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Department of Homeland Security - Summer Research Opportunities


The Department of Homeland Security is now accepting applications for two programs: Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions and DHS HS-STEM 2016 Summer Internship Program

Congratulations to the BBC and MMC Chemistry Clubs


Congratulations to both American Chemical Society Student Affiliates chapters, and to their advisers, for earning the recognition as Outstanding (BBC) and Commendable (MMC) for their activities conducted during the 2014-2015 academic year!

Qingxuan Zhou, Biochemistry PhD student received an award


Qingxuan Zhou, Biochemistry PhD student received an award for second place in Outstanding Oral Presentation at the annual meeting of the Florida Branch of American Society for Microbiology

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Join the Marc U Star and MBRS Rise Programs as we welcome Dr. Elise Maldonado

11/30/2015 03:30 PM

via skype as she describes The University of California, San Diego Summer Training Academy for Research Success (STARS) program, an eight week research academy for community college students, undergraduate students, recent college graduates, and masters students.

Network and Circuit Dysregulation in Drug Addiction: Towards an Imaging Biomarker for Addiction”

12/03/2015 11:00 AM

A seminar by Elliot A. Stein, Chief, Neuroimaging Research Branch of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Sponsored by the Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging Center, co sponsored by SISH and the ORED.

Graduate Seminar on Friday,December 4 at 11am

12/04/2015 11:00 AM

Dr. Karen Usdin from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled,"DNA repair as a double-sided sword:The role of different DNA repair pathways in causing the mutation responsible for fragile X syndrome".


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is seeking a Physical Chemist/Radiochemist


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications for a Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor Position in Radiochemistry to begin in August 2016

Seeking a full-time, permanent instructor, Forensic/General Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at FIU is seeking a full-time, permanent instructor position starting in August 2016.

Biomolecular Sciences Institute is seeking to fill an open rank faculty position.


Depending on the candidate’s area of expertise and preference, either the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry or the Department of Physics will be the candidate’s tenure home department.

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Multiple Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics. FIU is seeking individuals that will join the STEM Institute with primary positions in a science or engineering department or in the department of teaching and learning. Each individual will work collaboratively with faculty in the STEM Institute and their department to transform undergraduate STEM education and conduct transformative education research in their discipline. Read More about it.

Gigi Galiana Stadtler presented with a "Distinguished Alumni Award"
Gigi Galiana Stadtler, BS 2001 visited us on October 14th. Gigi is currently an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at Yale University. She was presented a distinguished alumni award. Great to reconnect with you Gigi! Dr. Galiana presented a seminar entitled ,"Novel Contrast Mechanisms for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cancer"

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