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Support ASPET by Shopping at AmazonSmile
ASPET
Are you an Amazon.com shopper? Then support ASPET by shopping at AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to ASPET.
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Vote on the Proposed 2015 Changes to ASPET Bylaws
ASPET
The ASPET Council proposed several revisions to the Society's bylaws at the ASPET Business Meeting in Boston. Please take this opportunity to review the proposed changes to the bylaws and vote by May 15, 2015.
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Register Now for the 2015 National Directors of Graduate Studies (NDOGS) in Pharmacology & Physiology Meeting
ASPET
The biennial meeting of the National Directors of Graduate Studies in Pharmacology and Physiology (NDOGS) will be held in Cincinnati from July 10-12, 2015. A collaborative effort between ASPET and APS, the meeting has broad participation among colleagues who are working for a common cause and who face similar challenges.
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PharmTalk Blog — The Medical Writing Career Path
ASPET
In our newest post on the PharmTalk blog, guest blogger Amy Chung has shared her experience working as a medical writer. Learn all about how a stimulating and rewarding career in this relatively unknown field is the perfect niche for an academic scientist.
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ASPET ANNUAL MEETING NEWS


Photo Collection from the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2015
ASPET
Browse through our Flickr album to view photos from the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2015. Take a look at photos from the business meeting and opening reception, the best abstract award competition, award lectures, scientific sessions, division mixers, and much more!
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Press Releases from the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2015
ASPET
Browse through our collection of press releases on promising research presented at the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2015.
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SCIENCE POLICY NEWS


Budget Conferees Pass Bill Keeping Budget Caps in Place; NIH Funding Increase Now in Appropriators Hands
ASPET
House and Senate budget conferees have passed a budget resolution for FY 2016 that effectively locks in sequestered spending caps mandated under the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011.
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ASPET Expresses Disappointment in Congress' Funding Allocations to Appropriations Subcommittee
ASPET
ASPET supports the biomedical research community in expressing disappointment in funding allocations recommended by House Appropriations Committee.
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ASPET Washington Fellow Katherine Serafine Profiled in UTHSC-San Antonio Newsletter
ASPET
Katherine Serafine, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio was recently profiled in the UTHSC San Antonio newsletter for her participation in ASPET's Washington Fellows Program.
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FASEB Releases New Interactive Map of Federal Science Funding by Congressional District
ASPET
FASEB released new interactive factsheets summarizing federal science funding in states and U.S. congressional districts. This is the only resource to feature up-to-date information about federal science funding at the district level and make it accessible to the general public.
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Application Open for ASPET's 2016 Washington Fellows Program
ASPET
The ASPET Washington Fellows Program is open to any graduate student, postdoctoral trainee, or researcher no more than four years past the completion of his/her postdoctoral training and is an ASPET member in good standing. ASPET anticipates up to 10 Washington Fellows Program participants in 2016 serving one-year terms. Applications to the program are being accepted through September 02, 2015.
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EDUCATION NEWS


Resources from EB 2015 Education Symposia Posted Online
ASPET
Workshop and symposia materials presented by the Division for Pharmacology Education at EB 2015 are now available online. Members are welcome to view or download a copy.
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Students: Apply for the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Student Poster & Essay Competitions
ASPET
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Student Poster Competition and Student Essay Competition. Both are designed to inspire students to explore connections between human rights and science, engineering and health, and are supported by the AAAS-Andrew M. Sessler Fund for Science, Education, and Human Rights.
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Foreign-Born Researchers: Apply by June 15 for the 2016 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
ASPET
The Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $50,000 each to young foreign-born biomedical scientists (38 and under in age) who demonstrate outstanding early achievement in basic, applied, and/or translational biomedical science.
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CHAPTER NEWS


Register for the 2015 UNYPS Chapter Annual Meeting — May 19, 2015
ASPET
The 2015 UNYPS Chapter Annual Meeting will be held in Buffalo, NY on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Registration is now open. Sign up online to attend the meeting by May 18, 2015.
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Register for the 2015 GLC Chapter Annual Meeting — June 26, 2015
ASPET
The 2015 GLC Chapter Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, IL on Friday, June 26, 2015. Online registration is now open.
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CAREER NEWS


Jobs Available
ASPET
ASPET's Career Center resources help you look for jobs in your area of specialty and proactively manage your career goals. Don't forget to view our current job listings!

Assistant Professor — Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Section Head/Director, Tenure-Track) — Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Associate Dean, Research — Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences — University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

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Post a Job on the ASPET Career Center
ASPET
If your department has a job opening, consider posting your job on the ASPET Career Center. Not only will your job be seen by members visiting our website, but we also market our jobs to members through our bi-monthly Newsbrief and to our over 1,700 LinkedIn Group members.
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NEWS FROM THE FIELD


Final trial results of world's most advanced malaria vaccine published
Drug Discovery & Development
The first malaria vaccine candidate to reach phase three clinical testing is partially effective against clinical disease in young African children up to 4 years after vaccination, according to final trial data, published in The Lancet. The results suggest that the vaccine could prevent a substantial number of cases of clinical malaria, especially in areas of high transmission.
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Melanoma drug shows promise for treating advanced lung cancer
Medical News Today
A drug approved to treat melanoma has shown promise for the treatment of advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer, according to researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles. Nonsmall cell lung cancer is the most common form of lung cancer in the U.S., accounting for around 85 to 90 percent of all cases.
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Proton therapy technique brings hope of more effective treatment for tumors
Science Daily
Researchers have succeeded in making a model of breathing movement that allows for the precise measurement of narrow beams to a dummy tumor in the lung by simulating the motion and physical properties of the chest anatomy in a model, thereby taking a large step toward maximizing the targeting of treatment in mobile organs.
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