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Opportunities in India

During a recent careers session, executives highlighted job opportunities in India's biotech industry.

Thirty-Six Years of Renewal Grants and Still Going Strong

New Mexico State University's Minority Access to Research Careers program has secured a renewal grant to subsist for another five years.

Much to Consider

A blogger shares tips for choosing a grad lab.

Not Enough

ASBMB outlines its grievances regarding the so-called PhD problem.

Genzyme, ACMG Foundation Soliciting Applications for Clinical Genetics Fellowships

Genzyme and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Foundation are soliciting applications for their Clinical Genetics Fellowships in Biochemical Genetics program "to encourage the recruitment and training of clinicians for this purpose." [More.]

Not Immune

The PhD problem — too many trainees for too few jobs in academic science — is everywhere.

HHMI Supporting 50 International Predoctoral Students at US Institutions with more than $2M in Fellowships

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is providing 50 students from 19 countries with $43,000 per year to develop their scientific careers. [More.]

Busy Work

A blogger considers what it means to be busy versus being productive in science.

Ninety-Six Early-Career Researchers to Receive Presidential Early Career Awards

US President Barack Obama has named 96 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, 'the highest honor bestowed ... on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers,' according to the White House. [More.]

NSF's Innovation Corps Pilot Program Turns One, Expansions Planned

The US National Science Foundation marks the first anniversary of Innovation Corps — its three-year pilot program to connect the researchers it funds to technological, entrepreneurial, and business communities — and announces plans for expansion. [More.]

'Gender Blind'

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo!'s new president and CEO, talks women in science.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Accepting Applications for its Career Awards for Medical Scientists Program

US and Canadian citizens with an MD, DDS, or DVM and who are nominated by their institutions, can apply to compete for $700,000 in research support over five years, BWF says. [More.]

Insider Advice

'Enough of costly advisory committees,' say two bloggers, outlining their suggestions for keeping women in science.