Research Bits June 11
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- College Product Show on June 19. Don't forget to attend a Product Show featuring BD Pharmingen, Perkin Elmer, Roche, Sartorius and SRS-Oklahmoa on Tuesday, June 19 from 9:30-11 am in CPB 105 E&W.
- For new researchers (or anyone wanting more help with NIH grants): Mark your calendars! On July 20 from 8:30am-3:30pm, Mary Cotter-Lalli from ORA will facilitate a workshop designed to help you develop effective writing strategies specific for NIH grants. The workshop will be at the DLB Student Union, Rm. 205. Please RSVP through http://hr.ou.edu/classcalendar/Details.asp?id=10524 - seatting is limited to 25!
- Making compounds and data available: NIH has launched a ground-breaking partnership between pharmaceutical companies and the biomedical research community. Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly have agreed to make numerous compounds and data available to researchers in fiscal year 2013. NIH is currently calling for researchers to submit pre-applications due in mid-July. For more information, please go to: http://www.ncats.nih.gov/research/reengineering/rescue-repurpose/therapeutic-uses/therapeutic-uses.html
- A REMINDER: The VP for Research will provide support to cover expenses incurred in the Laboratory for Genomics and Bioinformatics, the Flow and Image Cytometry Laboratory, the Molecular Biology-Proteomics Facility and for statistical support for data reduction from now until June 30, 2012. Requests for support must include an explanation of the need for support and should be sent directly to the VPR at VPR@ouhsc.edu for approval.
- Priorities for consideration of support include:
- Faculty with full time permanent appointments
- New faculty within the first three years of their appointment
- Faculty in need of bridge funding
- Unfunded faculty preparing for submission of a paper or a grant/contract
- College Seed Grant - The competition starts July 1 and the application deadline is Sept. 15. Please contact Paula Meder if you have a question about this competition.
- IRB is launching iRIS. IRB is launching a new tracking system titled iRIS. The College of Pharmacy will be having a "quick" class on Tuesday, July 17 from 2-4 pm in CPB 103 (OKC). Tulsa location will be announced soon. Any faculty member who files IRB protocols should be in attendance.
- New ORA Sponsored Programs Administrator. Elizabeth Smith has now replaced Alisha Hollingshead as the SPA for Pharmacy. Please remember that all faculty should first contact Airica regarding sponsored programs before contacting anyone in ORA.