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Support student research to produce insulin for all

By |2019-02-06T19:36:52+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Support student research to produce insulin for all We are running a  fundraising campaign to support graduate student research to develop a small-scale manufacturing process to produce insulin for all.   Need to produce insulin for all Since its discovery in 1921, insulin has revolutionized the quality and quantity of life for persons with diabetes. [...]

Apply to Q-Bio Summer School

By |2019-02-06T19:38:06+00:00January 25th, 2016|

There is still time to apply to the 2016 Q-Bio Summer School. Applications are due on Monday, February 16 at 11:59pm (MST). The application requires a CV and a 1-page statement of interest in the summer school (combined into a single .pdf). Scholarships are available. To apply now, please visit the Q-Bio website: https://www.openconf.org/qbioss2016/openconf.php The [...]

I Hate Science (not really)

By |2019-04-04T17:18:24+00:00April 28th, 2015|

"People who have dedicated their lives to science. People who made a decision when they were about 16 years old to focus on science, who went through four years of undergrad and an average 6 years of graduate school, and 4-10 more years of training. People who’ve spent every moment since 2000 entirely dedicated to making new [...]

Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws

By |2019-02-06T19:41:30+00:00June 6th, 2014|

Bruce Alberts, Marc W. Kirschner, Shirley Tilghman, and Harold Varmus  published a perspective on the current state of the US biomedical research enterprise in PNAS. The perspective is pretty bleak but their high-level and courageous position is very useful because it helps depersonalize the challenges we are all facing on a daily basis. Also acknowledging the problems is [...]