NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, NIH Public Access Policy Info Sessions, The 12 Keys to Successful Grantwriting, Biostatistics Seminar Series, CER Methods Series, and an NCRP Educational Session. Next deadline for NC TraCS $5K-$50K Pilot Grant Program is October 22.


  • Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel
    Four weekly modules will be held on Wednesdays in September.
    Week 1 (Sep. 4): Overview of Orientation and IRB Process
    Week 2 (Sep. 11): Study Implementation and Good Clinical Practices
    1 - 3 PM, Brinkhous-Bullitt Room 219
  • NIH Public Access Policy and Compliance Requirements Info Sessions
    Sessions will cover the NIH Public Access Policy, its core requirements, and the new compliance requirements that went into effect on July 1, 2013.
    Sep. 6, 10 - 11 AM, Health Sciences Library Room 527
    Sep. 11, 2 - 3 PM, Health Sciences Library Room 527
  • The 12 Keys to Successful Grantwriting
    with Dr. Robert Lowman, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
    Sep. 10, 9 AM - 12:30 PM, Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
  • Biostatistics Seminar Series for Clinical and Translational Scientists
    "Data Reliability and Validity"
    Presented by Kant Bangdiwala, PhD, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Sep. 12, 1 - 2:30 PM, Brinkhous-Bullitt Room 219
  • CER Methods Series
    "Alternatives to the Conventional RCT"
    Presented by Dr. Michael Kosorok and Dr. Peter Thall 
    Sep. 13, 8 - 10 AM, The Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
  • NCRP Educational Session
    "Ensuring the Security of Your Study Data"
    Presented by Kevin Lanning and Dennis Schmidt
    Sep. 13, 2 - 3 PM, Sanofi-Aventis Conference Room #1 (NCCH)