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Wiener Ball der Wissenschaften 2017

By Monika Trebo | November 21, 2016

The third Vienna Science Ball will take place on January 28, 2017, and you might want to add the ball to your travel plans.The reason for the continuation is the overwhelming response from the scientific community in Austria and abroad with 3’000 guests waltzing the night away and 1.3 million views on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SciBall/).
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Philipp Marxgut awarded Honorary Membership

By Monika Trebo | November 11, 2016

We are very happy to announce that Philipp Marxgut was awarded the honorary ASciNA membership in October 2016 in Vienna in the course of a special ASciNA "Stammtisch". Many of us have known Philipp during his years in Washington D.C., where he was accredited as Austria's Attaché for Science & Technology to both the USA and Canada from July 2007 – June 2015.
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Postdoc Stelle am Baylor College of Medicine

By ASCINA | November 10, 2016

Dr. Atul Chopra’s laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine seeks a 1st year postdoctoral fellow to begin a project on basic mechanisms of secretion of asprosin, a newly discovered hormone (Cell 2016 Apr 21;165(3):566-579), from adipocytes.
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Post-doctoral position at GWernig Lab at Stanford

By Monika Trebo | September 22, 2016

The GWernig lab is is recruiting a post-doctoral fellow. Our research is focused to dissect the pathogenetic mechanisms of generalized and tumor-associated fibrosis with a strong translational focus as well as primary myelofibrosis, a preleukemic conditions (see Wernig et al., Cancer Cell, 2008; Wernig et al., Blood, 2006, Wernig et al. Blood 2008, Wernig et al. Leukemia 2012).
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Call for Posters: ARIT 2016

By ASCINA | September 6, 2016

Call for Posters: http://www.ascina.at/poster The ASciNA Awards Gala on Saturday October 22 is the Gala Event of the Austrian Research and Innovation Talks ARIT2016 (https://arit2016.splashthat.com/, http://www.ostaustria.org/ima…/arit2016/…/arit2016agenda.pdf, location: The Hart House at the University of Toronto - 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3.) This year there will be a poster session during the ASciNA Awards Gala. We are seeking high quality research posters from Austrian S
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ASciNA Mentoring Programm -- Bewerbung bis 15. August verlängert

By Monika Trebo | July 11, 2016

Die Bewerbungsfrist für das Mentoring Programm 2016/2017 ist bis 15. August verlängert. Schnell noch die Chance nutzen! Details zum Programm: http://www.ascina.at/mentoring-program. Einreichen unter: http://ascina.at/mentoring-application.
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Peter Nagele mit Ziskind-Somerfeld Research Award ausgezeichnet.

By Monika Trebo | May 16, 2016

Lachgas (N2O) kann bei schweren Depressionen helfen. Für den Nachweis wurde Anästhesist Peter Nagele, der am Department of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry der Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (Missouri) forscht, ausgezeichnet. Der Preis ist mit 5.000 Dollar dotiert, und wird für die wichtigste im Vorjahr im Fachjournal "Biological Psychiatry" veröffentlichte Arbeit verliehen. http://derstandard.at/2000036911577/US-Forschungspreis-fuer-Anaesthesisten-aus-Oesterreich
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Wolfgang Gatterbauer receives NSF Early Career Award

By Monika Trebo | April 23, 2016

The National Science Foundation recently awarded Wolfgang Gatterbauer a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his research proposal to develop novel methods to draw conclusions from uncertain and inconsistent data. Gatterbauer received the five-year, $550,000 award for the cross-campus project titled “Scaling approximate inference and approximation-aware learning.” News Release: http://tepper.cmu.edu/news/2016-04-06-gatterbauer-nsf-career-award
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A Brief History of the Dark Side of the Universe

By Monika Trebo | April 12, 2016

Dr. Josef Pradler hosted the Ascina Alumni Chapter Vienna and colleagues for his talk entitled "A Brief History of the Dark Side of the Universe" at the Institute of High-Energy Physics of the Austrian Academy of Sciences on April 6, 2016. MR Mag. Stephan Neuhaeuser from the Dept. for International Research Cooperation in the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy joined us for this interesting event. Josef was awarded the ASCINA Junior PI Science Award in November 2015.
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ASciNA Award: Jetzt bewerben! Einreichfrist endet am 20. Mai 2016

By Monika Trebo | April 11, 2016

Das Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Wirtschaft (BMWFW) ermöglicht es ASciNA, sehr renommierte Preise auszuloben. Der ASciNA Preis wurde 2008 erstmalig verliehen und ist heuer insgesamt mit EUR 25.000,- dotiert. Er wird in die Bereiche "Young Scientists" (zwei Preise jeweils EUR 7.500,-) und "Junior PI" (EUR 10.000,- Preisgeld) unterteilt.
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