Physicist mentors young cancer patient in medical career

submitted by: mdanderson
Download podcast from iTunes: http://www3.mdanderson.org/streams/AudioPlayer.cfm?xml=cfg%2FCNL-Physici... Shane Leonard was a high school student who had to give up a coveted engineering internship to be treated for salivary gland cancer at MD Anderson Cancer Center. It turned out to be one of the best experiences of his life. During Leonard’s treatment at MD Anderson’s Proton Therapy Center, he formed a bond with Richard Amos, senior medical physicist. Leonard’s mentoring...

Would you like to be a mentor?

submitted by: Be_a_scientist

Undergraduate students can exert a powerful influence on the scientific education of young learners.

ASMCUE MWV27

submitted by: MicrobeWorld
The American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) is an interactive four-day conference on scientific updates and effective teaching strategies. Now in its 16th year, the conference attracts over 300 microbiology and biology educators. Educators come from colleges, universities and international institutions to learn and share the latest information in the biological sciences and education research. The conference program includes plenary, concurrent,...

Ten Simple Rules for Getting Published

submitted by: Phil
he student council ( http://www.iscbsc.org/ ) of the International Society for Computational Biology asked me to present my thoughts on getting published in the field of computational biology at the Intelligent Systems in Molecular Biology conference held in Detroit in late June of 2005. Close to 200 bright young souls (and a few not so young) crammed into a small room for what proved to be a wonderful interchange among a group of whom approximately one-half had yet to publish their first...
Authors: Philip e Bourne