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News, Links & Updates - Hot Zone
NCASM Spring 2014 Meeting, March 7 & 8, 2014, Pleasanton, CA:
The Spring 2014 NCASM meeting was a huge success: Excellent talks, exhibits, posters, scientific discussions, and a strong representation of our student members. Since many of those who attended the meeting have requested access to speaker slides, we have posted slides from the clinical sessions on the NCASM Meetings Webpage (Click here).
Bay Area World Malaria Day Symposium:
Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM, UC Berkeley. Click here for details.
ASM Kadner Institute in San Jose, July 19-23, 2014: The Kadner ASM-sponsored career development training conference for advanced graduate students and postdoctoral scientists will be on the west coast this year. This conference will help attendees to compete better for jobs, write better grants, and become better teachers. If you are interested in learning more, click here.
Student Volunteers Needed at International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology (ISSM) 2014 Meeting
Students, are you interested in volunteering at the Ninth International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology (ISSM 2014) <http://www.2014issm.com/index.html> in exchange for reducing your conference costs? The conference organizers are seeking student volunteers to assist at the conference. Volunteer positions may include serving as a room monitor, working at the registration desk, and providing general support throughout the event.
Applicants must currently be enrolled full-time as a graduate or undergraduate student. Volunteers would be requested to commit to at least 4 to 8 hours of volunteer assistance each day of the conference. We will work with your schedule so that you can attend the sessions you are most interested in.
To learn more about the volunteer details, please download the Student Volunteer Application at www.2014issm.com/students.html <http://www.2014issm.com/students.html> and submit the application by May 15, 2014.
Announcements (March 2014):
Student Participation - the Future of ASM & NCASM
ASM Kadner Career development training conference.
New Job Postings (January 23, 2014)
Southern California ASM (SCASM) also offers excellent meetings and professional opportunities.
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