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Apr
6
Mon
2020
Deadline: Core Equipment (IUSM) Submission
Apr 6 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
Apr
23
Thu
2020
Nature Masterclass: Writing workshop – Postponed @ Health Information and Translational Sciences (HITS)
Apr 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Due to the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and with the health and safety of our guests in mind, the Nature Masterclass: Writing workshop scheduled for April 23 has been postponed.

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Gain insight into what it takes to publish your research through a workshop presented by editors from the Nature Research journals. The day will consist of presentations from the presenters, practical exercises, and plenty of opportunities to ask questions. Over the course of the workshop you will learn practical techniques for developing your scientific writing skills, best practices for submitting a paper (including writing effective titles, abstracts, and cover letters) and effective responses to reviewers. The workshop is being provided by IU School of Medicine FAPDD and Nature Masterclasses, part of Nature Research and Springer Nature.

Modules include:

  • What makes a great paper
  • Golden rules of writing titles and abstracts
  • Cover letters to excite the editor about your work
  • Responses to reviewer comments
  • What makes an outstanding review paper

This event is sponsored by IU School of Medicine Faculty Affairs | Professional Development | Diversity.
If you have questions about this event please contact the office at (317) 274-1939 or by email at iusmdiv@iu.edu.

Indiana CTSI Retreat at Indiana University – Canceled @ President's Hall in Franklin Hall
Apr 23 @ 8:15 am – 2:15 pm

Due to the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and with the health and safety of our guests in mind, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Retreat at Indiana University scheduled for April 23 has been canceled.

Organizers hope to bring the event back in 2021 with the same theme, “Addressing Mental Health in Indiana — From the lab bench to communities.”

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The theme for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Retreat at Indiana University is, “Addressing Mental Health in Indiana — From the lab bench to communities.”

Tentative agenda for Thursday, April 23, 2020

8:15 am – Registration and continental breakfast, posters/booths of IU-Bloomington Indiana CTSI cores

Welcome and introduction

9:00 am – Introduction: Joel Ybe, PhD, IU-Bloomington navigator; Jeff Zaleski, PhD, IU Interim Vice Provost for Research

9:15 am – Indiana CTSI activities on mental health: Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, Indiana CTSI Founding Director

Meeting federal and state challenges

9:30 am – “The State of Dementia in Indiana and What Communities are doing to Address It,” Sarah Renner, Director, Division of Aging, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration; Natalie Sutton, Chapter Executive, Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana Chapter; Dustin Ziegler, Vice President of Community Programs, Central Indiana Council On Aging Inc. (CICOA) Aging and In-Home Solutions

10:00 am – Taha Ben Saad, MD, MBA, FAAP, Director of Clinical Medicine, Neonatology, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital

10:30 am – “NIA Research Update: Dementia Science, Policy and Practice,” Melinda Kelley, PhD, Director, Office of Legislation, Policy and International Activities, NIA/NIH

11:00 am – Break

IU-Bloomington research activities

11:15 am – “A new cognitive neuroscience lab in Kenya: Understanding neurocognitive function in children born to mothers with HIV,” Megan McHenry, MD, Department of Pediatrics, IU School of Medicine

11:30 am – “Using memory search and fMRI to study cerebellar mechanisms of thought disorder,” Peter Todd, PhD, Provost Professor, Director, Cognitive Science Program, IU-Bloomington

11:45 am – “Psychology of sexual assault: Psychological correlates of sexual aggression perpetration,” Zoe Peterson, PhD, Director of Sexual Assault Research Initiative, Kinsey Institute, Indiana University

12:00 pm – Lunch, informal round table discussion with Josh Gordon, MD, PhD (National Institute of Mental Health), and Melinda Kelley, PhD (NIA), breakout sessions

Outlook

1:00 pm – “Even a small hit matters: acute and chronic subconcussive neural injury,” Keisuke Kawata, PhD, School of Public Health, Department of Kinesiology, IU-Bloomington

1:15 pm – “Immune alterations and psychiatric disorders,” Shin-ichi Kano, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1:30 pm – “Opportunities in translation: An NIMH perspective,” Josh Gordon, MD, PhD, National Institute of Mental Health director, NIH

Closing remarks

2:00 pm – Jeff Zaleski, PhD, IU Interim Vice Provost for Research

Apr
24
Fri
2020
Latinx Biennial Conference: Possibilities for our Future – Postponed @ Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Due to the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and with the health and safety of our guests in mind, the Third Biennial Conference of the Latinx Community-University Research Coalition of Indiana scheduled for April 24 has been postponed.

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latinx conference

The objective of the Third Biennial Conference of the Latinx Community-University Research Coalition of Indiana is to bring together community organizations and academic partners that share the mission to increase the quality of life and well-being of Latino families in Indiana, and the vision of a healthy and dynamic Latino community. The conference will provide opportunities for discussing, networking, collaborating and advancing future research, programming and advocacy.

This year’s theme, “Possibilities for our Future,” is about what we are all doing to address inequity in communities. The event will take place at the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana building, 7201 Girl Scout Lane, Indianapolis, IN 46214.

There will be data presentations, an expert panel discussion, an exciting keynote address, and the opportunity to dialogue with like-minded others. Attendees can also enjoy folk dance performances and a short theatre skit.

The event is free and includes breakfast and lunch. You can RSVP here. 

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute has supported all three of the Latinx Community-University Research Coalition of Indiana conferences.

May
4
Mon
2020
Deadline: Biomedical Research Grant Submission
May 4 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
Deadline: Dr. Charles Fisch Cardiovascular Research Award Submission
May 4 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
Deadline: Research Enhancement Grant Submission
May 4 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
May
13
Wed
2020
Connections IN Health: Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative bi-monthly meeting @ Health Information and Translational Sciences (HITS) Building
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
1
Mon
2020
Deadline: Trailblazer Award Submission
Jun 1 @ 12:00 am – 11:45 pm
Jun
5
Fri
2020
Big data training for cancer research
Jun 5 – Jun 14 all-day

Purdue University Center for Cancer Research (PCCR) and Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center (IUSCC) are pleased to announce the first ever NCI-funded workshop on “Big Data Training for Cancer Research” in West Lafayette, IN, on June 5-14, 2020.

This 9-day intensive workshop will help cancer researchers develop skills for managing, visualizing, analyzing, and integrating various types of omics data in cancer studies. The course is open to cancer researchers including oncologists, faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students.

Learn more about the workshop here. 

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