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Issue 15


The Rise of Citizen Bioscience (Eleonore Pauwels, Scientific American)
Punk Science: Do-it-yourself science is taking off (The Economist)


Request for Information: THRO Strategic Plan
Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan (FY 2018-2022). Responses due February 4th, 2018

PCORI FOA: Addressing Disparities
Applicant townhall: February 1, 2018
Application deadline: May 16, 2018
Letter of Intent Due Date (required): January 30, 2018
Full Proposal Deadline: February 28, 2018


Research Associate I, Alabama Water Watch/Auburn University Water Resources Center
Location: Auburn, AL
Application Review Date: Jan. 31, 2018
To apply: Auburn Research Associate app

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona seeks to fill an Associate or Full Professor, tenure eligible position in environmental health social science.
Review of Applications begins: January 16, 2018
To apply: tenure elidgible position

Northeastern University
o Open Rank Teaching Professor or Professor of the Practice - Biostatistics
o Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Biostatistics
o Associate/Full Professor & Director of Digital Health Initiative


The Genomics Working Group of the All of Us Research Program’s Advisory Panel recently completed its final report, suggesting that the program consider a phased approach for genomic analyses, ramping up in a systematic way before attempting to analyze genomes at the scale of 1 million program participants.

The All of Us Research Program Advisory Panel recently established a new working group to provide input on the inclusion of American Indian and Alaska Native populations in the program. The group will identify strategies for developing meaningful, culturally sensitive collaborations with these communities.



Over 800 publicly available journal articles available thanks to the National Library of Medicine (NLM).


Community Engaged Cumulative Risk Assessment of Exposure to Inorganic Well Water Contaminants, Crow Reservation, Montana.

What is required for community-based participatory research to be effective? Studying asylum-seekers' access to healthcare.

The pertinence of Sutton's law to exposure science: Lessons from unconventional shale gas drilling.

DIY: "Do Imaging Yourself" - Conventional microscopes as powerful tools for in vivo investigation.


Digital Citizen Summit: The New Citizen-Driven Approach
Jan 31, 2018
Washington, DC

Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Feb 4, 2018
New Orleans, LA

HHS Startup Day
Feb 5
Washington, DC

Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit
Feb 6-8, 2018
Melbourne, Australia

2018 Australian Citizen Science Conference
Feb 6-9, 2018
Adelaide, South Australia

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