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Georgia CTSA
Weekly eRoundup

June 8, 2018

In this edition:


Feature
Funding
Education
Research Resources
Innovation & Translation
Community
Events
News
 
 

Feature

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Infographic: Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance

Georgia CTSA aims to translate laboratory discoveries into treatments for patients, engage communities in clinical research efforts, and train the next generation of clinical researchers to impact health in Georgia. ...

 
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Please Share: Georgia CTSA Community Engaged Survey

The purpose of this survey is to identify the community interests, leadership in, and needs for collaboration in research or other health initiatives with staff, faculty, and researchers at partnership institutions. Results will be used to develop responsive community assistance, partnership facilitation and capacity building among Georgia’s research and outreach programs for responding to the health needs of the state. The Georgia Clinical ...

 
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Funding

 
 
 

All of Us Research Program Issues Funding Announcement for Genome Centers-Due July 12

The NIH's All of Us Research Program issued a funding announcement for genome centers to generate genotype and whole genome sequence data from participants' biosamples.
 
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Beckman Young Investigators Program-Due August 6

The Beckman Young Investigator (BYI) Program provides research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
 
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Prepare Your 2018 Omnibus Solicitation Application for Small Business Innovation Research & Technology Transfer Grants-Due September 5

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health invites small businesses to apply for funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR). NCATS encourages applications that address a range of focus areas relevant to any stage of translation, from target validation through pre-clinical and clinical evaluation, to intervention implementation and dissemination, including drug discovery and development; biomedical, clinical, and health research informatics; and clinical, dissemination, and implementation research.
 
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Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) Health Services Research Projects

The Research Project Grant (R01) is an award made by AHRQ to an institution/organization to support a discrete, specified health services research project. The R03 grant mechanism supports different types of health services research projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. The health services research demonstration and dissemination grants (R18) is made to an institution or organization to support a discrete, specified health services research project.
 
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Education

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Call for Applications: Health Services Research Core Curriculum-Deadline Wednesday

Emory School of Medicine Office of Faculty Development offer this development course focused on Health Services Research. Faculty and fellows from each Georgia CTSA academic institutions with an interest in research or scholarship, but limited experience with health services research should apply. Apply | Questions ...

 
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UGA's Summer Grant Writing Workshop for Faculty-July 10 & 12

This summer, UGA's Office for Proposal Enhancement is offering a six-hour, two-part grant proposal writing workshop. These intensive sessions will strengthen your grant writing skills, targeting critical areas of your proposal for maximum impact. You will also improve your ability to find funding, understand RFPs and develop your budget. You'll emerge from the workshop with a polished proposal summary or specific aims page, as well as a roadmap for the rest of your proposal.
 
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Research Resources

 
 
 

Georgia CTSA Ethical Dilemma of the Week

Authorship-The Tyrannical Principal Investigator
 
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Innovation & Translation

 
 
 

I-Corps@NCATS Regional Short Course Informational Webinar-June 18

The UAB CTSA will host an informational webinar about the upcoming five-week I-Corps@NCATS Regional Short Courses available to faculty with an early-stage biomedical innovation or idea, post docs, and students working on a biomedical innovation.
 
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Curious about the business case for your translational science?

Find out via the I-Corps@NCATS Regional Short Course. Based on the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) program, the premiere federally-funded innovation and commercialization training in the U.S., I-Corps@NCATS provides biomedical scientists, clinician scientists and engineers with a new approach to accelerate the translation of discoveries from the lab to clinical practice.WHO: Teams of faculty, postdocs, and/or ...

 
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Community

 
 
 

NIH Scientist Launch Game for Kids

 
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NIH Healthy Moments Radio

 
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Events

 
 
 

Translational Studies in Renal Carcinoma-Today

Winship Cancer Institute's Elkin Lecture presented by W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD at 12:15 p.m.
 
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SBIR Topical Class: Common Reasons SBIR/STTR Not Funded-June 18

Just because you think you have a good idea, doesn¿t mean anyone else will think it¿s good. Including letters in your SBIR/STTR application package help validate that your proposed product has market pull and that others are willing to help you complete the research. Come learn who they should come from, what they should say, and other details.
 
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Columbia University Opioid Symposium: Building New Collaborations Towards New Solutions-June 22

The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a symposium to stimulate collaborations among researchers, industry partners and the community to advance new efforts to address the opioid crisis. The event will feature plenary speakers from local and national levels, a networking lunch, and concurrent sessions focused on the response from industry and community.
 
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Launch of the Inaugural Health Technology Vertical at ATDC-July 10

Join the 50+ ATDC health technology start-ups, local and state government officials and the ATDC staff, as we launch the first vertical dedicated to cultivating innovation in digital health, IoT, healthcare robotics, genomics, diagnostics, drug discovery tools and drug delivery tools.
 
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Bench 2 Business: Crafting a business plan (other considerations like hiring, fundraising, time balance, pitching, etc.) a hands-on session for your business plan-July 19

Do you have an interesting life science technology that should become a product? The Bench to Business Workshop Series, presented by the Georgia Bio Commercialization Committee and the Emerging Leaders Network, offers you a pragmatic, interactive, and fun experience to provide you with the insight you need to commercialize your discovery or invention. Apply to attend this exclusive small group roundtable workshop series with interactive discussions with community leaders about issues surrounding idea-stage commercialization.
 
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AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar- September 13-16

Designed for early career faculty (senior clinical and research fellows, instructors, and assistant professors) and post docs (MD, MD/PhD, and PhD), this seminar provides real-world guidance and tools for pursuing career advancement in academic medicine, developing key professional competencies, building skills in grant writing and communications, and expanding your network of colleagues and role models.
 
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2018 Annual Society of Clinical Research Associates Conference-September 28-30

Laying the foundation for clinical research excellence is this year's theme and the event will be held in New Orleans. Abstracts for due by July 21 for the poster program.
 
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20th Annual U.S. Department of Health & Human Services SBIR/STTR Conference-October 30-November 1

Designed to educate attendees about the America's largest seed fund and how to apply for these research and development dollars. With over $1 billion dollars of annual HHS funding, this is one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for technology commercialization in the United States.
 
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Call for Abstracts: 2nd Annual Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Conference-Due December 3

Clinical and/or translational researchers working in the state of Georgia are invited to submit an abstract. Michael G Kurilla, MD, PhD, director, Division of Clinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institutes of Health will serve as keynote speaker. Georgia CTSA brings together researchers from across the state to present the best new clinical and translational research and build collaborative ...

 
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News

 
 
 

NCATS' Biomedical Data Translator Program

 
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For more information on Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA), please visit www.GeorgiaCTSA.org. Do you have news, seminars, or events of interest to clinical and translational researchers? Send them to GeorgiaCTSA@emory.edu by noon on Thursday. To suggest subscribers or unsubscribe to the listserv please email GeorgiaCTSA@emory.edu.

Please include the following citation in any publications resulting from direct or indirect Georgia CTSA support, "Supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UL1TR002378. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health." KL2 Scholars should also list KL2TR002381 and TL1 Trainees should also list TL1TR002382.