March 3

Participants needed for new HIV medication study

A new HIV medication is being evaluated and HIV-negative subjects are needed.

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REDCap Basic Form Building Training Session

The next REDCap Basic Form Building Training Session is scheduled for Thursday, March 3. The session will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Brinkhous-Bullitt, Room 219.

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Memo regarding Vice Dean for Research position

The UNC School of Medicine invites internal nominations and expressions of interest for the position of Vice Dean for Research. Terry Magnuson, PhD, who has held the position since 2010, was recently named UNC's Vice Chancellor for Research.

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Garcia Selected as American Academy of Microbiology Fellow

Garcia Selected as American Academy of Microbiology Fellow

J. Victor Garcia, PhD, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UNC’s School of Medicine, has been elected as a 2016 Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

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Gold Humanism Honor Society completes Tell Me More Week

Gold Humanism Honor Society completes Tell Me More Week

During the week of Feb. 15-19, UNC School of Medicine’s Gold Humanism Honor Society celebrated National Solidarity Week with the “Tell Me More” project.

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Workshop: Engineering Solutions to Health Problems

Engineering Solutions to Health Problems is a workshop designed to promote cross-disciplinary collaborations between engineers and clinicians, and capture the products of these collaborations.

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New Round of SOM Bridge Funding

Submissions for the current round of SOM bridge funding are currently being accepted. The deadline for submission is April 22, 2016.

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Your Health: Health and tackling in youth football with Kathleen Bachynski

Your Health: Health and tackling in youth football with Kathleen Bachynski

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Cristy & guest co-host Linda Myerholtz, PhD, will be talking with Kathleen Bachynski, doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University. The theme of the conversation will be "Health and Tackling in Youth Football."

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"Engineering Solutions to Injustice" with Stacy Lindau

On March 9, Stacy Lindau, MD, will deliver a lecture titled "Engineering Solutions to Injustice."

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Whitehall Foundation: Fall 2016 Research Grant Program

The Whitehall Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent from established scientists of all ages working at US institutions. The Foundation is interested in funding basic research in neurobiology. The award is for up to $75,000 per year for up to 3 years (Overall Total: $225,000). Letter of Interest submission deadline is April 15.

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.: Spring 2016 Clinical Research Award

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc., is accepting applications for clinical research projects designed to answer questions about the pathophysiology of CF or its management; or planned as pilot and feasibility projects to determine the best strategies and methods for approaching a major question. Award amount is up to $150,000 per year for up to 3 years. Application deadline is April 1.

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Craig H. Neilsen Foundation: 2016 Psychosocial Research Grants

The Neilsen Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for their 2016 Psychosocial Research Grants program. There are three award mechanisms: the 2016 PSR Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant; the 2016 PSR Pilot Grants; and, the 2016 PSR Studies and Demonstration Projects. Award amounts vary depending on award mechanism. Letter of Interest deadline is March 25, 2016, by 5:00 p.m.

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James S. McDonnell Foundation: 2016 Complex Systems Scholar Award

The James S. McDonnell Foundation is accepting applications for research projects that further the science of complex systems via the continued development of the theory and tools used in the study of complex research questions and not on particular fields of research. Award amount is up to $450,000 over 4-6 years. Application deadline is March 18.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Explorations

The Gates Foundation has announced the latest round of its Grand Challenges Explorations RFPs. The GCE fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving global health and development challenges. Award amount varies. Application deadline is May 11, 2016.

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Sharon Williams graduates from UNC School of Medicine ACCLAIM program

Sharon Williams graduates from UNC School of Medicine ACCLAIM program

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences' Sharon Williams, PhD, received recognition for her completion of the Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine program, hosted by the UNC School of Medicine.

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