Initiative for Maximizing Student Development

Preview of the University of Michigan Neuroscience Graduate Program

The Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Michigan is hosting its annual preview event for prospective students (, see website and application for specific criteria). This is an opportunity for highly qualified future Neuroscience applicants to visit the University and learn about our program and the greater UM Neuroscience community. Please share this information…

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Research Opportunity: The Amgen Scholars Program at Duke

Program Overview The Amgen Scholars Program at Duke is an intensive 10-week research experience for undergraduates interested in biotechnology and drug discovery. Scholars select a faculty mentor conducting world-class drug discovery research from 15+ departments including Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Biomedical Engineering. Scholars will conduct independent research related to the…

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Summer Opportunity – Apply Early! SMART MIND Program in El Paso, TX

The SMART MIND program will provide a cohort of summer participants with a high-quality experience that combines education, novel research in state-of-the-art facilities, training in bioethics, one-on-one and group mentoring, and training in other relevant professional skills. The research projects will provide each participant with meaningful exposure to research methodology in neuroscience with a strong emphasis in drug…

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2019 Spring STEM Conference at GSU

The 2019 Spring STEM Conference, sponsored by the GSU Office of STEM Education Initiatives, will be held on Friday, March 29th from 1-4 PM. This conference is a relatively casual, low-pressure opportunity to present a poster and get feedback from peers and faculty. Since the Spring STEM Conference is two weeks before GSURC (Georgia State…

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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)

The Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships* is hosting an information session on the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) in the Honors College, Room 223 on Thursday, September 20 from 5 – 6:00 pm. This session is for all GSU undergraduate students. The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students…

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Georgia State Summer Science Programs Train Next Generation of Scientists

Georgia State University is preparing the next generation of scientists for research careers through its summer science programs. High school students from across the state — and occasionally beyond — can participate in programs that allow them to attend college-level lectures and gain experience in research labs focused on neuroscience, cancer and more. They’re getting a jump-start on learning lab techniques, designing experiments and making valuable contributions to faculty research projects.

The Personal Statement—a Lesson in Self-Awareness

This semester, CASA hosted two workshops on how to write a personal statement (PS). If you missed it, that’s ok! Here is a recap: Do: * Discuss Academics. You are applying to be a STUDENT. Make sure you sell your academic skills. Maybe interject a meaningfull course that led you toward medicine? Or you could…

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Presentation Schedule: Student Research Showcase – April 5, 2018

The IMSD at Georgia State University is an undergraduate research education and training program grounded in Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, and Psychology. Funded through a 5-year institutional award from the National Institutes of Health, the goal of the IMSD program is to encourage students from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in biomedical research, starting with completion of…

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IMSD Student Research Showcase – April 5th from 10 AM – 5 PM!

You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 Student Research Showcase of Georgia State’s Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program. IMSD undergraduate fellows from Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, and Psychology will present their research projects to faculty, mentors, friends, and family. Reception will follow after presentations.

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