The National Institutes of Health is Tackling Diversity Across the Board, with Dr. Hannah Valantine Leading the Way
The NIH has championed countless initiatives to boost diversity in science. Now, they're inviting you to join the effort. Learn how to optimize mentorship and  recognize bias with the NIH Scientific Workforce Diversity Toolkit ! Join this AAMC webinar on July 30th, at 1:30 EDT to enhance scientific excellence!
MyMentor Highlight: Muhammad Waseem, Department of Emergency Medicine, Research Director

Dr. Muhammad Waseem is a Research Director for the Department of Emergency Medicine, with an emphasis in 
pediatric medicine.  

You can reach out to Dr. Waseem on MyMentor, or  click here to read more about his research career. 
MyMentor Welcomes Summer Program Opportunities to Enhance Undergraduate & Graduate Mentorships!
Are you an undergraduate 
in STEM? 

This year, MyMentor worked with 5 summer programs to enhance their undergraduate curriculum:  MARC, SMART, NIDA, HBCU, and PDRT.  

Read more to find out about how these programs, and other MyMentor opportunities, can support your 
Amanda Roberts, MA Summer Research Experience: 

Participating in a STEAM Summer Camp gave Amanda Roberts, M.A., a leg up in the research world. Now in graduate school, and a Keynote Speaker for the "miniGEMS" program, she reflects on the opportunity and  shares her thoughts on mentorship, diversity, and paying 


Application Now Open for Upcoming Entering Research Train-the-Trainer Workshops

NRMN MTC will host two Entering Research Train-the-Trainer Workshops on October 25-26, 2018 and February 7-8, 2019 at the University of 

For more information on how to apply check out the article linked here.
Upcoming Opportunities with NRMN and Partners
Interested in becoming a mentor judge at SACNAS? 

    **Note: Students in Masters or PhD programs are not eligible.
Interested in submitting an abstract? 

The  Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students  (ABRCMS) is inviting applications for poster and oral presentations.  

Click the image above to find out more details and deadlines to apply for these opportunities. 
Questions? Contact

UR Stars Doctoral Career 
Advancement Program, 
University of Rochester, NY
November 11-13, 2018
Deadline: July 31st 5 pm EST

The new  UR Stars Doctoral Career Advancement Program is an opportunity to enhance the faculty recruitment pipeline at the University of Rochester and establish meaningful connections with early career scholars.  This two-day program serves as a career advancement opportunity for graduate students nearing the completion of their studies, post-doctoral scholars, and  junior faculty. 

Twitter Chat: #MyBUILDSummer
August 8th, 2018
We are partnering with BUILD institutions to highlight our students summer research experiences. Join us on August 8th to tweet about your summer research experience and tag us! Don't forget to use #MyBUILDSummer!

Twitter Chat: #NRMNchatsLRP
Date: TBA
#NRMNchatsLRP is an initiative that  will answer  questions on how to apply to loans and funding opportunities for you to further your educational career. Find out tips on how to navigate their updated and improved search feature on their dashboard! 

Building on the previous Keystone Symposia roundtable conversation on 
Health Disparities: The Intersection of Science and Race , this session centers on the intersection of scientific research and public policy in the effort to eliminate health disparities, with a particular focus on incidence and prevention of Type 2 diabetes.   
Watch this lively panel discussion moderated by Brad Sperber, Keystone Policy Center, and then ask the panelists your questions.

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