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Quality Expo 2021: Around the World of Quality

The Quality Expo will be a virtual Webex event where top projects (as selected by the Quality Expo Committee) present their great work and answer questions, followed by break out room sessions fostering conversations about the rest of the fantastic submissions we received this year. A link to our virtual poster gallery will be provided … Read more

Finding Funding: Panel discussion – Lessons learned about finding funding

The TraCS Professional Development Seminar series covers foundational skills useful for career development in clinical/translational research. It is split into 4 modules. In the final session of the Finding Funding module, hear from both successful early stage researchers and experienced grant reviewers about finding funding. Registration is open for the 2021-2022 TraCS Professional Development Seminar … Read more

TraCS Biostatistics Seminar Series: Exploring high-dimensional datasets: Principal Component Analysis and clustering

Exploratory data analysis is useful to understand a dataset—to find insights and generate hypotheses, rather than test hypotheses. t's easy to understand a dataset when it's small, just a couple of patients and relatively low number of variables. What do you do if there are many variables or many data? How can we understand what's … Read more

Qualitative Research 101

This online training session will provide an introduction to qualitative research methods. Topics covered will include differences between quantitative and qualitative research, qualitative research methodologies, strategies for qualitative data collection, and methods of qualitative data analysis. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and share experiences conducting qualitative research. The session will be led … Read more

Recruitment Series: Designing Effective Recruitment Materials

When tasked with designing recruitment materials, how do you make sure your study stands out from the others? What tools are at your disposal to create eye-catching materials? How do you communicate your study quickly and effectively? Understanding the tools and strategies for developing recruitment materials can start your recruitment on the right foot. Join … Read more

HTSF Sponsored Bionano Genomics Webinar

A webinar on Optical Genome Mapping, sponsored by the HTSF. The Bionano Genomics platform for genome imaging offers an extremely long-read technology, providing unmatched ability to detect structural variation and genomic rearrangements. Examples will be presented of how Bionano’s platform is helping solve genetic mysteries for patients with undiagnosed genetic disorders, and how it elucidates … Read more

Communication Skills: Paper Writing

The TraCS Professional Development Seminar series covers foundational skills useful for career development in clinical/translational research. It is split into 4 modules. In this session of the Communication Skills module, learn more about delivering your message in research papers, gaining outside interest in your team and research program, and effectively utilizing various types of media … Read more

Semi-Structured Interviewing

This interactive online workshop will focus on semi-structured interviewing, a data collection method used in qualitative research. Topics covered will include basics of semi-structured interviews, development of interview questions and probes, interviewing skills, and considerations for conducting virtual interviews. Participants will have the opportunity to practice developing interview questions and using interviewing skills. The workshop … Read more

Research Forum: Community Coalitioning for Access, Equity, and Health: 

Fostering Positive Inter-organizational Partnerships

This forum will explore lessons that could be applied in research or community development initiatives learned from 3 different community partnerships. These initiatives, situated in issues of housing, aging, and antiracism. highlight the importance of long-term community commitment, coordination in processes, and abundance- and partnership- based approaches to program development. Speaker: Ryan Lavalley, PhD, MOT, … Read more

Recruitment Series: Material Design Workshop

You’ve learned how to communicate your study effectively and create visually appealing recruitment materials––Now let’s put it all together. In this final session of the NC TraCS Fall Recruitment Series, our recruitment specialists will help you to redesign your materials to stand out! Prerequisite – The registration link for the workshop will be provided separately. Attendees … Read more

The 2021 CIDD “VIRTUAL” COMMUNITY TALK SERIES presents: “ABLE ACCOUNTS: A Key to Financial Stability for People with Intellectual, Developmental, or other Disabilities”

Presenters will discuss how ABLE accounts help to increase the financial well-being of persons with a disability.  They will review ABLE program implementation, a description of ABLE accounts and how they can be used.  The presentation and discussion will include examples of use by ABLE account owners, in addition to resources for individuals, service providers … Read more