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Volume 8, Number 41Space holderOctober 15, 2004

Erik Van Eaton selected to represent surgical residents on ACGME Committee

Photo of Erik Van Eaton

Erik Van Eaton, a third-year surgery resident in the UW School of Medicine, has been selected as the resident representative to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's Surgery Residency Review Committee. (Full Story)

Photo by Blayne Vixie

UW faculty members host International Mouse Genome Conference

Two UW faculty members are hosting the 18th International Mouse Genome Conference in Seattle, at the downtown Sheraton Hotel, Oct. 18-21. (Full Story)

Drewnowski receives NIH Grant to start Exploratory Center for Obesity Research

A UW researcher has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create an Exploratory Center for Obesity Research. (Full Story)

Educational forum on stem cell research and policy scheduled for Oct. 18

There will be a free educational forum with nationally recognized experts to explain current issues in stem cell research and policy at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18, in Room 130 of Kane Hall on the UW campus. (Full Story)

Biosciences Career Seminar to cover tenure-track jobs at undergraduate institutions

Jennifer Loertscher, assistant professor of chemistry at Seattle University, will discuss professorial jobs at primarily undergraduate institutions in the next Biosciences Career Seminar, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, in room T-639 of the UW Health Sciences Center.

The lecture is entitled: Wow, I Got a Job - The First Year on the Tenure Track at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution. It is free and open to everyone.

The Biosciences Career Seminar series is student-organized, and provides career information for biological science students at the UW.

For more information on the seminar, contact Vee White at 206-543-8319, or visit

For more information on Loertscher's research, visit her Seattle University faculty Web site at