NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include "Catalyzing Translational Innovation" with Dr. Christopher Austin, Drug Development and Discovery, Data in the Life Sciences at NC A&T, and the NIH Eastern Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core Symposium at RTI International.

"Catalyzing Translational Innovation"
Speaker: Christopher Austin, MD
Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at NIH
Part of the Jeffrey L. Houpt Lectures in Genome Sciences
Feb. 21, 12 - 1 PM, Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB) G202

Drug Development and Discovery: Introduction to Concepts in Preclinical Research
Feb. 28, 8:30 - 10:30 AM, Old Clinic Auditorium, Old Clinic Building Room 4008 

Data in the Life Sciences: Managing, Protecting, and Complying
Mar. 6, 10 AM - 2:30 PM, NC A&T State University, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

NIH Eastern Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core Symposium
Mar. 7, 8:30 AM - 5 PM, RTI International, Dreyfus Auditorium


NC IDEA Spring 2014 Grant Cycle opened Feb. 10.
NC IDEA is seeking grant applications from NC-based entrepreneurs and startups, and those looking to locate to North Carolina, for its Spring 2014 Grant Cycle. Companies focused on software, information technology, medical devices or materials sciences are encouraged to apply at

Marci K. Campbell Disssertation Award
The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center announces The Marci Kramish Campbell Dissertation Award, a competitive $5,000 award to recognize excellence in dissertation research focused on cancer and the population sciences. This cash award goes directly to the recipient and can be used for any purpose.
Deadline: Friday, March 28, 2014 

Opportunity to Nominate Compounds for Synthesis by the NIH Common Fund Metabolite Standards Synthesis Core
More information available here

Visit our Calendar of Events for more upcoming events and deadlines.