Learn more about upcoming events and discover the progress of IMSD scholars
As another semester of CLIMB workshops comes to an end, we want to acknowledge Antonia Perez, Postdoctoral Associate working with Dr. Timothy Murphy and Amaris Borges Muñoz, PhD student working with Dr. Luis Colón for their assistance this semester!
Congratulations to IMSD scholars for their recent accomplishments during their PhD training
Congratulations to Spencer Rosario, PhD student in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Cnacer Therapeutics at the Rowell Park Cancer Institute, for passing her qualifying exam!
Congratulations to Kerri Pryce, PhD student in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, for passing his qualifying exam!
Congratulations to Emmanuel Yawson, PhD student in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, for passing his qualifying exam!
Congratulations to Melisa Medina-Rivera, PhD student in the Department of Biochemistry, for passing her qualifying exam!
Congratulations to Lakeisha Lewter and Jennifer Martin, PhD students in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology for their poster and oral presentations at Brain, Biology and Chemistry: Translation Research in Addiction in March 2016.
Congratulations to Spencer Rosario, PhD student in the
Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Cancer Therapeutics for
her poster presentation at American Association for
Cancer Research (AACR) Special Conference on Chromatin and
Epigenetics in Cancer in October 2015.
Congratulations to Jennifer Martin, PhD student in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, for recieving the 2015 NIDA Diversity Scholar Travel Award to participate in the Annual Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Meeting on October 17-21, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
Congratulations to Melisa Medina-Rivera, PhD student in the Department of Biochemistry, for her poster presentation at Chromosome Dynamics Gordon Conference in June 2015.
Congratulations to Amaris Borges Muñoz, PhD student in the Department of Chemistry, for her oral presentation at The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON) in March 2015.
Congratulations to Kerri Pryce and Anthony Jones, PhD students in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, for his poster presentation at ASPET annual meeting at Experimental Biology in March 2015
The Institute for the Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity (iSEED) recently sponsored a welcome-back event and professional development discussion forum on January 30, 2015. The event was a great success! We garnered insightful comments for the improvement of our programs. Thank you to all who attended the event.
IMSD in collaboration with Office of Inclusion and Cultural
Enhancment, the Institute for Strategic Enahcnement of Educationl
Diversity (iSEED) and the Gradaute School welcomed Dr. Frank
Bayliss, PhD for two workshops titled "Attracting and Training STEM
Graduate Students from Underrepresented Groups." Dr. Frank Bayliss,
Professor of Biology and Director of the Student Enrichment
Opportunities Office in the College of Science & Engineering at
San Franciso State
University, provided an engaging discussion on gradaute
iSEED in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement, the initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs were proud to welcome Dr. Anne M. Etgen, PhD a day-long workshop titled “Attracting and Developing Excellent Faculty.” Anne M. Etgen, Professor Emerita at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, is the co-chair of the Professional Development Committee and chair of the Diversity in Neuroscience Subcommittee for the Society for Neuroscience. The workshop included discussions on strategies for attracting excellent faculty and creating an environment where faculty thrives as well as strategies to enhance mentoring at all levels. The workshop was held on October 28, 2014 and was attended by 51 faculty and staff from eight UB schools and 35 interdisciplinary departments.
The National Institute of Health (NIH) is
requiring all graduate and postdoctoral researchers to
provide a description of their Individual Development Plans
(IPDs) in annual progress reports for any NIH grant in which
the student is funded. CLIMB Education Advisor Dr. Graham Pumphrey,
will be providing IDP workshops to provide students with assistance
in developing this career plan.