Course Spotlight: PHYSIO 3202 – Human Physiology Laboratory

Offered in Autumn 2022.
Wednesdays, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Instructor: Dr. Mark Ziolo

Interested in learning the ins and outs of human organ system functions?

In PHYSIO 3230, Human Physiology Laboratory, students will learn the principles of human organ system function through hands on human laboratory experiments such as measuring changes in blood pressure, respiration, EEG, etc. Further understanding of these organ system functions will be gained through discussion of related disease case-studies.

By the end of this course students can expect to:

  • Gain knowledge on the workings of the major human organ systems.
  • Understand how organ system function responds to stress.
  • Understand how organ system function responds to, and is altered by, disease.

Coursework includes a weekly three hour in-person lab, with online pre-lab and post-lab work.

Questions regarding this course can be directed to the course director Dr. Mark Ziolo at mark.ziolo@osumc.edu.

M.S. in Chemistry at Texas A&M University-Commerce

Graduating with a B.S. in Chemistry or Biochemistry and looking for a graduate school? Consider applying to Texas A&M Commerce’s chemistry M.S. program!

The university offers several different programs, so you can choose the track that best fits your future goals. The Professional Chemistry track offers concentrations in Analytical, Biochemistry, Inorganic, Organic, or Physical chemistry. Professional Chemical Business provides a strong foundation in business management and applies your knowledge to the chemical industry. The Professional Chemical Education track enhances your classroom skills and expands your chemistry knowledge. These options open doors to a wide variety of career opportunities.

Request more application information from Chemistry Graduate Advisor, Dr. Bukuo Ni at Bukuo.Ni@tamuc.edu.

Analytical Laboratory Summer Technician Internship

Owens Corning’s Granville Science & Technology is hiring a Sumer Intern to work in The Corporate Analytical Lab. This position will include routine and non-routine sample preparation for instrumental analysis, commitment to safety protocols, following detailed procedures, and communication results.

Desired skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Diverse experience with analytical instrumentation
  • Safely work with hazardous chemicals
  • Attention to detail while performing repetitive work
  • Ability to quickly learn instrument specific software

Minimum requirements include 2 years of college course work in a hard science (Chemistry or Materials/Mechanical Engineering preferred) and experience working in a chemical laboratory.

More detailed information is available here.

Interested applicants may contact Cheri Clevenger, Inorganic Lab Leader, at Cheri.Clevenger@owenscorning.com or by phone at 740-321-6430.

Electrochemical Technologies Masters Internship

The University of Oregon is accepting applications for their Masters Internship Program in Electrochemical Technologies. This program has a focus on clean-energy transitions, developing technologies for climate change mitigation, and provides interdisciplinary knowledge that will help tackle many of the worlds biggest challenges.

This program includes 6-months of accelerated coursework and professional development, followed by 9 months in a paid internship in industry or national laboratories. This program thus gives students a great foundation of knowledge and a start to a long-term career. Students who complete the program can also pursue an accelerated PhD timeline.

The internship program is open to students in a wide variety of backgrounds such as chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, and more with a BS/BA.

For a possible waived application fee, please send an unofficial transcript and resume to electrochemistry@uoregon.edu.

More information can be found at their website, including curriculum, housing, and scholarships.

Carnegie Mellon Diversity Opportunity

Applications are now open for Carnegie Mellon’s Data Analytics for Science Immersion Experience! This 10-day experience will take place from June 5th to June 14th. This workshop is in partnership with Microsoft and DOW and will allow students to work with faculty from the Mellon College of Science. The program also aims to support students from underrepresented groups.

Opportunities through this program include:

  • Data analytic seminars, providing training in modern bioinformatics
  • Meet with and ask questions to partners from Microsoft and DOW
  • Tour DOW headquarters in Michigan

Room and board are provided along with travel expenses and a $500 stipend.

Applications are due April 15th. Applications, along with more information can be found here.

Organic Chemist Job Opportunity

Nesco Research is currently hiring an Organic Chemist at their Lockbourne, OH location. This position is for a lead role in kilogram-scale manufacture of specialty chemicals including dyes and dye intermediates.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited too, chemical process monitoring and control, crude product purification, spectroscopy, quality control, and specialty chemical production on kilogram scales.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and 5 years experience in kilo lab. Preferred Qualifications also include an MS in Organic Chemistry, as well as expertise in handling chemicals and with analytical equipment.

Experience with operation of analytical instruments including Liquid and Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, and NMR.

The job is listed here.

2022 Spring Undergraduate Research Festival

Want to learn from fellow students and hear what they are researching?  Then visit the 2022 Undergraduate Research Festival where over 100 students will be presenting their research! Taking place on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Pomerene TDAI Ideation Zone in 3 sessions, the festival is a great presentation opportunity for students.

This will allow students to gain experience communicating their research in front of a new and diverse audience with a variety of academic backgrounds, as well as create a poster to spark conversations with Festival attendees. This Festival is open to all disciplines and the research presented does not need to be completed to present. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn from the presentation and broaden their knowledge of different topics.

Each session, 9:30-11:30AM, 12-2PM, and 3-5PM, will be structured with the first hour including poster presentations and the second hour being oral slide presentations.

Learn More Here 

REU Internship at the University of Akron

Applications are still open for the 2022 summer research experience for the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron internship. This competitive program is sponsored by the National Research Foundation, the University of Akron, and corporate sponsors.

The program will take place over the course of 9 weeks, during which students will investigate a fundamental question within the broad disciplines of polymer science and polymer engineering. This includes chemistry, physics, characterization, and biomaterials. Interns will take part in research and career development activities, discussions outlining their research progress, and visits to regional companies. The program will come to a close with an oral or poster presentation of the intern’s research results at the Northeast Ohio NSF-REU Undergraduate Research Conference.

Support includes a $5,400 stipend and on campus housing.

The program will run from Monday, June 6 to Friday, August 5.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 11, 2022. Further information such as how to apply and eligibility can be found here.

Careers in Biotech Event

Join ASC Career Success for an undergraduate geared career event. This will allow students to explore careers in biotech, while learning about trends in the field, existing and emerging career paths, and more. Students will be able to hear from representatives from the Biotech industry from partners such as:

  • AmplifyBio
  • Andelyn Biosciences
  • Forge Biologics
  • Oakwood Labs
  • Medpace, Inc
  • Sarepta Therapeutics

All students are welcome to attend, specifically students interested in biotech career paths, looking to connect to professionals, or explore more career options. Students are also encouraged to prepare for the event by familiarizing themselves with the various companies and develop questions beforehand. Resume’s may also help optimize students experience. Professional attire is encouraged but not required.

This event will be held on Tuesday, February 1st from 4:30-6pm in Journalism Building 270.

Registration available on Handshake.

2022 Startup Career Fair

The Business Builders Club is hosting its 3rd annual Startup Career Fair. The Career Fair will include 40 businesses from around the Midwest, giving students the opportunity to hear from startups in the area. All students interested in working for a startup are encouraged to attend.

This will take place on Tuesday, January 25th from 12 PM – 4 Pm via Zoom.

For the Zoom link please visit the Startup Career Fair event page. If you plan on attending or wish to hear more information please fill out the interest form.