Announcement

Non-funding, non-event announcements.

Inaugural MS Bio Conference, 3/25

Inaugural Mississippi Bio Conference
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
University of Mississippi Medical Center Student Union
Jackson, MS

2014 Dept. of Defense- Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program Pre-Announcement

Program:  The Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) Defense Appropriations Act provides research funding for the peer reviewed programs managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). DOD recently released a pre-announcement (http://cdmrp.army.mil/pubs/press/press.shtml) for the following program:

Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

NSF- Strategic Plan for 2014-2018

Investing in science, engineering, and education for the nation's future, the National Science Foundatoin (NSF) has three strategic goals--Transform the frontiers of science and engineering; Stimulate innovation and address societal needs through research and education; and Excel as a Federal Science Agency--to guide the individual and collective efforts involved in achieving the agency’s mission.

Lunch and Learn CANCELLED: Outreach Services for Hosting Minors on Campus for Summer Academic or Research Experiences

Due to incelemnt weather, this Lunch and Learn has been CANCELLED.
Those interested in learning more about Pre-College services shoudl e-mail Cass Dodgen
at  cass@olemiss.edu to learn about these services.

 

Speaker:        Cass Dodgen
                        Director of Summer College

Amphibians and Reptiles of the UM Field Station and Lafayette County

UM ORSP Lunch and Learn
 

Speaker:        Dr. Ed Keiser
                        Chair Emeritus and Emeritus Professor of Biology

Date/Time:    Friday, February 7,
 2014
                        12:00 noon to 12:50 PM

Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Program 2014- Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Program:  The Ole Miss Physical chemistry Research Program seeks applicants for a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in 2014.  Ten students who have completed their freshman year of college and who have not yet graduated can participate fully in the Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Research Program activities and work on a research project under the direction of a faculty advisor.  Student participants will receive a $5,000 stipend, a housing and meal plan for ten weeks, and travel assistance. 

UT Knoxville Sensing and Signaling Summer 2014 Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Program:  UT Knoxville’s Department Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology invites undergraduate science students to apply for hands-on summer research opportunities. Those selected will experience a paid introduction to cutting-edge research in the broad area of “Sensing and Signaling”—the analysis of how signals are perceived and transduced in biological systems. Funded from NSF award DBI-1156744.

NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Program 2014

Program:  NOAA and the Mississippi/Alabama Sea Grant Consortium invite post-masters students from diverse disciplines who are interested in state-level coastal issues to apply for 2-year paid fellowships. Selected finalists will be placed with state coastal resource agencies in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Florida, New Jersey, or Puerto Rico, where they will work on projects related to coastal management.

New NSF Grant Proposal Guide-Effective February 24, 2014

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released the new Grant Proposal Guide (GPG), NSF 14-1, which is in effect  for grant proposals submitted on or after February 24, 2014.  The complete guide is located at: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf14001/gpg_index.jsp

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