Research Announcements

Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium

On behalf of Dr. Thomas F. Murray, Associate Vice President for Health Science Research, please note the following invitation to register for the Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium:

With the federal government’s investment of $100 million for neuroscience research at the National Institutes of Health, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and the National Science Foundation, neuroscience is set to experience unprecedented federal funding support. This support emerged from significant research progress in past and present, and you are invited to learn about some of this research at the Nebraska Neuroscience Symposium on Thursday, October 3rd. Twelve preeminent neuroscientists from across the country will share their latest findings and investigations on topics that range from the regulation of individual neurons to human brain imaging and cognitive neuroscience. You and your research team are invited to attend and present your research at the poster session that concludes the day.

 

Register now for the Symposium at http://nric.nebraska.edu/index.shtml.  

 

Speakers include:
 Dr. Pasco Rakic, Yale University                                                  Dr. Steve Petersen, Washington University
Dr. Roger Nicoll, University of California, San Francisco        Dr. Dan Sanes, New York University
Dr. Alison Barth, Carnegie Mellon University                             Dr. Ege Kavalali, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Peter Kalivas, Medical University of South Carolina          Dr. Dave Sulzer, Columbia University
Dr. Larry Young, Emory University                                               Dr. Richard Kramer, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Don Tucker, University of Oregon                                          Dr. Michael Bruchas, Washington University
 
When: Thursday, October 3, 2013, 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Where: Embassy Suites in Omaha’s Old Market
Cost: Free, registration required by midnight, September 25
Poster Registration: Once registered for the conference, you will be prompted with instructions on how to separately register a poster with an abstract. A poster presentation is not required to attend the Symposium.

 

Barb Bittner

Senior Communications Manager

Research & Compliance

Creighton University

Phone: 402-280-3209

E-mail: BarbaraBittner@creighton.edu

 

If you are interested in applying for a grant and would like assistance with your application, please complete the “Notification of Intent to Submit” form on the Creighton University Sponsored Programs Administration website. For information on how to submit a grant application at Creighton University see: http://www.creighton.edu/researchcompliance/grants/howtosubmitagrant/index.php.

University-Wide Research & Teaching Awards- Call for Nominations

To stimulate more nominations the submission process has been shortened for the ORCA, IDEA, OTICA, and UDTA awards described below.

Submit nominations for all awards using the attached form to either the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs or the Vice Chancellor for Research by 9/20/13 as described below.  Nomination Form

A review committee will alert the final campus nominee(s) to complete and submit the entire packet for each award.

 

Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award (ORCA): http://www.nebraska.edu/recognition-and-awards/orca.html 

Nomination to: Vice Chancellor for Research Office (zip 7878) 

Nominations due : 9/20/13

Outside peer review letters due to the Provost Office 10/21/13

Full packet by 11/1/2013 to submit to the Provost 11/11/13

 

Innovation, Development, and Engagement Award (IDEA): see  http://www.nebraska.edu/recognition-and-awards/idea.html  for description of the award

Nomination to: Vice Chancellor for Research Office (zip 7878) 

Nominations due : 9/20/13

Full packet due 11/1/2013 to submit to the Provost by 11/11/13

 

Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award (OTICA):   http://www.nebraska.edu/recognition-and-awards/otica.html 

Nomination to: Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Office (zip 7810) 

Nominations due : 9/20/13

Full packet due 11/1/2013 to submit to the Provost by 11/11/13

 

University-wide Departmental Teaching Award (UDTA) http://www.nebraska.edu/recognition-and-awards/udta.html 

Nomination to: Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Office (zip 7810) 

Nominations due : 9/20/13

Full packet due 11/1/2013 to submit to the Provost by 11/11/13

 

Dele Davies, MD,                                            Jennifer Larsen, MD, 

VC Academic Affairs                                       VC Research

 

Questions regarding OTICA or UDTA to: Dr. James Turpen, x94388

Questions regarding ORCA or IDEA to Pam Welch, x94837