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New Course - Spring 2022

Interested in the cutting-edge CRISPR genome editing and engineering technologies and their applications; want to design your first CRISPR and watch it in action; curious about the implications and ethics of these technologies? Put BIOL 3051 Genome Editing and Engineering on your spring 2022 course list!

Instructors: Kyle Costa and Feng Zhang

Meeting time: TBA

Prerequisites: Foundations of Biology I and II (BIOL 1951/1951H and BIOL 2003/2003H) or Biol 1009 or BMEN 2501

MICaB Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee hosts virtual recruitment event

The Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology (MICaB) graduate program's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee is hosting a virtual recruitment event for prospective 2022 applicants. This event will provide prospective students with a forum for discussion that includes track-specific information, living in Minnesota, the transition to graduate school, and a general Q&A session. 

Join the team The Journal of Young Investigators

The Journal of Young Investigators is an entirely student-led and peer-reviewed journal that publishes physical, social, and biological sciences research. Students can get involved with the publication as a member of our staff, as we are currently hiring for a number of open positions in our corporate and editorial departments. JYI provides an incredible first-hand look at the inner-workings of a research journal for students interested in pursuing academic research in the future. 

Meet with CBS career coaches this summer!

CBS Career Coaches are available for appointments all summer for undergraduates and alumni who have graduated within the last 2 years. 

Career Coaches can help with career exploration, resume writing and review, assistance with LinkedIn profiles and networking, planning for graduate school or health professional school, interviewing practice, and more.

CBS BioScience Speed Networking Event

Are you actively looking for a job or internship? Get support! Join the CBS Career Team for our fourth annual employer networking event created for students ready to join the bioscience industry. This is a unique opportunity to network with science employers, learn about internship or full-time opportunities, and learn more about careers in the biological sciences.

Virtual Bridge to the Doctorate Workshop 

The TRIO McNair Scholars Program and Louis Stokes NorthStar STEM Alliance are hosting a 90 minutes Virtual Bridge to the Doctorate Workshop in a late April!

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Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. (CST)

Take courses with Institute on the Environment

Want to apply your degree to help people and the planet? There’s a class for that! The Institute on the Environment can help you identify many interdisciplinary courses to help you learn about and address pressing environmental issues.