NICHD, which has been partnering with SOT for the past few years to mutual areas of interest, recently announced funding for a project to determine whether sequencing of newborns' genomes provide useful medical information beyond newborn screening.
The UK National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority (MHRA) have convened an expert working group to inform the use of human tissue in testing the safety of potential new medicines
When most people think about pursuing a postdoc, they might think that an academic postdoc is one that is based on a bench science research program. My academic postdoc has taken me down a different career path: one centered on improving science education.
Ideally, a postdoc position provides the unique opportunity to choose what, where, and with whom you want to do research. Though this sounds relatively straightforward, the actual task can be quite complex.