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UCSD – ISMD Program

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PAID Research Training for Students

Would you be interested in participating in a research training program that pays you $14.00, allows you to work flexible hours, gain experience, and provides you with the opportunity to join one of UCSD’s many research labs?

Apply to the IMSD Basic Methodology Training Lab (BMTL). This is an amazing opportunity to:

  • Learn firsthand lab techniques and what it takes to become a scientist
  • Gain lab experience while doing biomedical research at the PhD level (as a FRESHMAN!)
  • Work with world renown faculty mentors
  • Build up your resume and curriculum vitae
  • Get started on a path towards a PhD (the earlier you get started on preparing for graduate school, the better)
  • Help getting into PhD programs across the country

After you complete the training, you will be given the opportunity to join the second Phase of the IMSD program and get paid to conduct research!!!!

Please take a moment to visit HERE to learn more!

School Supply Drive

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It’s time again for the UC San Diego School Supply Drive. It’s our 12th year!! Last year we were able to provide supplies to 13 elementary, middle and high schools across San Diego County.

Check out Chancellor Khosla’s blog post about the drive!

We have an Amazon wish list again this year. The default mailing address goes to Susan Collier. But you are free to change that to your own home or office.

Amazon Wish Lists:

School Supplies – http://a.co/1rxqTnK

Books – http://a.co/gWA6wVp

Art Supplies – http://a.co/c6KNBKP

Lunch bags / Backpacks – http://a.co/cxtB8Fn

In addition to school supplies and children’s books, this year again we will also be accepting new and clean, gently-used children’s clothing and backpacks. Here is list of suggested donation items:

  •                 Spiral Notebooks, writing tablets, composition books, mini planners
  •                 Binders, binder paper, drawing pads, pencil bags, dividers
  •                 Children’s writing tablets
  •                 Crayons, colored pencils, markers, paints, scissors, tape, glue
  •                 Kid’s books (including large print books) (Gently used welcome too!)
  •                 Backpacks
  •                 Lunch pails
  •                 Pens, pencils, erasers, rulers, calculators
  •                 Coloring books, activity books, flashcards, stickers
  •                 UC San Diego pencils, pens, folders, etc. (The kids LOVE them!)
  •                 New and gently used children’s clothing, shoes, backpacks

Just a reminder: We cannot accept any materials that were purchased with UCSD funds. Please contact Surplus if you have items for disposal.

The UCSD Bookstore is generously supporting the drive again this year!

  • 25% discount on supplies purchased for the drive
  • Donation boxes in several locations
  • Collecting cash donations at the Sunshine Store, Perks, and Bookstore Customer Service counter

Thank you so much. Your support is essential to our success!

UC Davis – Forensic Science Program

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Interested in learning about the Forensic Science Graduate Program at the University of California, Davis?

The UC Davis Forensic Science Graduate Program provides high quality instruction and advanced, hands-on training in forensic science techniques and crime laboratory methodologies. Founded in 2002 amidst a rapidly evolving scientific field, the Forensic Science Graduate Program responds to the need for highly trained forensic scientists in local, state, federal and private crime labs. Our program incorporates an engaging teaching and research environment that trains students in modern forensics. With a unique focus on producing innovative research, students in the program help to advance the resources available to the forensic science, legal and law enforcement communities.

Through an advanced curriculum and relevant professional training, graduates of the program enjoy tremendous employment opportunities throughout the United States and the world. Our alumni are positioned in every California Department of Justice laboratory in the state, and operate at every level in government laboratories across the nation.

Prospective applicants are invited to participate in the Forensic Science Admissions & Information Session.  The webinars will feature an overview of the admission requirements and process, prerequisite coursework, Criminalistics/DNA track curriculum, graduate funding opportunities and Q&A session.

Register today to learn more about the Forensic Science Graduate Program:

Tuesday, August 14, 5:30-6:30 PM (PST)

Wednesday, September 12, 5:30-6:30 PM (PST)

Tuesday, October 9, 5:30-6:30 PM (PST)

Thursday, November 15, 5:30-6:30 PM (PST)

Tuesday, December 4, 5:30-6:30 PM (PST)

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an individual appointment to speak with Philip K. Meisch, Graduate Program Coordinator, please connect with us at forensic@ucde.ucdavis.edu.

Sincerely,

Philip

Philip K. Meisch, MPA | Graduate Program Coordinator

Forensic Science Graduate Program

University of California, Davis

 

Forensic Science Center

1909 Galileo Court, Suite B, Davis, CA 95618

530.747.3912 (direct)

530.747.3910 (fax)

forensicscience.ucdavis.edu

SMART Study Recruitment

My name is Shadia Assi and I am the Study Manager for the Social Mobile Approaches to Reducing weighT (SMART) 2.0 research study at UCSD’s Department of Family Medicine and Public Health. We are currently looking into the ways in which students at UCSD and SDSU engage with social media and technologies such as wearable fitness trackers. We are recruiting students ages 18 to 35 to participate in interviews and/or focus groups. Participants will be compensated up to $40 for their time.

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MedHacks 2018

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At MedHacks, we select the top innovative technologists, scientists, healthcare professionals, and engineers to build amazing things together. Hackers across all disciplines, undergraduate and graduate, unite to meet with experts in every part of the medical field here at Johns Hopkins to develop their solutions to healthcare problems across the globe.

For a full 36 hours, these individuals work towards this common goal, developing projects ranging from Parkinson’s telemonitoring, mental health apps, and patient safety/care. Last year we had over 700 participants with sponsors like CVS Health, BlueCross BlueShield, and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine supporting the event. For our fourth hackathon, MedHacks 2018 (Sept 7-9), we are looking to expand the event even further to give more people the space to disrupt healthcare and create the necessary solutions for today’s problems.

Want to be part of this ground-breaking event and help advance medical innovation? Sign up for MedHacks 2018 today – learn more at www.medhacks.org. Apply before July 20th for opportunity for travel reimbursement!

Join the UCSD interest group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/medhacks.ucsd/. If you have any questions about the event or are interested in becoming a MedHacks campus ambassador, please feel free to reach out to info@medhacks.org.

Grad Student Research Panel

Hi everyone,

ChemPAL invites you to its Grad Student Research Panel next Tues 6/5 at 5:30-7pm in NSB Auditorium!

At the event, you will hear short talks from grad students about their research and how/why they decided to pursue it and grad school. You will also have time to ask your own questions about research, grad school, and more!

This is a great chance to see what research entails, check out some of the many areas of chemistry research, and learn how to get started. It is also an excellent opportunity if you are already involved in undergrad research and considering grad school.

Email chempal@ucsd.edu and check out our website (chempal.ucsd.edu) if you have any questions or want additional information!

 

Best,

ChemPAL