As of fall semester 2018, eight students from around the world have set their sights on FIU’s Biochemistry Ph.D. Program, bringing the total to 23 biochemistry graduate students.
Highlights from the issue: Spotlight on Yi Xiao; Chairman Yong Cai brings you up to speed; Award winning faculty; Alumni notes; Continuation of the series, Development of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department Snapshot which focuses on data about the department
Registration is open for the Big Ten+ Graduate School Expo to be held on September 30 and October 1, 2018. The two day mini conference is especially designed for students interested in Graduate Education in the STEM fields, pharmaceutical sciences and other science related disciplines. The Big Ten+ Travel Expo awarded almost $70,000 in travel scholarships. Te deadline to apply for travel scholarships is 9/12/2018.
Dr. Ted Betley, of Harvard University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Radical Frontiers in Catalysis"
Dr. Troy Moore, Kallos Genetics is presenting a seminar about DNA RADAR™, an innovative next generation sequencing (NGS) assay that provides a complete human identification solution in a single assay. Included are STR markers for CODIS & ENFSI and SNP phenotype markers for blood type, hair,eye color and ancestry.
David Tierney, of Miami University (Ohio), will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Paramagnetic Resonance of High-Spin Co(II) Complexes"."
The FIU Interdisciplinary Nuclear Program is accepting applications for 2019 Nuclear Energy Fellowships For Undergraduate Students (after 1st year). It is a unique opportunity for outstanding undergraduate students who are interested in projects related to nuclear energy to obtain $7,500 of tuition support per year of study from the US Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP). The application deadline is 10/10/2018. Please click here for more information.
The FIU Interdisciplinary Nuclear Program and the College of Arts, Sciences and Education are now accepting applications for two programs. These are outlined below:
2019 Nuclear Research Fellowships. A unique opportunity for outstanding M.S. and Ph.D. graduate students who pursue nuclear-related projects to obtain research assistantship support from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Please click here for more information.
2019 Nuclear Energy University Fellowships For 1st and 2nd year graduate students A unique opportunity for outstanding M.S. or Ph.D. students who are interested in projects related to nuclear energy to obtain 50K of stipend, tuition, supplies, and travel support per year for 3 years (incl. 5K for a summer internship in a DOE lab) from the US Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) Please click here for more information