Conference – Hierarchical Modeling in Observational Studies, Complex Surveys and Big Data: Areas: statistics, biostatistics, survey methodology

 

BIOMEDICAL: KEYSTONE CONFERENCES

Diversity in Life Science Programs (DLSP) at Keystone Symposia has just been advised that it will receive additional funds to support assistant professors and scientists from industry at an equivalent level who wish to attend Keystone Symposia meetings. The particular meetings available to attend are listed below. These are the only meetings available for this particular funding. The award is a reimbursement award, and will cover registration fees, lodging, airfare and ground transit.

 

The time frame is very tight and I ask for your help in sharing this information with any assistant professor or scientist from industry at equivalent level in life and biomedical sciences. You can forward this message or advise individuals to contact me directly. Please share on your networks right away. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

 

  • Applicant must be assistant professor or scientist from industry at equivalent level
  • Applicant must be engaged in laboratory research and have a particular research question which they are working to answer
  • Applicant’s research must  be applicable to one of the meetings listed in the lower portion of this message
  • Applicant must be a member of a federally designated underrepresented population (African American, Hispanic American,  Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander)
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States
  • Applicant must be in life or biomedical sciences
  • We ask that the applicant, if awarded, consider mentoring a student in his/her laboratory for a period of one year

 

Keystone Symposia meetings available to attend using this funding:

 

Adult Neurogenesis (E1)

Scientific Organizers: Jonas Frisén and Fred H. Gage

May 12—17, 2014

Clarion Hotel Sign, Stockholm, Sweden

Keystone Symposia E1

 

Autophagy: Fundamentals to Disease (E2)

Scientific Organizers: Christina H. Eng, Daniel J. Klionsky, Guido Kroemer and Li Yu

May 23—28, 2014

Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin, Texas, USA

Keystone Symposia E2

 

The Brain: Adaptation and Maladaptation in Chronic Pain (E3)

Scientific Organizers: Frank Porreca, David Borsook and David W. Dodick

June 15—20, 2014

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA

Keystone Symposia E3

 

The Modes of Action of Vaccine Adjuvants (S1)

Scientific Organizers: Philippa C. Marrack, Steven Reed and Robert A. Seder

October 8—13, 2014

Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA

Keystone Symposia S1

 

Cell Death Signaling in Cancer and the Immune System (S2)

Scientific Organizers: Gustavo Amarante-Mendes, Douglas R. Green and Kim Newton

October 28—November 2, 2014

Casa Grande Hotel, Guaruja, São Paulo, Brazil

Keystone Symposia S2

 

If you have any questions, please contact Bridget Stacy at bstacy@keystonesymposia.org.

 

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE: CONFERENCE AT COLLEGE PARK

This announcement was shared by Dr. Kim Nickerson, UMCP Assistant Dean for Diversity, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences:

Conference Financial Support for Students and Young Researchers

The Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) is pleased to announce a limited number of awards to assist young researchers who graduated no earlier than 2009 and students currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in statistics, biostatistics, survey methodology or a related area in a U.S. university to attend the conference on Frontiers of Hierarchical Modeling in Observational Studies, Complex Surveys and Big Data.  The Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) is the nation’s oldest and largest program offering graduate training in the principles and practices of survey research.  Please visit  http://www.jpsm.umd.edu/ to learn more about JPSM.

 

This conference  will be held May 29-31, 2014, at the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The conference is hosted by the Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM).  The awards, funded by the National Science Foundation (upon final approval), Westat, and the Washington Statistical Society (WSS), will support about 14 travel awards to cover registration and travel expenses up to a maximum of $800 and, in addition, about 14 registration waivers. Please visit http://www.jointprogram.umd.edu/ghosh/default.aspx for details about the conference and instructions on the application procedure. The conference organizers are especially interested in attracting minority/underrepresented students and junior scientists to this conference.

 

Applications must be sent to Prof. Yan Li at yli@umd.edu no later than April 15, 2014.

 

 

 

Frontiers of Hierarchical Modeling in Observational Studies, Complex Surveys and Big Data

 

Date:  May 29-31, 2014

 

Location:  College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

University of Maryland, University College

Hotel Accommodations:  College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

 

Conference Support Amount:  Maximum of $800 travel support, plus the waiver of conference registration fees

 

How to Apply:  Please visit http://www.jointprogram.umd.edu/ghosh/default.aspx for details about the conference and instructions on the application procedure.  Applications must be sent to Prof. Yan Li at yli@umd.edu no later than April 15, 2014.  The conference organizers are especially interested in attracting minority/underrepresented students and junior scientists to this conference.

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Author:Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Development & Postdoctoral Affairs at the UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland (http://www.umbc.edu), and the Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise. The PROMISE AGEP includes alliance members: UMBC, the University of Maryland Baltimore, and the University of Maryland College Park. She is passionate about training postdocs for careers, cultivating new graduate students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, retention of all graduate students, and Ph.D. Completion. She speaks nationally on these topics, and has projects in Maryland, Pittsburgh, and Puerto Rico. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com.

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