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Submit an Abstract to EB 2015 by November 6, 2014
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The abstract submission deadline for EB 2015 is around the corner. Submit your abstract by this Thursday, November 6, 2014.
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Students and Postdocs: Hurry Up and Apply Online for the ASPET Best Abstract Awards
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ASPET Best Abstract Awards are presented by ASPET divisions for abstracts that have been submitted by postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduates attending the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2015. Don't forget to submit your abstract by Monday, November 24, 2014.
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Six More Weeks Left to Apply for ASPET Travel Awards to EB 2015
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Students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to apply for a travel award to help defray the costs of travel and housing to attend the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2015, taking place in Boston, MA. The deadline to apply for all travel awards to travel to Experimental Biology 2015 is Friday, December 12, 2014.
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Explore Cross-Society Themes for Scientific Symposia at EB 2015
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The Experimental Biology meeting offers a unique opportunity to broaden your understanding of cross-disciplined research with scientific sessions from six societies all under one roof. Explore the most exciting cross-discipline themes happening at the EB 2015 meeting.
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Bring Your Child to EB 2015
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Camp EB welcomes children from ages 6 months to 17 years at the EB 2015 meeting. Children will participate in age-appropriate activities including arts and crafts projects, active games, and much more in a safe and nurturing environment. To ensure that your child has a place, please pre-register by March 13, 2015.
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ASPET NEWS


What is #GIVINGTUESDAY?
ASPET
On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together to celebrate generosity and to give. Find a way for your family, your community, or your organization to become a part of this global tradition. Donate to the ASPET Young Scientist Travel Award Fund to help provide travel awards to postdoctoral fellows and young scientists to attend the ASPET Annual Meeting at EB 2015. Your contribution, at any amount, will make a difference!
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Participate in the 2015 ASPET Member-Get-a-Member Program
ASPET
Participate in the 2015 ASPET Member-Get-A-Member program, get a free ASPET Lunch Bag, and be entered into a raffle to win big prizes! By helping us recruit new members, you will be contributing to the growth and sustainability of ASPET.
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Course Announcement: Training in Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development for Academic Scientists
ASPET
Training in Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development for Academic Scientists is offering of a 3½-day course to introduce academic researchers to the principles of neurotherapeutic drug discovery and development. Participants in this short course will have ongoing access to senior faculty who will assist the trainee to achieve success in their individual drug development projects.
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ASPET Members-in-the-News: Dr. Sid Ray Receives Manchester University's 2014 Outstanding Scholar of the Year Award
ASPET
Dr. Sidhartha D. Ray was presented with the 2014 Outstanding Scholar of the Year Award by Manchester University.
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Save the Date for BBC 2015: March 13-14 in San Antonio, Texas
ASPET
The Behavior, Biology & Chemistry: Translational Research in Addiction is hosting its 2015 "Pathways to Careers in Science" conference on Friday, March 13 from 3:00-5:00 PM in San Antonio, Texas. This two-day conference focuses on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioral scientists.
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SCIENCE POLICY NEWS


October 28, 2014 Legislative Update: NIH Supporters in Congress Rally Support for Agency
ASPET
With Congress on recess and mid-term elections around the corner, NIH supporters in Congress are trying to rally support for the agency.
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ASPET Council Urges Congressional Leadership to Pass NIH Spending Bill
ASPET
ASPET Council has contacted Congressional leadership and rank and file members urging them to pass appropriations legislation after the November 4 elections that would fund the NIH.
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Meet the 2015 ASPET Washington Fellows!
ASPET
The mission of the ASPET Washington Fellows Program is to enable developing and early career scientists interested in science policy to learn about and become more engaged in public policy issues. Meet our 2016 fellows!
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Applications Now Open for 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. ASPET anticipates up to 10 Washington Fellows Program participants in 2016 serving one-year terms. Applications to the program are being accepted through September 2, 2015.
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DIVISION NEWS


Invitation to attend the 4th Annual ISSR Mixer at the 2014 SfN Meeting
ASPET
The International Society for Serotonin Research (ISSR) invites you to attend the 4th Annual ISSR Mixer at the 2014 Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting.
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Neuropharmacology Division to Host Reception at Neuroscience 2014
ASPET
The Neuropharmacology Division at ASPET will be hosting a reception at Neuroscience 2014, the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. Be sure to connect with friends and colleagues at the social.
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Division of Toxicology Announces Two New Awards
ASPET
The Division of Toxicology has announced two new awards to be presented at the ASPET Annual Meeting in Boston next year: the Junior Investigator Award and the Career Achievement Award. Awardees will receive a plaque and cash stipend. Applications for both awards are being received through November 15.
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Division of Neuropharmacology Announces Inaugural Early Career Investigator Award
ASPET
The Division of Neuropharmacology is seeking nominations for the inaugural Neuropharmacology Early Career Investigator Award to be presented at the ASPET meeting in Boston in March 2015. The award will recognize and honor a young investigator who is working in any area of neuropharmacology. Nominations are being accepted through December 15.
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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!

Pharmacology Faculty Position — West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology Discipline) — St. John's University

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Full Professor Position in Pharmacokinetics — UBC

Pharmacology — Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences—Husson University

Pharmacology Online Educator — Michigan State University, Dept. of Pharmacology & Toxicology

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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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NEWS FROM THE FIELD


Team discovers how microbes build a powerful antibiotic
Science Daily
Researchers report in the journal Nature that they have made a breakthrough in understanding how a powerful antibiotic agent is made in nature. Their discovery solves a decades-old mystery, and opens up new avenues of research into thousands of similar molecules, many of which are likely to be medically useful.
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Insight into how cells copy chromosomes important for fighting cancer
Medical News Today
As we find out more and more about what goes wrong inside cells, the better we become at killing cancer without harming the rest of the body. Now, scientists have discovered a key step in how cells copy their chromosomes when they divide that promises to be useful for cancer research. Researchers report how they solved an important mystery in cell biology in the journal Science.
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Drug wipes out lung cancer in mice with minimal side effects
Healthline
One experimental drug shows early signs of killing cancer cells in the body while leaving everything else alone, according to a paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The drug, called OTS964, completely eliminated aggressive human lung cancer tumors in five out of six mice without major side effects, University of Chicago researchers report.
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