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    More Participating Countries

    In my article on the new EMBO Installation grants, I wrote that although scientists from western Europe can apply for the grants, they must be in the process of establishing themselves in one of Europe’s less-well-off countries. For the first competition (applications due 15 April) is limited to applicants established in Croatia, the Czech Re… Read More
  • “Opportunities” and Making an Impact

    I recently interviewed Dennis Gillings, the founder of Quintiles Transnational, a contract pharmaceutical-services firm that now employs 16,000 people in 50-plus countries on six continents. Gillings just pledged $50 million to the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina (UNC), where he was a faculty member before starting Quint… Read More
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