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- NEWSThe two outstanding students addressed their classmates at the 2020 virtual commencement.Gender Minorities in STEM is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Student Organization Award.Professor of Chemistry Nikolaus Loening was awarded a three-year National Science Foundation research grant for his project, RUI: Exploring the Structural Basis of Dynein RegulationThe M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has awarded funding to Dr. Sharon Torigoe for her proposed research project, “Molecular mechanisms of transcription regulation in pluripotent stem cells.”30th anniversary of the BCMB program“In my own lab, I have witnessed a powerful impact on students when they look directly into the zebrafish brain for the first time. It opens a window of curiosity that can inspire undergraduate scientists, who will ultimately develop new approaches and become the next generation of cutting-edge researchers,” Weissman writes in Scientific American. Read the whole essay.Dr. Nikolaus Loening, Professor of Chemistry and Director of the BCMB Program, is the recipient of a second consecutive Research Opportunity Award (ROA) from the National Science Foundation.Student research presentationsTalia Lichtenberg BA ’20 is the recipient of a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the preeminent award for undergraduates in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics. A native of West Linn, Oregon, Talia is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology with the intent of pursuing a PhD in molecular biology, specializing in Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases.For the seventh time in the last 10 years, the Peace Corps this week named Lewis & Clark to the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Nine Lewis & Clark alumni currently volunteer worldwide. Since the Peace Corps’ founding in 1961, nearly 400 Lewis & Clark alumni have served overseas.
Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velazquez-Ulloa has been awarded a competitive New Investigator grant from the Medical Research Foundation, funded by OHSU. With the funding, she will continue her research: identifying genes that mediate the effects of developmental nicotine exposure.Healthline, in partnership with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), has awarded scholarships to four undergraduates nationally who have demonstrated dedication to the advancement against a rare or chronic disease. Handa talks about her win and why she’s drawn to the field.Student research presentations
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Past EventsMarch 10, 2021From PhD students to group leaders, software developers to diversity champions, get a first-hand account of what it is really like to do some of these jobs and learn some interesting science along the way, from the people really driving it!February 4, 2021November 18, 2020
Learn More about the 700+ STEM, Policy, and Technical Internship and Fellowship Opportunities at ORISE!The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) connects the most talented and diverse college students, recent graduates, postdocs, and faculty to programs closely aligned with the interests of a variety of research facilities, including those managed for the U.S. Department of Energy and more than a dozen other federal agencies. These internship and fellowship programs are key to the recruitment and preparation of the next generation of our nation’s scientific workforce.November 10, 2020
The Center for Community and Global Health is offering a session on how to prepare for the GRE and MCAT exams. This event is open to all LC students, but geared toward juniors, seniors, and recent alumni applying to professional schools in the next year. Ideal for those who plan to apply to medical school (MD or DO), veterinary school, and PhD or master’s programs.November 10, 2020
Lewis & Clark College and Reed College are collaborating to host a joint Virtual Job Fair!September 16, 2020Students present their summer science research posters via Zoom