Goal 4: Develop Workforce and Resources

Increase participation in HLBS scientific disciplines

What strategies should NHLBI use to pursue students at the K-12 level of their education and also to encourage their scientific interests through the undergraduate and graduate levels?

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Compelling Question (CQ)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

An inspired healthcare related workforce will bring novel ideas and innovations to heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) related fields of science.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

It is definitely feasible to develop or modify programs that will incentivize both students and teachers

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Goal 4: Develop Workforce and Resources

How will we train younger generation of scientists with skils in understanding the glycans?

Recent results suggests that glycans play critical roles in human physiology and pathology. Understanding glycan protein interactions may lead to next generation of drugs. But limited research is being funded on understanding structure - function relationships on glycans. Likewise, we are training very few researchers in the glycosciences. More programs are needed to impart glycoscience knowledge at the undergraduate, ...more »

Submitted by (@urdesai)

Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Compelling Question (CQ)

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : Desai

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