FEBS Network Corner - July

Thursday, 12 July 2018 11:26
What's new at FEBS? The following article recommendations have been compiled especially for ÖGMBT members: FEBS Letters celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, and highlights from this celebration and a virtual issue of this journal can be seen at https://network.febs.org/channels/1687-spotlight/posts/36060-50-years-of-molecular-life-sciences-with-febs-letters Please note, that some contributions are labeled „community exclusive“. To get access to these you have to register with the FEBS network, which is for free with no strings attached. Brooke Morriswood contributed once again a delightful and witty article https://network.febs.org/channels/723-early-career-scientist/posts/35947-the-patron-saint-of-science-writing Short list of educational resources can be viewed at https://network.febs.org/channels/724-educator/posts/35998-free-and-fun-online-educational-resources-for-students-and-educators   The FEBS Network is a new initiative from FEBS to support molecular and cellular life scientists, drawing on recent developments in digital technologies for online communities. The project is at an early stage of development and we encourage you to enjoy exploring its potential and contributing to our long-term aims of creating a valuable resource in the biosciences…
Transparency in Animal Experimentation by Lluis Momtoliu Publish or Perish by Maya Schuldiner Apprentice yourself (a short guide to choosing a PhD in academia) by Brooke Morriswood Videos demonstrating various techniques were posted recently, e.g. on RNA-RNA in situ hybridization
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is excited to announce the opening of a new Grand Challenges grant opportunity: Ending the Pandemic Threat: A Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development. This Grand Challenge is being launched during the centenary year of the 1918 flu pandemic, with the goal of identifying novel, transformative concepts that would lead to development of a truly universal flu vaccine. Such a vaccine would alleviate the need for annual seasonal influenza vaccination campaigns and would prepare the world for the next influenza pandemic. Application deadline is June 22, 2018 at 11:00 am PDT. Please also see the other currently open grant opportunities: Grand Challenges Explorations grant opportunities The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) proposals for the following three challenges (application deadline is May 2, 2018): Innovations in Immunization Data Management, Use, and Improved Process Efficiency Affordable, Accessible, and Appealing:…