Research Announcements

PCORI Announces new Application System for January 2017

In January, PCORI will launch a new funding application system, PCORI Online to enhance the application experience throughout the Letter of Intent and application submission process  The new PCORI Online will open to applicants on January 17, the first day that LOIs can be submitted for the Cycle 1 2017 funding opportunities.  All PCORI funding opportunities for Cycle 1 2017 onward will utilize the new system.

Three training sessions  will be offered to learn the details of how to use the new system, sessions will be:

  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, January 12, 2017
  • 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, January 18, 2017
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, January 24, 2017

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Writing Seminar for Post-Docs

Adrian Koesters, Ph.D., editorial grant specialist, will hold a six-session seminar for post-doctoral students on effective writing strategies beginning Jan. 10. The course, designed for post-doctoral researchers who wish to improve their basic writing skills, runs through Feb. 14. Participants must commit to attending at least five of the six sessions, which will be held Tuesdays from 1-1:50 p.m. at the Durham Research Center, Room 1005. Pre-registration is required. Registration is available via REDCap on the Post-Doc web page.

Automated Live-Cell Imaging for Phenotypic and Functional Assay Development from Within Your Incubator

Join us for an Interactive conversation surrounding the obligate need for live-cell imaging to study cell behavior using the innovative IncuCyte platform technology. An introductory technology discussion of how the platform has been utilized currently and future directions in the biologic science community.

Adam LaBaff M.S., Ph.D., Technical Sales Specialist Essen BioSystems. Former Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Biology Department. Received his previous doctorate training at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

This vendor seminar is being hosted by the Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, contact Adam Case for more information.