Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Advanced Oral Sciences and Therapeutics

first_imgA new postdoctoral fellow position is available in Dr. VivekThumbigere Math’s lab at the University of Maryland School ofDentistry. Dr. Math is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivatedscientist to join the NIH funded research program studyingmolecular genetics and immunoinflammatory responses in periodontaldisease using human, animal and in-vitro models.The successful candidate will benefit from ongoing collaborationswith NIH on a wide randge of basic and translational research, aswell as a vibrant community of interactive research labs at theUniversity of Maryland. The position has comprehensive career andtraining opportunities.Qualifications :Applicant must possess an advanced degree (DDS and/or PhD) in arelevant field and have training in immunology and/or bone biology.Candidates with experience in cell culture and tissue engineering,mouse work, signal transduction assays,histology/immunohistochemistry, and skeletal physiology areencouraged to apply. Candidates with experience in micro-CT,next-generation sequencing, and bioinformatics will receive specialconsideration. The ideal candidate will be organized andself-motivated, with a strong publication track record, excellentwritten and verbal communication skills, and able to collaborate onmultidisciplinary research projects.last_img read more

Biden’s concern for ‘the soul of this country’ drove his successful campaign.

first_imgBut Mr. Biden also said he felt pulled by a sense of moral duty.“He said, back then, ‘I really am concerned about the soul of this country,’” Mr. Garcetti said.Twenty-one months and a week later, Mr. Biden stands triumphant in a campaign he waged on just those terms: as a patriotic crusade to reclaim the American government from a president he considered a poisonous figure. The language he used in that call with Mr. Garcetti became the watchwords of a candidacy designed to marshal a broad coalition of voters against Mr. Trump and his reactionary politics. On a January evening in 2019, Joseph R. Biden Jr. placed a call to the mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, a personal friend and political ally who had just announced he would not pursue the Democratic nomination for president.During their conversation, Mr. Garcetti recalled, Mr. Biden did not exactly say he had decided to mount his own campaign. The former vice president confided that if he did run, he expected President Trump to “come after my family” in an “ugly” election.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – It was not the most inspirational campaign in recent times, nor the most daring, nor the most agile. The personality cult that had built up around Mr. Trump was absent: There were no prominent reports of Biden supporters branding themselves with “Joe” tattoos and lionizing him in florid murals — or even holding boat parades in his honor. Mr. Biden campaigned as a sober and conventional presence, rather than as an uplifting herald of change. For much of the general election, his candidacy was not an exercise in vigorous creativity, but rather a case study in discipline and restraint.In the end, voters did what Mr. Biden asked of them and not much more: They repudiated Mr. Trump, while offering few other rewards to Mr. Biden’s party. And by a popular vote margin of four million and counting, Americans made Mr. Biden only the third man since the Second World War to topple a duly elected president after just one term. – Advertisement –last_img read more

Cause of death determined for former runner Sabrina Cammock

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on September 2, 2015 at 7:45 pm Contact Sam: [email protected] | @Sam4TR Former Syracuse track and field runner Sabrina Cammock died of “cardiac arrhythmia,” an irregular heartbeat, a spokeswoman for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said Wednesday.It is unclear what caused the heart condition, according to the OCME, and that the manner of Cammock’s death was “natural,” meaning no foul play is suspected.The OCME investigation concluded in “late August,” about 24 weeks after Cammock died in March in a New York City hotel room, was 21. She was a senior Public Health major and will be remembered by many, including friends and coaches. Commentslast_img read more