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APD Update: July 12, 2016

Workshops, Seminars & Trainings

MN-REACH/MIN-CORPS Medical Technology Bootcamp
August 3, 2016 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Bruininks Hall Room 512A

Translate your research into a product to improve human health: This free seminar is open to University of Minnesota faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral associates who want to learn more about commercializing research designed to improve human health. The boot camp will also help connect innovators with resources available to support bringing an innovation to market. Individuals and teams interested in applying for MN-REACH funding are particularly encouraged to attend. Registration (required) and more information

Fellowships, Internships & Assistantships

Career Counseling Graduate Student Internship/Practicum
Applications accepted until position is filled

TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) and the CEHD Career Services have a new Career Counseling Graduate Student Internship/Practicum position available for the 2016 - 2017 academic year. The time commitment is approximately 20 - 25 hours per week during office hours (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday) with occasional evening and weekend opportunities during the 2016 – 2017 academic year. Graduate student interns are supervised by a master’s level career services professional and will have one hour per week of individual supervision. Graduate interns are provided initial and ongoing training and begin with observation of appointments, then proceed to supervised appointments and then independent appointments. $1,500.00 per semester stipend. Preferred application deadline is July 11, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For questions and application instructions, please contact Jeannie Stumne, Director, CEHD Career Services at stumn001@umn.edu

Move your Technology towards Clinical Application
Proposals accepted July 14-August 12

MN-REACH, an NIH-sponsored funding opportunity, supports innovators in advancing their discoveries as impactful clinical products. $150K funding (maximum) for 18-month projects are available. Applicants receive individualized coaching and skills development to further their understanding of the commercialization process. Cycle 4 pre-proposals are being accepted July 14-August 12. Learn more or register for an upcoming skills development offering

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity

Dr. Magdalena Chrzanowska-Wodnicka is currently recruiting Postdoctoral Fellows for her laboratory at the Blood Research Institute, studying molecular mechanisms of small GTPase signaling in vascular function in health and disease. Candidates with a recent Ph.D. and a strong background in molecular and cellular biology or biochemistry are encouraged to apply.
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Do you have an ORCiD ID?

ORCiD ID is a persistent, unique, numeric identifier for individual researchers. It helps to distinguish you from other researchers with the same or similar names. It creates a united profile for your research activities, regardless of whether you change names, publish under multiple variations of your name, or switch institutions. Signing up is easy and free. Learn more

Call for Papers: Conference on Cybersecurity Ethics

Cybersecurity Ethics: The Common Good and the Digital Commons as Justification Registers in Digital Governance, Surveillance and Security
October 20-21, 2016, University of Hull  UK

This international conference seeks to debate and find common ground between the seemingly divergent approaches to the cybersecurity dimension of digital governance. Particularly, the conference is set to debate the use of the common good and the digital commons as justification registers in cybersecurity and digital governance.

The conference is part of the ESRC project ‘The Common Good: Ethics and Rights in Cybersecurity’, which seeks to contribute to important debates surrounding the common good in political philosophy and social policy in the area of digital governance and cybersecurity.
Please send your title and 500 word abstract to Gul Dag, Project Administrator at G.Dag@hull.ac.uk by July 31, 2016. More information

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