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Job Opportunity: Student Tech Support Services

Gain lab experience by joining the Masopust Lab in a Student Tech Support Services position. 

About the Job: Seeking highly motivated undergraduate student to assist in daily and weekly research support services in a small dynamic immunology laboratory. Routine objectives will include assisting with maintaining a mouse breeding colony and assisting with preparations for experiments.

Duties and responsibilities:

Fall 2017: WRIT 4664W Science, Medical, and Health Writing

If you're interested in combining your knowledge of science with your passion for writing, look no further than WRIT 4664W.

In this three-credit offering, you will read various kinds of science, medical, and health writing; develop heuristics, grounded in rhetorical theory for science, medical, and health writing; and research, draft, and write a variety of science, medical, and health genres for a range of audiences using print and multimodal outlets.

The course consists of four modules: 

Planting Curiosity

Elementary school teachers explore inquiry-based biology education at Itasca


PSI-MN 2017

Despite it being summer break, eleven Minnesota teachers opted to spend half of their June in the classroom studying Investigative Plant Biology at the University’s Itasca Biological Station.

Fatty acid metabolism in breast and prostate cancer – more than de novo lipogenesis

The department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics invites you to attend a seminar with Dr. Andrew Hoy from the University of Sydney Physiology, School of Medical Sciences Sydney, Australia on Friday, July 28, 2017. Dr. Hoy will present on fatty acid metabolism in breast and prostate cancer – more than de novo lipogenesis. Disability accommodations will be provided upon request. Please call the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, Minneapolis. 612-625-6100.

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Realizing the Future: Genome Engineering 2017 Conference

The Genome Writers Guild invites you to attend the Realizing the Future: Genome Engineering 2017 conference  July 13-15 at McNamara Alumni Center. Attendees can go to sessions led by numerous scientists in the genome editing field, attend poster sessions and hear from plenary speaker David Brin during the course of the conference. CBS faculty members Eric Hendrickson and Dan Voytas are among the program's speakers. 

Volunteer Field Experience Summer 2017

The Monarch Joint Venture is seeking student and faculty volunteers to take part in a growing citizen science-based monarch butterfly monitoring project taking place across Minnesota. 

Fall 2017: Take a Career-Related Course!

Get ready for life after graduating by enrolling Biology 2001 or Biology 3610 this fall!

BIOL 2001 Career Planning for Biologists: Fall 2017 Tuesdays 3:35-4:25

Want to make progress on your career planning but are overwhelmed with where to start? Consider registering for Biology 2001!  This one-credit pass/fail course provides students structure to engage in career decision-making and planning while breaking down the process into manageable steps.

Catching up With Luke Feuling Porter

The CBS Pre-Health Career Coach shares what he's been talking about with students recently and how health profession school applicants can prepare for their secondary essays and interviews.  

Luke Feuling Porter

1. What's the most common question students are asking you these days, and what's your response?

Summer Tips from the CBS Career Team

If you just graduated:

  • Update Your résumé (don't wait until the perfect job for you is about to close their application!)

  • Conduct a practice interview with a Career Coach ( CBS Alums can schedule two appointments per year with a member of the career team up to two years after graduation)