Microbiology Laboratory Internship

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Guild BioSciences is a growing biotech company developing biologically oriented products for dynamic high-impact applications. They are seeking a long-term to support the core research objectives of several outgoing projects. The intern will be mentored to gain experience in basic microbiology, genetics, and product-oriented research.

The candidate must be enrolled in a Bachelors or Graduate Degree program with focus in microbiology, molecular genetics, molecular biology, or related scientific disciplines. Previous hands-on laboratory experience is required. Preferred work schedule is at least three consecutive days during normal business hours, approximately 20 hrs/week.

More information regarding the applicant requirements and intern responsibilities can be found on their flyer. Interested candidates should send their resume to dmanley@guildassociates.com.

Free Webinar for Future PharmD Applicants

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The Ohio State University’s College of Pharmacy is hosting an event for pharmacy applicants who plan to apply to Doctor of Pharmacy programs in the near future.  A viewing of “Tips and Tricks: Applicant Preparedness for PharmCAS Cycle”, a webinar offered by AACP and Liasion, will be followed by a Q&A session with members of the admissions staff at The Ohio State College of Pharmacy. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and talk with professionals who understand and work with the pharmacy application and admissions process. Food and drink will be provided to all registered attendees.

Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Time: 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Location: The Ohio State University – Parks Hall 157

(500 West 12th Ave, Columbus, OH)

To register for the event, complete the survey. Any student who is not able to attend the Webinar is encouraged to participate online and complete the survey as well. Any questions should be directed in email to cop-admissions@osu.edu.

 

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Introducing Handshake – don’t miss out!

Are you having trouble finding an internship, research opportunity, or job?! If so, handshake is the place for you! Ohio State has partnered with handshake to provide you with easy access to all things related to your career development! Visit http://handshake.osu.edu/ and sign in with your OSU name.# and password. 

Handshake has replaced previous OSU sponsored programs such as CareerEngine, Hireabuckeye, FutureLink, and Buckeye Careers Network.

Spotlight on Chemistry: Slime

If you have any younger family or friends, or have stumbled upon Instagram’s #satisfyingvideos tag (which has an astounding 1.3 million posts), you’ve doubtless noticed the world’s current fascination with slime. Learn about the chemistry behind the trendy substance:

Pre-Health Open House

Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistant Program will host a joint Pre-Health Open House on their Dublin campus this fall.

Attending students will hear from the Dean of HCOM-Dublin, the PA Program Director, and Admissions Representatives. In addition, they will meet with students that are currently in the programs and tour the facilities. Refreshments will be provided.

The Open House will take place on Saturday, September 15th, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:30am. Students interested in attending should RSVP on their Google Form by September 7th. More information can be found on the event’s official flyer.

Rodriguez Selected as ACS Scholar

Congratulations to undergraduate Emily Rodriguez on receiving the American Chemical Society Scholar Award! The ACS Scholars Program awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students majoring in undergraduate chemistry-related disciplines, and who are also intending to pursue careers in the field of Chemistry. Recipients can receive up to $5,000 per academic year.

“Chemistry has always been a door for me; it has opened the way to many opportunities and adventures. Being selected as an ACS Scholar has not only validated all of the hours put into my study of chemistry, but it will also allow me to pursue endeavors in which I can not only enrich my knowledge of chemistry, but also spread my love of chemistry to others. The American Chemical Society has always been a resource for me to use educationally, and I look forward to the many other opportunities now available to me as a scholar of this organization.” -Emily Rodriguez

Master of Science in Environmental Metrology & Policy Program in Georgetown University

Are you a graduating senior pondering about what to do next? Georgetown University is offering a program for Master of Science in Environmental Metrology & Policy. The program involves a unique collaboration with Georgetown University, the US National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST), the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Agilent Technologies, Inc. to bring deeper understanding in environmental chemistry, metrology, risk assessment, law and more. The curriculum is a two years/40 credits, after-work course schedule and includes research-oriented courses. This rigorous curriculum also includes a program funded 10 week summer research internships at NIST and EPA. The application deadline for the program is July 1st, 2018. For more information, click here for the brochure or visit emap.georgetown.edu.

Eli Lilly Scientist Formulation Chemist Position

Eli Lilly is currently looking for graduated students to fill their Scientist Formulation Chemist role. As a Formulation Scientist/Chemist/Engineer in Drug Product Development, Scientists are responsible for conducting pre-formulation characterization, formulation of parenteral and novel delivery systems, commercial development studies and technology transfer to manufacturing sites for assigned small and large molecule projects. The scientist will interact closely with other scientists and may be an integral part of multidisciplinary teams that provide support for product and process development as well as working with Discovery, API development, Analytical Development, Delivery Device R&D (DDR&D), CT Operations and Manufacturing.

For more information and to apply, check out this job description page.

 
 

OGR Post-Baccalaureate Program at Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis is seeking applicants for their postbac program, the Opportunities in Genomics Research (OGR) – Extensive Study program at The McDonnell Genome Institute. OGR is an National Human Genome Research Institute funded post-baccalaureate program (genome.wustl.edu), committed to increasing the number of underrepresented students who pursue PhD’s in genomics and related fields. This postbac includes research and enrichment activities such as GRE and graduate school preparation. 

They offer a competitive salary for students and the cost of living in St. Louis is quite low.  Areas of research that their students have pursued as a part of OGR include: genomics, bio-informatics, cancer biology, microbiology, developmental biology, cell biology and physiology. Candidates can interview with several faculty via phone or Skype prior to choosing a mentor. They are also happy to connect students to program alumni who are currently matriculating in our PhD programs. 

For program details and the application, visit genome.wustl.edu/outreach

 

Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

Congratulations to all of the CBC Undergraduate students who presented at the 2018 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum! See below our students who placed!

Analytical and Physical Chemistry

1st place: Alexander Grooms (Chemistry); Advisor: Heather Allen

Cell Biology and Physiology

3rd place: Johan Harris (Biochemistry); Advisor: Kristin Stanford

Molecular Biophysics and Chemical Biology

1st place: Seth Lyon (Biochemistry); Advisor: Venkat Gopalan

3rd place: Madison Smith (Chemistry); Advisor: Zucai Suo

Synthetic Chemistry, Catalysts, and Materials

1st place: Dennis Yang (Chemistry); Advisor: Chris Callam

2nd place: Milauni Mehta (Chemistry); Advisor: T.V. Rajanbabu

3rd place: Sydney Sillart (Chemistry); Advisor: Chris Callam