Research Opportunities at NIH for Science Students

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is looking for science students with a passion to advance global health research in the 21st century for its Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program, held February 5–8, 2018, in Bethesda, Maryland. Application deadline is…

2017 ASBMB Undergraduate Poster Competition winners

By Nadine Gombakomba The 21st annual Undergraduate Poster Competition was held on April 22, 2017, at the ASBMB annual meeting in Chicago. More than 200 undergraduates presented their research. One winner and four honorable mentions were selected in four research categories. Category 1: Proteins and Enzymes Winner: Sarah Glass, Kalamazoo College Honorable mention: Sarah Baker, University…

Funding undergraduate work

By Nadine Gombakomba Editor’s note: The 2017 application deadline for the ASBMB Undergraduate Research Award is March 6. The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Undergraduate Research Award funds students who are doing summer research projects. The undergraduate students are members of the ASBMB Student Chapters program and do research in the laboratory of an…

Regional meeting report: The Active Site

By Kristian Teichert Editor’s note: The Northeast Regional Meeting was supported by the ASBMB Student Chapters Regional Meeting Award. The 2017 application deadline is Jan. 13. On Oct. 16, 2016, the ASBMB student chapter at Northeastern University hosted the ASBMB Student Chapters Northeast Regional Meeting, called The Active Site. The purpose of this meeting was…