Indiana University Biochemistry Graduate Program

Indiana University has an active and growing biochemistry research community. The faculty that participate involved in this graduate program are passionate about their research interests, which span nearly all aspects of the structure, function and dynamics of proteins, nucleic acids and other biomolecules. If you are considering graduate and PhD studies in biochemistry, check out Indiana University’s program via the flyer below.

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Women in Physical Science

All undergraduate students with research interests in all areas of the physical sciences are invited to attend this year’s Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences (WoPhyS’17)

WoPhyS’17 will be held Thursday, November 9 – Saturday, November 11,2017 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Present research accomplishments to peers and the academic community
  • Attend keynote talks given by invited scientists from academia, industry, and government labs
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Interact with science students and faculty from across the United States
  • Tour facilities and labs, including the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

Registration for WoPhyS ’17 is available online, along with details about the conference location and accommodations. There is no registration fee and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are available for undergraduates who present a talk or poster.

Visit the website for more information or for concerns.

Job Opportunity at Chemical Abstracts Services

Part time, temporary positions providing database-building support for chemical literature curation for products is available at CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society.
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Required Skills:

  • A degree in or working toward a degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related science.
  • Successful completion of at least one course of organic chemistry.
  • Familiarity with scientific terminology
  • Ability to work part time for at least 12 months and/or have at least a sophomore standing in a Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering related degree program with at least 12 months remaining until graduation.
  • Good organizational, reading comprehension, problem solving, self-management, and communication skills

For information about the position and the company can be found at their website, including the position application.

Research Associate Position Available

SafeWhite is a company committed to discovering and developing safe alternatives for teeth whitening. SafeWhite is evaluating a series of natural and bio-inspired materials as an alternative to peroxide bleaching. Located in the rev1Ventures building near the campus, this company is looking for OSU graduates who thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

Full-time employees are eligible for company benefits including insurance (Health, Dental, Vision) and paid time off, including Holidays.

Requirements and responsibilities, as well as the application, can be found at their website.

If you are looking for more information, contact careers@safe-white.com or call (614) 340-1450.

2017 NMS Undergraduate Research Forum

Image result for nms research forumThe Natural and Mathematical Sciences announce the 2017 research forum for undergraduate students majoring in or conducting research in Actuarial Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Science, Data Analytics, Evolution and Ecology, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Physics, and Zoology.

The Undergraduate Research Forum will be held day, Monday, April 10, 2017, 2:00–5:30 pm, in the atrium of the Physics Research Building. All students interested in undergraduate research in math and science are welcome to attend.

Certificates and a $50 gift card are awarded for the presenters of each poster, and prizes are given for the best poster award.

Abstract deadline: 12:00 pm (noon), Monday, April 3, 2017

Those interested in submitting an abstract and present need to register. For more information and a rundown of the forum schedule, take a look at their website.Image result for the ohio state university

ACS Poster Competition

Poster Competition:
Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Participants from ALL colleges and universities
in the Columbus area are solicited
 
Awards
Undergraduate Category: 1st – $300, 2nd – $200, 3rd – $100
Graduate Category: 1st – $300, 2nd – $200, 3rd – $100
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM (Presenters arrive by 10:00 AM)
The Ohio State University
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry (CBEC) Lobby
140 W. 19th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio  43210

Covance’s Spring 2017 Informational Session

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All Junior and Senior science majors should be aware of the information session and on-campus interviews hosted by Covance here at the Ohio State University, March 1-2. Take advantage of the opportunity to speak with Covance employees who were once Ohio State students themselves, and discover what it’s like to work at one of the world’s leading drug development organizations. They have full-time positions, and paid summer internships available for chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, biology majors.

Wednesday, March 1st

Informational Session  1:00pm – 2:30pm
Arts and Sciences Career Services Office Denney Hall – Rm 245

On-Campus Interviews 2:30pm – 4:30pm
(30 minute interview slots

Thursday, March 2nd

On-Campus Interviews 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
(30 minute interview slots)
Arts and Sciences Career Services Office, Denney Hall – Rm 100

The date is soon approaching, so sign up now! Visit FutureLink to reserve a 30 minute interview slot and confirm your interest in the presentation. Apply to Job Code 25317752 and/or Job Code 25317778

Discover more career opportunities online.

Networking For Scientists

Do you want to get your toe in the door of science careers, or an internship there, but don’t know where to start? Do career fairs or internship fairs intimidate you? Is networking a challenge?

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) created this video to help with those things!  The following video contains networking tips, etiquette for networking, and different techniques for gaining traction at career fairs and meet ups.

Graduate Science Fall Open House

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

At Duquesne University’s Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, you’ll get exactly what you need to succeed in your graduate studies and career. Attend this year’s Bayer School Fall Open House for graduate programs to:
• Speak with faculty and graduate students about their latest science research
• Learn about financial aid options such as Ph.D. stipends and tuition waivers, fellowships, scholarships, and their 25% tuition award program
• Tour their cutting-edge labs and facilities, equipped with modern instrumentation

If you are interested, register!

For more information on Duquesne University, visit their website.