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Researcher's Alerts for 2013


Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 9/26//13

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE TO HOST 'INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CLINICAL RESEARCH' (IPPCR)

The Department of Medicine is hosting a free online research course offered by NIH.

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FEDERAL ITEMS OF INTEREST
  • Non-essential government offices may be shut down October 1.
  • Special characters in file names will create errors on Federal grant submissions..

NIH ITEMS OF INTEREST

  • Award restrictions will be placed on grants that are not compliant with the Public Access Policy.
  • Starting in October, NIH will require Commons IDs for graduate and undergraduate students.
  • NIH has announced the availability of a Beta version of the Science Experts Network (SciEnCV).

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • School of Medicine’s Grants to Promote Collaborative and Translational Research (GCAT) is now accepting applications.
  • LLU’s Grants for Research and School Partnerships (GRASP) is accepting applications.
  • A top 20 Grant-giving Disease Foundations has been published.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 8/27/13

NIH AND FORMS-C

FORMS-C packages must be used for most NIH applications submitted after September 25, 2013

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UPDATED AVMA GUIDELINES FOR THE EUTHANASIA OF ANIMALS: 2013 EDITION

All IACUC applications and proposals to the PHS submitted after September 1, 2013 must be compliant with the new AVMA guidelinese.

UPDATE TO LLU POLICY D-2 EXPENSE REPORTS

Items shipped to non-LLU addresses will not be reimbursed.

GCAT LETTERS OF INTENT

GCAT letters of intent are due by Friday, September 13, 2013.

2013 LA JOLLA IMMUNOLOGY CONFERENCE

The 2013 La Jolla Immunology Conference will be held October 8-10 at the de Hoffman Auditorium at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 7/24/13

CITI SCHEDULED DOWNTIME

The CITI website for both human and animal subjects protections will be UNAVAILABLE for 2-3 days, starting Monday, July 29, 2013.

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ITEMS OF INTEREST

 

  • The EURAXESS Links North America will hold a SCIENCE SLAM EVENT on September 24, 2013, in Washington, DC.

  • The AAMC has announced a new social medial resource to highlight medical research advances.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Check ot the revised New Funding Opportunities page or use the SPIN data to search more than 40,000 funding opportunities.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 6/12/13

 

FACT SHEET: IMPACT OF SEQUESTRATION ON NIH

The NIH has released an informative fact sheet on how the sequestration will impact its FY13 operating plans and the effect this will have on medical research and the scientific workforce.

IRB TIPS FOR RESEARCHERS ENGAGED IN INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH

The IRB has provided helpful tips for those engaged in international research.

NIH PROPOSALS WILL TRANSITION TO NEW FORMS IN SEPTEMBER

NIH will be transitioning to updated electronic application forms packages in September.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Check ot the revised New Funding Opportunities page or use the SPIN data to search more than 40,000 funding opportunities.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 5/17/13

ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM NIH

Sally Rockey's Rock Talk blog discusses 'More on More Applicants' and the new Research Performance Progress Report is not required for NIH progress reports.

MESSAGE FROM THE IACUC ADMINISTRATOR

PIs are reminded to check the IACUC calendar.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Check ot the revised New Funding Opportunities page or use the SPIN data to search more than 40,000 funding opportunities.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 5/1/13

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Check ot the revised New Funding Opportunities page or use the SPIN data to search more than 40,000 funding opportunities.

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Sequestration and how it is affecting research funding.

RESEARCH AFFAIRS MONTHLY LUNCH SEMINARS
The new monthly seminar, titled 'Marketing Strategies fo Research Subject Enrollment' will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 4/1/13

2013 NIH REGIONAL SEMINAR

The 2013 NIH regional seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration will be held in Baltimore, Maryland, on June 26-28, 2013.

RESEARCH AFFAIRS MONTHLY LUNCH SEMINARS
The new monthly seminar, titled 'Marketing Strategies fo Research Subject Enrollment' will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 2/8/13

REMINDER: RESEARCH AFFAIRS ANNUAL CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY

The Research Affairs customer satisfaction survey will remain open until Tuesday, February 12, 2013.

ITEMS OF INTEREST
NIH's Office of Extramural Research (OER) presents monthly podcasts on grant-related topics.

RESEARCH AFFAIRS EDUCATION

The On Track for Research Success presentations and topics for the monthly lunch seminars are now available.

IRB APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR FEBRUARY 27 MEETING

Due to the upcoming President’s Day holiday, all IRB applications for the February 27 meeting must be submitted on or before noon on Friday, February 15.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 1/18/13

RESEARCH AFFAIRS MONTHLY LUNCH SEMINAR DATE CORRECTION

The next Research Affairs monthly lunch seminar will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 12-1 pm, not March 12, 2013.

IRB APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR FEBRUARY 27 MEETING

Due to the upcoming President’s Day holiday, all IRB applications for the February 27 meeting must be submitted on or before noon on Friday, February 15.

TRANSLATION SCIENCE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN APRIL, 2013

The Translational Science 2013: Increasing the value of your research through team science’ conference will be held April 17-19 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.

CONGRATULATIONS OT THE 2012 GCAT AWARDEES

The School of Medicine has announced the 2012 GCAT awardees.

ITEMS OF INTEREST

  • Non-compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy will delay the processing of non-competing continuation awards.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 1/11/13

RESEARCH AFFAIRS MONTHLY LUNCH SEMINARS

The monthly lunch seminars will continue with the first in a two-part series on financial management.

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Loma Linda's Congressional District has changed.

RESEARCH POLICY UPDATES

Research Affairs has started a new monthly seminar series on research topics.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Gates Foundation has released their first Grand Challenges newsletter.

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See also: 

Researcher's Alerts for 2012

Researcher's Alerts for 2011

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