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New Weill Cornell Medical College & CUNY/Hunter College-Medical Research Building Featured in CUNY Newswire

 An Inspired Future Emerges | January 3, 2012

New state-of-the-art academic villages, science labs, performance spaces, sports facilities and more are transforming yesterday’s campuses into tomorrow’s—enhancing student experiences University-wide and also benefiting local neighborhoods.

The following CUNY construction projects are in the planning and...

New CTSC Funding Opportunities

The Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) is requesting applications for seed funding as well as education and training opportunities.

$50,000 per year for two years
To create opportunities for productive research partnerships and develop novel translational research across institutions and...

Weill Cornell CTSC in collaboration with Pfizer Inc. Presents Drug Discovery and Development (3D) Workshop January 10-11, 2012

The Weill Cornell CTSC is proud to announce a new educational program that was developed in collaboration with Pfizer Global Research and Development, entitled, “Drug Discovery and Development (3D) Workshop,” scheduled to be held on January 10th and 11th, 2012 at 407 E. 61st Street. The workshop has been administered over the past twenty years to academic medical centers,...

13th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities


Plan now to attend and participate in the 13th Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) International Symposium on Health Disparities to convene December 9-13, 2012 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

This four-day symposium has been designed to offer opportunities for sharing research information in areas related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity,...

CTSC Hosting Operation “Make the Troops Day” Care Package Drive

Care packages will be sent to Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan

Items in bold are in high demand by our troops

  • baby wipes
  • black US army/military boot socks (moisture absorbent)
  • Gold Bond foot powder/lotion
  • irritation relief eye drops...

Revised NCI Best Practices for Biospecimen Resources (2011)

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is pleased to announce the release of revised NCI Best Practices for Biospecimen Resources. Originally released in 2007, this document identifies guiding principles defining state-of-the-science practices for biospecimen resources, promoting biospecimen and data quality, and supporting adherence to ethical and legal principles. This revised version...

RTRN: Tuskegee to host First Bioethics Conference on Cancer Health Disparities

Celebrating Scholars ethically working toward reducing Cancer health disparities at Tuskegee University
The Morehouse School of Medicine/Tuskegee University/University of
Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center Partnership is inviting abstracts and manuscripts submissions for oral and/or poster presentations at a national conference designed for Minority...

Job and Fellowship-Hunting at the NIH

Top Tips from the NIH:

  • You must start job hunting early. 1 year for a fellowship. 2 years for a real job.
  • Apply for jobs before you think you are ready. It will give you practice at writing up your research plan or cv. It also gets letters of recommendation written, so that if you find out about your dream job 2 days before the closing date, your letter...