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CIDD lunch (3/23/2017) with Dr. Helen Wearing

Dr. Helen Wearing is giving her talk ” Modeling the expansion of dengue and Zika: what’s old is new; what’s new is old”  on March 23, 2017 (11am). Join us for a group lunch with Dr. Wearing at 12pm.  But please RSVP. … Continue reading

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“Climbing the Ivory Tower” panel discussion gave tips for success

If your dream job is in academia, Monday’s (3/13) panel discussion on “Climbing the Ivory Tower: transitioning from PhD to post-doc and beyond” was a lively discussion filled with useful advice for how to stick the academic career track. We … Continue reading

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CIDD LUNCH with Dr. Koenraad Van Doorslaer (March 16th, 2017)

If you’re interested in having lunch (March 16th, 2017; 12-1pm) with Dr. Koenraad Van Doorslaer after his CIDD seminar “Comparative genomics as a tool to understand papilloma virus evolution and disease“, please use this form to RSVP. RSVP  

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Friday Link Round Up (3/3/2017)

 Short this week, but here are some interesting links around the internet.

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CIDD LUNCH with Dr. Santiago Elena (March 2nd, 2017)

If you’re interested in having lunch (March 2nd, 2017; 12-1pm) with Dr. Santiago Elena after his CIDD seminar “Exploring the constraints to increase genome complexity in RNA virus”, please use this form to RSVP. RSVP FOR CIDD LUNCH  

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Upcoming March For Science

The CGSA Board wanted to pass along this time sensitive info to the CIDD grad community, from an email we received regarding the upcoming March for Science on April 22, 2017 from the group WE ARE for Science.  This group … Continue reading

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Professional Development at the Voices 2017 Conference

Earlier this month, I attended the Voices networking and professional development conference for the first time.  The conference is held annually in early to mid-February at the Atherton Hotel by the Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) group – a wonderful group … Continue reading

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Making a Difference – Outreach!

I really enjoy doing science outreach and I have been doing it in various forms since middle school.  It is great to be a Penn State, where there are so many ways to get involved in science outreach.  I want … Continue reading

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CIDD Graduate Lunch – Dr. Lance Waller, Emory University

Please RSVP for CIDD lunch (12pm) on 2/23/2017  with Dr. Lance Waller after his talk.  Dr. Waller is from Emory University and you can read more about his research here. This lunch is a great opportunity to talk to the … Continue reading

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A mini R Link Round Up (2/17/2017)

Due to travels, no Friday Link Round Up! However, here are some few links for learning R or trying to improve in R. Learn R with free, interactive tutorials swirl: Learn R inside Rstudio tryr: Learn R inside a browser datacamp: … Continue reading

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