Archive for January, 2010

JOB OFFER: Basic Science Principal Investigator, Research Core Director at the Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute

Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Department : Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute
Job Title : Basic Science Principal Investigator, Research Core Director

Description : The Hampton University Skin of Color Research Institute (HUSCRI), a newly established research institute, is seeking an outstanding principal investigator to assume leadership of the HUSCRI research program as its Principal Investigator, Research Core Director. The successful candidate will be hired at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with experience in the area of cutaneous biology and specific interests in wound healing or pigment cell research. He/She will be expected to create and lead an innovative and aggressive research strategy that is harmonious with the mission and vision of Hampton University.  He/She will have the opportunity to initiate, foster, and grow collaborative relationships with investigators and neighboring institutions including Eastern Virginia Medical School and Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Newly outfitted HUSCRI laboratories will be housed in a 20,000-square- foot biomedical research building on the campus of Hampton University.

• Successful candidates must have either a PhD or MD/PhD
• Strong publication record in peer reviewed journals
• Record of demonstrated leadership
• History of success in attaining federally funded grants in areas of interest preferred

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The compensation package will be commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vita, a synopsis of their past and ongoing research projects and accomplishments, personal contact information, and names of three professional references along with postal and email addresses and telephone numbers electronically to or mailed to:

Dr. Pamela V. Hammond, Provost and Chairman of Search Committee
Office of the Provost
Hampton University
Hampton, Virginia 23668
HU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Download this offer as a PDF document

4th ASPCR Conference: first announcement

Friday, January 15th, 2010
4th ASPCR Cell Research Conference

4th ASPCR Cell Research Conference

First announcement: 4th Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research Conference, June 12-14, 2010, Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention center, Guangzhou, China.

Chair Persons
Prof. Xuejun Zhang
Prof. Jianzhong Zhang

Dr. Leihong Flora Xiang
Dr. Yong Cui

Please submit abstracts at by 31st March 2010

IPCC 2011 new web site released

Friday, January 8th, 2010
21st IPCC, Bordeaux (France), 21-24 September 2011

21st IPCC, Bordeaux (France), 21-24 September 2011

The new web site for the 21st International Pigment Cell Conference, to be held in Bordeaux (France), on September 21-24, 2011, has been released by Prof. Alain Taieb, Chair of the meeting. The IPCC2011 web site allows multiple ways of interaction and communication, such as submitting suggestions and comments or registering to stay in touch with the Organizers for receiving further announces and deadlines regarding this conference. The preliminary program for IPCC2011 and the start of early registration process are expected for June 2010.

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