Graduate Training in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: A Public Workshop

The National Academy on Sciences, Engineering, Medicine conducts a two day workshop on Graduate Training in the Social and Behavioral Sciences to help identify educational changes that may be needed in order to better prepare PhD students in the social and behavioral sciences for the job market and scientific challenges of the future.

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Postdoctoral fellow, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane (Australia)

photoThe Translation Neurogenomics Group focuses on genetic association studies of mental health traits, including schizophrenia, substance use disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorders. By researching a wide variety of symptoms that are typical of patients with a particular psychiatric condition, we can use newly developed statistical methods to discover associations between the condition and genetic variants.

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Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects in USA

For all researchers that work with human subjects from the USA (also in the context of consortia):
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was originally promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991.

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