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Explore Pharmacology
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The 2014 edition of the Explore Pharmacology is now available. This booklet provides a broad overview of the discipline of pharmacology. It describes the many employment opportunities that await graduate pharmacologists and outlines the academic path that they are advised to follow.
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SURF Institutional Fellowships
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If your institution would like to host your own Summer Research Fellowship in 2015, please apply now to the ASPET Zannoni SURF Institutional Fellowship program. Applications are being accepted now through October 1, 2014.
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Call for 2015 Award Nominations Open until September 15
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ASPET presents several major awards to recognize accomplishments either in specific areas of pharmacology or contributions to and accomplishments in the discipline in general. The award nominations for 2015 are now open! Send us your nominations by September 15, 2014.
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Annual ASPET Membership Survey is Closing Today
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Annual ASPET Membership Survey is closing today. If you haven't already taken the survey, please take it now! We have decided to focus this year’s survey on ASPET's Divisions. Let us know how well your primary division is serving your membership needs. Your feedback will help us and our divisions better understand your needs to identify areas in which we might expand our services.
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SCIENCE POLICY NEWS


FASEB Response to NIGMS on Proposed Funding Mechanism
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FASEB provided comments to the National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) on a proposed funding mechanism that would provide financial support for an investigator's entire research program rather than individual research projects.
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FNIH Issues Calls for Nominations for the Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences
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The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health has issued a call for nominations for the Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences. Nominations are open until October 14 at 1:00 pm EDT. The award recognizes outstanding achievement by a promising young scientist in biomedical research.
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CAREER NEWS


Jobs Available
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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!

Faculty Position in Pharmaceutical Sciences — University at Buffalo, New York


Fixed Term Assistant/Associate Professor Position for a Pharmacology Educator — Michigan State University, Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Michigan

Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology) — Manchester University College of Pharmacy, Indiana


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Post a Job on the ASPET Career Center
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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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ASPET ANNUAL MEETING NEWS


Meeting News
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We're already getting prepared for the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2015. Check out our preliminary program online.
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Give a Day of Service to the Children of Boston at EB 2015
ASPET
The Behavioral Pharmacology Division of ASPET will again sponsor a volunteer opportunity at EB 2015 in Boston on Friday, 27 March, 2015 at Cradles to Crayons to help the children of Boston. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Charles P. France. Space is limited and further details will be provided to those who volunteer.
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NEWS FROM THE FIELD


Finding keys to glioblastoma therapeutic resistance
Neuroscience News
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found one of the keys to why certain glioblastomas — the primary form of a deadly brain cancer — are resistant to drug therapy. The answer lies not in the DNA sequence of the tumor, but in its epigenetic signature. These findings have been published online as a priority report in the journal Oncotarget.
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Non-invasive prostate cancer blood test simplifies outdated PSA tests
Medical Daily
A new method for detecting prostate cancer could eliminate the need for inefficient protein specific antigen tests, which have been used for decades as the primary way to screen for the disease. New research from the Guangdong Medical College in China suggests a laser-based approach could be the latest breakthrough in prostate cancer detection.
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Experimental Ebola drug cured 100 percent of monkeys tested
USA Today
In what scientists are calling a "monumental achievement," an experimental medication called ZMapp — given on a compassionate basis to a handful of Ebola victims in the current outbreak — cured 100 percent of monkeys treated in a Canadian study, researchers announced. The drug is in the early stage of development and has never been formally tested in humans. In a study published in the journal Nature, however, the drug allowed all 18 rhesus macaques infected with a lethal dose of Ebola to recover.
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