Biological Futures in a Globalized World
A joint initiative of the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Postdoctoral Fellowship – Research Ethics/Research Integrity
Deadline: Friday, July 22, 2011
Biological Futures seeks applications from recent PhD’s for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship, beginning in September 2011. The Postdoctoral Fellow will play a pivotal role in developing an integrated, cross-campus research ethics training initiative in the (non-medical) natural and social sciences at the University of Washington. The position is open with respect to discipline, but a strong background in analytic value theory is necessary and familiarity with practice-grounded research ethics, particularly in the biological sciences, is an asset. We especially encourage applications from scholars who have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across disciplines.
This Postdoctoral Fellowship carries a salary of $50,000 a year (calculated on a monthly basis); the appointment is initially for one year, beginning September 2011, renewable for a second year pending budgetary approval.
• For application guidelines and qualifications: http://depts.washington.edu/uwch/biofutures1011.html
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Patenting Genes and Life
Len Deftos, MD, JD, LLM
June 15, 4:30-6:30 pm
Medical Teaching Facility (MTF) 175
UCSD School of Medicine Campus
CME credit available; light refreshments served
U.S. Law allows the patenting of genes and life forms, including
mammals. But other countries differ and consider moral issues in
reviewing patent applications; the U.S. does not. Since U.S. Patent
Law is currently under revision, should moral and ethical issues
become part of the patent review process?
The UCSD and Donald Shapiro 2010-2011 Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series
is supported by a generous gift from The Institute of Health Law at
the California Western School of Law (CWSL), which co-sponsors with
UCSD a Masters Degree in Health Law. It meets once monthly for
faculty, staff, and students to discuss selected ethics topics.
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Need-based scholarships available for students to attend American
Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting
APHA is proud to announce the availability of need-based scholarships,
sponsored by External Medical Affairs, Pfizer Inc., for student
members to attend the 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition in
Washington, DC from October 29-November 2, 2011. Twelve students will
be granted registration and up to a $500 stipend to use towards food,
lodging and transportation. An additional four students will be given
Annual Meeting registration only. Recipients of the scholarships will
be chosen based on financial need and essay. As part of the award,
students will be strongly encouraged to attend at least one Section
Visit: www.apha.org/meetings/registration/scholarship for complete
details and application.
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