Transparency in Animal Experimentation by Lluis Momtoliu Publish or Perish by Maya Schuldiner Apprentice yourself (a short guide to choosing a PhD in academia) by Brooke Morriswood Videos demonstrating various techniques were posted recently, e.g. on RNA-RNA in situ hybridization
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is excited to announce the opening of a new Grand Challenges grant opportunity: Ending the Pandemic Threat: A Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development. This Grand Challenge is being launched during the centenary year of the 1918 flu pandemic, with the goal of identifying novel, transformative concepts that would lead to development of a truly universal flu vaccine. Such a vaccine would alleviate the need for annual seasonal influenza vaccination campaigns and would prepare the world for the next influenza pandemic. Application deadline is June 22, 2018 at 11:00 am PDT. Please also see the other currently open grant opportunities: Grand Challenges Explorations grant opportunities The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) proposals for the following three challenges (application deadline is May 2, 2018): Innovations in Immunization Data Management, Use, and Improved Process Efficiency Affordable, Accessible, and Appealing:…
A new opportunity: Call for proposals to establish and run FEBS Research Division Rooms on the FEBS Network   The FEBS Network aims to provide a valuable online international forum for scientists working in the molecular and cellular life sciences, enabling them to share advice, news and insights, and connect and collaborate – with the ultimate goal of helping to advance progress in these research areas. One important long-term goal of the FEBS Network is to provide focused online forums for scientists interested in particular research topics or techniques in the molecular life sciences. These research forums will be offered as curated 'Research Division Rooms', each providing a shared space for expert-led comment, insight and discussion on a specific research area and connections between scientists working to understand similar research questions. The FEBS Network Working Group now invites proposals from researchers to establish and run such a Research Division Room…