Are you attending the 24th International C. elegans Conference in Glasgow? Did you know that top WormBase community curators will get a special thank you from WormBase? Now you know! And you are still on time to make it to the top 10 and win a prize. You can contribute either by completing the ACKnowledge community curation form or by submitting phenotype data to WormBase. The first prize will win a voucher for a microPublication ($250 value!). Additional prizes will be awarded at the WormBase booth. Deadline for submission is June 10th, 2023. Not attending the meeting? No worries, you can still participate and win prizes! To access the submission forms go here. Stay tuned as we update the standings!
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–The WormBase ParaSite team
The 2023 Mentor-Match assignments have been announced! Thanks to the committee for all the work on this initiative.
The Mentor Match committee is happy to announce Phase 2 of the 2023 C. elegans Community Mentor Match Program – MENTEE sign-ups!
MENTEES can be postdocs or faculty members at any career stage. You can be both a MENTEE and a MENTOR of more junior researchers if appropriate.
MENTEES, please sign up here by December 31, 2022.
As a MENTEE, you can:
- Be paired with a specific MENTOR and/or join a PEER MENTORING group
- Get advice about the next steps in your career
- Get a broader perspective from outside your specific lab and institution
- Benefit from the knowledge and experience of other C. elegans researchers who have navigated similar paths or challenges
For further information about the program, please see this link.
Please forward this email to any C. elegans postdocs or faculty members who you think might be interested in this program.
With best wishes,
– The C. elegans Community Mentor Match committee for 2022-23
Andrea Calixto Mohor
Sander van den Heuvel