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girl science 1-14calling all girl science buffs. apply now for a paid summer research opportunity with NIH.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) invites high school and undergraduate students to submit applications for the 2014 Summer Research Program.  

Under this program students underrepresented in the biomedical, social, clinical and behavioral sciences are paired with NIDA funded scientists at research institutions across the United States for 8-10 weeks during the summer to work in the field of substance abuse and addiction research.

 Internships may involve a variety of experiences including laboratory experiments, data collection, data analysis, patient interviews, and literature reviews.  Student interns receive a stipend, and if necessary and eligible, provisions for travel and housing expenses.  The deadline to submit applications for the 2014 program is February 14, 2014.

Complete program information and the online application form can be found at the following link: https://nidaextshare.nida.nih.gov/SRP/_layouts/NIDA.SummerInternshipProgram/ApplicationForm.aspx?XsnLocation=/SRP/forms/Application.xsn .

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A New Year is here and lots of resolutions have been made!

Girl’s Life magazine has a piece in the Dec/Jan issue where they talked to me about how to reveal your best self in 2014.  

In the ‘New Year, True You’ article, I give tips such as, 

“Have some me, myself and I time, says Dr. Wallace.  Instead of endlessly texting or chatting up your buds when you have a free moment, let yourself naturally gravitate to things you love, whether that’s drawing, knitting a scarf or reading historical fiction.  Then, the next time you find yourself with extra time, work on growing one of those hobbies, instead of flipping on the tube.”

Wanna learn more tricks for making 2014 the year for you?

Pick up the Dec/Jan issue today!

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