A patient-scientist ’ s road toward primary prevention in genetic prion disease
NIH Director's Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series In 2010, Sonia Vallabh watched her 52 year old mother die of a rapid, mysterious, undiagnosed neurodegenerative disease. One year later, Sonia learned that her mother's disease had been genetic prion disease, and that she herself had inherited the causal mutation, making it very likely she would suffer the same fate in 20 years' time. There was no prevention, treatment, or cure available. Despite having no prior training in biology, Sonia and her husband Eric Minikel set out to re-train themselves as scientists and devote their lives to searching for a treatment or cure for...
Source: Videocast - All Events - October 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

Becoming a Resilient Scientist
Navigating new jobs, the career exploration process, and research can seem overwhelming and lead us to doubt ourselves just when we need confidence the most. In this interactive workshop, we will discuss attitudes and behaviors that can get in our way and explore strategies for building resilience and dealing with self-doubt and developing our confidence. The workshop will highlight the emotional intelligence competencies needed for success in research and healthcare careers and will provide insights into approaches for developing these competencies as part of your NIH experience.For more information go tohttps://www.train...
Source: Videocast - All Events - September 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

Demystifying Medicine 2019 - The Future for PhDs
Demystifying Medicine Part career expo, part crystal-ball gazing, this popular Demystifying Medicine session held at the end of each lecture season presents new job opportunities and scientific emerging trends for the well-trained NIH postdoc, along with traditional opportunities often overlooked. Michael Gottesman is the NIH Deputy Director of Intramural Research (DDIR) and also chief of the NCI Laboratory of Cell Biology. As DDIR, Gottesman oversees and ultimately approves the hiring of all NIH principal investigators. As an NCI branch chief, he has mentored and helped find jobs for dozens of postdocs who have passed thr...
Source: Videocast - All Events - April 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

Overcoming Barriers to Employment
The purpose of the training workshop is helping AAPI's to reach the highly qualified list when applying on USA Jobs. 1. Workshop will provide techniques and skills on promoting your professional image2. Improving your interview techniques3. Writing and improving your federal resume templateAir date: 8/29/2017 11:00:00 AM (Source: Videocast - All Events)
Source: Videocast - All Events - June 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

NSF-supported researchers at the University of Maine are putting aquaculture innovation to work.
Marine Ecologist Brian Beal and a team based at the University of Maine at Machias Marine Science Field Station at the Downeast Institute are putting their aquaculture innovation skills to work. The team's goals are to diversify the U.S. market for shellfish and increase the number of jobs in that ...This is an NSF Multimedia Gallery item. (Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery)
Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery - June 8, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: video

These tiny living machines are being groomed for big jobs down the road.
WARNING: THIS VIDEO HAS SCENES WITH FLASHING LIGHTS The tiny BioBots engineered at one NSF-funded Science and Technology Center (STC) move a bit like inchworms, but they represent giant strides in science and engineering. They can be controlled with electrical or optical signals and use muscle ...This is an NSF Multimedia Gallery item. (Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery)
Source: NSF Multimedia Gallery - April 14, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: video

Career Coaching Workshop: Stand Out, Rethink, and Reinvent Your Job Qualifications
This career workshop is intended to help participants at all grades and levels increase their understanding of what it takes to become a Best Qualified candidate when applying for federal jobs and promotions. Ms. Emily Troutman from the Federal Career Training Institute, provides participants insightful information on how they can showcase their qualifications and therefore improve their chances of landing an job interview.Air date: 5/21/2014 10:30:00 AM (Source: Videocast - All Events)
Source: Videocast - All Events - May 13, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

Star Metrics Level One Workshop
The goals of the workshop are to: i) Review the underlying assumptions and procedures used to generate employment estimates in the Jobs Report provided on a quarterly basis to participating institutions. ii) Develop actionable recommendations on data quality and standards as well as improved employment estimates iii) Consider ways of making the Jobs Report more useful to stakeholders iv) Solicit advice on future enhancements future enhancements to Level I of STAR METRICS Air date: 11/12/2013 8:00:00 AM (Source: Videocast - All Events)
Source: Videocast - All Events - November 5, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video

Careers in Govenment
Felcom Event Have you been interested in the process of transitioning from bench work to working within the federal government? Are curious about the procedure of applying for government jobs? If so, then this is the career panel for you! The FelCom Career Development subcommittee has put together a fantastic panel of Ph.D.-level scientists who have made the transition to working in various areas within the federal government. The panelists will discuss their day-to-day routine, likes, dislikes, and how they landed their current position. Additionally, there will be a social networking event immediately following the sem...
Source: Videocast - All Events - February 19, 2013 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Upcoming Events Source Type: video