Events at the Center

  • 2016 Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium and Closing Ceremony –Friday, August 5 in Wang Center – Zodiac Lobby.  Poster presentations will begin at 10:00 am, followed by lunch and a closing ceremony at 12:00 pm. We invite you to support the REU in Nanotechnology for Health, Energy and the Environment and our IMSD-MERGE summer interns who will be presenting their work and sharing their accomplishments from the program. RSVP:
  • CIE Annual Welcome Back BBQ – Friday, August 26.  The event will be held on the Computer Science Building lawn, adjacent to the Javits Lecture Center. In the case of rain, we will move to the CIE. RSVP by August 19:

Save the Date

  • Turner Dinner - Wednesday, October 19
  • Graduate School Preview Day - Friday, November 18

 Conferences, Fellowships, Forums and Networking Opportunities

  • 2016 New York Scientific Data Summit (NYSDS) - August 14-17, 2016 at NYU - The New York Scientific Data Summit (NYSDS) aims to accelerate data-driven discovery and innovation by bringing together researchers, developers and end-users from academia, industry, utilities and state and federal governments. Please register soon as participation is limited to 150 attendees only.
  • Data Carpentry Workshop - August 18-19, 9am-5pm in Wang, Lecture Hall #2 - Data Carpentry workshops are for any researcher who has data they want to analyze, and no prior computational experience is required. This hands-on workshop teaches basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data. To learn more about the Data Carpentry workshop or to register, please visit the IACS event webpage.
  • Your Guide to the Ins and Outs of Negotiating in Academia | Vitae - Learn how to negotiate in today’s competitive academic job market by downloading Vitae’s free booklet
  • Insight Data Science Fellows Program - Applications are now being accepted for this intensive seven-week post-doctoral training fellowship bridging the gap between academia and data science. Deadlines vary based upon location. For more details and to access the application link, visit:
  • SACNAS/National Research Mentoring Network - The overarching goal of the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) is to change the face of the biomedical workforce by increasing the number of researchers from underrepresented backgrounds in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences workforce by directly addressing the benefits and challenges of diversity, inclusivity and culture within mentoring relationships and more broadly the research workforce. NRMN is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). On the NRMN site you’ll find: Virtual mentoring opportunities based on your interests; Access to webinars; Research and professional development resources; News about diversity initiatives and programs; Access to best practices in mentoring. Get started on the NRM website:  or email questions to:
  • National Research Mentoring Network - Grantwriting Coaching Group - Hone your grantwriting skills and gain insights into the process of submitting an NIH research grant proposal by participating as a NRMN GUMSHOE (Grantwriting Uncovered: Maximizing Strategies, Help, Opportunities, Experiences) mentee! Junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to apply to participate. For more information, and to apply, please click here.

Career Opportunities 

  • Open Faculty Position in Neurobiology at Bates College Bates College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of neurobiology to be jointly appointed in the Department of Biology and Program in Neuroscience, beginning August 2017. Ph.D. required by start date, and postdoctoral experience is preferred. Review of applications begins September 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Learn more and apply here.
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